Ralph

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Male Male Name

Usage

Sweden Swedish
Denmark Danish
Norway Norwegian
Finland Finnish

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Origin and Meaning

English variant spelling of Ralf [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7]

Related Names

See Ralf

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Ralph
Genitive: Ralphs
Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Ralph
Genitive: Ralphin
Partitive: Ralphia
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Ralph
Genitive: Ralphs
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Ralph
Genitive: Ralphs

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

Strongest Period of Usage

Predominant Regional Usage

Namesakes

  • Ralph Høibakk (born 14 July 1937), Norwegian entrepreneur

Trivia

  • Sweden: In January 1973, 1,176 people were named Ralph (percentage of first or only given name: 89 %) [9]

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[10]
1026 1872 0 0 1026 1872
Denmark Denmark[11]
265
n.a.
0
n.a.
265
n.a.
Finland Finland[12]
n.a.
275 0 0
n.a.
275
Iceland Iceland[13]
6 9
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
Norway Norway[14]
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
164
n.a.
Greenland Greenland[15]
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 Ralph (m) Sources: [10][11][14][12]


References

  1. Wilfried Seibicke: Historisches Deutsches Vornamenbuch (Band 1-4)
  2. 2.0 2.1 Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)
  3. Patrick Hanks and Flavia Hodges: Oxford Dictionary of First Names (2003)
  4. Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  5. 5.0 5.1 Eva Brylla: Förnamn i Sverige (2004)
  6. Eva Villarsen Meldgaard: Den store navnebog (2004)
  7. Gulbrand Alhaug: 10 001 navn - Norsk fornavnleksikon (2011)
  8. Mannanafnaskrá at island.is, http://www.island.is
  9. 9.0 9.1 9.2 Sture Allén/Staffan Wåhlin: Förnamnsboken (1979)
  10. 10.0 10.1 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  11. 11.0 11.1 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  12. 12.0 12.1 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  13. Hagstofa Íslands, National statistics office of Iceland, http://www.hagstofan.is/
  14. 14.0 14.1 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  15. Grønlands Statistik, Statistics office of Greenland, http://www.stat.gl/