Odin

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Usage

Norway Norwegian
Sweden Swedish
Denmark Danish
Finland Finnish

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Origin and Meaning

Younger form of Odhinn [1] [2] [3] [4]

Related Names

See Odhinn

Patronyms [What's That?]

Male

Odinsen Norway
Odinson Norway
Odinssen Norway
Odinsson Norway
Odinsøn Norway

Female

Odinsdatter Norway

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Odin
Genitive: Odins
Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Odin
Genitive: Odinin
Partitive: Odinia
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Odin
Genitive: Odins
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Odin
Genitive: Odins

Name Days

Norway Norway

15 April

Finland (Swedish Language)Finland (Swedish Language) Finland (Swedish Language)

4 April

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

Strongest Period of Usage

Predominant Regional Usage

Trivia

  • Sweden: In January 1973, 28 people were named Odin (percentage of first or only given name: 7 %) [6]

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[7]
284 465 0 0 284 465
Denmark Denmark[8]
146
n.a.
0
n.a.
146
n.a.
Finland Finland[9]
n.a.
216 0 0
n.a.
216
Greenland Greenland[10]
4 20
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
Iceland Iceland[11]
1 1
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
Norway Norway[12]
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
3329
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 Odin (m) Sources: [7][8][12][9]

Top List Ranking

Name top list ranking for Odin (m) Sources: [13]

Norwegian Historic Statistics Trend

Norwegian historic statistics for Odin (m)


References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  2. 2.0 2.1 Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 Eva Brylla: Förnamn i Sverige (2004)
  4. Gulbrand Alhaug: 10 001 navn - Norsk fornavnleksikon (2011)
  5. Mannanafnaskrá at island.is, http://www.island.is
  6. 6.0 6.1 6.2 Sture Allén/Staffan Wåhlin: Förnamnsboken (1979)
  7. 7.0 7.1 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  8. 8.0 8.1 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  9. 9.0 9.1 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  10. Grønlands Statistik, Statistics office of Greenland, http://www.stat.gl/
  11. Hagstofa Íslands, National statistics office of Iceland, http://www.hagstofan.is/
  12. 12.0 12.1 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  13. details see Name Statistic tables