Jahn

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Male Male Name

Usage

Sweden Swedish
Norway Norwegian
Denmark Danish
Finland Finnish

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Origin and Meaning

Creative spelling (German) of Jan [1] [2]

Related Names

See Jan

Patronyms [What's That?]

Male

Jahnsen Denmark Norway
Jahnson Norway Sweden
Jahnssen Norway
Jahnsson Norway Sweden
Jahnssøn Norway
Jahnsøn Norway

Female

Jahndatter Norway
Jahnsdatter Denmark Norway
Jahnsdotter Norway Sweden

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Jahn
Genitive: Jahns
Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Jahn
Genitive: Jahnin
Partitive: Jahnia
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Jahn
Genitive: Jahns
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Jahn
Genitive: Jahns

Further Information

Strongest Period of Usage

Predominant Regional Usage

Namesakes

  • Jahn Otto Johansen (3 May 1934 – 1 January 2018), Norwegian journalist, newspaper editor, foreign correspondent and non-fiction writer
  • Jahn Teigen (né Jan Teigen, born 27 September 1949), Norwegian singer, musician and comedian
  • Jahn Ivar "Mini" Jakobsen (born 8 November 1965), Norwegian footballer

Trivia

  • Sweden: In January 1973, 187 people were named Jahn (percentage of first or only given name: 94 %) [3]

Statistics

Name Count per Country (What's this?)

Please turn your device to landscape orientation for better view of statistics tables and graphs.
Country
Commonness
Commonness
Total Female ♀ Male ♂
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
Norway Norway[4]
572
n.a.
0
n.a.
572
n.a.
Sweden Sweden[5]
115 244 0 3 115 241
Denmark Denmark[6]
39
n.a.
0
n.a.
39
n.a.
Finland Finland[7]
n.a.
18 0 0
n.a.
18
Greenland Greenland[8]
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 Jahn.


References

  1. Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Gulbrand Alhaug: 10 001 navn - Norsk fornavnleksikon (2011)
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 Sture Allén/Staffan Wåhlin: Förnamnsboken (1979)
  4. Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  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. Grønlands Statistik, Statistics office of Greenland, http://www.stat.gl/