August

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Male Male Name

Usage

Finland Finnish
Denmark Danish
Sweden Swedish
Norway Norwegian
Faroe Islands Faroese

Origin and Meaning

Short form of Augustus [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7]

Related Names

See Augustus

Patronyms

  • Swedish: Augustsson (♂), Augustsdotter (♀)
  • Norwegian: Augustsen (♂), Augustson (♂), Augustsson (♂) [8]

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: August
Genitive: Augusts
Faroe Islands - Faroese
Nominative: August
Accusative: August
Dative: Augusti
Genitive: Augusts
Finland - Finnish
Nominative: August
Genitive: Augustin
Partitive: Augustia
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: August
Genitive: Augusts
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: August
Genitive: Augusts

Name Days

Finland Finland

7 January

Norway Norway

28 August

Finland (Swedish Language)Finland (Swedish Language) Finland (Swedish Language)

7 January

Sweden Sweden

7 January

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

Strongest Period of Usage

Predominant Regional Usage

Namesakes

  • August Theodor Blanche, 17th September, 1811 – 30th November, 1868, Swedish journalist, novelist, and a Socialist statesman
  • Johan August Söderman, 17th July, 1832 – 10th February, 1876, Swedish composer
  • Johan August Strindberg, 22nd January, 1849 – 14th May, 1912, Swedish playwright, novelist, and essayist
  • Schack August Steenberg Krogh, 15 November 1874 – 13 September 1949, Danish professor at the department of zoophysiology at the University of Copenhagen and Nobel laureate NNNobel.png (Physiology or Medicine, 1920)

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. 4331 n.a
Sweden Sweden[11]
0 3 3673 8646
Norway Norway[12]
0 n.a. 1690 n.a
Finland Finland[13]
n.a. 11 n.a 17749
  #: 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 August(m) Sources: [11][10][12][13]

Top List Ranking

Name top list ranking for August(m) Sources: [14]

Norwegian Historic Statistics Trend

Norwegian historic statistics for August(m)

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

References

  1. Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  2. Árni Dahl: Navnabókin (2005)
  3. 3.0 3.1 Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 Eva Villarsen Meldgaard: Den store navnebog (2004)
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 Eva Brylla: Förnamn i Sverige (2004)
  6. Kustaa Vilkuna: Etunimet (1990)
  7. Inger Lautin (Red.): Hva skal barnet hete? (1993)
  8. Olav Veka: Norsk etternamnleksikon (2001)
  9. Mannanafnaskrá at island.is, http://www.island.is
  10. 10.0 10.1 10.2 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  11. 11.0 11.1 11.2 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  12. 12.0 12.1 12.2 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  13. 13.0 13.1 13.2 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  14. details see Name Statistic tables