Viking

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Usage

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

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Origin and Meaning

Younger form of VíkingR (see also -ing) [1] [2] [3] [4]

Related Names

See VíkingR

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Viking
Genitive: Vikings
Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Viking
Genitive: Vikingin
Partitive: Vikingiä
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Viking
Genitive: Vikings
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Viking
Genitive: Vikings

Name Days

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

19 October

From 1993-2000 Viking had a name day in Sweden (22th March)

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

Strongest Period of Usage

Predominant Regional Usage

Namesakes

  • Viking Mestad (12 January 1930 – 15 December 2013), Norwegian banker and politician

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&
Sweden Sweden[5]
553 4506 0 19 553 4487
Finland Finland[6]
n.a.
1651 0 0
n.a.
1651
Norway Norway[7]
18
n.a.
0
n.a.
18
n.a.
Denmark Denmark[8]
4
n.a.
0
n.a.
4
n.a.
Greenland Greenland[9]
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.

 

Recent Statistics Trend

Name statistics for Viking (m) Sources: [5][8][7][6]


References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  3. 3.0 3.1 Eva Brylla: Förnamn i Sverige (2004)
  4. 4.0 4.1 Gulbrand Alhaug: 10 001 navn - Norsk fornavnleksikon (2011)
  5. 5.0 5.1 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  6. 6.0 6.1 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  7. 7.0 7.1 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  8. 8.0 8.1 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  9. Grønlands Statistik, Statistics office of Greenland, http://www.stat.gl/