Ebbe

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Male Male Name

Usage

Old Norse Old Norse
Old Swedish Old Swedish
Old Danish Old Danish
Denmark Danish
Sweden Swedish
Norway Norwegian
Finland Finnish
Greenland Greenlandic

Origin and Meaning

1) Nordic form of Ebbo [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6]

2) Danish short form of Esbjørn and its variants (see Ǣsbiǫrn) [1] [2] [4] [5] [6]

3) Danish short form of Ernbiorn (see Arnbjǫrn) [1] [2] [6]

Related Names

     
Ebba Frequency of occurance as female name todayFrequency of occurance as male name today Danish Faroese Finnish Greenlandic Icelandic Norwegian Old Swedish Swedish
Ebbe Frequency of occurance as female name todayFrequency of occurance as male name today Danish Finnish Greenlandic Norwegian Old Danish Old Norse Old Swedish Swedish
Ebbi Frequency of occurance as female name todayFrequency of occurance as male name today Faroese Icelandic Old Danish
Æbbe Frequency of occurance as female name todayFrequency of occurance as male name today Old Swedish
Æbbi Frequency of occurance as female name todayFrequency of occurance as male name today Old Norse

Name Days

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

13 October

Sweden Sweden

6 March

Patronyms

Denmark: Ebbesen
Sweden: Ebbesson

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

Sweden: 1312 [1]; early 14th century [6]
Norway: 14th century [2]

Strongest Period of Usage

Sweden: 1920-1935 [6]

Predominant Regional Usage

Denmark: Lolland-Falster, Fyn [5]
Norway: Sunnmøre [2]

Namesakes

Ebbe Skammelsson, main character in a medieval Swedish ballad

Ebbe Harald Lieberath (1871-1937), founder of Swedish Scouting

Ebbe Rode (10 May 1910 - 23 May 1998), Danish actor

Ebbe Kløvedal Reich (7 March 1940 - 23 April 2005), Danish author

Statistics

Name count per country
CountryCommonnessFemale ♀ Male ♂Trend
Statimg f legend.pngStatimg m legend.pngas main name#also aux. name&as main name#also aux. name&
Denmark Denmark[7] Statimg f0.pngStatimg m4.png 0 n.a. 2558 n.a Statimg trend 0.png
Sweden Sweden[8] Statimg f1.pngStatimg m4.png 1 1 1847 4429 Statimg trend 2.png
Norway Norway[9] Statimg f0.pngStatimg m3.png 0 0 73 118 Statimg trend 1.png
Finland Finland[10] Statimg f1.pngStatimg m2.png n.a. 2 n.a 62 Statimg trend 999.png
  #: 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[8][7][9][10]:Name statistics for Ebbe(m)


Sources: [8] [7] [9] [10]

References

  1. Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)
  2. Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  3. Wilfried Seibicke: Historisches Deutsches Vornamenbuch (Band 1-4)
  4. Lena Peterson: Nordiskt runnamnslexikon (2002)
  5. Eva Villarsen Meldgaard: Den store navnebog (2004)
  6. Eva Brylla: Förnamn i Sverige (2004)
  7. Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  8. Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  9. Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  10. Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi