Georg

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Male Male Name

Usage

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

Origin and Meaning

Short form of Georgius [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6]

Related Names

See Georgius

Patronyms (male)

Georginpoika Finland
Georgsen Denmark Norway
Georgson Norway Sweden
Georgssen Norway
Georgsson Faroe Islands Iceland Norway Sweden
Georgssøn Norway
Georgsøn Norway

Patronyms (female)

Georgdatter Norway
Georgintytär Finland
Georgsdatter Denmark Norway
Georgsdotter Sweden
Georgsdóttir Faroe Islands Iceland

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Georg
Genitive: Georgs
Faroe Islands - Faroese
Nominative: Georg
Accusative: Georg
Dative: Georg / Georgi
Genitive: Georgs
Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Georg
Genitive: Georgin
Partitive: Georgia
Iceland - Icelandic
Nominative: Georg
Accusative: Georg
Dative: Georg
Genitive: Georgs
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Georg
Genitive: Georgs
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Georg
Genitive: Georgs

Name Days

Faroe Islands Faroe Islands

23 April

Norway Norway

23 April

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

23 April

Sweden Sweden

23 April

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

Strongest Period of Usage

Predominant Regional Usage

Namesakes

  • Saint Georg (230 - 23 April 303), patron for the health of domestic animals; he is one of the Fourteen Holy Helpers
  • Georg Stiernhielm (born Göran Olofsson), 7th August, 1598 – 22nd April, 1672, Swedish civil servant, linguist and poet

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[8]
0 n.a. 2260 n.a.
Sweden Sweden[9]
0 5 2077 19740
Denmark Denmark[10]
0 n.a. 1408 n.a.
Finland Finland[11]
0 0 n.a. 4320
  #: 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 Georg(m) Sources: [9][10][8][11]

Norwegian Historic Statistics Trend

Norwegian historic statistics for Georg(m)

Sources: [9] [10] [8] [11]

References

  1. Árni Dahl: Navnabókin (2005)
  2. 2.0 2.1 Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)
  3. Marianne Blomqvist: Vad heter finlandssvenskarna? (2006)
  4. 4.0 4.1 Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 Eva Villarsen Meldgaard: Den store navnebog (2004)
  6. Rosa und Volker Kohlheim: Duden Das große Vornamenlexikon (2007)
  7. 7.0 7.1 Eva Brylla: Förnamn i Sverige (2004)
  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 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  10. 10.0 10.1 10.2 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  11. 11.0 11.1 11.2 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi