Alexius

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Usage

Old Swedish Old Swedish
Sweden Swedish
Finland Finnish
Norway Norwegian
Denmark Danish
Faroe Islands Faroese

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Origin and Meaning

Latin form of the Greek name Αλεξιος (Alexios)

Greek aléxein = 'to defend' [1] [2]
Greek αλεξω (alexo) = 'to defend, to help' (see also -ius) [3] [4] [5]

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See also Aleksej, Alessio, Alex, Alexia, Ali, Lex, Lexius, Lexus, Oleksi

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Alexius
Genitive: Alexius'
Faroe Islands - Faroese
Nominative: Alexius
Accusative: Alexius
Dative: Alexiusi
Genitive: Alexiusar
Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Alexius
Genitive: Alexiuksen
Partitive: Alexiusta
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Alexius
Genitive: Alexius'
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Alexius
Genitive: Alexius' / Alexius

Name Days

Denmark Denmark

17 July

Faroe Islands Faroe Islands

17 July

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

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[6]
43 558 0 5 43 553
Finland Finland[7]
n.a.
56 0 0
n.a.
56
Denmark Denmark[8]
4
n.a.
0
n.a.
4
n.a.
Iceland Iceland[9]
1 2
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
Norway Norway[10]
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
5
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 Alexius (m) in Sweden in the year 1880. Swedish Regional Distribution for Alexius (m)


References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)
  2. Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  3. 3.0 3.1 Eva Brylla: Förnamn i Sverige (2004)
  4. Kustaa Vilkuna: Etunimet (1990)
  5. Guðrún Kvaran: Nöfn Íslendinga (2011)
  6. Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  7. Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  8. Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  9. Hagstofa Íslands, National statistics office of Iceland, http://www.hagstofan.is/
  10. Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  11. Grønlands Statistik, Statistics office of Greenland, http://www.stat.gl/