Ansgar

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Male Male Name

Usage

Old Danish Old Danish
Norway Norwegian
Sweden Swedish
Denmark Danish
Finland Finnish
Faroe Islands Faroese

Origin and Meaning

Old High German name

Combination of AS and GEIR [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7]

Related Names

Ansgar
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Danish Faroese Finish Norwegian Old Danish Swedish
Ansgard
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Norwegian
Ansgarius
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Finish Swedish
Anskar
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Finish Norwegian Swedish
Anskari
Frequency of X occurance as female name todayFrequency of occurance as male name today
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Finish
Asgar
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Danish Norwegian Swedish
Karjus
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Finish

See also Anska, Anssi, Kari

Cognates

Name Days

Norway Norway

3 February

Sweden Sweden

4 February

Grammar

Faroe Islands - Faroese
Nominative: Ansgar
Accusative: Ansgar
Dative: Ansgari
Genitive: Ansgars

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

Strongest Period of Usage

Predominant Regional Usage

Namesakes

  • Ansgar, German Bishop, responsible for christianizing parts of Scandinavia (801 - 865)

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&
Norway Norway[9]
0 n.a. 338 n.a
Sweden Sweden[10]
0 0 54 303
Denmark Denmark[11]
0 n.a. 31 n.a
Finland Finland[12]
0 0 n.a 13
  #: 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 Ansgar.

Sources: [10] [11] [9] [12]

References

  1. Árni Dahl: Navnabókin (2005)
  2. 2.0 2.1 Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)
  3. Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 Eva Brylla: Förnamn i Sverige (2004)
  5. Kustaa Vilkuna: Etunimet (1990)
  6. Inger Lautin (Red.): Hva skal barnet hete? (1993)
  7. Elof Hellquist: Svensk etymologisk ordbok (1922)
  8. 8.0 8.1 8.2 Eva Villarsen Meldgaard: Den store navnebog (2004)
  9. 9.0 9.1 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  10. 10.0 10.1 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  11. 11.0 11.1 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  12. 12.0 12.1 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi