Said m

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Male Male Name
This name is used both as a female and a male name. See Said f for the female version.

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Origin and Meaning

1) Latin transcription of the Arabic name سعيد (Sa'id) meaning 'happy', 'lucky' [1] [2] [3]

2) Variant spelling of Zaid

Related Names

Saed
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Arabic
Saeed
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Arabic
Said
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Arabic

For female forms see Saida

Further Information

Said is a name used among immigrants from Arabic-speaking countries, but is very rarely used in the Nordic countries by people without an immigration background

Strongest Period of Usage

Predominant Regional Usage

Trivia

  • Sweden: In January 1973, 175 people were named Said m (percentage of first or only given name: 81 %) [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]
2118 5189 19 1185 2099 4004
Norway Norway[6]
701
n.a.
11
n.a.
690
n.a.
Denmark Denmark[7]
532
n.a.
1
n.a.
531
n.a.
Finland Finland[8]
n.a.
772
n.a.
152
n.a.
620
Iceland Iceland[9]
6 8
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
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.

 

Statistics as male name

Recent statistics trend[5][7][6][8]:Name statistics for Said (m)

Sources: [5] [7] [6] [8]


References

  1. Eva Villarsen Meldgaard: Ordbog over muslimske fornavne i Danmark (2005)
  2. 2.0 2.1 Eva Brylla: Förnamn i Sverige (2004)
  3. 3.0 3.1 Gulbrand Alhaug: 10 001 navn - Norsk fornavnleksikon (2011)
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 Sture Allén/Staffan Wåhlin: Förnamnsboken (1979)
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  6. 6.0 6.1 6.2 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  7. 7.0 7.1 7.2 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  8. 8.0 8.1 8.2 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  9. Hagstofa Íslands, National statistics office of Iceland, http://www.hagstofan.is/
  10. Grønlands Statistik, Statistics office of Greenland, http://www.stat.gl/