Ferdinand

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Male Male Name

Usage

Finland Finnish
Norway Norwegian
Sweden Swedish
Denmark Danish
Iceland Icelandic
Greenland Greenlandic

Origin and Meaning

West Gothic name

1) Younger form of the Germanic name Fridunand [1] [2] [3] [4] [5]

2) Combination of FAR and NAND [1]

Related Names

     
Feerti Frequency of occurance as female name todayFrequency of occurance as male name today Finnish
Ferdin Frequency of occurance as female name todayFrequency of occurance as male name today Norwegian Swedish
Ferdinand Frequency of occurance as female name todayFrequency of occurance as male name today Danish Finnish Greenlandic Icelandic Norwegian Swedish
Ferdínand Frequency of occurance as female name todayFrequency of occurance as male name today Icelandic
Fernando Frequency of occurance as female name todayFrequency of occurance as male name today Danish Finnish Norwegian Swedish
Fertti Frequency of occurance as female name todayFrequency of occurance as male name today Finnish
Veerti Frequency of occurance as female name todayFrequency of occurance as male name today Finnish
Veertti Frequency of occurance as female name todayFrequency of occurance as male name today Finnish
Vertti Frequency of occurance as female name todayFrequency of occurance as male name today Finnish
Väärti Frequency of occurance as female name todayFrequency of occurance as male name today Finnish

See also Fertram, Nante
For female forms see Ferdinanda

Name Days

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

3 April

Sweden Sweden

3 April

Grammar

Iceland - Icelandic
Nominative: Ferdinand
Accusative: Ferdinand
Dative: Ferdinand / Ferdinandi
Genitive: Ferdinands

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

Strongest Period of Usage

Predominant Regional Usage

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&
Norway Norway[6] Statimg f0.pngStatimg m3.png 0 0 335 444 Statimg trend 2.png
Sweden Sweden[7] Statimg f0.pngStatimg m4.png 0 0 149 2032 Statimg trend 0.png
Denmark Denmark[8] Statimg f0.pngStatimg m3.png 0 n.a. 133 n.a Statimg trend 2.png
Finland Finland[9] Statimg f1.pngStatimg m4.png n.a. 1 n.a 3224 Statimg trend 0.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

Name statistics for Ferdinand(m) Sources: [7][8][6][9]

Sources: [7] [8] [6] [9]

References

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