Ulrik

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Usage

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

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Origin and Meaning

Low German and Frisian form of Ulrich [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6]

Related Names

See Uodalrich

Patronyms [What's That?]

Male

Ulrikinpoika Finland
Ulriksen Denmark Norway
Ulrikson Norway Sweden
Ulrikssen Norway
Ulriksson Norway Sweden
Ulriksøn Norway

Female

Ulrikintytär Finland
Ulrikdatter Norway
Ulriksdatter Denmark Norway
Ulriksdotter Sweden

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Ulrik
Genitive: Ulriks
Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Ulrik
Genitive: Ulrikin
Partitive: Ulrikia
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Ulrik
Genitive: Ulriks
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Ulrik
Genitive: Ulriks

Name Days

Norway Norway

4 July

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

4 July

Sweden Sweden

5 August

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

Strongest Period of Usage

Predominant Regional Usage

Namesakes

  • Ulrik Christian Gyldenløve (7 April 1630 – December 11, 1658), one of Denmark's foremost military commanders, illegitimate child of Christian IV of Denmark and his chambermaid and mistress Vibeke Kruse
  • Ulrik Frederik Gyldenløve, Count of Laurvig (20 July 1638 – 1704), leading general in Norway during the Scanian War, whose Norwegian leg is conventionally named the "Gyldenløve War" after him, illegitimate son of King Frederik III of Denmark and Norway
  • Ulrik Christian Gyldenløve (1678 – December 1719), Danish navy Admiral and Governor of Iceland, illegitimate son of Christian V of Denmark and Sophie Amalie Moth
  • Johan Ulrik Olsen (2 August 1885 – 4 October 1963), Norwegian politician

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&
Denmark Denmark[7]
0 n.a. 4181 n.a.
Norway Norway[8]
0 n.a. 2496 n.a.
Sweden Sweden[9]
0 2 1100 2661
Finland Finland[10]
0 0 n.a. 220
  #: 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.

 

Recent Statistics Trend

Name statistics for Ulrik(m) Sources: [9][7][8][10]

Norwegian Historic Statistics Trend

Norwegian historic statistics for Ulrik(m)

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

References

  1. Friedrich Wilhelm Weitershaus: Das große Vornamenlexikon (1998)
  2. 2.0 2.1 Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 Eva Villarsen Meldgaard: Den store navnebog (2004)
  4. 4.0 4.1 Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 Eva Brylla: Förnamn i Sverige (2004)
  6. Gulbrand Alhaug: 10 001 navn - Norsk fornavnleksikon (2011)
  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 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  9. 9.0 9.1 9.2 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  10. 10.0 10.1 10.2 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi