Adelaide

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Female Female Name

Usage

Finland Finnish
Sweden Swedish
Norway Norwegian
Denmark Danish

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Origin and Meaning

Nordic spelling of Adélaïde [1] [2] [3] [4]

Related Names

See Adalhaid

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Adelaide
Genitive: Adelaides
Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Adelaide
Genitive: Adelaiden
Partitive: Adelaidea
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Adelaide
Genitive: Adelaides
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Adelaide
Genitive: Adelaides

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

Strongest Period of Usage

Predominant Regional Usage

Trivia

  • Sweden: In January 1973, 210 people were named Adelaide (percentage of first or only given name: 11 %) [5]

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&
Finland Finland[7]
n.a.
236
n.a.
236 0 0
Sweden Sweden[8]
29 135 29 135 0 0
Denmark Denmark[9]
31
n.a.
31
n.a.
0
n.a.
Norway Norway[10]
n.a.
n.a.
34
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
Greenland Greenland[11]
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.

 

Swedish Regional Distribution

Regional distribution of Adelaide (f) in Sweden in the year 1880. Swedish Regional Distribution for Adelaide (f)


References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)
  2. Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  3. Eva Villarsen Meldgaard: Den store navnebog (2004)
  4. 4.0 4.1 Michael Lerche Nielsen: Hvad skal barnet hedde? (2003)
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 5.3 Sture Allén/Staffan Wåhlin: Förnamnsboken (1979)
  6. 6.0 6.1 © Nordic Names (Swedish Statistics - Regional Distribution)
  7. Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  8. Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  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. Grønlands Statistik, Statistics office of Greenland, http://www.stat.gl/