Claes

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Usage

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

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Origin and Meaning

Swedish variant spelling of Klas [1] [2] [3] [4]

Related Names

See Klas

Patronyms [What's That?]

Male

Claesen Norway
Claeson Sweden
Claessen Norway
Claesson Norway Sweden

Female

Claesdatter Norway
Claesdotter Sweden

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Claes
Genitive: Claes'
Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Claes
Genitive: Claesin
Partitive: Claesia
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Claes
Genitive: Claes'
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Claes
Genitive: Claes'/Claes

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

Strongest Period of Usage

Predominant Regional Usage

Namesakes

  • Claes-Göran Hederström (born 20 October 1945), Swedish singer
  • Claes Bang (born 28 April 1967), Danish actor

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]
9468 21541 0 2 9468 21539
Denmark Denmark[8]
846
n.a.
0
n.a.
846
n.a.
Norway Norway[9]
223
n.a.
0
n.a.
223
n.a.
Finland Finland[10]
n.a.
328 0 0
n.a.
328
Iceland Iceland[11]
2 2
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
Greenland Greenland[12]
0 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 Claes (m) Sources: [7][8][9][10]

Swedish Regional Distribution

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


References

  1. Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 Eva Villarsen Meldgaard: Den store navnebog (2004)
  3. Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  4. Eva Brylla: Förnamn i Sverige (2004)
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 5.3 © Nordic Names (Swedish Statistics - Regional Distribution)
  6. Gulbrand Alhaug: 10 001 navn - Norsk fornavnleksikon (2011)
  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. Hagstofa Íslands, National statistics office of Iceland, http://www.hagstofan.is/
  12. Grønlands Statistik, Statistics office of Greenland, http://www.stat.gl/