Olfert

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Male Male Name

Usage

Denmark Danish
Sweden Swedish

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Origin and Meaning

1) Frisian form of Odalfried [1] [2]

2) Low German form of Adalfried (see Athalfrid) [3]

3) German younger form of Wolfhard [4]

Related Names

Olferd
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Norwegian
Olfert
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Danish Swedish

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Olfert
Genitive: Olferts
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Olfert
Genitive: Olferts

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

Strongest Period of Usage

Predominant Regional Usage

Namesakes

  • Johan Olfert Fischer (4 August 1747 – 18 February 1829), Danish officer in the Royal Dano-Norwegian Navy
  • Olfert Herman Ricard (2 April 1872 – 20 June 1929), Danish priest and writer

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&
Denmark Denmark[5]
17
n.a.
0
n.a.
17
n.a.
Sweden Sweden[6]
0 2 0 0 0 2
Iceland Iceland[7]
1 1
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
Norway Norway[8]
0
n.a.
0
n.a.
0
n.a.
Finland Finland[9]
n.a.
0 0 0 0 0
Greenland Greenland[10]
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 Olfert.


References

  1. Wilfried Seibicke: Historisches Deutsches Vornamenbuch (Band 1-4)
  2. Gulbrand Alhaug: 10 001 navn - Norsk fornavnleksikon (2011)
  3. Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 4.3 Eva Villarsen Meldgaard: Den store navnebog (2004)
  5. Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  6. Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  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. Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  10. Grønlands Statistik, Statistics office of Greenland, http://www.stat.gl/