Lau

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Male Male Name

Usage

Old Danish Old Danish
Denmark Danish
Sweden Swedish

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Origin and Meaning

1) Danish short form of Laue (see Lage) [1]

2) Danish short form of Laurits [2]

Related Names

Lau
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 Old Danish Swedish

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

Strongest Period of Usage

Predominant Regional Usage

Namesakes

  • Lau Lauritzen, Sr. (né Lauritz Lauritzen, 13 March 1878 - 2 July 1938), Danish film director, screenwriter and actor of the silent era in Denmark
  • Lau Lauritzen, Jr. (26 June 1910 – 12 May 1977), Danish actor, screenwriter, and film director

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[3]
1 n.a. 1053 n.a.
Sweden Sweden[4]
2 6 12 25
Norway Norway[5]
0 n.a. 6 n.a.
Finland Finland[6]
0 0 n.a. 4
  #: 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 Lau.

Sources: [4] [3] [5] [6]

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 Eva Villarsen Meldgaard: Den store navnebog (2004)
  2. Own theory.
  3. 3.0 3.1 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  4. 4.0 4.1 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  5. 5.0 5.1 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  6. 6.0 6.1 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi