Ragnvald

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Usage

Old Swedish Old Swedish
Norway Norwegian
Sweden Swedish
Finland Finnish
Denmark Danish
Faroe Islands Faroese
Iceland Icelandic

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Origin and Meaning

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

Related Names

See Ragnvaldr

Patronyms [What's That?]

Male

Ragnvaldsson Faroe Islands Iceland

Female

Ragnvaldsdóttir Faroe Islands Iceland

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Ragnvald
Genitive: Ragnvalds
Faroe Islands - Faroese
Nominative: Ragnvald
Accusative: Ragnvald
Dative: Ragnvald
Genitive: Ragnvalds
Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Ragnvald
Genitive: Ragnvaldin
Partitive: Ragnvaldia
Iceland - Icelandic
Nominative: Ragnvald
Accusative: Ragnvald
Dative: Ragnvald
Genitive: Ragnvalds
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Ragnvald
Genitive: Ragnvalds
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Ragnvald
Genitive: Ragnvalds

Name Days

Norway Norway

21 August

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

5 September

Sweden Sweden

15 July

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

Strongest Period of Usage

Predominant Regional Usage

Namesakes

  • Ragnvald Blakstad (20 May 1866 – 26 April 1929), Norwegian industrialist and hydropower pioneer

Trivia

  • Sweden: In January 1973, 4,307 people were named Ragnvald (percentage of first or only given name: 6 %) [8]

Statistics

Name Count per Country (What's this?)

Please turn your device to landscape orientation for better view of statistics tables and graphs.
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[9]
106 1235 0 0 106 1235
Finland Finland[10]
n.a.
299 0 0
n.a.
299
Denmark Denmark[11]
7
n.a.
0
n.a.
7
n.a.
Iceland Iceland[12]
1 1
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
Norway Norway[13]
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
497
n.a.
Greenland Greenland[14]
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.

 

Norwegian Historic Statistics Trend

Norwegian historic statistics for Ragnvald (m)


References

  1. Lena Peterson: Nordiskt runnamnslexikon (2007)
  2. 2.0 2.1 Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  3. 3.0 3.1 Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)
  4. Marianne Blomqvist: Vad heter finlandssvenskarna? (2006)
  5. 5.0 5.1 Eva Brylla: Förnamn i Sverige (2004)
  6. Eva Villarsen Meldgaard: Den store navnebog (2004)
  7. 7.0 7.1 Gulbrand Alhaug: 10 001 navn - Norsk fornavnleksikon (2011)
  8. 8.0 8.1 8.2 8.3 8.4 Sture Allén/Staffan Wåhlin: Förnamnsboken (1979)
  9. Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  10. Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  11. Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  12. Hagstofa Íslands, National statistics office of Iceland, http://www.hagstofan.is/
  13. Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  14. Grønlands Statistik, Statistics office of Greenland, http://www.stat.gl/