Herlof

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Male Male Name

Usage

Norway Norwegian
Sweden Swedish

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Origin and Meaning

1) Variant form of Herleif (see Herleifr) [1] [2] [3]

2) Variant form of HærlaugR [1] [3]

Related Names

Hellof
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Swedish
Herlof
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Norwegian Swedish
Herloff
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Norwegian Swedish
Herlov
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Herlow
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Herluf
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Danish Greenlandic Icelandic Norwegian Old Danish Swedish
Herluff
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Danish Norwegian
Herløv
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Danish Norwegian

Patronyms [What's That?]

Male

Herlofsen Norway
Herlofson Norway Sweden
Herlofssen Norway
Herlofsson Norway Sweden
Herlofssøn Norway
Herlofsøn Norway

Female

Herlofsdatter Norway
Herlofsdotter Sweden

Grammar

Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Herlof
Genitive: Herlofs
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Herlof
Genitive: Herlofs

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

Strongest Period of Usage

Predominant Regional Usage

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[4]
42
n.a.
0
n.a.
42
n.a.
Sweden Sweden[5]
3 17 0 0 3 17
Finland Finland[6]
n.a.
2 0 0
n.a.
2
Denmark Denmark[7]
0
n.a.
0
n.a.
0
n.a.
Greenland Greenland[8]
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 Herlof.


References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 1.6 1.7 Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  2. 2.0 2.1 Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 Gulbrand Alhaug: 10 001 navn - Norsk fornavnleksikon (2011)
  4. Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  5. Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  6. Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  7. Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  8. Grønlands Statistik, Statistics office of Greenland, http://www.stat.gl/