Ovald

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Male Male Name

Usage

Norway Norwegian
Sweden Swedish

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Origin and Meaning

1) Norwegian variant form of Åvald (see Ávaldr) [1] [2]

2) New combination of O and VALD [1] [2]

Related Names

Ovald
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Norwegian Swedish

For female forms see Ovalda

Grammar

Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Ovald
Genitive: Ovalds
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Ovald
Genitive: Ovalds

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

  • Norway: After the Protestant Reformation [1]; 1829 (Gjerstad, Aust-Agder) [2]

Strongest Period of Usage

Predominant Regional Usage

Norway: Telemark, Agder, Sør-Vestlandet, Nordland [1]

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&
Norway Norway[3]
5
n.a.
0
n.a.
5
n.a.
Sweden Sweden[4]
0 4 0 0 0 4
Denmark Denmark[5]
0
n.a.
0
n.a.
0
n.a.
Finland Finland[6]
n.a.
0 0 0 0 0
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.

 

No recent statistics trend found in databases for Ovald.


References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 Gulbrand Alhaug: 10 001 navn - Norsk fornavnleksikon (2011)
  3. Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  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. Grønlands Statistik, Statistics office of Greenland, http://www.stat.gl/