Neil

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Male Male Name

Usage

Sweden Swedish
Norway Norwegian
Finland Finnish
Denmark Danish

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Origin and Meaning

Irish, Scottish and English younger form of Niall [1] [2]

Related Names

See Niall

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Neil
Genitive: Neils
Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Neil
Genitive: Neilin
Partitive: Neiliä
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Neil
Genitive: Neils
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Neil
Genitive: Neils

Further Information

Strongest Period of Usage

Predominant Regional Usage

Trivia

  • Sweden: In January 1973, 16 people were named Neil (percentage of first or only given name: 75 %) [3]

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[4]
305 498 2 4 303 494
Denmark Denmark[5]
140
n.a.
0
n.a.
140
n.a.
Finland Finland[6]
n.a.
253 0 0
n.a.
253
Iceland Iceland[7]
11 15
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
Norway Norway[8]
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
186
n.a.
Greenland Greenland[9]
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 Neil.


References

  1. Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  2. 2.0 2.1 Gulbrand Alhaug: 10 001 navn - Norsk fornavnleksikon (2011)
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 Sture Allén/Staffan Wåhlin: Förnamnsboken (1979)
  4. Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  5. Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  6. Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  7. Hagstofa Íslands, National statistics office of Iceland, http://www.hagstofan.is/
  8. Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  9. Grønlands Statistik, Statistics office of Greenland, http://www.stat.gl/