Roald

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Male Male Name

Usage

Old Swedish Old Swedish
Old Danish Old Danish
Norway Norwegian
Denmark Danish
Sweden Swedish
Finland Finnish

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Origin and Meaning

Old Swedish, Old Danish and younger form of Hróaldr [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7]

Related Names

See Hróðvaldr

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Roald
Genitive: Roalds
Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Roald
Genitive: Roaldin
Partitive: Roaldia
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Roald
Genitive: Roalds
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Roald
Genitive: Roalds

Name Day

Norway Norway

27 August

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

Strongest Period of Usage

Predominant Regional Usage

Namesakes

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&
Norway Norway[8]
2875
n.a.
0
n.a.
2875
n.a.
Denmark Denmark[9]
225
n.a.
0
n.a.
225
n.a.
Sweden Sweden[10]
52 175 0 0 52 175
Finland Finland[11]
n.a.
71 0 0
n.a.
71
Iceland Iceland[12]
1 3
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
Greenland Greenland[13]
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 Roald (m)


References

  1. Rikard Hornby: Danske navne - Træk af navngivningens historie (1951)
  2. Lena Peterson: Nordiskt runnamnslexikon (2002)
  3. Kristian Hald: Personnavne i Danmark - Oldtiden (1971)
  4. 4.0 4.1 Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)
  5. 5.0 5.1 Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  6. 6.0 6.1 6.2 Eva Villarsen Meldgaard: Den store navnebog (2004)
  7. 7.0 7.1 Gulbrand Alhaug: 10 001 navn - Norsk fornavnleksikon (2011)
  8. Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  9. Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  10. Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  11. Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  12. Hagstofa Íslands, National statistics office of Iceland, http://www.hagstofan.is/
  13. Grønlands Statistik, Statistics office of Greenland, http://www.stat.gl/