Elias

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Usage

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

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Origin and Meaning

1) Latin form of Ilias [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6]

2) "Latinised" form of Helge (see Helgi) [2] [7]

Related Names

Ehlias Swedish
Ehliaz Swedish
Elejas
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Sami
Elias
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Danish Faroese Finish Greenlandic Icelandic Norwegian Old Danish Old Norse Old Swedish Sami Swedish
Elías
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Icelandic
Eliaz
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Danish Norwegian Swedish
Elies
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Danish Norwegian Swedish
Elijas
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Danish Finish Norwegian Swedish

See also Elava, Eli, Elis, Elius, Eljas, Ellis, Gelias, Hilje, Iliarse, Lias

For female forms see Eliasine

Patronyms [What's That?]

Male

Eliaksenpoika Finland
Eliasarson Faroe Islands Iceland
Eliasen Denmark Norway
Eliason Norway Sweden
Eliassen Norway
Eliasson Faroe Islands Iceland Norway Sweden
Eliassøn Norway
Eliasøn Norway

Female

Eliasardóttir Faroe Islands Iceland
Eliaksentytär Finland
Eliasdatter Denmark Norway
Eliasdotter Norway Sweden
Eliasdóttir Faroe Islands Iceland

Combinations

Name
Element    
Example
SINA see Eliasine

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Elias
Genitive: Elias'
Faroe Islands - Faroese
Nominative: Elias
Accusative: Elias
Dative: Eliasi
Genitive: Eliasar
Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Elias
Genitive: Eliaksen / Eliaan
Partitive: Elista
Iceland - Icelandic
Nominative: Elias
Accusative: Elias
Dative: Eliasi
Genitive: Eliasar
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Elias
Genitive: Elias'
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Elias
Genitive: Elias' / Elias

Name Days

Denmark Denmark

20 July

Faroe Islands Faroe Islands

12 July

Faroe Islands Faroe Islands

20 July

Finland Finland

9 April

Norway Norway

12 July

Sami Sami

9 April

Finland (Swedish Language)Finland (Swedish Language) Finland (Swedish Language)

9 April

Sweden Sweden

17 April

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

Strongest Period of Usage

Predominant Regional Usage

Namesakes

  • Elias Lönnrot (9 April 1802 – 19 March 1884), Finnish philologist and composer of the Finnish national epic Kalevala
  • Elias Blix (24 February 1836 – 17 January 1902), Norwegian professor, theologian, hymn writer and politician

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[12]
22070 32370 30 379 22040 31991
Finland Finland[10]
n.a.
33571
n.a.
44
n.a.
33527
Denmark Denmark[13]
6995
n.a.
7
n.a.
6988
n.a.
Greenland Greenland[14]
102 428
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
Iceland Iceland[15]
12 14
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
Norway Norway[16]
n.a.
n.a.
6
n.a.
7910
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.

 

Recent Statistics Trend

Name statistics for Elias (m) Sources: [12][13][16][10]

Top List Ranking

Name top list ranking for Elias (m) Sources: [17]

Norwegian Historic Statistics Trend

Norwegian historic statistics for Elias (m)

Swedish Regional Distribution

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


References

  1. Árni Dahl: Navnabókin (2005)
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 3.4 Eva Villarsen Meldgaard: Den store navnebog (2004)
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 4.3 4.4 4.5 4.6 4.7 4.8 Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 Eva Brylla: Förnamn i Sverige (2004)
  6. 6.0 6.1 6.2 Gulbrand Alhaug: 10 001 navn - Norsk fornavnleksikon (2011)
  7. Guðrún Kvaran: Nöfn Íslendinga (2011)
  8. Marianne Blomqvist: Vad heter finlandssvenskarna? (2006)
  9. 9.0 9.1 Mannanafnaskrá at island.is, http://www.island.is
  10. 10.0 10.1 10.2 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  11. 11.0 11.1 11.2 11.3 © Nordic Names (Swedish Statistics - Regional Distribution)
  12. 12.0 12.1 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  13. 13.0 13.1 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  14. Grønlands Statistik, Statistics office of Greenland, http://www.stat.gl/
  15. Hagstofa Íslands, National statistics office of Iceland, http://www.hagstofan.is/
  16. 16.0 16.1 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  17. details see Name Statistic tables