Gerrit

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Usage

Denmark Danish
Sweden Swedish
Norway Norwegian
Finland Finnish

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Origin and Meaning

Low German and Frisian variant form of Gerret [1] [2] [3] [4]

Related Names

See Gerret

Patronyms [What's That?]

Male

Gerritsen Denmark

Female

Gerritsdatter Denmark

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Gerrit
Genitive: Gerrits
Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Gerrit
Genitive: Gerritin
Partitive: Gerritiä
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Gerrit
Genitive: Gerrits
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Gerrit
Genitive: Gerrits

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

Strongest Period of Usage

Predominant Regional Usage

Trivia

  • Sweden: In January 1973, 16 people were named Gerrit (percentage of first or only given name: 63 %) [5]

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[6]
54 100 0 0 54 100
Denmark Denmark[7]
59
n.a.
0
n.a.
59
n.a.
Finland Finland[8]
n.a.
106 0 0
n.a.
106
Iceland Iceland[9]
1 1
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
Norway Norway[10]
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
52
n.a.
Greenland Greenland[11]
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 Gerrit.


References

  1. Wilfried Seibicke: Historisches Deutsches Vornamenbuch (Band 1-4)
  2. 2.0 2.1 Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  3. Rosa und Volker Kohlheim: Duden Das große Vornamenlexikon (2007)
  4. 4.0 4.1 Gulbrand Alhaug: 10 001 navn - Norsk fornavnleksikon (2011)
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 5.3 Sture Allén/Staffan Wåhlin: Förnamnsboken (1979)
  6. Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  7. Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  8. Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  9. Hagstofa Íslands, National statistics office of Iceland, http://www.hagstofan.is/
  10. Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  11. Grønlands Statistik, Statistics office of Greenland, http://www.stat.gl/