Achates

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Male Male Name

Usage

Sweden Swedish
Finland Finnish

Origin and Meaning

Latin spelling of Ἀχάτης (Achates) = 'agate'

Achates is the name of a river in Sicily where the stones were found (Pliny) but the river could as easily be named for the stone [1]

Agate banded 750pix.jpg
Agate stone
Image by Adrian Pingstone,[2]
licensed as Public Domain

Related Names

Achates
Frequency of X occurance as female name todayFrequency of occurance as male name today
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Finish Swedish

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&
Sweden Sweden[3]
0 0 1 26
Denmark Denmark[4]
0 n.a. 0 n.a
Norway Norway[5]
0 n.a. 0 n.a
Finland Finland[6]
0 0 n.a 3
  #: 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 Achates.

Sources: [3] [4] [5] [6]

References

  1. Adrian Room: Brewer's Dictionary of Names (1992)
  2. Wikimedia Commons: Image by Adrian Pingstone, source & license
  3. 3.0 3.1 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  4. 4.0 4.1 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  5. 5.0 5.1 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  6. 6.0 6.1 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi