Helge

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Male Male Name

Usage

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

Origin and Meaning

Old Swedish and younger form of Helgi [1] [2] [3] [4] [5]

Related Names

See Helgi

Patronyms (male)

Helgesen Norway
Helgessen Norway
Helgesson Sweden

Patronyms (female)

Helgedatter Norway
Helgedotter Norway
Helgesdatter Norway
Helgesdotter Norway Sweden

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Helge
Genitive: Helges
Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Helge
Genitive: Helgen
Partitive: Helgeä
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Helge
Genitive: Helges
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Helge
Genitive: Helges

Name Days

Norway Norway

30 September

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

31 May

Sweden Sweden

30 September

Further Information

Strongest Period of Usage

Predominant Regional Usage

Namesakes

  • Niels Fabian Helge von Koch (25 January 1870 – 11 March 1924), Swedish mathematician
  • Helge Rode (16 October 1870 - 23 March 1937), Danish writer, critic and journalist
  • Helge Rosvænge (né Helge Anton Rosenvinge Hansen, 29 August 1897 - 17 June 1972), Danish opera singer

Trivia

  • "Helge", cycle of verse-romances by Adam Gottlob Oehlenschläger, published in 1814

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. 12067 n.a.
Denmark Denmark[9]
0 n.a. 3445 n.a.
Sweden Sweden[10]
2 5 2007 10247
Finland Finland[6]
n.a. 10 n.a. 5360
  #: 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 Helge(m) Sources: [10][9][8][6]

Norwegian Historic Statistics Trend

Norwegian historic statistics for Helge(m)

Sources: [10] [9] [8] [6]

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)
  2. Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 Eva Villarsen Meldgaard: Den store navnebog (2004)
  4. Marianne Blomqvist: Vad heter finlandssvenskarna? (2006)
  5. Eva Brylla: Förnamn i Sverige (2004)
  6. 6.0 6.1 6.2 6.3 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  7. 7.0 7.1 Colette van Luik: Stora boken om namn (2009)
  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 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  10. 10.0 10.1 10.2 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/