Jørgen

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Male Male Name

Usage

Old Danish Old Danish
Norway Norwegian
Denmark Danish
Greenland Greenlandic
Faroe Islands Faroese

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Origin and Meaning

Danish and Norwegian spelling of Jörgen [1] [2]

Related Names

See Jörgen

Patronyms [What's That?]

Male

Jørgensen Denmark Norway
Jørgenson Norway
Jørgenssen Norway
Jørgensson Faroe Islands
Jørgenssøn Norway
Jørgensøn Norway

Female

Jørgendatter Denmark
Jørgensdatter Denmark Norway
Jørgensdóttir Faroe Islands

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Jørgen
Genitive: Jørgens
Faroe Islands - Faroese
Nominative: Jørgen
Accusative: Jørgen
Dative: Jørgeni
Genitive: Jørgens
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Jørgen
Genitive: Jørgens

Name Day

Norway Norway

23 April

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

Strongest Period of Usage

Predominant Regional Usage

Namesakes

  • Jørgen Frantz Hammershaimb (6 July 1767 - 24 May 1820), Faroese lawyer, Faroese løgmaður (1805-1816)
  • Jørgen Engebretsen Moe (22 April 1813 – 27 March 1882), Norwegian folklorist, bishop, poet and author
  • Jørgen Gunnarsson Løvland (3 February 1848 – 21 August 1922), Norwegian politician, former Prime Minister of Norway (1907-1908)
  • Jørgen Hårek Kosmo (5 December 1947 – 24 July 2017), Norwegian politician

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[4]
0 n.a. 32901 n.a.
Norway Norway[5]
0 n.a. 10987 n.a.
Sweden Sweden[6]
0 0 57 81
Finland Finland[7]
0 0 n.a. 54
  #: 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.

 

Sources: [6] [4] [5] [7]

Recent Statistics Trend

Name statistics for Jørgen (m) Sources: [6][4][5][7]

Top List Ranking

Name top list ranking for Jørgen (m) Sources: [8]

Norwegian Historic Statistics Trend

Norwegian historic statistics for Jørgen (m)


References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Eva Villarsen Meldgaard: Den store navnebog (2004)
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Gulbrand Alhaug: 10 001 navn - Norsk fornavnleksikon (2011)
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  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 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  7. 7.0 7.1 7.2 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  8. details see Name Statistic tables