Bassi m

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Male Male Name
This name is used both as a female and a male name. See Bassi f for the female version.

Usage

Old Norse Old Norse
Old Danish Old Danish
Iceland Icelandic

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Origin and Meaning

1) Old Norse bassi = 'wild boar' [1] [2]

2) Old Norse bassi = 'big animal', 'big man', 'bear' [3] [4] [2]


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Related Names

Basse
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Norwegian Old Swedish Swedish
Bassi
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Icelandic Old Danish Old Norse
Baste
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Norwegian Swedish

See also Bassí

Patronyms [What's That?]

Male

Bassason Iceland

Female

Bassadóttir Iceland

Grammar

Iceland - Icelandic
Nominative: Bassi
Accusative: Bassa
Dative: Bassa
Genitive: Bassa

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

  • Iceland:
    • earlier than 1280 [4]
    • in the census of 1703 (Snæfellsnessýsla) [2]
    • in modern times officially accepted as a given name on 22 December 2010 [5]
  • Norway:

Predominant Regional Usage

Trivia

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]
3 7 3 5 0 2
Iceland Iceland[7]
3 5
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
Denmark Denmark[8]
2
n.a.
1
n.a.
1
n.a.
Norway Norway[9]
0
n.a.
0
n.a.
0
n.a.
Finland Finland[10]
n.a.
0 0 0 0 0
Greenland Greenland[11]
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 Bassi.


References

  1. Lena Peterson: Nordiskt runnamnslexikon (2002)
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Guðrún Kvaran: Nöfn Íslendinga (2011)
  3. Leiv Heggstad, Finn Hødnebø og Erik Simensen: Norrøn Ordbok (1997)
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 4.3 4.4 Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  5. Mannanafnaskrá at island.is, http://www.island.is
  6. Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  7. Hagstofa Íslands, National statistics office of Iceland, http://www.hagstofan.is/
  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. Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  11. Grønlands Statistik, Statistics office of Greenland, http://www.stat.gl/