Jason

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Male Male Name

Usage

Sweden Swedish
Denmark Danish
Finland Finnish
Norway Norwegian
Iceland Icelandic
Faroe Islands Faroese

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Origin and Meaning

1) From the Greek name Ιασων (Iason): Greek ιασθαι (iasthai) = 'to heal' [1] [2]

2) From the Greek name Eiáson , a Greek form of the Hebrew name יְהוֹשֻׁעַ (Yehoshu'a) (see Josva) [3] [2]

Related Names

Jason
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Danish Faroese Finish Icelandic Norwegian Swedish

Patronyms [What's That?]

Male

Jasonarson Faroe Islands Iceland
Jasonsson Faroe Islands

Female

Jasonardóttir Faroe Islands Iceland
Jasonsdóttir Faroe Islands

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Jason
Genitive: Jasons
Faroe Islands - Faroese
Nominative: Jason
Accusative: Jason
Dative: Jasoni
Genitive: Jasonar / Jasons
Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Jason
Genitive: Jasonin
Partitive: Jasonia
Iceland - Icelandic
Nominative: Jason
Accusative: Jason
Dative: Jasoni
Genitive: Jasonar
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Jason
Genitive: Jasons
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Jason
Genitive: Jasons

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

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[4]
1104 1454 0 2 1104 1452
Denmark Denmark[5]
636
n.a.
0
n.a.
636
n.a.
Finland Finland[6]
n.a.
680 0 0
n.a.
680
Norway Norway[7]
263
n.a.
0
n.a.
263
n.a.
Iceland Iceland[8]
53 53
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
Greenland Greenland[9]
4 5
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.

 

Recent Statistics Trend

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


References

  1. Árni Dahl: Navnabókin (2005)
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Gulbrand Alhaug: 10 001 navn - Norsk fornavnleksikon (2011)
  3. 3.0 3.1 Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  4. 4.0 4.1 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  5. 5.0 5.1 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  6. 6.0 6.1 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  7. 7.0 7.1 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  8. Hagstofa Íslands, National statistics office of Iceland, http://www.hagstofan.is/
  9. Grønlands Statistik, Statistics office of Greenland, http://www.stat.gl/