Loki

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Usage

Old Norse Old Norse
Denmark Danish
Sweden Swedish
Iceland Icelandic

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Origin and Meaning

Old Norse name of uncertain meaning:

1) Old Norse lok = 'cover', 'lid', 'end' [1]

2) Old Norse loka = 'to close', 'to lock', 'to end' [1]

3) Old Norse loki = 'loop on a thread' [1]

4) Old Norse lúka = 'to close', 'to lock', 'to end' [2]

Related Names

Loke
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
Loki
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Danish Icelandic Old Norse Swedish

Patronyms [What's That?]

Male

Lokason Iceland

Female

Lokadóttir Iceland

Combinations

For combinations see LOK (name element)

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Loki
Genitive: Lokis
Iceland - Icelandic
Nominative: Loki
Accusative: Loka
Dative: Loka
Genitive: Loka
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Loki
Genitive: Lokis

Further Information

Norse Mythology

Trivia

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[4]
34 51 3 5 31 46
Iceland Iceland[5]
14 72
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
Denmark Denmark[6]
22
n.a.
0
n.a.
22
n.a.
Finland Finland[7]
n.a.
13 0 0
n.a.
13
Norway Norway[8]
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
8
n.a.
Greenland Greenland[9]
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 Loki.


References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Richard Cleasby, Gudbrand Vigfusson: An Icelandic-English Dictionary (1874)
  2. Gulbrand Alhaug: 10 001 navn - Norsk fornavnleksikon (2011)
  3. Mannanafnaskrá at island.is, http://www.island.is
  4. Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  5. Hagstofa Íslands, National statistics office of Iceland, http://www.hagstofan.is/
  6. Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  7. Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  8. Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  9. Grønlands Statistik, Statistics office of Greenland, http://www.stat.gl/