Njål

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Male Male Name

Usage

Norway Norwegian
Sweden Swedish

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Origin and Meaning

Norwegian younger form of Njáll [1]

Related Names

See Niall

Grammar

Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Njål
Genitive: Njåls
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Njål
Genitive: Njåls

Name Day

Norway Norway

5 September

Further Information

Predominant Regional Usage

Trivia

  • Njål was a heavy storm in Norway in November 1999.

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[3]
4 5 0 0 4 5
Denmark Denmark[4]
1
n.a.
0
n.a.
1
n.a.
Finland Finland[5]
n.a.
2 0 0
n.a.
2
Norway Norway[6]
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
604
n.a.
Greenland Greenland[7]
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.

 

Recent Statistics Trend

Name statistics for Njål (m) Sources: [3][4][6][5]


References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  2. Gulbrand Alhaug: 10 001 navn - Norsk fornavnleksikon (2011)
  3. 3.0 3.1 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  4. 4.0 4.1 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  5. 5.0 5.1 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  6. 6.0 6.1 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  7. Grønlands Statistik, Statistics office of Greenland, http://www.stat.gl/