Odd

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Usage

Old Swedish Old Swedish
Old Danish Old Danish
Norway Norwegian
Sweden Swedish
Denmark Danish
Finland Finnish

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Origin and Meaning

1) Old Swedish variant form of Odder [1] [2]

2) Old Danish form of Oddr [3]

3) Norwegian younger form of Oddr [1] [4] [5]

Related Names

See Oddr

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Odd
Genitive: Odds
Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Odd
Genitive: Oddin
Partitive: Oddia
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Odd
Genitive: Odds
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Odd
Genitive: Odds

Name Day

Norway Norway

15 April

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

Strongest Period of Usage

Predominant Regional Usage

Namesakes

  • Odd Hassel, 17 May 1897 – 11 May 1981, Norwegian physical chemist and Nobel laureate NNNobel.png (Chemistry, 1969)
  • Odd "Ivers" Iversen (6 November 1945 – 29 December 2014), Norwegian footballer

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[6]
0 n.a. 19400 n.a.
Sweden Sweden[7]
0 0 739 1364
Denmark Denmark[8]
0 n.a. 81 n.a.
Finland Finland[9]
0 0 n.a. 44
  #: 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 Odd(m) Sources: [7][8][6][9]

Top List Ranking

Name top list ranking for Odd(m) Sources: [10]

Norwegian Historic Statistics Trend

Norwegian historic statistics for Odd(m)

Sources: [7] [8] [6] [9]

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)
  2. Eva Brylla: Förnamn i Sverige (2004)
  3. Lena Peterson: Nordiskt runnamnslexikon (2002)
  4. 4.0 4.1 Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  5. 5.0 5.1 Gulbrand Alhaug: 10 001 navn - Norsk fornavnleksikon (2011)
  6. 6.0 6.1 6.2 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  7. 7.0 7.1 7.2 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  8. 8.0 8.1 8.2 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  9. 9.0 9.1 9.2 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  10. details see Name Statistic tables