Jeppe

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Usage

Old Danish Old Danish
Old Swedish Old Swedish
Denmark Danish
Norway Norwegian
Sweden Swedish
Finland Finnish
Greenland Greenlandic

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Origin and Meaning

1) Old Danish pet form of Jeip and Jep (see Japer) [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6]

2) Norwegian dialectal (Sogn) pet form of Jetmund [5]

Related Names

Jeppe
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Danish Finish Greenlandic Norwegian Old Danish Old Swedish Swedish

For female forms see Jeppebine, Jeppine

Patronyms [What's That?]

Male

Jeppesen Denmark Norway
Jeppessen Norway
Jeppesson Old Swedish

Female

Jeppesdatter Denmark Norway

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Jeppe
Genitive: Jeppes
Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Jeppe
Genitive: Jepen
Partitive: Jeppeä
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Jeppe
Genitive: Jeppes
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Jeppe
Genitive: Jeppes

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

Strongest Period of Usage

Predominant Regional Usage

Namesakes

  • Jeppe Aakjær (né Jeppe Jensen, 10 September 1866 – 22 April 1930), Danish poet and novelist

Trivia

  • "Jeppe paa Bierget" (Jeppe on the hill) is a comedy by Ludvig Holberg from 1722

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&
Denmark Denmark[8]
10949
n.a.
0
n.a.
10949
n.a.
Norway Norway[9]
373
n.a.
0
n.a.
373
n.a.
Sweden Sweden[10]
90 146 0 2 90 144
Finland Finland[11]
n.a.
86 0 0
n.a.
86
Greenland Greenland[12]
14 20
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
Iceland Iceland[13]
1 1
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 Jeppe (m) Sources: [10][8][9][11]

Top List Ranking

Name top list ranking for Jeppe (m) Sources: [14]


References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)
  2. 2.0 2.1 Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  3. Eva Brylla: Förnamn i Sverige (2004)
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 4.3 4.4 Eva Villarsen Meldgaard: Den store navnebog (2004)
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 5.3 5.4 Gulbrand Alhaug: 10 001 navn - Norsk fornavnleksikon (2011)
  6. 6.0 6.1 Eva Villarsen Meldgaard: Navnemode og modenavne (1993)
  7. Grønlands Statistik, Statistics office of Greenland, census of 2011, http://www.stat.gl/
  8. 8.0 8.1 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  9. 9.0 9.1 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  10. 10.0 10.1 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  11. 11.0 11.1 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  12. Grønlands Statistik, Statistics office of Greenland, http://www.stat.gl/
  13. Hagstofa Íslands, National statistics office of Iceland, http://www.hagstofan.is/
  14. details see Name Statistic tables