Skjalm

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Usage

Old Danish Old Danish
Denmark Danish

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Origin and Meaning

Old Danish name of unknown meaning and origin

One suggestion is that it is connected to the German word Schelm:

Old High German scalmo, scelmo = 'carrion, plague'
Middle High German schalm(e), schelm(e) = 'carrion, plague' and 'scammer, beguiler'
Modern High German Schelm = 'scammer, beguiler' and 'rogue, jester'

Related Names

Skjalm
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Danish Old Danish

Patronyms

Denmark: Skjalmsen, Skjalmsdatter (♀)

Further Information

Namesakes

Skjalm Hvide (~ 1060-1113), Danish chieftain (Sjælland)

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&
Denmark Denmark[1]
5
n.a.
0
n.a.
5
n.a.
Iceland Iceland[2]
1 1
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
Sweden Sweden[3]
0 0 0 0 0 0
Norway Norway[4]
0
n.a.
0
n.a.
0
n.a.
Finland Finland[5]
n.a.
0 0 0 0 0
Greenland Greenland[6]
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.

 

No recent statistics trend found in databases for Skjalm.


References

  1. Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  2. Hagstofa Íslands, National statistics office of Iceland, http://www.hagstofan.is/
  3. Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  4. Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  5. Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  6. Grønlands Statistik, Statistics office of Greenland, http://www.stat.gl/