Pål

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Male Male Name

Usage

Norway Norwegian
Sweden Swedish
Denmark Danish
Finland Finnish

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Origin and Meaning

Younger form of Páll [1] [2] [3] [4] [5]

Related Names

See Páll

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Pål
Genitive: Påls
Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Pål
Genitive: Pålin
Partitive: Pålia
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Pål
Genitive: Påls
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Pål
Genitive: Påls

Name Days

Norway Norway

25 January

Sweden Sweden

25 January

Further Information

Strongest Period of Usage

Predominant Regional Usage

Namesakes

  • Paul Waaktaar-Savoy (born Pål Waaktaar Gamst, 6 September 1961), Norwegian musician and songwriter (A-ha)

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[7]
9115
n.a.
0
n.a.
9115
n.a.
Sweden Sweden[8]
560 1044 0 3 560 1041
Denmark Denmark[9]
44
n.a.
0
n.a.
44
n.a.
Finland Finland[10]
n.a.
25 0 0
n.a.
25
Greenland Greenland[11]
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 Pål (m) Sources: [8][9][7][10]

Norwegian Historic Statistics Trend

Norwegian historic statistics for Pål (m)

Swedish Regional Distribution

Regional distribution of Pål (m) in Sweden in the year 1880. Swedish Regional Distribution for Pål (m)


References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  3. Eva Brylla: Förnamn i Sverige (2004)
  4. Patrick Hanks and Flavia Hodges: Oxford Dictionary of First Names (2003)
  5. 5.0 5.1 Gulbrand Alhaug: 10 001 navn - Norsk fornavnleksikon (2011)
  6. 6.0 6.1 6.2 © Nordic Names (Swedish Statistics - Regional Distribution)
  7. 7.0 7.1 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  8. 8.0 8.1 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  9. 9.0 9.1 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  10. 10.0 10.1 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  11. Grønlands Statistik, Statistics office of Greenland, http://www.stat.gl/