Helge m

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Male Male Name
This name is used both as a female and a male name. See Helge f for the female version.

Usage

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

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Origin and Meaning

Old Swedish and younger form of Helgi [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7]

Related Names

See Helgi

Patronyms [What's That?]

Male

Helgesen Norway
Helgessen Norway
Helgesson Sweden

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

Earliest Documented Usage

Strongest Period of Usage

Predominant Regional Usage

Namesakes

  • Helge Marcus Ingstad (30 December 1899 – 29 March 2001), Norwegian explorer
  • 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 (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&
Norway Norway[12]
11701
n.a.
0
n.a.
11701
n.a.
Sweden Sweden[13]
1735 9775 2 4 1733 9771
Denmark Denmark[14]
3195
n.a.
0
n.a.
3195
n.a.
Finland Finland[9]
n.a.
5394
n.a.
14
n.a.
5380
Greenland Greenland[15]
18 51
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
Iceland Iceland[16]
2 2
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.

 

Statistics as male name

Recent statistics trend[13][14][12][9]:Name statistics for Helge (m)

Sources: [13] [14] [12] [9]


Norwegian historic statistics trend[12]:
Norwegian historic statistics for Helge (m)

Swedish Regional Distribution

Regional distribution of Helge (m) in Sweden in the year 1880. Swedish Regional Distribution for Helge (m)


References

  1. Rikard Hornby: Danske navne - Træk af navngivningens historie (1951)
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)
  3. Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 4.3 Eva Villarsen Meldgaard: Den store navnebog (2004)
  5. Marianne Blomqvist: Vad heter finlandssvenskarna? (2006)
  6. Eva Brylla: Förnamn i Sverige (2004)
  7. 7.0 7.1 Gulbrand Alhaug: 10 001 navn - Norsk fornavnleksikon (2011)
  8. Grønlands Statistik, Statistics office of Greenland, census of 2011, http://www.stat.gl/
  9. 9.0 9.1 9.2 9.3 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  10. 10.0 10.1 Colette van Luik: Stora boken om namn (2009)
  11. 11.0 11.1 11.2 11.3 11.4 © Nordic Names (Swedish Statistics - Regional Distribution)
  12. 12.0 12.1 12.2 12.3 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  13. 13.0 13.1 13.2 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  14. 14.0 14.1 14.2 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  15. Grønlands Statistik, Statistics office of Greenland, http://www.stat.gl/
  16. Hagstofa Íslands, National statistics office of Iceland, http://www.hagstofan.is/