Hamlet

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Usage

Sweden Swedish
Denmark Danish
Finland Finnish
Norway Norwegian

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Origin and Meaning

Anglicised form of Amlethus [1] [2] [3] [4] [5]

Related Names

See Amlóði

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Hamlet
Genitive: Hamlets
Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Hamlet
Genitive: Hamletin
Partitive: Hamletia
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Hamlet
Genitive: Hamlets
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Hamlet
Genitive: Hamlets

Further Information

Period of Usage

Strongest Period of Usage

Predominant Regional Usage

Trivia

  • Sweden: In January 1973, 14 people were named Hamlet (percentage of first or only given name: 0 %) [6]

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[7]
45 68 0 2 45 66
Denmark Denmark[8]
7
n.a.
0
n.a.
7
n.a.
Norway Norway[9]
0 10 0
n.a.
0
n.a.
Finland Finland[10]
n.a.
3 0 0
n.a.
3
Greenland Greenland[11]
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 Hamlet.


References

  1. Leiv Heggstad, Finn Hødnebø og Erik Simensen: Norrøn Ordbok (1997)
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  3. Richard Cleasby, Gudbrand Vigfusson: An Icelandic-English Dictionary (1874)
  4. Ferdinand Holthausen: Vergleichendes und Etymologisches Wörterbuch des Altwestnordischen (1948)
  5. Rikard Hornby: Danske navne - Træk af navngivningens historie (1951)
  6. 6.0 6.1 6.2 Sture Allén/Staffan Wåhlin: Förnamnsboken (1979)
  7. Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  8. Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  9. Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  10. Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  11. Grønlands Statistik, Statistics office of Greenland, http://www.stat.gl/