Kari 1

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Male Male Name
Multiple variants of this name exist:
See Kari m for the Old Danish version
See Kari 2 for the Greenlandic version
See Kari 3 for the Old Norse version
This name is used both as a female and a male name. See Kari f for the female version

Usage

Finland Finnish
Sweden Swedish
Denmark Danish
Norway Norwegian

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Origin and Meaning

1) Finnish short form of names ending with -kari [1] [2] [3]

2) Finnish pet form of Karl [1]

Related Names

Kare
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Finish
Kari
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Danish Finish Norwegian Swedish
Karri
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Finish Swedish
Kartsa
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Finish

See also Karo

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Kari
Genitive: Karis
Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Kari
Genitive: Karin
Partitive: Karia
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Kari
Genitive: Karis
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Kari
Genitive: Karis

Name Days

Finland Finland

11 January

Norway Norway

25 November

Further Information

Strongest Period of Usage

Period of Usage

Predominant Regional Usage

Trivia

  • Sweden: In January 1973, 525 people were named Kari 1 (percentage of first or only given name: 85 %) [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[5]
n.a.
57268
n.a.
44
n.a.
57224
Sweden Sweden[6]
2250 3252 506 850 1744 2402
Denmark Denmark[7]
484
n.a.
445
n.a.
39
n.a.
Greenland Greenland[8]
8 27
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
Iceland Iceland[9]
3 6
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
Norway Norway[10]
n.a.
n.a.
24491
n.a.
51
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 Kari (m).
However, statistics data has been found for the female variant. This indicates that this name is more common as a female name in the Nordic countries, see Kari (female name).


References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Kustaa Vilkuna: Etunimet (1990)
  2. 2.0 2.1 Eva Brylla: Förnamn i Sverige (2004)
  3. 3.0 3.1 Gulbrand Alhaug: 10 001 navn - Norsk fornavnleksikon (2011)
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 4.3 Sture Allén/Staffan Wåhlin: Förnamnsboken (1979)
  5. Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  6. Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  7. Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  8. Grønlands Statistik, Statistics office of Greenland, http://www.stat.gl/
  9. Hagstofa Íslands, National statistics office of Iceland, http://www.hagstofan.is/
  10. Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no