Gustav

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Male Male Name

Usage

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

Origin and Meaning

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

Related Names

See Gustaf

Patronyms [What's That?]

Male

Gustavsen Denmark Norway
Gustavson Norway Sweden
Gustavssen Norway
Gustavsson Norway Sweden
Gustavssøn Norway
Gustavsøn Norway

Female

Gustavdatter Norway
Gustavsdatter Norway
Gustavsdotter Norway Sweden

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Gustav
Genitive: Gustavs
Faroe Islands - Faroese
Nominative: Gustav
Accusative: Gustav
Dative: Gustavi
Genitive: Gustavs
Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Gustav
Genitive: Gustavin
Partitive: Gustavia
Iceland - Icelandic
Nominative: Gustav
Accusative: Gustav
Dative: Gustav
Genitive: Gustavs
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Gustav
Genitive: Gustavs
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Gustav
Genitive: Gustavs

Name Days

Norway Norway

6 June

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

6 June

Sweden Sweden

6 June

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

Strongest Period of Usage

Namesakes

  • Gustav Vasa / Gustav I. (born Göstaff Eriksson), 12th May, 1496 - 29th September, 1560, King of Sweden 1523-1560
  • Gustav II Adolf (Latinised name: Gustavus Adolphus Magnus), 9th December, 1594 - 6th November, 1632, King of Sweden 1611-1632
  • Carl XVI Gustav Folke Hubertus, Sveriges Konung (King of Sweden) * 30th April, 1946

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]
2 5 20503 83081
Denmark Denmark[7]
0 n.a. 7498 n.a.
Norway Norway[8]
0 n.a. 2189 n.a.
Iceland Iceland[9]
0 0 9 13
Finland Finland[10]
0 0 n.a. 7068
  #: 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 Gustav(m) Sources: [6][7][8][10]

Top List Ranking

Name top list ranking for Gustav(m) Sources: [11]

Norwegian Historic Statistics Trend

Norwegian historic statistics for Gustav(m)

Sources: [6] [7] [8] [10]

References

  1. Árni Dahl: Navnabókin (2005)
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  3. Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)
  4. 4.0 4.1 Eva Brylla: Förnamn i Sverige (2004)
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 Eva Villarsen Meldgaard: Den store navnebog (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. Hagstofa Íslands, National statistics office of Iceland, http://www.hagstofan.is/
  10. 10.0 10.1 10.2 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  11. details see Name Statistic tables