Bent

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Male Male Name

Usage

Old Danish Old Danish
Old Swedish Old Swedish
Denmark Danish
Norway Norwegian
Sweden Swedish
Iceland Icelandic
Greenland Greenlandic

Origin and Meaning

Old Danish form of Beinkt [1] [2] [3] [4]

Related Names

See Beinkt

Patronyms

  • Old Swedish: Bentsson (♂), Bentzön (♂) [5]
  • Danish: Bentsen (♂), Bentsdatter (♀)
  • Norwegian: Bentsen (♂), Bentzen (♂), Bentzon (♂) [6]

Name Day

Norway Norway

21 March

Grammar

Iceland - Icelandic
Nominative: Bent
Accusative: Bent
Dative: Bent
Genitive: Bents

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&
Denmark Denmark[7]
0 n.a. 22679 n.a.
Norway Norway[8]
0 n.a. 2238 n.a.
Sweden Sweden[9]
1 513 361 577
Finland Finland[10]
n.a. 33 n.a. 51
  #: 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.

 

Top List Ranking

Name top list ranking for Bent(m) Sources: [11]

Norwegian Historic Statistics Trend

Norwegian historic statistics for Bent(m)

Sources: [9] [7] [8] [10]

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Eva Villarsen Meldgaard: Den store navnebog (2004)
  2. Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  4. 4.0 4.1 Eva Brylla: Förnamn i Sverige (2004)
  5. Svenska medeltida personnamn, Institutet för språk och folkminnen, http://www.sprakochfolkminnen.se/
  6. Olav Veka: Norsk etternamnleksikon (2001)
  7. 7.0 7.1 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  8. 8.0 8.1 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  9. 9.0 9.1 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  10. 10.0 10.1 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  11. details see Name Statistic tables