Ib

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Male Male Name

Usage

Denmark Danish
Sweden Swedish
Norway Norwegian
Finland Finnish
Greenland Greenlandic

Origin and Meaning

Danish variant form of Jep [1] [2]

Related Names

See Japer

Patronyms

  • Danish: Ibsen (♂), Ibsdatter (♀)
  • Norwegian: Ibsen (♂)

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

Strongest Period of Usage

Predominant Regional Usage

Namesakes

  • Ib Eisner (19 May 1925 – 7 April 2003), Danish artist
  • Ib Hansen (22 December 1928 - 24 February 2013), Danish opera singer and actor
  • Ib Nørholm (* 24 January 1931), Danish composer and organist
  • Ib Ohlsson (* 1935 ), Danish graphic artist and illustrator
  • Ib Henning Madsen (* 12 April 1942), Danish mathematician
  • Ib Michael (né Ib Michael Rasmussen, * 17 January 1945), Danish novelist and poet
  • Ib Mohr Olsen (* 23 November 1965), former Faroese football player

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. 6696 n.a.
Sweden Sweden[4]
2 5 164 313
Norway Norway[5]
0 n.a. 94 n.a.
Finland Finland[6]
0 0 n.a. 22
  #: 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 Ib.

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

References

  1. Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 Eva Villarsen Meldgaard: Den store navnebog (2004)
  3. 3.0 3.1 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  4. 4.0 4.1 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  5. 5.0 5.1 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  6. 6.0 6.1 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi