Jeppe

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Male Male Name

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 X occurance as female name todayFrequency of occurance as male name today
Frequency of X occurance as female name todayFrequency of occurance as male name today
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

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Country
Commonness
Commonness
Female ♀ Male ♂
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
Denmark Denmark[8]
0 n.a. 10949 n.a.
Norway Norway[9]
0 n.a. 373 n.a.
Sweden Sweden[10]
0 2 90 144
Iceland Iceland[11]
0 0 1 1
Finland Finland[12]
0 0 n.a. 86
  #: 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][12]

Top List Ranking

Name top list ranking for Jeppe (m) Sources: [13]


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. Hagstofa Íslands, National statistics office of Iceland, http://www.hagstofan.is/
  12. 12.0 12.1 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  13. details see Name Statistic tables