Espen

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Usage

Norway Norwegian
Denmark Danish
Sweden Swedish
Finland Finnish

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Origin and Meaning

Variant form of Esben [1] [2] [3]

Related Names

See Ǣsbiǫrn

Patronyms [What's That?]

Male

Espensen Denmark Norway

Female

Espensdatter Denmark Norway

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Espen
Genitive: Espens
Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Espen
Genitive: Espenin
Partitive: Espeniä
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Espen
Genitive: Espens
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Espen
Genitive: Espens

Name Day

Norway Norway

10 May

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

Namesakes

  • Espen Lind (born 13 May 1971), Norwegian singer and song 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&
Norway Norway[5]
14120
n.a.
0
n.a.
14120
n.a.
Sweden Sweden[6]
167 214 0 0 167 214
Denmark Denmark[7]
193
n.a.
0
n.a.
193
n.a.
Finland Finland[8]
n.a.
57 0 0
n.a.
57
Iceland Iceland[9]
2 2
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
Greenland Greenland[10]
0 0
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 Espen (m) Sources: [6][7][5][8]

Norwegian Historic Statistics Trend

Norwegian historic statistics for Espen (m)


References

  1. Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  2. Eva Villarsen Meldgaard: Den store navnebog (2004)
  3. Eva Brylla: Förnamn i Sverige (2004)
  4. Niels Cl. Hansen: Bøndernavnene i Ribe Amt i 16. Århundrede (1933)
  5. 5.0 5.1 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  6. 6.0 6.1 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  7. 7.0 7.1 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  8. 8.0 8.1 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  9. Hagstofa Íslands, National statistics office of Iceland, http://www.hagstofan.is/
  10. Grønlands Statistik, Statistics office of Greenland, http://www.stat.gl/