Hjalti

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Usage

Old Norse Old Norse
Iceland Icelandic
Faroe Islands Faroese

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Origin and Meaning

Old Norse name and byname

Old Norse hjalti = 'man from Hjaltland (= Shetland)' (see also HJALT) [1] [2] [3] [4] [5]

The place name probably derives from Old Norse hjalt = 'hilt (of a sword)' [1] [2] [4] [6]

Albion Jarl Viking Sword 4 (6094465378).jpg
Hilt of a Viking Sword (replica)
Image by Søren Niedziella,[7]
licensed under Creative Commons

Related Names

Helte
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Anglo-Scandinavian
Hialti
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Old Norse
Hjalta
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Icelandic
Hjalte
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Danish Finish Norwegian Swedish
Hjalti
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Faroese Icelandic Old Norse

Patronyms [What's That?]

Male

Hjaltason Faroe Islands Iceland

Female

Hjaltadóttir Faroe Islands Iceland

Combinations

For combinations see HJALT (name element)

Grammar

Faroe Islands - Faroese
Nominative: Hjalti
Accusative: Hjalta
Dative: Hjalta
Genitive: Hjalta
Iceland - Icelandic
Nominative: Hjalti
Accusative: Hjalta
Dative: Hjalta
Genitive: Hjalta

Further Information

Trivia

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&
Iceland Iceland[8]
451 534
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
Denmark Denmark[9]
49
n.a.
0
n.a.
49
n.a.
Norway Norway[10]
18
n.a.
0
n.a.
18
n.a.
Sweden Sweden[11]
8 10 0 0 8 10
Finland Finland[12]
n.a.
2 0 0
n.a.
2
Greenland Greenland[13]
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.

 

Top List Ranking

Name top list ranking for Hjalti (m) Sources: [14]


References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Rikard Hornby: Danske navne - Træk af navngivningens historie (1951)
  2. 2.0 2.1 Leiv Heggstad, Finn Hødnebø og Erik Simensen: Norrøn Ordbok (1997)
  3. Árni Dahl: Navnabókin (2005)
  4. 4.0 4.1 Hermann Pálsson: Nafnabókin (1991)
  5. Gulbrand Alhaug: 10 001 navn - Norsk fornavnleksikon (2011)
  6. Eva Villarsen Meldgaard: Den store navnebog (2004)
  7. Wikimedia Commons: Image by Søren Niedziella, source & license
  8. Hagstofa Íslands, National statistics office of Iceland, http://www.hagstofan.is/
  9. Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  10. Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  11. Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  12. Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  13. Grønlands Statistik, Statistics office of Greenland, http://www.stat.gl/
  14. details see Name Statistic tables