Ulf

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Male Male Name

Usage

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

Origin and Meaning

Old Danish, Old Swedish and younger form of UlfR [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] [8]

Related Names

See UlfR

Patronyms (male)

Ulfinpoika Finland
Ulfsen Norway
Ulfson Norway Sweden
Ulfssen Norway
Ulfsson Old Swedish Sweden
Ulfsøn Norway

Patronyms (female)

Ulfintytär Finland
Ulfsdatter Norway
Ulfdotter Sweden
Ulfsdotter Sweden

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Ulf
Genitive: Ulfs
Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Ulf
Genitive: Ulfin
Partitive: Ulfia
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Ulf
Genitive: Ulfs
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Ulf
Genitive: Ulfs

Name Days

Norway Norway

11 April

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

5 July

Sweden Sweden

11 April

Further Information

Strongest Period of Usage

Predominant Regional Usage

Namesakes

  • Ulf Svante von Euler, 7 February 1905 – 9 March 1983, Swedish physiologist and pharmacologist, Nobel laureate NNNobel.png (Physiology or Medicine, 1970)
  • Ulf Arne Söderblom (5 February 1930 – 4 February 2016), Finnish conductor and music professor
  • Ulf Oscar Sand (22 May 1938 - 29 December 2014), Norwegian civil servant and politician
  • Ulf Gerhard Lundell (born 20 November 1949), Swedish author and singer

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&
Sweden Sweden[10]
0 3 33680 64140
Norway Norway[11]
0 n.a. 2356 n.a.
Denmark Denmark[12]
0 n.a. 717 n.a.
Finland Finland[13]
0 0 n.a. 2038
  #: 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 Ulf(m)

Sources: [10] [12] [11] [13]

References

  1. Lena Peterson: Nordiskt runnamnslexikon (2002)
  2. 2.0 2.1 Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)
  3. 3.0 3.1 Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  4. Marianne Blomqvist: Vad heter finlandssvenskarna? (2006)
  5. 5.0 5.1 Eva Brylla: Förnamn i Sverige (2004)
  6. 6.0 6.1 6.2 Eva Villarsen Meldgaard: Den store navnebog (2004)
  7. Michael Lerche Nielsen: Hvad skal barnet hedde? (2003)
  8. 8.0 8.1 Gulbrand Alhaug: 10 001 navn - Norsk fornavnleksikon (2011)
  9. Mannanafnaskrá at island.is, http://www.island.is
  10. 10.0 10.1 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  11. 11.0 11.1 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  12. 12.0 12.1 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  13. 13.0 13.1 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi