Kalle

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Usage

Old Swedish Old Swedish
Finland Finnish
Sweden Swedish
Denmark Danish
Norway Norwegian

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Origin and Meaning

1) Younger form of Karle [1] [2]

2) Pet form of Karl [2] [3] [4] [5] [6]

3) Short form of Kaleva [7]

Related Names

Calle
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Danish Finish Norwegian Swedish
Gállá
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Sami
Kale
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Finish
Kali
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Finish Swedish
Kalla
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Finish
Kállá
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Sami
Kalle
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Danish Finish Norwegian Old Swedish Swedish
Kálle
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Sami
Kalli
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Danish Icelandic Old Danish Old Norse
Kallu
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Finish Greenlandic

See also Kaaleppi, Kâle, Kalkke, Kallukka

For female forms see Kalla, Kallia, Kalmina

Patronyms [What's That?]

Male

Kallesen Denmark

Female

Kallesdatter Denmark

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Kalle
Genitive: Kalles
Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Kalle
Genitive: Kallen
Partitive: Kallea
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Kalle
Genitive: Kalles
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Kalle
Genitive: Kalles

Name Days

Finland Finland

28 January

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

28 January

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

Strongest Period of Usage

Predominant Regional Usage

Namesakes

Trivia

  • Sweden: In January 1973, 184 people were named Kalle (percentage of first or only given name: 82 %) [8]

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[9]
n.a.
39400
n.a.
8
n.a.
39392
Sweden Sweden[10]
2635 3679 6 11 2629 3668
Denmark Denmark[11]
1383
n.a.
0
n.a.
1383
n.a.
Iceland Iceland[12]
1 2
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
Norway Norway[13]
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
105
n.a.
Greenland Greenland[14]
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.

 

Recent Statistics Trend

Name statistics for Kalle (m) Sources: [10][11][13][9]

Top List Ranking

Name top list ranking for Kalle (m) Sources: [15]


References

  1. Lena Peterson: Nordiskt runnamnslexikon (2007)
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  3. 3.0 3.1 Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)
  4. Marianne Blomqvist: Vad heter finlandssvenskarna? (2006)
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 Eva Brylla: Förnamn i Sverige (2004)
  6. 6.0 6.1 Gulbrand Alhaug: 10 001 navn - Norsk fornavnleksikon (2011)
  7. Kustaa Vilkuna: Etunimet (1990)
  8. 8.0 8.1 8.2 8.3 Sture Allén/Staffan Wåhlin: Förnamnsboken (1979)
  9. 9.0 9.1 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  10. 10.0 10.1 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  11. 11.0 11.1 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  12. Hagstofa Íslands, National statistics office of Iceland, http://www.hagstofan.is/
  13. 13.0 13.1 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  14. Grønlands Statistik, Statistics office of Greenland, http://www.stat.gl/
  15. details see Name Statistic tables