Kari 3

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Male Male Name
Multiple variants of this name exist: This name is used both as a female and a male name.
See Kari f for the female version
See Kari m for the Old Danish male version
See Kari 1 for the Finnish male version
See Kari 2 for the Greenlandic male version

Usage

Old Norse Old Norse

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Origin and Meaning

Old Norse kari = 'wind', 'gust', 'squall' [1]

Related Names

Kari
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Old Norse

Grammar

Old Norse - Old Norse
Nominative: Kari
Accusative: Kara
Dative: Kara
Genitive: Kara

Further Information

Norse Mythology

Namesakes

  • Kari is the name of a moon of Saturn

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[2]
n.a.
57213
n.a.
45
n.a.
57168
Norway Norway[3]
24886
n.a.
24837
n.a.
49
n.a.
Sweden Sweden[4]
2292 3289 519 852 1773 2437
Denmark Denmark[5]
488
n.a.
447
n.a.
41
n.a.
Greenland Greenland[6]
8 27
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
Iceland Iceland[7]
3 6
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 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. Rudolf Simek: Dictionary of Northern Mythology (1993)
  2. Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  3. Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  4. Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  5. Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  6. Grønlands Statistik, Statistics office of Greenland, http://www.stat.gl/
  7. Hagstofa Íslands, National statistics office of Iceland, http://www.hagstofan.is/