Raoul

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Usage

Sweden Swedish
Finland Finnish
Denmark Danish
Norway Norwegian

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Origin and Meaning

French form of Radolf [1] [2] [3]

Related Names

See Radolf

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Raoul
Genitive: Raouls
Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Raoul
Genitive: Raoulin
Partitive: Raoulia
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Raoul
Genitive: Raouls
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Raoul
Genitive: Raouls

Name Day

Sweden Sweden

27 August

Further Information

Strongest Period of Usage

Predominant Regional Usage

Namesakes

  • Raoul Gustaf Wallenberg (4 August 1912 – 17 July 1947), Swedish architect, businessman, diplomat and humanitarian

Trivia

  • Sweden: In January 1973, 633 people were named Raoul (percentage of first or only given name: 49 %) [4]

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[5]
306 800 0 0 306 800
Finland Finland[6]
n.a.
286 0 0
n.a.
286
Denmark Denmark[7]
17
n.a.
0
n.a.
17
n.a.
Iceland Iceland[8]
1 1
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
Norway Norway[9]
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
23
n.a.
Greenland Greenland[10]
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 Raoul.


References

  1. Wilfried Seibicke: Historisches Deutsches Vornamenbuch (Band 1-4)
  2. 2.0 2.1 Eva Brylla: Förnamn i Sverige (2004)
  3. Gulbrand Alhaug: 10 001 navn - Norsk fornavnleksikon (2011)
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 Sture Allén/Staffan Wåhlin: Förnamnsboken (1979)
  5. Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  6. Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  7. Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  8. Hagstofa Íslands, National statistics office of Iceland, http://www.hagstofan.is/
  9. Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  10. Grønlands Statistik, Statistics office of Greenland, http://www.stat.gl/