Puck

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Female Female Name

Usage

Sweden Swedish
Denmark Danish

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Origin and Meaning

English name meaning 'mischievous fairy', probably from pouke = 'devil, evil spirit', from Old English puca, pucel = 'goblin' (cognate with Old Norse puki = 'devil, fiend')

The name of a mischievous sprite, originally a more sinister and evil spirit (disguised name: Robin Goodfellow) who appears in William Shakespear's A Midsummer Night's Dream (1595) [1] [2]

Related Names

Puck
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Danish Swedish
Puk
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Danish

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[3]
66 135 58 116 8 19
Denmark Denmark[4]
4
n.a.
4
n.a.
0
n.a.
Norway Norway[5]
4
n.a.
4
n.a.
0
n.a.
Finland Finland[6]
n.a.
4
n.a.
4 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 Puck.


References

  1. Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)
  2. Adrian Room: Brewer's Dictionary of Names (1992)
  3. Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  4. Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  5. Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  6. Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  7. Grønlands Statistik, Statistics office of Greenland, http://www.stat.gl/