Knud

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Male Male Name

Usage

Denmark Danish
Sweden Swedish
Norway Norwegian
Finland Finnish
Greenland Greenlandic

Origin and Meaning

Danish form of Knut [1] [2] [3] [4] [5]

Related Names

See Knútr

Patronyms (male)

Knudinpoika Finland
Knudsen Denmark Norway
Knudson Norway Sweden
Knudssen Norway
Knudsson Norway Sweden
Knudssøn Norway Old Swedish
Knudsøn Norway

Patronyms (female)

Knuddatter Norway
Knudintytär Finland
Knudsdatter Denmark Norway
Knudsdotter Norway Sweden

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Knud
Genitive: Knuds
Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Knud
Genitive: Knudin
Partitive: Knudia
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Knud
Genitive: Knuds
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Knud
Genitive: Knuds

Name Days

Denmark Denmark

7 January

Denmark Denmark

10 July

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

Strongest Period of Usage

Predominant Regional Usage

Namesakes

  • Knud Kristensen (26 October 1880 – 28 September 1962), Danish politician, Prime Minister of Denmark 7 November 1945 to 13 November 1947
  • Knud Christian Frederik Michael (27 July 1900 – 14 June 1976), Hereditary Prince of Denmark
  • Knud Pedersen (26 December 1925 – 18 December 2014), Danish artist and resistance man

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&
Denmark Denmark[6]
0 n.a. 15420 n.a.
Sweden Sweden[7]
0 0 182 316
Norway Norway[8]
0 n.a. 179 n.a.
Finland Finland[9]
0 0 n.a. 32
  #: 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.

 

Top List Ranking

Name top list ranking for Knud(m) Sources: [10]

Sources: [7] [6] [8] [9]

References

  1. Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  2. Wilfried Seibicke: Historisches Deutsches Vornamenbuch (Band 1-4)
  3. 3.0 3.1 Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 Eva Villarsen Meldgaard: Den store navnebog (2004)
  5. Michael Lerche Nielsen: Hvad skal barnet hedde? (2003)
  6. 6.0 6.1 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  7. 7.0 7.1 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  8. 8.0 8.1 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  9. 9.0 9.1 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  10. details see Name Statistic tables