Kali 1

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Male Male Name
Multiple variants of this name exist:
See Kali 2 for the Finnish version
See Kali 3 for the Greenlandic version

Usage

Old Norse Old Norse
Iceland Icelandic
Finland Finnish
Greenland Greenlandic

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Origin and Meaning

Old Norse name and byname

Old Norse kala = 'to freeze', 'to be cold' [1]

Related Names

Kala
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Danish Icelandic Norwegian Swedish
Kale
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Old Danish Old Swedish
Kali
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Finish Greenlandic Icelandic Old Norse

Grammar

Iceland - Icelandic
Nominative: Kali
Accusative: Kala
Dative: Kala
Genitive: Kala

Further Information

In old Runic scripts, Kali is sometimes difficult to distinguish from Galli and Kalli [1]

Earliest Documented Usage

  • Iceland: Officially accepted as a given name on 5 October 2012 [2]

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&
Sweden Sweden[3]
42 62 38 55 4 7
Denmark Denmark[4]
17
n.a.
15
n.a.
2
n.a.
Greenland Greenland[5]
7 9
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
Norway Norway[6]
9
n.a.
9
n.a.
0
n.a.
Finland Finland[7]
n.a.
7 0 0
n.a.
7
Iceland Iceland[8]
0 2
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 Kali.


References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Lena Peterson: Nordiskt runnamnslexikon (2002)
  2. Mannanafnaskrá at island.is, http://www.island.is
  3. Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  4. Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  5. Grønlands Statistik, Statistics office of Greenland, http://www.stat.gl/
  6. Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  7. Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  8. Hagstofa Íslands, National statistics office of Iceland, http://www.hagstofan.is/