Åke

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See also: ake, Ake, and àkẹ̀

Finnish[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Åke

  1. Alfa Alfa (the letter "Å" in the Finnish spelling system similar to ICAO spelling alphabet).

Declension[edit]

Inflection of Åke (Kotus type 8/nalle, no gradation)
nominative Åke Åket
genitive Åken Åkejen
partitive Åkea Åkeja
illative Åkeen Åkeihin
singular plural
nominative Åke Åket
accusative nom. Åke Åket
gen. Åken
genitive Åken Åkejen
Åkeinrare
partitive Åkea Åkeja
inessive Åkessa Åkeissa
elative Åkesta Åkeista
illative Åkeen Åkeihin
adessive Åkella Åkeilla
ablative Åkelta Åkeilta
allative Åkelle Åkeille
essive Åkena Åkeina
translative Åkeksi Åkeiksi
instructive Åkein
abessive Åketta Åkeitta
comitative Åkeineen

Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse Áki, diminutive of Proto-Norse *ᚨᚾᚢᛉ(anuR, "ancestor")(as in the first part of the name Olaf). By folk etymology sometimes associated with Swedish åka(ride), as in Åke-Tor, an epithet of the thunder god Thor. Formerly an eastern Danish name (in what is now southern Sweden) restricted to the gentry. Cognate with Danish and Norwegian Aage, Åge.

Proper noun[edit]

Åke

  1. A male given name popular in the twentieth century.
    • 1979 Kerstin Ekman, Änglahuset, Bonniers (1994), ISBN 9100558540, page 26:
      Han hette Åke Ekengren. Det var ett stiligt namn och han var mycket snygg.

Related terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn, Almqvist & Wiksell 1996, ISBN 91-21-10937-0
  • [1] Statistiska centralbyrån and Sture Allén, Staffan Wåhlin, Förnamnsboken, Norstedts 1995, ISBN 9119551622: 88 835 males with the given name Åke living in Sweden on 31 December 2010, with the frequency peak in the 1940s. Accessed on 19 June 2011.