Bengt

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Male Male Name

Usage

Old Danish Old Danish
Sweden Swedish
Finland Finnish
Norway Norwegian
Denmark Danish

Origin and Meaning

Variant form (Swedish) of Benkt [1] [2] [3] [4] [5]

Related Names

See Beinkt

Patronyms

  • Swedish: Bengtsson (♂), Bengtson (♂), Bengtzon (♂), Bengtsdotter (♀)
  • Danish: Bengtsen (♂), Bengtsdatter (♀)
  • Norwegian: Bengtson (♂), Bengtsson (♂), Bengtsen (♂), Bengtzon (♂) [6]

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Bengt
Genitive: Bengts
Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Bengt
Genitive: Bengtin
Partitive: Bengtiä
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Bengt
Genitive: Bengts
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Bengt
Genitive: Bengts

Name Days

Norway Norway

21 March

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

21 March

Sweden Sweden

21 March

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

Strongest Period of Usage

Predominant Regional Usage

Namesakes

  • Bengt Ryno Berndtsson (26 January 1933 – 4 June 2015), Swedish football winger nicknamed Fölet = 'the Foal'
  • Bengt Robert Holmström, * 18 April 1949, Finlandswedish economist and Nobel laureate NNNobel.png (Economics, 2016)
  • Bengt Ingemar Samuelsson, * 21 May 1934, Swedish biochemist and Nobel laureate NNNobel.png (Physiology or Medicine, 1982)

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 11 46511 94001
Norway Norway[9]
0 n.a. 1720 n.a.
Denmark Denmark[10]
0 n.a. 308 n.a.
Finland Finland[11]
0 0 n.a. 4001
  #: 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.

 

Norwegian Historic Statistics Trend

Norwegian historic statistics for Bengt(m)

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

References

  1. Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 Eva Villarsen Meldgaard: Den store navnebog (2004)
  4. Kustaa Vilkuna: Etunimet (1990)
  5. Elof Hellquist: Svensk etymologisk ordbok (1922)
  6. Olav Veka: Norsk etternamnleksikon (2001)
  7. Eva Brylla: Förnamn i Sverige (2004)
  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