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Male Male Name
Multiple variants of this name exist: For the Slavic name see Dan 2, for the Hebrew name see Dan 3

Usage

Old Danish Old Danish
Old Swedish Old Swedish
Norway Norwegian
Sweden Swedish
Faroe Islands Faroese
Denmark Danish
Finland Finnish
Iceland Icelandic
Greenland Greenlandic

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Origin and Meaning

Old Danish, Old Swedish and younger form of DanR [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] [8] [9]

Related Names

Daan
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Danish Finish Norwegian Swedish
Dan
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Danish Faroese Finish Greenlandic Icelandic Norwegian Old Danish Old Swedish Swedish
Dann
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Danish Faroese Norwegian Swedish
Danne
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Swedish

For female forms see Dana, Dania, Danlína

Patronyms [What's That?]

Male

Dansson Old Swedish Faroe Islands Iceland

Female

Dansdotter Old Swedish
Dansdóttir Faroe Islands Iceland

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Dan
Genitive: Dans
Faroe Islands - Faroese
Nominative: Dan
Accusative: Dan
Dative: Dani
Genitive: Dans
Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Dan
Genitive: Danin
Partitive: Dania
Iceland - Icelandic
Nominative: Dan
Accusative: Dan
Dative: Dan
Genitive: Dans
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Dan
Genitive: Dans
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Dan
Genitive: Dans

Name Days

Norway Norway

11 December

Finland (Swedish Language)Finland (Swedish Language) Finland (Swedish Language)

11 December

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

Strongest Period of Usage

Predominant Regional Usage

Namesakes

  • Dan Turèll ("Onkel Danny", 19 March 1946 – 15 October 1993), Danish writer

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[13]
11703 22768 74 113 11629 22655
Denmark Denmark[14]
6486
n.a.
47
n.a.
6439
n.a.
Norway Norway[15]
2277
n.a.
26
n.a.
2251
n.a.
Finland Finland[16]
n.a.
2082
n.a.
83
n.a.
1999
Iceland Iceland[17]
22 218
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
Greenland Greenland[18]
20 49
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 Dan (m) Sources: [13][14][15][16]

Norwegian Historic Statistics Trend

Norwegian historic statistics for Dan (m)


References

  1. Rikard Hornby: Danske navne - Træk af navngivningens historie (1951)
  2. Lena Peterson: Nordiskt runnamnslexikon (2002)
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 Eva Villarsen Meldgaard: Den store navnebog (2004)
  4. Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  5. 5.0 5.1 Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)
  6. Árni Dahl: Navnabókin (2005)
  7. 7.0 7.1 Eva Brylla: Förnamn i Sverige (2004)
  8. Kustaa Vilkuna: Etunimet (1990)
  9. 9.0 9.1 Guðrún Kvaran: Nöfn Íslendinga (2011)
  10. Svenska medeltida personnamn, Institutet för språk och folkminnen, http://www.sprakochfolkminnen.se/
  11. Grønlands Statistik, Statistics office of Greenland, census of 2011, http://www.stat.gl/
  12. Colette van Luik: Stora boken om namn (2009)
  13. 13.0 13.1 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  14. 14.0 14.1 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  15. 15.0 15.1 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  16. 16.0 16.1 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  17. Hagstofa Íslands, National statistics office of Iceland, http://www.hagstofan.is/
  18. Grønlands Statistik, Statistics office of Greenland, http://www.stat.gl/