Wenche

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Female Female Name

Usage

Norway Norwegian
Sweden Swedish
Denmark Danish
Finland Finnish

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Origin and Meaning

Variant spelling of Wenke (see also -che) [1] [2] [3]

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Wenche
Genitive: Wenches
Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Wenche
Genitive: Wenchen
Partitive: Wencheä
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Wenche
Genitive: Wenches
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Wenche
Genitive: Wenches

Name Day

Norway Norway

17 August

Further Information

Strongest Period of Usage

Namesakes

  • Eva Wenche Steenfeldt-Foss Stang (5 December 1917 – 28 March 2011), Norwegian actress
  • Wenche Bryn Lowzow (27 May 1926 – 24 September 2016), Norwegian politician
  • Wenche Synnøve Myhre (born 15 February 1947), Norwegian singer. In Germany, she spells her name Wencke in order to avoid confusion concerning the pronunciation of her name

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[4]
13922 n.a. 0 n.a.
Sweden Sweden[5]
359 492 0 0
Denmark Denmark[6]
133 n.a. 0 n.a.
Finland Finland[7]
n.a. 17 0 0
  #: 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.

 

Sources: [5] [6] [4] [7]

Norwegian Historic Statistics Trend

Norwegian historic statistics for Wenche (f)


References

  1. Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  2. Wilfried Seibicke: Historisches Deutsches Vornamenbuch (Band 1-4)
  3. 3.0 3.1 Gulbrand Alhaug: 10 001 navn - Norsk fornavnleksikon (2011)
  4. 4.0 4.1 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  5. 5.0 5.1 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  6. 6.0 6.1 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  7. 7.0 7.1 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi