Naftali

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Male Male Name

Usage

Finland Finnish
Sweden Swedish

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Origin and Meaning

Latin spelling of the Hebrew name נַפְתָלִי (Naftaliy) meaning 'wrestling'

Related Names

Naftali
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Finish Swedish
Naftalia Swedish

Grammar

Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Naftali
Genitive: Naftalin
Partitive: Naftalia
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Naftali
Genitive: Naftalis

Further Information

Strongest Period of Usage

Predominant Regional Usage

Bible

  • In the Old Testament, Naftali is the son of Bilha and Jakob. He is the ancestor of one of the twelve tribes of Israel

Trivia

  • Sweden: In January 1973, 15 people were named Naftali (percentage of first or only given name: 33 %) [1]

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&
Sweden Sweden[2]
3 8 0 0 3 8
Finland Finland[3]
n.a.
6 0 0
n.a.
6
Denmark Denmark[4]
0
n.a.
0
n.a.
0
n.a.
Norway Norway[5]
0
n.a.
0
n.a.
0
n.a.
Greenland Greenland[6]
0 0
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 Naftali.


References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 Sture Allén/Staffan Wåhlin: Förnamnsboken (1979)
  2. Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  3. Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  4. Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  5. Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  6. Grønlands Statistik, Statistics office of Greenland, http://www.stat.gl/