Hans

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Male Male Name

Usage

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

Origin and Meaning

German short form of Johannes [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] [8]

Related Names

Aansi
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Greenlandic
Ãnse
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Greenlandic
Haansi
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Greenlandic
Hanns
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Danish Finish Old Swedish Swedish
Hans
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Danish Faroese Finish Greenlandic Icelandic Norwegian Old Swedish Swedish
Hánsa
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Sami
Hãnse
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Greenlandic
Hansi
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Danish Finish Swedish
Hanski
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Finish
Hanss
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Old Swedish
Hanssi
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Finish
Hansu
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Finish
Hensar
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Faroese

See also Hampe, Hanno, Hanseraq, Hansinnguaq, Hasse
For female forms see Hansa, Hansina, Handine, Hanttu

Patronyms

  • Old Swedish: Hansson (♂) [9]
  • Swedish: Hansson (♂), Hanson (♂), Hansén (♂), Hansdotter (♀)
  • Danish: Hansen (♂), Hansdatter (♀)
  • Norwegian: Hansen (♂), Hanssen (♂), Hansdatter (♀), Hansdotter (♀)
  • Icelandic: Hansson (♂), Hansdóttir (♀)

Combinations

For combinations see HANS (name element)

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Hans
Genitive: Hans'
Faroe Islands - Faroese
Nominative: Hans
Accusative: Hans
Dative: Hansi
Genitive: Hans
Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Hans
Genitive: Hansin
Partitive: Hansia
Iceland - Icelandic
Nominative: Hans
Accusative: Hans
Dative: Hans
Genitive: Hans
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Hans
Genitive: Hans'
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Hans
Genitive: Hans' / Hans

Name Days

Denmark Denmark

24 June

Finland Finland

27 December

Norway Norway

24 June

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

27 December

Sweden Sweden

29 August

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

Strongest Period of Usage

Predominant Regional Usage

Namesakes

  • Hans (né Johannes; 2 February 1455 – 20 February 1513), King of Denmark (1481–1513), Norway (1483–1513), and, as Johan II, of Sweden (1497–1501) in the Kalmar Union, and also Duke of Schleswig and Holstein
  • Hans Jákupsson Debes (1723–1769), Faroese lawyer, Faroese løgmaður (1752-1769)
  • Hans Järta (originally Hans Hierta, 11 February 1774 - 6 April 1847), Swedish administrator and revolutionary
  • Hans Christian Ørsted (14 August 1777 – 9 March 1851), Danish physicist and chemist who discovered that electric currents create magnetic fields
  • Hans Christian Andersen (2 April 1805 – 4 August 1875), Danish author and poet
  • Hans Karl August Simon von Euler-Chelpin (15 February 1873 – 6 November 1964), German-born Swedish biochemist and Nobel laureate NNNobel.png (Chemistry, 1929)
  • Hans Rosander (5 January 1937 – 12 September 2016), Swedish football player
  • Hans Gösta Rosling (27 July 1948 – 7 February 2017), Swedish physician, academic, statistician and public speaker

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[10]
10 24 50995 119763
Denmark Denmark[11]
0 n.a. 34593 n.a.
Norway Norway[12]
0 n.a. 21989 n.a.
Iceland Iceland[13]
0 0 149 219
Finland Finland[14]
0 0 n.a. 6601
  #: 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 Hans(m) Sources: [10][11][12][14]

Top List Ranking

Name top list ranking for Hans(m) Sources: [15]

Norwegian Historic Statistics Trend

Norwegian historic statistics for Hans(m)

Sources: [10] [11] [12] [14]

References

  1. Árni Dahl: Navnabókin (2005)
  2. 2.0 2.1 Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)
  3. Wilfried Seibicke: Historisches Deutsches Vornamenbuch (Band 1-4)
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 4.3 Eva Villarsen Meldgaard: Den store navnebog (2004)
  5. Marianne Blomqvist: Vad heter finlandssvenskarna? (2006)
  6. 6.0 6.1 6.2 Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  7. 7.0 7.1 Eva Brylla: Förnamn i Sverige (2004)
  8. Nuka Møller: Kalaallit aqqi (2015)
  9. Svenska medeltida personnamn, Institutet för språk och folkminnen, http://www.sprakochfolkminnen.se/
  10. 10.0 10.1 10.2 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  11. 11.0 11.1 11.2 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  12. 12.0 12.1 12.2 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  13. Hagstofa Íslands, National statistics office of Iceland, http://www.hagstofan.is/
  14. 14.0 14.1 14.2 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  15. details see Name Statistic tables