Gideon

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Usage

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

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Origin and Meaning

Latin spelling of the Hebrew name גִּדְעוֹן (gid'on), probably related to the Hebrew word ga'da = 'to cut', 'to fell' [1] meaning

1) 'feller, hewer, one who cuts down' [2] [3] [4]

2) 'one with a damaged (cut off) hand' [5]

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Gedion
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Gideon
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Gídeon
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Gidion
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Gido
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Gidon
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See also Kiite, Kîtiorne

Patronyms [What's That?]

Male

Gideoninpoika Finland
Gideonsen Norway
Gideonssen Norway
Gideonsson Faroe Islands Sweden

Female

Gideonintytär Finland
Gideonsdatter Norway
Gideonsdotter Sweden
Gideonsdóttir Faroe Islands

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Gideon
Genitive: Gideons
Faroe Islands - Faroese
Nominative: Gideon
Accusative: Gideon
Dative: Gideoni
Genitive: Gideons
Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Gideon
Genitive: Gideonin
Partitive: Gideonia
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Gideon
Genitive: Gideons
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Gideon
Genitive: Gideons

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

Strongest Period of Usage

Namesakes

  • Anders Gideon Tom Ståhlberg (26 January 1908 – 26 May 1967), Swedish chess grandmaster

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 1 216 904
Denmark Denmark[7]
0 n.a. 49 n.a.
Norway Norway[8]
0 n.a. 35 n.a.
Finland Finland[9]
0 0 n.a. 651
  #: 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 Gideon(m) Sources: [6][7][8][9]

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

References

  1. Rosa und Volker Kohlheim: Duden Das große Vornamenlexikon (2007)
  2. Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)
  3. 3.0 3.1 Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  4. Gulbrand Alhaug: 10 001 navn - Norsk fornavnleksikon (2011)
  5. 5.0 5.1 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