Finn m

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Male Male Name
Multiple variants of this name exist: For the female name see Finn f, for the Gaelic name see Finn 2

Usage

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

Origin and Meaning

Younger form of Finnr [1] [2] [3] [4]

Related Names

See Finnr

Patronyms (male)

Finson Faroe Islands
Finnsen Norway
Finnson Sweden
Finnsson Iceland Sweden

Patronyms (female)

Finsdóttir Faroe Islands
Finnsdatter Norway
Finnsdotter Sweden
Finnsdóttir Iceland

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Finn
Genitive: Finns
Faroe Islands - Faroese
Nominative: Finn
Accusative: Finn
Dative: Finni
Genitive: Fins
Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Finn
Genitive: Finnin
Partitive: Finniä
Iceland - Icelandic
Nominative: Finn
Accusative: Finn
Dative: Finni
Genitive: Finns
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Finn
Genitive: Finns
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Finn
Genitive: Finns

Name Days

Norway Norway

16 October

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

26 September

Sweden Sweden

16 October

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

Strongest Period of Usage

Predominant Regional Usage

Namesakes

  • Finn Adolf Erik Johan Malmgren (1895 - 1928), Swedish meteorologist and Arctic explorer
  • Finn Methling (8 August 1917 – 20 October 2010), Danish screenwriter
  • Finn Erling Kydland, * 1 December 1943, Norwegian economist and Nobel laureate NNNobel.png (Economics, 2004)

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&
Denmark Denmark[5]
0 n.a. 16925 n.a.
Norway Norway[6]
0 n.a. 6768 n.a.
Sweden Sweden[7]
18 62 813 1337
Iceland Iceland[8]
0 0 10 11
Finland Finland[9]
0 0 n.a. 258
  #: 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 Finn(m) Sources: [7][5][6][9]

Norwegian Historic Statistics Trend

Norwegian historic statistics for Finn(m)

Sources: [7] [5] [6] [9]

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)
  2. 2.0 2.1 Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 Eva Villarsen Meldgaard: Den store navnebog (2004)
  4. 4.0 4.1 Eva Brylla: Förnamn i Sverige (2004)
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  6. 6.0 6.1 6.2 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  7. 7.0 7.1 7.2 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  8. Hagstofa Íslands, National statistics office of Iceland, http://www.hagstofan.is/
  9. 9.0 9.1 9.2 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi