Thorleif

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Male Male Name

Usage

Sweden Swedish
Norway Norwegian
Denmark Danish
Finland Finnish

Origin and Meaning

Variant spelling of Torleif [1] [2] [3] [4] [5]

Related Names

See ÞórlæifR

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Thorleif
Genitive: Thorleifs
Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Thorleif
Genitive: Thorleifin
Partitive: Thorleifia
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Thorleif
Genitive: Thorleifs
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Thorleif
Genitive: Thorleifs

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

Strongest Period of Usage

Predominant Regional Usage

Namesakes

  • Thorleif Haug (28 September 1894 – 12 December 1934), Norwegian skier
  • Thorleif Schjelderup (20 January 1920 – 28 May 2006), Norwegian ski jumper

Statistics

Name Count per Country

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Country
Commonness
Commonness
Female ♀ Male ♂
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
Norway Norway[7]
0 n.a. 729 n.a.
Sweden Sweden[8]
0 0 132 257
Denmark Denmark[9]
1 n.a. 0 n.a.
Finland Finland[10]
0 0 n.a. 17
  #: 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 Thorleif(m)

Sources: [8] [9] [7] [10]

References

  1. Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  2. Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 Eva Villarsen Meldgaard: Den store navnebog (2004)
  4. Michael Lerche Nielsen: Hvad skal barnet hedde? (2003)
  5. 5.0 5.1 Gulbrand Alhaug: 10 001 navn - Norsk fornavnleksikon (2011)
  6. Mannanafnaskrá at island.is, http://www.island.is
  7. 7.0 7.1 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  8. 8.0 8.1 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  9. 9.0 9.1 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  10. 10.0 10.1 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi