Frans

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Male Male Name

Usage

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

Origin and Meaning

Nordic spelling of Franz [1] [2] [3] [4] [5]

Related Names

See Franz

Patronyms (male)

Fransinpoika Finland
Fransen Denmark Norway
Franson Norway Sweden
Franssen Denmark Norway
Fransson Faroe Islands Iceland Norway Sweden
Franssøn Norway
Fransøn Norway

Patronyms (female)

Fransdatter Denmark Norway
Fransintytär Finland
Fransdotter Norway Sweden
Fransdóttir Faroe Islands Iceland

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Frans
Genitive: Frans'
Faroe Islands - Faroese
Nominative: Frans
Accusative: Frans
Dative: Fransi
Genitive: Frans
Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Frans
Genitive: Fransin
Partitive: Fransia
Iceland - Icelandic
Nominative: Frans
Accusative: Frans
Dative: Frans
Genitive: Frans
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Frans
Genitive: Frans'
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Frans
Genitive: Frans' / Frans

Name Days

Finland Finland

4 October

Norway Norway

4 October

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

4 October

Sweden Sweden

4 October

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

Strongest Period of Usage

Predominant Regional Usage

Namesakes

  • Frans Michael Franzén (9th February 1772 – 14th August 1847), Finland-Swedish poet
  • Frans Eemil Sillanpää, 16 September 1888 – 3 June 1964, Finnish writer and Nobel laureate NNNobel.png (Literature, 1939)
  • Frans Osifoh Jeppsson Wall (born 19 December 1998), Swedish 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[6]
1 12 2465 7096
Denmark Denmark[7]
0 n.a. 465 n.a.
Norway Norway[8]
0 n.a. 211 n.a.
Finland Finland[9]
n.a. 9 n.a. 14548
  #: 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 Frans(m) Sources: [6][7][8][9]

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

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. Eva Villarsen Meldgaard: Den store navnebog (2004)
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 Eva Brylla: Förnamn i Sverige (2004)
  6. 6.0 6.1 6.2 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  7. 7.0 7.1 7.2 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  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 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi