Ralf

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Male Male Name

Usage

Sweden Swedish
Finland Finnish
Denmark Danish
Norway Norwegian

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Origin and Meaning

English younger form of Rædwulf [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7]

Related Names

Ralf
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Danish Finish Norwegian Swedish
Rálfa
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Sami
Ralff
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Danish
Ralph
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Danish Finish Norwegian Swedish

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Ralf
Genitive: Ralfs
Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Ralf
Genitive: Ralfin
Partitive: Ralfia
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Ralf
Genitive: Ralfs
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Ralf
Genitive: Ralfs

Name Days

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

27 August

Sweden Sweden

27 March

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

Strongest Period of Usage

Predominant Regional Usage

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[9]
2156 3480 0 2 2156 3478
Finland Finland[10]
n.a.
2608 0 0
n.a.
2608
Denmark Denmark[11]
524
n.a.
0
n.a.
524
n.a.
Norway Norway[12]
200
n.a.
0
n.a.
200
n.a.
Iceland Iceland[13]
3 3
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
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.

 

Recent Statistics Trend

Name statistics for Ralf (m) Sources: [9][11][12][10]


References

  1. Wilfried Seibicke: Historisches Deutsches Vornamenbuch (Band 1-4)
  2. Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)
  3. Patrick Hanks and Flavia Hodges: Oxford Dictionary of First Names (2003)
  4. 4.0 4.1 Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 Eva Brylla: Förnamn i Sverige (2004)
  6. 6.0 6.1 6.2 6.3 Eva Villarsen Meldgaard: Den store navnebog (2004)
  7. 7.0 7.1 7.2 7.3 Gulbrand Alhaug: 10 001 navn - Norsk fornavnleksikon (2011)
  8. Colette van Luik: Stora boken om namn (2009)
  9. 9.0 9.1 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  10. 10.0 10.1 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  11. 11.0 11.1 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  12. 12.0 12.1 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  13. Hagstofa Íslands, National statistics office of Iceland, http://www.hagstofan.is/
  14. Grønlands Statistik, Statistics office of Greenland, http://www.stat.gl/