Hector

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Male Male Name

Usage

Sweden Swedish
Denmark Danish
Norway Norwegian
Finland Finnish

Origin and Meaning

Latinised form of the Greek name ‘Εκτωρ (Hektor)

Greek ‘εκτωρ (hektor) = 'holding fast, winning' [1]

Related Names

Hector
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Danish Finish Norwegian Swedish
Hektor
Frequency of X occurance as female name todayFrequency of occurance as male name today
Frequency of X occurance as female name todayFrequency of occurance as male name today
Danish Finish Icelandic Norwegian Swedish

Grammar

Iceland - Icelandic
Nominative: Hector
Accusative: Hector
Dative: Hectori
Genitive: Hectors

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

  • Iceland: Officially rejected as a given name on 14 September 2006, 4 June 2010 and 3 October 2014; officially accepted as a given name on 18 November 2016 [2]

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[3]
0 n.a. 681 n.a.
Sweden Sweden[4]
0 0 652 973
Norway Norway[5]
0 n.a. 137 n.a.
Finland Finland[6]
0 0 n.a. 129
  #: 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 Hector(m) Sources: [4][3][5][6]

Sources: [4] [3] [5] [6]

References

  1. Wilfried Seibicke: Historisches Deutsches Vornamenbuch (Band 1-4)
  2. Mannanafnaskrá at island.is, http://www.island.is
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  6. 6.0 6.1 6.2 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi