Gregers

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Usage

Old Swedish Old Swedish
Old Danish Old Danish
Denmark Danish
Norway Norwegian
Sweden Swedish

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Origin and Meaning

Variant form of Gregorius [1] [2] [3] [4] [5]

Related Names

See Gregorius

Patronyms [What's That?]

Male

Gregersen Denmark Norway
Gregerssen Norway
Gregersson Sweden
Gregerssøn Norway
Gregersøn Norway

Female

Gregersdatter Denmark Norway
Gregersdotter Sweden

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Gregers
Genitive: Gregers'
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Gregers
Genitive: Gregers'
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Gregers
Genitive: Gregers' / Gregers

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

Strongest Period of Usage

Predominant Regional Usage

Trivia

  • Gregers Werle, a character in the play Vildanden (1884; English: The Wild Duck) by Henrik Ibsen

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[7]
0 n.a. 570 n.a.
Norway Norway[8]
0 n.a. 40 n.a.
Sweden Sweden[9]
0 4 9 19
Finland Finland[10]
0 0 n.a. 3
  #: 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: [9] [7] [8] [10]

No recent statistics trend found in databases for Gregers.


References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)
  2. 2.0 2.1 Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  3. 3.0 3.1 Eva Brylla: Förnamn i Sverige (2004)
  4. Gulbrand Alhaug: 10 001 navn - Norsk fornavnleksikon (2011)
  5. Eva Villarsen Meldgaard: Sydvestjysk navneskik gennem 300 år (1965)
  6. 6.0 6.1 6.2 6.3 6.4 Eva Villarsen Meldgaard: Den store navnebog (2004)
  7. 7.0 7.1 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  8. 8.0 8.1 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  9. 9.0 9.1 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  10. 10.0 10.1 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi