Boas

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Usage

Denmark Danish
Sweden Swedish
Norway Norwegian
Faroe Islands Faroese
Greenland Greenlandic

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Origin and Meaning

Nordic spelling of the Hebrew name בֹּעַז (Bo'as)

1) meaning 'swiftness' [1] [2]

2) meaning 'power is in him' [2] [3] [4]

Related Names

Boas
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Danish Faroese Greenlandic Norwegian Swedish
Boás
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Faroese
Bóas
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Faroese Icelandic
Boaz
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Danish Faroese Finish Swedish
Pûa
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Pûarse
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Puua
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Puuarsi
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Greenlandic

Patronyms [What's That?]

Male

Boasarson Faroe Islands
Boasen Norway
Boassen Denmark Norway
Boasson Faroe Islands Norway

Female

Boasardóttir Faroe Islands
Boasdatter Denmark Norway
Boasdóttir Faroe Islands

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Boas
Genitive: Boas'
Faroe Islands - Faroese
Nominative: Boas
Accusative: Boas
Dative: Boasi
Genitive: Boasar
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Boas
Genitive: Boas'
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Boas
Genitive: Boas' / Boas

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

Strongest Period of Usage

Bible

  • In the Old Testament Boas is the husband of Rut

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[5]
0 n.a. 48 n.a.
Norway Norway[6]
0 n.a. 24 n.a.
Sweden Sweden[7]
0 0 10 20
Finland Finland[8]
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.

 

Top List Ranking

Name top list ranking for Boas(m) Sources: [9]

Sources: [7] [5] [6] [8]

References

  1. Árni Dahl: Navnabókin (2005)
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Guðrún Kvaran: Nöfn Íslendinga (2011)
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 Eva Villarsen Meldgaard: Den store navnebog (2004)
  4. Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  5. 5.0 5.1 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  6. 6.0 6.1 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  7. 7.0 7.1 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  8. 8.0 8.1 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  9. details see Name Statistic tables