Baltasar

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Male Male Name

Usage

Old Swedish Old Swedish
Sweden Swedish
Iceland Icelandic
Faroe Islands Faroese
Norway Norwegian
Finland Finnish

Origin and Meaning

Nordic spelling of Βαλτασαρ (Baltasar), a Greek form of the Hebrew name לְשַׁאצַּר (Belshatzzar) which derives from Akkadian

Bel-scharra-usur [1]
Bēl-ŝarra-uzur [2]
Belteshassar [3]
Belsazar [4]

meaning

1) 'may (the god) Bel/Baal protect the king' [1] [2] [5] [6] [7] [3]

2) 'may (the god) Bel/Baal protect his life' [4]

Related Names

Balsa
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Balser
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Baltasar
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Baltazar
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Balthasar
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Balthazar
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Baltsa
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Baltsar
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Baltser
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Baltzar
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Baltzer
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Balzar
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Balzer
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Danish Swedish
Palssari
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See also Sari

Name Day

Faroe Islands Faroe Islands

19 October

Grammar

Faroe Islands - Faroese
Nominative: Baltasar
Accusative: Baltasar
Dative: Baltasari
Genitive: Baltasars
Iceland - Icelandic
Nominative: Baltasar
Accusative: Baltasar
Dative: Baltasar
Genitive: Baltasars

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

Bible

  • One of the Three Wise Men or Magi, who brought gifts to the infant Jesus. See also Kaspar and Melchior.

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[8]
0 0 15 52
Norway Norway[9]
0 n.a. 9 n.a.
Denmark Denmark[10]
0 n.a. 6 n.a.
Finland Finland[11]
0 0 n.a. 3
  #: 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 Baltasar.

Sources: [8] [10] [9] [11]

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Rosa und Volker Kohlheim: Duden Lexikon der Vornamen (1998)
  2. 2.0 2.1 Adrian Room: Brewer's Dictionary of Names (1992)
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 Eva Brylla: Förnamn i Sverige (2004)
  4. 4.0 4.1 Kustaa Vilkuna: Etunimet (1990)
  5. Patrick Hanks and Flavia Hodges: Oxford Dictionary of First Names (2003)
  6. Árni Dahl: Navnabókin (2005)
  7. Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)
  8. 8.0 8.1 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  9. 9.0 9.1 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  10. 10.0 10.1 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  11. 11.0 11.1 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi