Adolph

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Male Male Name

Usage

Sweden Swedish
Denmark Danish
Finland Finnish
Norway Norwegian
Iceland Icelandic

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Origin and Meaning

Creative spelling of Adolf [1] [2]

Related Names

See Adolf

Patronyms [What's That?]

Male

Adolphinpoika Finland
Adolphsen Denmark Norway
Adolphson Norway Sweden
Adolphsson Iceland Sweden

Female

Adolphintytär Finland
Adolphsdatter Denmark Norway
Adolphsdotter Sweden
Adolphsdóttir Sweden

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Adolph
Genitive: Adolphs
Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Adolph
Genitive: Adolphin
Partitive: Adolphia
Iceland - Icelandic
Nominative: Adolph
Accusative: Adolph
Dative: Adolphi / Adolph
Genitive: Adolphs
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Adolph
Genitive: Adolphs
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Adolph
Genitive: Adolphs

Name Day

Denmark Denmark

26 September

Further Information

Pronunciation

  • Swedish: [‘ɑ:dɔlf] (key) [3]

Earliest Documented Usage

Strongest Period of Usage

Predominant Regional Usage

Trivia

  • Sweden: In January 1973, 28 people were named Adolph (percentage of first or only given name: 29 %) [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&
Sweden Sweden[7]
6 23 0 2 6 21
Denmark Denmark[8]
3
n.a.
0
n.a.
3
n.a.
Finland Finland[9]
n.a.
3 0 0
n.a.
3
Iceland Iceland[10]
0 3
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
Norway Norway[11]
0
n.a.
0
n.a.
0
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.

 

Swedish Regional Distribution

Regional distribution of Adolph (m) in Sweden in the year 1880. Swedish Regional Distribution for Adolph (m)


References

  1. Eva Villarsen Meldgaard: Den store navnebog (2004)
  2. 2.0 2.1 Guðrún Kvaran: Nöfn Íslendinga (2011)
  3. Per Hedelin: Norstedts svenska uttalslexikon (1997)
  4. Kartsamlingar at Riksarkivet (as of January 2015), http://riksarkivet.se
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 5.3 5.4 5.5 Sture Allén/Staffan Wåhlin: Förnamnsboken (1979)
  6. 6.0 6.1 © Nordic Names (Swedish Statistics - Regional Distribution)
  7. Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  8. Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  9. Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  10. Hagstofa Íslands, National statistics office of Iceland, http://www.hagstofan.is/
  11. Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  12. Grønlands Statistik, Statistics office of Greenland, http://www.stat.gl/