Gaston

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Usage

Sweden Swedish
Finland Finnish
Norway Norwegian
Denmark Danish
Iceland Icelandic

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Origin and Meaning

French name of uncertain meaning. Theories include:

1) French form of Old High German names containing the name element GEST [1] [2]

2) Originally an ethnic name for a 'Gascon' [1]

3) French form of Vaast/Waast (see Vedastus) [2] [3]

Related Names

Gaston
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Danish Finish Icelandic Norwegian Swedish

Patronyms [What's That?]

Male

Gastonsson Iceland

Female

Gastonsdóttir Iceland

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Gaston
Genitive: Gastons
Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Gaston
Genitive: Gastonin
Partitive: Gastonia
Iceland - Icelandic
Nominative: Gaston
Accusative: Gaston
Dative: Gastoni
Genitive: Gastons
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Gaston
Genitive: Gastons
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Gaston
Genitive: Gastons

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

  • Iceland: Officially accepted as a given name on 2 September 2019 [4]

Period of Usage

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&
Sweden Sweden[5]
140 352 0 0 140 352
Finland Finland[6]
n.a.
70 0 0
n.a.
70
Denmark Denmark[7]
20
n.a.
0
n.a.
20
n.a.
Norway Norway[8]
19
n.a.
0
n.a.
19
n.a.
Iceland Iceland[9]
1 2
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
Greenland Greenland[10]
0 0
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.

 

No recent statistics trend found in databases for Gaston.


References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Patrick Hanks and Flavia Hodges: Oxford Dictionary of First Names (2003)
  2. 2.0 2.1 Rosa und Volker Kohlheim: Duden Das große Vornamenlexikon (2007)
  3. 3.0 3.1 Gulbrand Alhaug: 10 001 navn - Norsk fornavnleksikon (2011)
  4. Mannanafnaskrá at island.is, http://www.island.is
  5. Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  6. Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  7. Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  8. Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  9. Hagstofa Íslands, National statistics office of Iceland, http://www.hagstofan.is/
  10. Grønlands Statistik, Statistics office of Greenland, http://www.stat.gl/