Horst

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Male Male Name

Usage

Sweden Swedish
Denmark Danish
Finland Finnish
Norway Norwegian

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Origin and Meaning

German name

1) Younger form of Horsa [1] [2]

2) Middle Low German horst = 'wood, thicket' [3] [1] [4] [2]

Related Names

Horst
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Danish Finish Norwegian Swedish

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Horst
Genitive: Horsts
Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Horst
Genitive: Horstin
Partitive: Horstia
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Horst
Genitive: Horsts
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Horst
Genitive: Horsts

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

Strongest Period of Usage

Predominant Regional Usage


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Statistics

Name Count per Country (What's this?)

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Country
Commonness
Commonness
Total Female ♀ Male ♂
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
Sweden Sweden[5]
232 469 0 3 232 466
Denmark Denmark[6]
148
n.a.
0
n.a.
148
n.a.
Finland Finland[7]
n.a.
223 0 0
n.a.
223
Norway Norway[8]
41
n.a.
0
n.a.
41
n.a.
Iceland Iceland[9]
1 1
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
Greenland Greenland[10]
0 0
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
  #: 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 Horst.


References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Eva Brylla: Förnamn i Sverige (2004)
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Gulbrand Alhaug: 10 001 navn - Norsk fornavnleksikon (2011)
  3. Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 4.3 Eva Villarsen Meldgaard: Den store navnebog (2004)
  5. Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  6. Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  7. Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  8. Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  9. Hagstofa Íslands, National statistics office of Iceland, http://www.hagstofan.is/
  10. Grønlands Statistik, Statistics office of Greenland, http://www.stat.gl/