Odd

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Usage

Old Swedish Old Swedish
Old Danish Old Danish
Norway Norwegian
Sweden Swedish
Denmark Danish
Finland Finnish

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Origin and Meaning

1) Old Swedish variant form of Odder [1] [2]

2) Old Danish form of Oddr [3]

3) Norwegian younger form of Oddr [1] [4] [5]

Related Names

See Oddr

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Odd
Genitive: Odds
Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Odd
Genitive: Oddin
Partitive: Oddia
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Odd
Genitive: Odds
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Odd
Genitive: Odds

Name Day

Norway Norway

15 April

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

Strongest Period of Usage

Predominant Regional Usage

Namesakes

  • Odd Hassel, 17 May 1897 – 11 May 1981, Norwegian physical chemist and Nobel laureate NNNobel.png (Chemistry, 1969)
  • Odd "Ivers" Iversen (6 November 1945 – 29 December 2014), Norwegian footballer

Trivia

  • Sweden: In January 1973, 867 people were named Odd (percentage of first or only given name: 84 %) [6]

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]
725 1398 0 2 725 1396
Denmark Denmark[8]
82
n.a.
0
n.a.
82
n.a.
Finland Finland[9]
n.a.
55 0 0
n.a.
55
Iceland Iceland[10]
3 3
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
Norway Norway[11]
18188
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
18188
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.

 

Recent Statistics Trend

Name statistics for Odd (m) Sources: [7][8][11][9]

Top List Ranking

Name top list ranking for Odd (m) Sources: [13]

Norwegian Historic Statistics Trend

Norwegian historic statistics for Odd (m)


References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)
  2. Eva Brylla: Förnamn i Sverige (2004)
  3. Lena Peterson: Nordiskt runnamnslexikon (2007)
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 4.3 4.4 4.5 Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  5. 5.0 5.1 Gulbrand Alhaug: 10 001 navn - Norsk fornavnleksikon (2011)
  6. 6.0 6.1 6.2 6.3 6.4 Sture Allén/Staffan Wåhlin: Förnamnsboken (1979)
  7. 7.0 7.1 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  8. 8.0 8.1 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  9. 9.0 9.1 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  10. Hagstofa Íslands, National statistics office of Iceland, http://www.hagstofan.is/
  11. 11.0 11.1 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  12. Grønlands Statistik, Statistics office of Greenland, http://www.stat.gl/
  13. details see Name Statistic tables