Salik 1

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Male Male Name
Multiple variants of this name exist: For the Arabic name see Salik 2

Usage

Greenland Greenlandic
Denmark Danish
Faroe Islands Faroese

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Origin and Meaning

Greenlandic name derived from Greenlandic saliisoq = 'the cleanser' [1]

Related Names

Salik
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Danish Faroese Greenlandic

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

Predominant Regional Usage

Greenlandic Mythology

The name may derive from the shamans spirit journey to the Mother of the Sea, with the purpose of cleansing her hair in order for the animals to return to the hunting grounds [1]

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&
Greenland Greenland[3]
110 159
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
Denmark Denmark[4]
33
n.a.
0
n.a.
33
n.a.
Finland Finland[5]
n.a.
2 0 0
n.a.
2
Sweden Sweden[6]
0 0 0 0 0 0
Norway Norway[7]
0
n.a.
0
n.a.
0
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.

 

Top List Ranking

Name top list ranking for Salik (m) Sources: [8]


References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 The Greenland Language Secretariat Oqaasileriffik http://www.oqaasileriffik.gl/kl
  2. Grønlands Statistik, Statistics office of Greenland, census of 2011, http://www.stat.gl/
  3. Grønlands Statistik, Statistics office of Greenland, http://www.stat.gl/
  4. Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  5. Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  6. Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  7. Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  8. details see Name Statistic tables