Kjell

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Male Male Name

Usage

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

Origin and Meaning

1) East Nordic younger form of Kætill [1] [2] [3] [4] [5]

2) Short form of names ending with -kjell [2] [3] [5]

Related Names

Keld
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Frequency of X occurance as female name todayFrequency of occurance as male name today
Danish Finish Greenlandic Norwegian Swedish
Kell
Frequency of X occurance as female name todayFrequency of occurance as male name today
Frequency of X occurance as female name todayFrequency of occurance as male name today
Danish Norwegian Swedish
Kield
Frequency of X occurance as female name todayFrequency of occurance as male name today
Frequency of X occurance as female name todayFrequency of occurance as male name today
Danish
Kjeld
Frequency of X occurance as female name todayFrequency of occurance as male name today
Frequency of X occurance as female name todayFrequency of occurance as male name today
Danish Greenlandic Norwegian Old Danish Swedish
Kjell
Frequency of X occurance as female name todayFrequency of occurance as male name today
Frequency of X occurance as female name todayFrequency of occurance as male name today
Danish Finish Norwegian Old Swedish Swedish
Kjäll
Frequency of X occurance as female name todayFrequency of occurance as male name today
Frequency of X occurance as female name todayFrequency of occurance as male name today
Swedish
Käll
Frequency of X occurance as female name todayFrequency of occurance as male name today
Frequency of X occurance as female name todayFrequency of occurance as male name today
Swedish

For female forms see Kiälla, Kjeldmine

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Kjell
Genitive: Kjells
Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Kjell
Genitive: Kjellin
Partitive: Kjelliä
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Kjell
Genitive: Kjells
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Kjell
Genitive: Kjells

Name Days

Norway Norway

11 July

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

8 June

Sweden Sweden

8 July

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

Strongest Period of Usage

Predominant Regional Usage

Namesakes

  • Kjell Bondevik (11 March 1901 – 21 December 1983), Norwegian politician
  • Kjell Aukrust (19 March 1920 – 24 December 2002), Norwegian author, poet and artist
  • Kjell Arnljot Wig (31 December 1924 – 18 January 2015), Norwegian media personality
  • Kjell Noreik (28 July 1929 – 1 January 2015), Norwegian physician and expert forensic psychiatrist
  • Kjell Martin Bækkelund (6 May 1930 – 13 May 2004), Norwegian classical pianist
  • Kjell Hallbing (pseudonym Louis Masterson, 5 November 1934 – 6 May 2004), Norwegian author of Western books
  • Kjell Albin Abrahamson (23 June 1945 – 22 September 2016), Swedish journalist and author
  • Kjell Magne Bondevik (born 3 September 1947), former Prime Minister of Norway (1997-2000 + 2001-2005)
  • Kjell Bertil Leonard Bergqvist (born 23 February 1953), Swedish actor
  • Kjell Erland Wilhelmsen (born 2 March 1967), Swedish actor

Statistics

Name Count per Country

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Country
Commonness
Commonness
Female ♀ Male ♂
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
Sweden Sweden[7]
0 1 29662 53761
Norway Norway[8]
0 n.a. 26491 n.a.
Denmark Denmark[9]
0 n.a. 189 n.a.
Finland Finland[10]
0 0 n.a. 1493
  #: 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 Kjell(m) Sources: [7][9][8][10]

Top List Ranking

Name top list ranking for Kjell(m) Sources: [11]

Norwegian Historic Statistics Trend

Norwegian historic statistics for Kjell(m)

Sources: [7] [9] [8] [10]

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 2.5 Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 Eva Brylla: Förnamn i Sverige (2004)
  4. Eva Villarsen Meldgaard: Den store navnebog (2004)
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 5.3 Gulbrand Alhaug: 10 001 navn - Norsk fornavnleksikon (2011)
  6. 6.0 6.1 Colette van Luik: Stora boken om namn (2009)
  7. 7.0 7.1 7.2 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  8. 8.0 8.1 8.2 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  9. 9.0 9.1 9.2 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  10. 10.0 10.1 10.2 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  11. details see Name Statistic tables