Astor

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Male Male Name

Usage

Sweden Swedish
Norway Norwegian
Denmark Danish
Finland Finnish

Origin and Meaning

1) From an English surname, originally a nickname for someone resembling a bird of prey. From Old Provençal astur = 'goshawk' [1] [2] [3]

2) Younger form of Ásþór [1] [2] [3]

3) From an unknown German surname [4]

Related Names

Asthor
Frequency of X occurance as female name todayFrequency of occurance as male name today
Frequency of X occurance as female name todayFrequency of occurance as male name today
Swedish
Astor
Frequency of X occurance as female name todayFrequency of occurance as male name today
Frequency of X occurance as female name todayFrequency of occurance as male name today
Danish Finish Norwegian Swedish

Patronyms (male)

Astorson Sweden
Astorsson Sweden

Patronyms (female)

Astorsdotter Sweden

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Astor
Genitive: Astors
Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Astor
Genitive: Astorin
Partitive: Astoria
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Astor
Genitive: Astors
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Astor
Genitive: Astors

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

Strongest Period of Usage

Predominant Regional Usage

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&
Sweden Sweden[6]
1 3 282 950
Norway Norway[7]
0 n.a. 117 n.a.
Denmark Denmark[8]
0 n.a. 18 n.a.
Finland Finland[9]
0 0 n.a. 50
  #: 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 Astor(m) Sources: [6][8][7][9]

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

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  3. 3.0 3.1 Inger Lautin (Red.): Hva skal barnet hete? (1993)
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 Eva Brylla: Förnamn i Sverige (2004)
  5. Gulbrand Alhaug: 10 001 navn - Norsk fornavnleksikon (2011)
  6. 6.0 6.1 6.2 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  7. 7.0 7.1 7.2 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  8. 8.0 8.1 8.2 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  9. 9.0 9.1 9.2 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi