Wolfgang

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Male Male Name

Usage

Sweden Swedish
Denmark Danish
Finland Finnish
Norway Norwegian

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Origin and Meaning

Old High German name

Combination of ULF and GANG [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6]

Related Names

Volfgang
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Swedish
Wolfgang
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Danish Finish Norwegian Swedish

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Wolfgang
Genitive: Wolfgangs
Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Wolfgang
Genitive: Wolfgangin
Partitive: Wolfgangia
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Wolfgang
Genitive: Wolfgangs
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Wolfgang
Genitive: Wolfgangs

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

Strongest Period of Usage

Predominant Regional Usage

Namesakes

Gnbox image.png The German pronunciation of Wolfgang can be found on our sister site www.germannames.de.

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[7]
526 1195 0 0 526 1195
Finland Finland[8]
n.a.
585 0 0
n.a.
585
Denmark Denmark[9]
205
n.a.
0
n.a.
205
n.a.
Norway Norway[10]
125
n.a.
0
n.a.
125
n.a.
Iceland Iceland[11]
5 9
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
Greenland Greenland[12]
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.

 

No recent statistics trend found in databases for Wolfgang.


References

  1. Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  2. Wilfried Seibicke: Historisches Deutsches Vornamenbuch (Band 1-4)
  3. Rosa und Volker Kohlheim: Duden Lexikon der Vornamen (1998)
  4. 4.0 4.1 Eva Brylla: Förnamn i Sverige (2004)
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 5.3 Eva Villarsen Meldgaard: Den store navnebog (2004)
  6. 6.0 6.1 Gulbrand Alhaug: 10 001 navn - Norsk fornavnleksikon (2011)
  7. Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  8. Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  9. Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  10. Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  11. Hagstofa Íslands, National statistics office of Iceland, http://www.hagstofan.is/
  12. Grønlands Statistik, Statistics office of Greenland, http://www.stat.gl/