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
CountryCommonnessFemale ♀ Male ♂Trend
Statimg f legend.pngStatimg m legend.pngas main name#also aux. name&as main name#also aux. name&
Norway Norway[3] Statimg f0.pngStatimg m3.png 0 0 205 389 Statimg trend 1.png
Sweden Sweden[4] Statimg f1.pngStatimg m2.png 1 1 37 47 Statimg trend 999.png
Denmark Denmark[5] Statimg f0.pngStatimg m0.png 0 n.a. 0 n.a Statimg trend 999.png
Finland Finland[6] Statimg f1.pngStatimg m1.png n.a. 2 n.a 2 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[4][5][3][6]:Name statistics for Mons(m)


Norwegian historic statistics trend[3]:

Norwegian historic statistics for Mons(m)


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

References

  1. Marianne Blomqvist: Vad heter finlandssvenskarna? (2006)
  2. Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  3. Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  4. Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  5. Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  6. Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi