Dave

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Male Male Name

Usage

Sweden Swedish
Denmark Danish
Norway Norwegian
Finland Finnish

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Origin and Meaning

1) Norwegian dialectal variant form of David (pronunciation [DAH-veh]) [1]

2) English short form of David (pronunciation [DEYV])

Related Names

See David

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Dave
Genitive: Daves
Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Dave
Genitive: Daven
Partitive: Daveä
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Dave
Genitive: Daves
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Dave
Genitive: Daves

Further Information

Strongest Period of Usage

Predominant Regional Usage

Trivia

  • Sweden: In January 1973, 57 people were named Dave (percentage of first or only given name: 42 %) [2]

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[3]
73 148 0 0 73 148
Denmark Denmark[4]
40
n.a.
0
n.a.
40
n.a.
Finland Finland[5]
n.a.
80 0 0
n.a.
80
Iceland Iceland[6]
0 3
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
Greenland Greenland[7]
0 3
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
Norway Norway[8]
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
44
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 Dave.


References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 Sture Allén/Staffan Wåhlin: Förnamnsboken (1979)
  3. Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  4. Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  5. Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  6. Hagstofa Íslands, National statistics office of Iceland, http://www.hagstofan.is/
  7. Grønlands Statistik, Statistics office of Greenland, http://www.stat.gl/
  8. Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no