Kelvin

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Usage

Sweden Swedish
Denmark Danish
Norway Norwegian
Finland Finnish
Greenland Greenlandic

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Origin and Meaning

English name taken from a Scottish river which runs through Glasgow [1] [2]

The river name probably derives from Gaelic caol abhainn = 'narrow water' [3]

Related Names

Kelvin
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Danish Finish Greenlandic Norwegian Swedish

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Kelvin
Genitive: Kelvins
Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Kelvin
Genitive: Kelvinin
Partitive: Kelviniä
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Kelvin
Genitive: Kelvins
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Kelvin
Genitive: Kelvins

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

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[5]
323 380 0 2 323 378
Denmark Denmark[6]
124
n.a.
0
n.a.
124
n.a.
Norway Norway[7]
76
n.a.
0
n.a.
76
n.a.
Finland Finland[8]
n.a.
74 0 0
n.a.
74
Greenland Greenland[9]
6 9
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
Iceland Iceland[10]
3 4
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 Kelvin (m) Sources: [5][6][7][8]


References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Patrick Hanks and Flavia Hodges: Oxford Dictionary of First Names (2003)
  2. Gulbrand Alhaug: 10 001 navn - Norsk fornavnleksikon (2011)
  3. A. D. Mills: Oxford Dictionary of British Place Names (2003)
  4. Grønlands Statistik, Statistics office of Greenland, census of 2011, http://www.stat.gl/
  5. 5.0 5.1 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  6. 6.0 6.1 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  7. 7.0 7.1 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  8. 8.0 8.1 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  9. Grønlands Statistik, Statistics office of Greenland, http://www.stat.gl/
  10. Hagstofa Íslands, National statistics office of Iceland, http://www.hagstofan.is/