Evert

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Male Male Name

Usage

Old Swedish Old Swedish
Sweden Swedish
Finland Finnish
Norway Norwegian
Denmark Danish
Iceland Icelandic

Origin and Meaning

Low German short form of Everart [1] [2] [3] [4] [5]

Related Names

See Eburhart

Patronyms

  • Swedish: Evertsson (♂), Evertson (♂), Evertsdotter (♀)
  • Norwegian: Evertsen (♂) [6]

Name Days

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

9 September

Sweden Sweden

24 October

Grammar

Iceland - Icelandic
Nominative: Evert
Accusative: Evert
Dative: Evert
Genitive: Everts

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

Sweden: 1396 [1] [5]
Norway: 17th century [4]

Strongest Period of Usage

Sweden: 1920-1939 [5]

Predominant Regional Usage

Norway: Vest-Agder, Rogaland (Dalane and Jæren), Nordafjells [4]

Namesakes

Evert Karlsson Horn af Kanckas, 11th June, 1585 - 30th July, 1615, Swedish field marshal and stadtholder of Narva (Estonia)

Evert Axel Taube (1890-1976), Swedish composer, author and singer

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[7]
1 2 2094 17250
Norway Norway[8]
0 n.a. 105 n.a.
Denmark Denmark[9]
0 n.a. 14 n.a.
Finland Finland[10]
0 0 n.a. 7190
  #: 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 Evert(m) Sources: [7][9][8][10]

Sources: [7] [9] [8] [10]

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)
  2. Wilfried Seibicke: Historisches Deutsches Vornamenbuch (Band 1-4)
  3. Marianne Blomqvist: Vad heter finlandssvenskarna? (2006)
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 Eva Brylla: Förnamn i Sverige (2004)
  6. Olav Veka: Norsk etternamnleksikon (2001)
  7. 7.0 7.1 7.2 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  8. 8.0 8.1 8.2 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  9. 9.0 9.1 9.2 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  10. 10.0 10.1 10.2 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi