Gerner

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Usage

Denmark Danish
Norway Norwegian
Sweden Swedish

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Origin and Meaning

Transferred use of the German surname Gerner [1] [2]:

1) Variant form of the German occupational surname Garner, deriving from Middle High German garn = 'yarn, thread, net' for a yarn producer or trader, or for a fisherman fishing with a net or a net sewer [3]

2) From a place named Gern in Bavaria, Austria or Switzerland [1] [3] [2]

3) From a place name im Gern deriving from Middle High German gēr[e]) = 'wedge-shaped strip of ground' [3]

4) Nick name deriving from Middle High German gernēre = 'craving one, beggar' [3]

Related Names

Gerner
Frequency of X occurance as female name todayFrequency of occurance as male name today
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Danish Norwegian Swedish

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Gerner
Genitive: Gerners
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Gerner
Genitive: Gerners
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Gerner
Genitive: Gerners

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

Strongest Period of 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&
Denmark Denmark[4]
0 n.a. 258 n.a.
Sweden Sweden[5]
0 1 5 29
Norway Norway[6]
0 n.a. 0 n.a.
Finland Finland[7]
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.

 

Sources: [5] [4] [6] [7]

No recent statistics trend found in databases for Gerner.


References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 Eva Villarsen Meldgaard: Den store navnebog (2004)
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Gulbrand Alhaug: 10 001 navn - Norsk fornavnleksikon (2011)
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 Rosa und Volker Kohlheim: Duden Familiennamen (2000)
  4. 4.0 4.1 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  5. 5.0 5.1 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  6. 6.0 6.1 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  7. 7.0 7.1 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi