Hjalti

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Male Male Name

Usage

Old Norse Old Norse
Iceland Icelandic
Faroe Islands Faroese

Origin and Meaning

Old Norse name and byname

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

The place name probably derives from Old Norse hjalt = 'hilt (of a sword)' [1] [3] [4]

Albion Jarl Viking Sword 4 (6094465378).jpg
Hilt of a Viking Sword (replica)
Image by Søren Niedziella,[5]
licensed under Creative Commons

Related Names

Helte
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Hialti
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Frequency of X occurance as female name todayFrequency of occurance as male name today
Old Norse
Hjalta
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Frequency of X occurance as female name todayFrequency of occurance as male name today
Icelandic
Hjalte
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Danish Finish 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

Statistics

Name Count per Country

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Country
Commonness
Commonness
Female ♀ Male ♂
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
Iceland Iceland[6]
0 0 453 529
Denmark Denmark[7]
0 n.a. 46 n.a.
Norway Norway[8]
0 n.a. 17 n.a.
Sweden Sweden[9]
0 1 11 12
Finland Finland[10]
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.

 

Top List Ranking

Name top list ranking for Hjalti(m) Sources: [11]

Sources: [9] [7] [8] [10]

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Leiv Heggstad, Finn Hødnebø og Erik Simensen: Norrøn Ordbok (1997)
  2. Árni Dahl: Navnabókin (2005)
  3. 3.0 3.1 Hermann Pálsson: Nafnabókin (1991)
  4. Eva Villarsen Meldgaard: Den store navnebog (2004)
  5. Wikimedia Commons: Image by Søren Niedziella, source & license
  6. Hagstofa Íslands, National statistics office of Iceland, http://www.hagstofan.is/
  7. 7.0 7.1 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  8. 8.0 8.1 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  9. 9.0 9.1 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  10. 10.0 10.1 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  11. details see Name Statistic tables