Hamilton

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Male Male Name

Usage

Sweden Swedish
Finland Finnish
Denmark Danish
Norway Norwegian

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Origin and Meaning

English name

Transferred use of the surname (originally a place name):

1) Combination of Old English hamel = 'blunt, flat-topped' and DUN [1] [2]

2) Combination of Old English hamel = 'crooked' and DUN [1]

Related Names

Hamilton
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Danish Finish Norwegian Swedish

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Hamilton
Genitive: Hamiltons
Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Hamilton
Genitive: Hamiltonin
Partitive: Hamiltonia
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Hamilton
Genitive: Hamiltons
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Hamilton
Genitive: Hamiltons

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

Statistics

Name Count per Country (What's this?)

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Country
Commonness
Commonness
Total Female ♀ Male ♂
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
Sweden Sweden[3]
77 213 0 10 77 203
Denmark Denmark[4]
35
n.a.
0
n.a.
35
n.a.
Finland Finland[5]
n.a.
28 0 0
n.a.
28
Norway Norway[6]
9
n.a.
0
n.a.
9
n.a.
Iceland Iceland[7]
0 2
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
Greenland Greenland[8]
0 0
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
  #: count of main first name only
  &: count of both main and additional first names
Name counts are approximate as statistics normally is not published
for names given to less than 3 or 5 persons per country.

 

No recent statistics trend found in databases for Hamilton.


References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Patrick Hanks and Flavia Hodges: Oxford Dictionary of First Names (2003)
  2. 2.0 2.1 Gulbrand Alhaug: 10 001 navn - Norsk fornavnleksikon (2011)
  3. Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  4. Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  5. Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  6. Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  7. Hagstofa Íslands, National statistics office of Iceland, http://www.hagstofan.is/
  8. Grønlands Statistik, Statistics office of Greenland, http://www.stat.gl/