Liv

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Female Female Name

Usage

Norway Norwegian
Denmark Danish
Sweden Swedish
Finland Finnish
Iceland Icelandic
Greenland Greenlandic

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Origin and Meaning

Younger form of Líf [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6]

Related Names

See Líf

Matronyms [What's That?]

Male

Livarson Iceland

Female

Livardóttir Iceland

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Liv
Genitive: Livs
Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Liv
Genitive: Livin
Partitive: Liviä
Iceland - Icelandic
Nominative: Liv
Accusative: Liv
Dative: Liv
Genitive: Livar
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Liv
Genitive: Livs
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Liv
Genitive: Livs

Name Days

Norway Norway

2 October

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

29 May

Sweden Sweden

12 April

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

Strongest Period of Usage

Predominant Regional Usage

Namesakes

  • Liv Johanne Ullmann (born 16 December 1938), Norwegian actress and film director

Trivia

  • LIV represents the number 54 in Roman numerals. This is completely unrelated of the use as a name, however.

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&
Norway Norway[7]
23096 n.a. 0 n.a.
Sweden Sweden[8]
4064 7231 1 6
Denmark Denmark[9]
3757 n.a. 0 n.a.
Iceland Iceland[10]
15 56 0 0
Finland Finland[11]
n.a. 239 0 0
  #: 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 Liv(f) Sources: [8][9][7][11]

Top List Ranking

Name top list ranking for Liv(f) Sources: [12]

Norwegian Historic Statistics Trend

Norwegian historic statistics for Liv(f)

Sources: [8] [9] [7] [11]

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 Eva Brylla: Förnamn i Sverige (2004)
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 4.3 Eva Villarsen Meldgaard: Den store navnebog (2004)
  5. 5.0 5.1 Michael Lerche Nielsen: Hvad skal barnet hedde? (2003)
  6. 6.0 6.1 Gulbrand Alhaug: 10 001 navn - Norsk fornavnleksikon (2011)
  7. 7.0 7.1 7.2 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  8. 8.0 8.1 8.2 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  9. 9.0 9.1 9.2 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  10. Hagstofa Íslands, National statistics office of Iceland, http://www.hagstofan.is/
  11. 11.0 11.1 11.2 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  12. details see Name Statistic tables