Harald

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Usage

Old Danish Old Danish
Old Swedish Old Swedish
Norway Norwegian
Sweden Swedish
Denmark Danish
Iceland Icelandic
Finland Finnish
Greenland Greenlandic

Origin and Meaning

Old Danish, Old Swedish and younger form of Haraldr [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6]

Related Names

See *HarjawaldaR

Patronyms

  • Old Swedish: Haraldsson (♂) [7]
  • Swedish: Haraldsson (♂)
  • Norwegian: Haraldsen (♂)

Name Days

Norway Norway

17 May

Finland (Swedish Language)Finland (Swedish Language) Finland (Swedish Language)

1 April

Sweden Sweden

1 April

Grammar

Iceland - Icelandic
Nominative: Harald
Accusative: Harald
Dative: Harald
Genitive: Haralds

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

Strongest Period of Usage

Predominant Regional Usage

Namesakes

  • Harald Gabriel Hjärne (2 May 1848 – 6 January 1922), Swedish historian
  • Harald V (born 21 February 1937), King of Norway)
  • Harald Johnstein Rønneberg (born 11 August 1973), Norwegian television personality

Statistics

Name Count per Country

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Country
Commonness
Commonness
Female ♀ Male ♂
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
Norway Norway[8]
0 n.a. 14215 n.a.
Sweden Sweden[9]
0 1 2680 14686
Denmark Denmark[10]
0 n.a. 1460 n.a.
Iceland Iceland[11]
0 0 27 38
Finland Finland[12]
0 0 n.a. 4161
  #: 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.

 

Recent Statistics Trend

Name statistics for Harald(m) Sources: [9][10][8][12]

Top List Ranking

Name top list ranking for Harald(m) Sources: [13]

Norwegian Historic Statistics Trend

Norwegian historic statistics for Harald(m)

Sources: [9] [10] [8] [12]

References

  1. Lena Peterson: Nordiskt runnamnslexikon (2002)
  2. 2.0 2.1 Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  4. 4.0 4.1 Eva Villarsen Meldgaard: Den store navnebog (2004)
  5. Marianne Blomqvist: Vad heter finlandssvenskarna? (2006)
  6. 6.0 6.1 Eva Brylla: Förnamn i Sverige (2004)
  7. Svenska medeltida personnamn, Institutet för språk och folkminnen, http://www.sprakochfolkminnen.se/
  8. 8.0 8.1 8.2 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  9. 9.0 9.1 9.2 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  10. 10.0 10.1 10.2 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  11. Hagstofa Íslands, National statistics office of Iceland, http://www.hagstofan.is/
  12. 12.0 12.1 12.2 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  13. details see Name Statistic tables