Ragnar

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Male Male Name

Usage

Norway Norwegian
Sweden Swedish
Iceland Icelandic
Denmark Danish
Faroe Islands Faroese

Origin and Meaning

Old Swedish and younger form of Ragnarr [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] [8]

Related Names

See Ragnarr

Patronyms [What's That?]

Male

Ragnarsson Iceland Sweden

Female

Ragnarsdotter Sweden
Ragnarsdóttir Iceland

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Ragnar
Genitive: Ragnars
Faroe Islands - Faroese
Nominative: Ragnar
Accusative: Ragnar
Dative: Ragnari
Genitive: Ragnars
Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Ragnar
Genitive: Ragnarin
Partitive: Ragnaria
Iceland - Icelandic
Nominative: Ragnar
Accusative: Ragnar
Dative: Ragnari
Genitive: Ragnars
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Ragnar
Genitive: Ragnars
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Ragnar
Genitive: Ragnars

Name Days

Norway Norway

25 May

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

1 October

Sweden Sweden

1 October

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

  • Norway: In modern times: 1851 (Åmot, Hedmark) [8]; 1854 (Oslo) [2]

Strongest Period of Usage

Predominant Regional Usage

Namesakes

  • Ragnar Östberg (14 July 1866 - 5 February 1945), Swedish architect who is most famous for designing Stockholm City Hall
  • Ragnar Anton Kittil Frisch (3 March 1895 – 31 January 1973), Norwegian economist and Nobel laureate NNNobel.png (Economics, 1969)
  • Ragnar Arthur Granit, 30 October 1900 – 12 March 1991, Finnish/Swedish scientist and Nobel laureate NNNobel.png (Physiology or Medicine, 1967)

Statistics

Name Count per Country

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Country
Commonness
Commonness
Female ♀ Male ♂
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
Norway Norway[9]
0 n.a. 4411 n.a.
Sweden Sweden[10]
0 1 2115 16111
Iceland Iceland[11]
0 0 1241 1774
Denmark Denmark[12]
0 n.a. 170 n.a.
Finland Finland[13]
0 0 n.a. 3518
  #: 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 Ragnar(m) Sources: [10][12][9][13]

Top List Ranking

Name top list ranking for Ragnar(m) Sources: [14]

Norwegian Historic Statistics Trend

Norwegian historic statistics for Ragnar(m)

Sources: [10] [12] [9] [13]

References

  1. Lena Peterson: Nordiskt runnamnslexikon (2002)
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  3. Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)
  4. Árni Dahl: Navnabókin (2005)
  5. Hermann Pálsson: Nafnabókin (1991)
  6. 6.0 6.1 Eva Brylla: Förnamn i Sverige (2004)
  7. 7.0 7.1 7.2 Eva Villarsen Meldgaard: Den store navnebog (2004)
  8. 8.0 8.1 8.2 Gulbrand Alhaug: 10 001 navn - Norsk fornavnleksikon (2011)
  9. 9.0 9.1 9.2 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  10. 10.0 10.1 10.2 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  11. Hagstofa Íslands, National statistics office of Iceland, http://www.hagstofan.is/
  12. 12.0 12.1 12.2 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  13. 13.0 13.1 13.2 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  14. details see Name Statistic tables