Reidar

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Male Male Name

Usage

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

Origin and Meaning

Younger form of Hræiðarr [1] [2] [3] [4]

Related Names

See Hræiðarr

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Reidar
Genitive: Reidars
Faroe Islands - Faroese
Nominative: Reidar
Accusative: Reidar
Dative: Reidari
Genitive: Reidars
Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Reidar
Genitive: Reidarin
Partitive: Reidaria
Iceland - Icelandic
Nominative: Reidar
Accusative: Reidar
Dative: Reidari
Genitive: Reidars
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Reidar
Genitive: Reidars
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Reidar
Genitive: Reidars

Name Days

Norway Norway

28 July

Sweden Sweden

9 May

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

Strongest Period of Usage

Predominant Regional Usage

Namesakes

  • Reidar Kristofer Liaklev (15 July 1917 – 1 March 2006), Norwegian speed skater
  • Reidar Thoralf Larsen (8 October 1923 – 16 February 2012), Norwegian politician

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[5]
0 n.a. 5960 n.a.
Sweden Sweden[6]
0 0 502 1475
Denmark Denmark[7]
0 n.a. 68 n.a.
Iceland Iceland[8]
0 0 3 6
Finland Finland[9]
0 0 n.a. 175
  #: 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 Reidar(m) Sources: [6][7][5][9]

Norwegian Historic Statistics Trend

Norwegian historic statistics for Reidar(m)

Sources: [6] [7] [5] [9]

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)
  2. 2.0 2.1 Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  3. 3.0 3.1 Eva Brylla: Förnamn i Sverige (2004)
  4. 4.0 4.1 Gulbrand Alhaug: 10 001 navn - Norsk fornavnleksikon (2011)
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  6. 6.0 6.1 6.2 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  7. 7.0 7.1 7.2 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  8. Hagstofa Íslands, National statistics office of Iceland, http://www.hagstofan.is/
  9. 9.0 9.1 9.2 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi