Östen

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Usage

Sweden Swedish
Finland Finnish

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Origin and Meaning

1) Swedish younger form of Østen (see Øystæinn) [1] [2] [3] [4]

2) Swedish younger form of Ödhsten (see Auðstæinn) [1] [2]

Related Names

Östen
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Finish Swedish

Grammar

Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Östen
Genitive: Östenin
Partitive: Östeniä
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Östen
Genitive: Östens

Name Days

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

10 September

Sweden Sweden

26 August

Further Information

Strongest Period of Usage

Predominant Regional Usage

Namesakes

  • Bo Östen Undén (25 August 1886 – 14 January 1974), Swedish politician
  • Östen Warnerbring (22 November 1934 – 18 January 2006), Swedish musician and singer

Trivia

  • Sweden: In January 1973, 6,884 people were named Östen (percentage of first or only given name: 20 %) [5]

Statistics

Name Count per Country (What's this?)

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Country
Commonness
Commonness
Total Female ♀ Male ♂
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
Sweden Sweden[6]
830 3622 0 3 830 3619
Finland Finland[7]
n.a.
201 0 0
n.a.
201
Denmark Denmark[8]
0
n.a.
0
n.a.
0
n.a.
Norway Norway[9]
0
n.a.
0
n.a.
0
n.a.
Greenland Greenland[10]
0 0
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
  #: 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.

 

No recent statistics trend found in databases for Östen.


References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)
  2. 2.0 2.1 Marianne Blomqvist: Vad heter finlandssvenskarna? (2006)
  3. 3.0 3.1 Eva Brylla: Förnamn i Sverige (2004)
  4. Guðrún Kvaran: Nöfn Íslendinga (2011)
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 5.3 Sture Allén/Staffan Wåhlin: Förnamnsboken (1979)
  6. Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  7. Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  8. Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  9. Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  10. Grønlands Statistik, Statistics office of Greenland, http://www.stat.gl/