Wilhelm

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Male Male Name

Usage

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

Origin and Meaning

German younger form of Willihelm [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] [8]

Related Names

See Willihelm

Patronyms (male)

Wilhelminpoika Finland
Wilhelmsen Denmark Norway
Wilhelmson Norway Sweden
Wilhelmssen Norway
Wilhelmsson Faroe Islands Iceland Norway Sweden
Wilhelmssøn Norway
Wilhelmsøn Norway

Patronyms (female)

Wilhelmintytär Finland
Wilhelmsdatter Denmark Norway
Wilhelmsdotter Norway Sweden
Wilhelmsdóttir Faroe Islands Iceland

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Wilhelm
Genitive: Wilhelms
Faroe Islands - Faroese
Nominative: Wilhelm
Accusative: Wilhelm
Dative: Wilhelm
Genitive: Wilhelms
Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Wilhelm
Genitive: Wilhelmin
Partitive: Wilhelmiä
Iceland - Icelandic
Nominative: Wilhelm
Accusative: Wilhelm
Dative: Wilhelm
Genitive: Wilhelms
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Wilhelm
Genitive: Wilhelms
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Wilhelm
Genitive: Wilhelms

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

Strongest Period of Usage

Predominant Regional Usage

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[9]
0 2 2938 23345
Norway Norway[10]
0 n.a. 847 n.a.
Denmark Denmark[11]
0 n.a. 355 n.a.
Finland Finland[12]
0 0 n.a. 7562
  #: 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 Wilhelm(m) Sources: [9][11][10][12]

Top List Ranking

Name top list ranking for Wilhelm(m) Sources: [13]

Norwegian Historic Statistics Trend

Norwegian historic statistics for Wilhelm(m)

Sources: [9] [11] [10] [12]

References

  1. Rosa und Volker Kohlheim: Duden Lexikon der Vornamen (1998)
  2. Wilfried Seibicke: Historisches Deutsches Vornamenbuch (Band 1-4)
  3. Friedrich Wilhelm Weitershaus: Das große Vornamenlexikon (1998)
  4. 4.0 4.1 Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 5.3 Eva Villarsen Meldgaard: Den store navnebog (2004)
  6. Marianne Blomqvist: Vad heter finlandssvenskarna? (2006)
  7. Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  8. 8.0 8.1 8.2 Eva Brylla: Förnamn i Sverige (2004)
  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 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  11. 11.0 11.1 11.2 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  12. 12.0 12.1 12.2 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  13. details see Name Statistic tables