Ingvar

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Male Male Name

Usage

Old Swedish Old Swedish
Sweden Swedish
Norway Norwegian
Iceland Icelandic
Denmark Danish
Finland Finnish
Faroe Islands Faroese
Greenland Greenlandic

Origin and Meaning

Old Swedish and younger form of Ingvarr [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7]

Related Names

See Ingvarr

Patronyms [What's That?]

Male

Ingvarsen Denmark Norway
Ingvarson Norway Sweden
Ingvarssen Norway
Ingvarsson Iceland Sweden
Ingvarssøn Norway
Ingvarsøn Norway

Female

Ingvardatter Denmark Norway
Ingvarsdatter Denmark Norway
Ingvarsdotter Sweden
Ingvarsdóttir Iceland

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Ingvar
Genitive: Ingvars
Faroe Islands - Faroese
Nominative: Ingvar
Accusative: Ingvar
Dative: Ingvari
Genitive: Ingvars
Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Ingvar
Genitive: Ingvarin
Partitive: Ingvaria
Iceland - Icelandic
Nominative: Ingvar
Accusative: Ingvar
Dative: Ingvari
Genitive: Ingvars
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Ingvar
Genitive: Ingvars
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Ingvar
Genitive: Ingvars

Name Days

Norway Norway

25 September

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

26 February

Sweden Sweden

10 April

Further Information

Strongest Period of Usage

Predominant Regional Usage

Namesakes

  • Ingvar Feodor Kamprad (30 March 1926 - 27 January 2018), Swedish founder of IKEA, a Swedish retail company specialising in furniture
  • Karl Gustaf Ingvar Wixell (7 May 1931 – 8 October 2011), Swedish opera singer (baritone)
  • Gösta Ingvar Carlsson (born 9 November 1934) Prime Minister of Sweden (1986-1990; 1994-1996)

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&
Sweden Sweden[8]
0 5 6027 39004
Norway Norway[9]
0 n.a. 1217 n.a.
Iceland Iceland[10]
0 0 555 711
Denmark Denmark[11]
0 n.a. 168 n.a.
Finland Finland[12]
0 0 n.a. 650
  #: 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.

 

Norwegian Historic Statistics Trend

Norwegian historic statistics for Ingvar(m)

Sources: [8] [11] [9] [12]

References

  1. Lena Peterson: Nordiskt runnamnslexikon (2002)
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  3. Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)
  4. Árni Dahl: Navnabókin (2005)
  5. Hermann Pálsson: Nafnabókin (1991)
  6. 6.0 6.1 Eva Brylla: Förnamn i Sverige (2004)
  7. 7.0 7.1 Gulbrand Alhaug: 10 001 navn - Norsk fornavnleksikon (2011)
  8. 8.0 8.1 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  9. 9.0 9.1 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  10. Hagstofa Íslands, National statistics office of Iceland, http://www.hagstofan.is/
  11. 11.0 11.1 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  12. 12.0 12.1 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi