Henning

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Usage

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

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Origin and Meaning

1) Low German short form of Johenning (see also -ing) [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6]

2) Low German pet form of Heinrich (see also -ing) [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6]

3) Variant form of Hemming (see HæmingR) [2] [3] [4]

Related Names

Hening
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Danish
Henínge
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Greenlandic
Hennig
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Danish Swedish
Henning
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Danish Finish Greenlandic Icelandic Norwegian Old Danish Old Norse Old Swedish Swedish
Henningur
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Faroese
Henninngi
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Greenlandic

See also HæmingR

For female forms see Henninge

Patronyms [What's That?]

Male

Henninginpoika Finland
Henningsen Denmark Norway
Henningson Sweden
Henningsson Iceland Sweden

Female

Henningintytär Finland
Henningsdatter Denmark Norway
Henningsdotter Sweden
Henningsdóttir Iceland

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Henning
Genitive: Hennings
Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Henning
Genitive: Henningin
Partitive: Henningiä
Iceland - Icelandic
Nominative: Henning
Accusative: Henning
Dative: Henning
Genitive: Hennings
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Henning
Genitive: Hennings
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Henning
Genitive: Hennings

Name Days

Faroe Islands Faroe Islands

22 May

Norway Norway

22 May

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

29 April

Sweden Sweden

22 May

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

Strongest Period of Usage

Predominant Regional Usage

Namesakes

  • Henning Bolvig Moritzen (3 August 1928 – 11 August 2012), Danish film actor
  • Henning Christophersen (* 8 November 1939), Danish politician
  • Henning Mankell (3 February 1948 - 5 October 2015), Swedish author and theatre director
Gnbox image.png The German pronunciation of Henning can be found on our sister site www.germannames.de.

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&
Denmark Denmark[8]
15881
n.a.
1
n.a.
15880
n.a.
Sweden Sweden[9]
1817 8202 0 5 1817 8197
Norway Norway[10]
5295
n.a.
0
n.a.
5295
n.a.
Finland Finland[11]
n.a.
463 0 0
n.a.
463
Greenland Greenland[12]
66 174
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
Iceland Iceland[13]
23 31
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.

 

Recent Statistics Trend

Name statistics for Henning (m) Sources: [9][8][10][11]

Norwegian Historic Statistics Trend

Norwegian historic statistics for Henning (m)

Swedish Regional Distribution

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


References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Wilfried Seibicke: Historisches Deutsches Vornamenbuch (Band 1-4)
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 3.4 3.5 Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 4.3 4.4 Eva Brylla: Förnamn i Sverige (2004)
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 5.3 5.4 5.5 5.6 5.7 5.8 Eva Villarsen Meldgaard: Den store navnebog (2004)
  6. 6.0 6.1 6.2 Gulbrand Alhaug: 10 001 navn - Norsk fornavnleksikon (2011)
  7. © Nordic Names (Swedish Statistics - Regional Distribution)
  8. 8.0 8.1 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  9. 9.0 9.1 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  10. 10.0 10.1 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  11. 11.0 11.1 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  12. Grønlands Statistik, Statistics office of Greenland, http://www.stat.gl/
  13. Hagstofa Íslands, National statistics office of Iceland, http://www.hagstofan.is/