Herluf

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Usage

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

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Origin and Meaning

Danish variant form of Herlof [1] [2] [3] [4] [5]

Related Names

See Herlof

Patronyms [What's That?]

Male

Herlufsen Denmark Norway
Herlufson Sweden
Herlufssen Norway
Herlufsson Iceland Sweden
Herlufssøn Norway
Herlufsøn Norway

Female

Herlufsdatter Denmark Norway
Herlufsdotter Sweden
Herlufsdóttir Iceland

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Herluf
Genitive: Herlufs
Iceland - Icelandic
Nominative: Herluf
Accusative: Herluf
Dative: Herluf
Genitive: Herlufs
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Herluf
Genitive: Herlufs
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Herluf
Genitive: Herlufs

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

Strongest Period of Usage

Period of Usage

Predominant Regional Usage

Namesakes

  • Herluf Trolle (14 January 1516 – 25 June 1565), Danish naval hero

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]
559
n.a.
0
n.a.
559
n.a.
Sweden Sweden[9]
6 24 0 0 6 24
Greenland Greenland[10]
5 16
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
Norway Norway[11]
9
n.a.
0
n.a.
9
n.a.
Iceland Iceland[12]
5 5
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
Finland Finland[13]
n.a.
2 0 0
n.a.
2
  #: 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 Herluf.


References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Rikard Hornby: Danske navne - Træk af navngivningens historie (1951)
  2. 2.0 2.1 Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  3. Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 4.3 4.4 Eva Villarsen Meldgaard: Den store navnebog (2004)
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 Gulbrand Alhaug: 10 001 navn - Norsk fornavnleksikon (2011)
  6. Mannanafnaskrá at island.is, http://www.island.is
  7. Grønlands Statistik, Statistics office of Greenland, census of 2011, http://www.stat.gl/
  8. Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  9. Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  10. Grønlands Statistik, Statistics office of Greenland, http://www.stat.gl/
  11. Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  12. Hagstofa Íslands, National statistics office of Iceland, http://www.hagstofan.is/
  13. Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi