Esau

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Male Male Name

Usage

Sweden Swedish
Finland Finnish
Denmark Danish
Norway Norwegian

Origin and Meaning

Latin spelling of Ησαυ (Esau), a Greek form of the Hebrew name עֵשָׂו ('Esaw) meaning 'hairy' [1] [2]

Related Names

Eesau Finish
Esau
Frequency of X occurance as female name todayFrequency of occurance as male name today
Frequency of X occurance as female name todayFrequency of occurance as male name today
Danish Finish Norwegian Swedish

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Esau
Genitive: Esaus
Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Esau
Genitive: Esaun
Partitive: Esauta
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Esau
Genitive: Esaus
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Esau
Genitive: Esaus

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

Strongest Period of Usage

Predominant Regional Usage

Bible

  • Esau is the name of the eldest son of Isaak

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&
Sweden Sweden[3]
0 0 6 14
Denmark Denmark[4]
0 n.a. 4 n.a.
Norway Norway[5]
0 n.a. 0 n.a.
Finland Finland[6]
0 0 n.a. 29
  #: 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 Esau.

Sources: [3] [4] [5] [6]

References

  1. Wilfried Seibicke: Historisches Deutsches Vornamenbuch (Band 1-4)
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  3. 3.0 3.1 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  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 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi