Faste

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Male Male Name

Usage

Old Swedish Old Swedish
Sweden Swedish
Norway Norwegian

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Origin and Meaning

1) Old Swedish and modern form of Fasti [1] [2] [3] [4]

2) Swedish faste = 'witness at a Thing' [2]

Related Names

Faste
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
Norwegian Old Swedish Swedish

Patronyms

  • Old Swedish: Fasteson (♂) [5]

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

Predominant Regional Usage

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&
Norway Norway[6]
0 n.a. 10 n.a.
Sweden Sweden[7]
0 0 0 13
Denmark Denmark[8]
0 n.a. 0 n.a.
Finland Finland[9]
0 0 n.a. 1
  #: 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 Faste.

Sources: [7] [8] [6] [9]

References

  1. Lena Peterson: Nordiskt runnamnslexikon (2002)
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  4. Marianne Blomqvist: Vad heter finlandssvenskarna? (2006)
  5. Svenska medeltida personnamn, Institutet för språk och folkminnen, http://www.sprakochfolkminnen.se/
  6. 6.0 6.1 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  7. 7.0 7.1 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  8. 8.0 8.1 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  9. 9.0 9.1 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi