Hakon

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Male Male Name

Usage

Old Norse Old Norse
Old Swedish Old Swedish
Denmark Danish
Sweden Swedish
Norway Norwegian
Finland Finnish

Origin and Meaning

Old Swedish and younger form, and Old Norse variant spelling of Hákon [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7]

Related Names

See Hákon

Patronyms (male)

Hakonsen Denmark Norway
Hakonson Norway Old Swedish
Hakonssen Norway
Hakonsson Sweden
Hakonssøn Norway

Patronyms (female)

Hakondatter Norway
Hakonsdatter Norway
Hakonsdotter Sweden

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Hakon
Genitive: Hakons
Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Hakon
Genitive: Hakonin
Partitive: Hakonia
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Hakon
Genitive: Hakons
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Hakon
Genitive: Hakons

Name Day

Sweden Sweden

14 June

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

Strongest Period of Usage

Predominant Regional Usage

Namesakes

  • Hakon Jarl hin Rige, a book written by the Danish author Adam Oehlenschläger (1808)

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[8]
0 n.a. 148 n.a.
Norway Norway[9]
0 n.a. 42 n.a.
Sweden Sweden[10]
0 0 34 179
Finland Finland[11]
0 0 n.a. 135
  #: 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 Hakon.

Sources: [10] [8] [9] [11]

References

  1. Lena Peterson: Nordiskt runnamnslexikon (2002)
  2. Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  3. 3.0 3.1 Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 Eva Villarsen Meldgaard: Den store navnebog (2004)
  5. Erik Henrik Lind: Norsk-isländska dopnamn ock fingerade namn från medeltiden (1931)
  6. 6.0 6.1 6.2 Eva Brylla: Förnamn i Sverige (2004)
  7. 7.0 7.1 Svenska medeltida personnamn, Institutet för språk och folkminnen, http://www.sprakochfolkminnen.se/
  8. 8.0 8.1 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  9. 9.0 9.1 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  10. 10.0 10.1 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  11. 11.0 11.1 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi