Ester

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Female Female Name

Usage

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

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Origin and Meaning

Nordic spelling of Esther [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] [8]

Related Names

See Esther

Matronyms [What's That?]

Male

Esterarson Faroe Islands Iceland

Female

Esterardóttir Faroe Islands Iceland

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Ester
Genitive: Esters
Faroe Islands - Faroese
Nominative: Ester
Accusative: Ester
Dative: Ester
Genitive: Esterar
Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Ester
Genitive: Esterin
Partitive: Esteriä
Iceland - Icelandic
Nominative: Ester
Accusative: Ester
Dative: Ester
Genitive: Esterar
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Ester
Genitive: Esters
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Ester
Genitive: Esters

Name Days

Faroe Islands Faroe Islands

24 May

Finland Finland

16 May

Norway Norway

24 May

Sami Sami

16 May

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

16 May

Sweden Sweden

31 March

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

Strongest Period of Usage

Predominant Regional Usage

Namesakes

  • Ester Blenda Elisabet Nordström (31 March 1891 - 15 October 1948), Swedish journalist and writer

Trivia

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&
Finland Finland[12]
n.a.
28337
n.a.
28337 0 0
Sweden Sweden[13]
5548 15061 5546 15056 2 5
Denmark Denmark[14]
1806
n.a.
1806
n.a.
0
n.a.
Norway Norway[15]
1607
n.a.
1607
n.a.
0
n.a.
Iceland Iceland[16]
290 357
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
Greenland Greenland[17]
10 53
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 Ester (f) Sources: [13][14][15][12]

Top List Ranking

Name top list ranking for Ester (f) Sources: [18]

Norwegian Historic Statistics Trend

Norwegian historic statistics for Ester (f)

Swedish Regional Distribution

Regional distribution of Ester (f) in Sweden in the year 1880. Swedish Regional Distribution for Ester (f)


References

  1. Árni Dahl: Navnabókin (2005)
  2. Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  4. 4.0 4.1 Marianne Blomqvist: Vad heter finlandssvenskarna? (2006)
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 Eva Brylla: Förnamn i Sverige (2004)
  6. 6.0 6.1 6.2 6.3 6.4 6.5 6.6 6.7 Eva Villarsen Meldgaard: Den store navnebog (2004)
  7. 7.0 7.1 Michael Lerche Nielsen: Hvad skal barnet hedde? (2003)
  8. 8.0 8.1 Guðrún Kvaran: Nöfn Íslendinga (2011)
  9. Mannanafnaskrá at island.is, http://www.island.is
  10. Málráðið: Góðkend fólkanøvn, http://www.malrad.fo/ (Name List by Faroese Language Board)
  11. 11.0 11.1 11.2 11.3 11.4 11.5 11.6 11.7 © Nordic Names (Swedish Statistics - Regional Distribution)
  12. 12.0 12.1 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  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. Hagstofa Íslands, National statistics office of Iceland, http://www.hagstofan.is/
  17. Grønlands Statistik, Statistics office of Greenland, http://www.stat.gl/
  18. details see Name Statistic tables