Christen

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Male Male Name

Usage

Denmark Danish
Norway Norwegian
Sweden Swedish

Origin and Meaning

Nordic short form of Christian [1] [2] [3]

Related Names

Chresten
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Danish Swedish
Christen
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Danish Norwegian Swedish
Kresten
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Danish Greenlandic Swedish
Kristen
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Danish Finish Greenlandic Norwegian Old Danish Swedish
Kristene
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Greenlandic
Kristeni
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Greenlandic
Kristens
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Icelandic
Kræsten
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Danish

See also Karistat, Kale

Patronyms (male)

Christensen Denmark Norway
Christenson Norway Sweden
Christensson Norway Sweden

Patronyms (female)

Christensdatter Denmark Norway
Christensdotter Sweden

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

Strongest Period of Usage

Predominant Regional Usage

Namesakes

  • Christen Mikkelsen Kold (29 March 1816 — 6 April 1870), Danish teacher, notable for creating the Danish high-school system

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[4]
0 n.a. 722 n.a.
Norway Norway[5]
0 n.a. 213 n.a.
Sweden Sweden[6]
6 9 18 94
Finland Finland[7]
0 0 n.a. 18
  #: 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 Christen.

Sources: [6] [4] [5] [7]

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 Eva Villarsen Meldgaard: Den store navnebog (2004)
  3. Eva Brylla: Förnamn i Sverige (2004)
  4. 4.0 4.1 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  5. 5.0 5.1 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  6. 6.0 6.1 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  7. 7.0 7.1 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi