Christoffer

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Male Male Name

Usage

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

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Origin and Meaning

Variant spelling of Kristoffer [1] [2] [3] [4] [5]

Related Names

See Christopher

Patronyms [What's That?]

Male

Christoffersen Denmark Norway
Christofferson Sweden
Christoffersson Sweden

Female

Christoffersdatter Denmark Norway
Christoffersdotter Sweden

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Christoffer
Genitive: Christoffers
Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Christoffer
Genitive: Christofferin
Partitive: Christofferia
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Christoffer
Genitive: Christoffers
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Christoffer
Genitive: Christoffers

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&
Sweden Sweden[7]
12302 20164 3 6 12299 20158
Denmark Denmark[8]
6138
n.a.
2
n.a.
6136
n.a.
Norway Norway[9]
4927
n.a.
0
n.a.
4927
n.a.
Finland Finland[10]
n.a.
1688 0 0
n.a.
1688
Greenland Greenland[11]
7 9
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
Iceland Iceland[12]
1 3
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.

 

Recent Statistics Trend

Name statistics for Christoffer (m) Sources: [7][8][9][10]

Top List Ranking

Name top list ranking for Christoffer (m) Sources: [13]

Norwegian Historic Statistics Trend

Norwegian historic statistics for Christoffer (m)

Swedish Regional Distribution

Regional distribution of Christoffer (m) in Sweden in the year 1880. Swedish Regional Distribution for Christoffer (m)


References

  1. Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  2. 2.0 2.1 Eva Brylla: Förnamn i Sverige (2004)
  3. Eva Villarsen Meldgaard: Den store navnebog (2004)
  4. 4.0 4.1 Eva Villarsen Meldgaard: Sydvestjysk navneskik gennem 300 år (1965)
  5. 5.0 5.1 Eva Villarsen Meldgaard: Navnemode og modenavne (1993)
  6. © Nordic Names (Swedish Statistics - Regional Distribution)
  7. 7.0 7.1 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  8. 8.0 8.1 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  9. 9.0 9.1 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  10. 10.0 10.1 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  11. Grønlands Statistik, Statistics office of Greenland, http://www.stat.gl/
  12. Hagstofa Íslands, National statistics office of Iceland, http://www.hagstofan.is/
  13. details see Name Statistic tables