Absalon

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Male Male Name

Usage

Old Norse Old Norse
Old Danish Old Danish
Old Swedish Old Swedish
Denmark Danish
Sweden Swedish
Norway Norwegian
Greenland Greenlandic
Faroe Islands Faroese

Origin and Meaning

Nordic form of Absalom [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7]

Related Names

See Absalom

Patronyms

Norwegian: Absalonsen (♂) [8]

Name Days

Denmark Denmark

30 October

Faroe Islands Faroe Islands

30 October

Grammar

Old Swedish - Old Swedish
Nominative: Absalon
Dative: Absalonj
Genitive: Absalonis
[6]
Faroe Islands - Faroese
Nominative: Absalon
Accusative: Absalon
Dative: Absaloni
Genitive: Absalons

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

Strongest Period of Usage

Predominant Regional Usage

Namesakes

  • Absalon av Lund, Danish Arch bishop (1128 - 1201)

Statistics

Name Count per Country

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Country
Commonness
Commonness
Female ♀ Male ♂
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
Denmark Denmark[10]
0 n.a. 41 n.a
Norway Norway[11]
0 n.a. 4 n.a
Sweden Sweden[12]
0 0 0 4
Finland Finland[13]
0 0 n.a 2
  #: 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 Absalon.

Sources: [12] [10] [11] [13]

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  2. Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 Eva Villarsen Meldgaard: Den store navnebog (2004)
  4. Eva Brylla: Förnamn i Sverige (2004)
  5. Friedrich Wilhelm Weitershaus: Das große Vornamenlexikon (1998)
  6. 6.0 6.1 6.2 6.3 Svenska medeltida personnamn, Institutet för språk och folkminnen, http://www.sprakochfolkminnen.se/
  7. Elof Hellquist: Svensk etymologisk ordbok (1922)
  8. Olav Veka: Norsk etternamnleksikon (2001)
  9. Inger Lautin (Red.): Hva skal barnet hete? (1993)
  10. 10.0 10.1 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  11. 11.0 11.1 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  12. 12.0 12.1 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  13. 13.0 13.1 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi