Mons

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Male Male Name

Usage

Old Norse Old Norse
Old Swedish Old Swedish
Norway Norwegian
Sweden Swedish

Origin and Meaning

Variant form of Måns [1] [2]

Related Names

See Måns

Name Day

Norway Norway

16 April

Further Information

In Norway, matmons (lit. 'food Mons') is used for a gourmand/glutton

Earliest Documented Usage

Norway: ca. 1450 [2]

Strongest Period of Usage

Norway: After the Protestant Reformation until ca. 1935 [2]

Predominant Regional Usage

Norway: Hordaland, Hedmark, Vestlandet, Nordland [2]

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[3]
0 n.a. 385 n.a
Sweden Sweden[4]
1 1 39 50
Denmark Denmark[5]
0 n.a. 0 n.a
Finland Finland[6]
0 0 n.a 2
  #: 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 Mons(m) Sources: [4][5][3][6]

Norwegian Historic Statistics Trend

Norwegian historic statistics for Mons(m)

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

References

  1. Marianne Blomqvist: Vad heter finlandssvenskarna? (2006)
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  6. 6.0 6.1 6.2 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi