Minik

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Usage

Greenland Greenlandic

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Origin and Meaning

1) Greenlandic minik = 'hardened layer of fat', 'viscid train oil which is being used as sealing for skin boats', 'fatty viscous glue-like substance used to paste the seams of a skin boat' [1] [2]

2) Variant form of Mineĸ [1] [2]

Related Names

Minik ♀/♂
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Greenlandic

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

Strongest Period of Usage

Predominant Regional Usage

Namesakes

  • Minik Rosing (born 1957), Greenlandic geologist
  • Hans Kongelige Højhed Prins Vincent Frederik Minik Alexander til Danmark, Greve af Monpezat (His Royal Highness Prince of Denmark, Count of Monpezat, born 8 January 2011)

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&
Greenland Greenland[4]
156 251
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
Denmark Denmark[5]
71
n.a.
1
n.a.
70
n.a.
Sweden Sweden[6]
3 3 0 0 3 3
Finland Finland[7]
n.a.
2
n.a.
1
n.a.
1
Norway Norway[8]
0
n.a.
0
n.a.
0
n.a.
Iceland Iceland[9]
0 1
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.

 

No recent statistics trend found in databases for Minik.


References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Nuka Møller: Kalaallit aqqi (2015)
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 The Greenland Language Secretariat Oqaasileriffik http://www.oqaasileriffik.gl/kl
  3. Grønlands Statistik, Statistics office of Greenland, census of 2011, http://www.stat.gl/
  4. Grønlands Statistik, Statistics office of Greenland, http://www.stat.gl/
  5. Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  6. Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  7. Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  8. Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  9. Hagstofa Íslands, National statistics office of Iceland, http://www.hagstofan.is/