Kalervo

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Male Male Name

Usage

Finland Finnish
Sweden Swedish

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Origin and Meaning

Variant form of Kaleva (influenced by the name Kullervo) [1] [2] [3]

Related Names

Kalerva
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Finish
Kalervo
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Finish Swedish

Grammar

Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Kalervo
Genitive: Kalervon
Partitive: Kalervoa
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Kalervo
Genitive: Kalervos

Name Day

Finland Finland

11 March

Further Information

Strongest Period of Usage

Predominant Regional Usage

Finnish Mythology

Trivia

  • Sweden: In January 1973, 533 people were named Kalervo (percentage of first or only given name: 5 %) [4]

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&
Finland Finland[6]
n.a.
66004 0 0
n.a.
66004
Sweden Sweden[7]
87 1579 0 0 87 1579
Denmark Denmark[8]
0
n.a.
0
n.a.
0
n.a.
Norway Norway[9]
0
n.a.
0
n.a.
0
n.a.
Iceland Iceland[10]
0 1
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
Greenland Greenland[11]
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 Kalervo.


References

  1. Kustaa Vilkuna: Etunimet (1990)
  2. 2.0 2.1 Eva Brylla: Förnamn i Sverige (2004)
  3. Gulbrand Alhaug: 10 001 navn - Norsk fornavnleksikon (2011)
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 4.3 Sture Allén/Staffan Wåhlin: Förnamnsboken (1979)
  5. Elias Lönnrot: Kalevala (1835)
  6. Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  7. Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  8. Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  9. Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  10. Hagstofa Íslands, National statistics office of Iceland, http://www.hagstofan.is/
  11. Grønlands Statistik, Statistics office of Greenland, http://www.stat.gl/