Vilhelm

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Male Male Name

Usage

Old Norse Old Norse
Old Swedish Old Swedish
Old Danish Old Danish
Sweden Swedish
Finland Finnish
Denmark Danish
Norway Norwegian
Iceland Icelandic
Faroe Islands Faroese
Greenland Greenlandic

Origin and Meaning

Nordic spelling of Wilhelm [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7]

Related Names

See Willihelm

Patronyms (male)

Vilhelminpoika Finland
Vilhelmsen Denmark Norway
Vilhelmson Norway Sweden
Vilhelmssen Norway
Vilhelmsson Faroe Islands Iceland Norway Sweden
Vilhelmssøn Norway
Vilhelmsøn Norway

Patronyms (female)

Vilhelmdatter Norway
Vilhelmintytär Finland
Vilhelmsdatter Denmark Norway
Vilhelmsdotter Norway Sweden
Vilhelmsdóttir Faroe Islands Iceland

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Vilhelm
Genitive: Vilhelms
Faroe Islands - Faroese
Nominative: Vilhelm
Accusative: Vilhelm
Dative: Vilhelmi
Genitive: Vilhelms
Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Vilhelm
Genitive: Vilhelmin
Partitive: Vilhelmiä
Iceland - Icelandic
Nominative: Vilhelm
Accusative: Vilhelm
Dative: Vilhelm / Vilhelmi
Genitive: Vilhelms
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Vilhelm
Genitive: Vilhelms
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Vilhelm
Genitive: Vilhelms

Name Days

Denmark Denmark

28 May

Finland Finland

6 April

Norway Norway

28 May

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

6 April

Sweden Sweden

6 April

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

Strongest Period of Usage

Predominant Regional Usage

Namesakes

  • Karl Artur Vilhelm Moberg (20 August 1898 - 8 August 1973), Swedish journalist, author, playwright, historian and debater

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[8]
0 4 1862 22359
Denmark Denmark[9]
0 n.a. 632 n.a.
Norway Norway[10]
0 n.a. 218 n.a.
Finland Finland[11]
0 0 n.a. 22795
  #: 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 Vilhelm(m) Sources: [8][9][10][11]

Sources: [8] [9] [10] [11]

References

  1. Lena Peterson: Nordiskt runnamnslexikon (2002)
  2. 2.0 2.1 Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)
  3. Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  4. Árni Dahl: Navnabókin (2005)
  5. Marianne Blomqvist: Vad heter finlandssvenskarna? (2006)
  6. 6.0 6.1 6.2 Eva Brylla: Förnamn i Sverige (2004)
  7. 7.0 7.1 7.2 7.3 Eva Villarsen Meldgaard: Den store navnebog (2004)
  8. 8.0 8.1 8.2 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  9. 9.0 9.1 9.2 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  10. 10.0 10.1 10.2 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  11. 11.0 11.1 11.2 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi