Boy

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Male Male Name

Usage

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

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Origin and Meaning

Frisian variant form of Boye [1] [2] [3]

Related Names

See Boye

Patronyms [What's That?]

Male

Boysen Denmark Norway

Female

Boydatter Denmark
Boysdatter Denmark Norway

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Boy
Genitive: Boys
Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Boy
Genitive: Boyn
Partitive: Boyta
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Boy
Genitive: Boys
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Boy
Genitive: Boys

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

Strongest Period of Usage

Predominant Regional Usage

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&
Denmark Denmark[5]
67
n.a.
0
n.a.
67
n.a.
Sweden Sweden[6]
16 63 2 3 14 60
Norway Norway[7]
19
n.a.
0
n.a.
19
n.a.
Finland Finland[8]
n.a.
31 0 0
n.a.
31
Iceland Iceland[9]
0 1
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
Greenland Greenland[10]
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 Boy.


References

  1. Wilfried Seibicke: Historisches Deutsches Vornamenbuch (Band 1-4)
  2. Manno Peters Tammena: Ostfriesische Vornamen von Aafke bis Zwaantje (2007)
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 3.4 Eva Villarsen Meldgaard: Den store navnebog (2004)
  4. Gulbrand Alhaug: 10 001 navn - Norsk fornavnleksikon (2011)
  5. Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  6. Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  7. Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  8. Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  9. Hagstofa Íslands, National statistics office of Iceland, http://www.hagstofan.is/
  10. Grønlands Statistik, Statistics office of Greenland, http://www.stat.gl/