Rune

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Usage

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

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Origin and Meaning

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

Related Names

See Rúni

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Rune
Genitive: Runes
Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Rune
Genitive: Runen
Partitive: Runea
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Rune
Genitive: Runes
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Rune
Genitive: Runes

Name Days

Norway Norway

2 June

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

28 February

Sweden Sweden

24 November

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

Strongest Period of Usage

Predominant Regional Usage

Namesakes

  • Karl Rune Larsson (17 June 1924 – 17 September 2016), Swedish sprinter and hurdler
  • Rune Bratseth (born 19 March 1961), Norwegian footballer

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]
7025 27445 0 7 7025 27438
Norway Norway[10]
18855
n.a.
0
n.a.
18855
n.a.
Denmark Denmark[11]
6152
n.a.
7
n.a.
6145
n.a.
Finland Finland[12]
n.a.
1120 0 0
n.a.
1120
Greenland Greenland[13]
39 61
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
Iceland Iceland[14]
2 3
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 Rune (m) Sources: [9][11][10][12]

Top List Ranking

Name top list ranking for Rune (m) Sources: [15]

Norwegian Historic Statistics Trend

Norwegian historic statistics for Rune (m)


References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Rikard Hornby: Danske navne - Træk af navngivningens historie (1951)
  2. Lena Peterson: Nordiskt runnamnslexikon (2002)
  3. Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  4. 4.0 4.1 Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)
  5. 5.0 5.1 Eva Brylla: Förnamn i Sverige (2004)
  6. 6.0 6.1 6.2 Gulbrand Alhaug: 10 001 navn - Norsk fornavnleksikon (2011)
  7. 7.0 7.1 7.2 Eva Villarsen Meldgaard: Den store navnebog (2004)
  8. Grønlands Statistik, Statistics office of Greenland, census of 2011, http://www.stat.gl/
  9. 9.0 9.1 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  10. 10.0 10.1 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  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. Grønlands Statistik, Statistics office of Greenland, http://www.stat.gl/
  14. Hagstofa Íslands, National statistics office of Iceland, http://www.hagstofan.is/
  15. details see Name Statistic tables