Jesper

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Usage

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

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Origin and Meaning

1) Danish variant form of Jasper (see Jaspar) [1] [2] [3] [4] [5]

2) "Latinised" form of Esbjörn (see Ǣsbiǫrn) [1]

Related Names

Jespe
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Danish
Jesper
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Danish Finish Greenlandic Icelandic Norwegian Old Danish Old Swedish Swedish
Jesperi
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Finish
Jesperus
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Swedish

Patronyms [What's That?]

Male

Jesperinpoika Finland
Jespersen Denmark Norway
Jesperson Norway
Jesperssen Norway
Jespersson Iceland Sweden
Jesperssøn Norway
Jespersøn Norway

Female

Jesperdatter Denmark Norway
Jesperintytär Finland
Jespersdatter Denmark Norway
Jespersdotter Norway
Jespersdóttir Iceland

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Jesper
Genitive: Jespers
Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Jesper
Genitive: Jesperin
Partitive: Jesperiä
Iceland - Icelandic
Nominative: Jesper
Accusative: Jesper
Dative: Jesper
Genitive: Jespers
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Jesper
Genitive: Jespers
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Jesper
Genitive: Jespers

Name Days

Finland Finland

20 October

Norway Norway

9 May

Finland (Swedish Language)Finland (Swedish Language) Finland (Swedish Language)

20 October

Sweden Sweden

26 July

Further Information

Pronunciation

Earliest Documented Usage

Strongest Period of Usage

Predominant Regional Usage

Namesakes

  • Jesper Rasmussen Brochmand (5 August 1585 - 19 April 1652), bishop of Sjælland
  • Jesper Swedberg (28 August 1653 – 26 July 1735), bishop of Skara, Sweden
  • Jesper Langberg (born 20 October 1940), Danish film actor
  • Jesper Klein (13 November 1944 – 22 August 2011), Danish actor
  • Lars Jesper Blomqvist (born 5 February 1974), Swedish footballer

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[7]
33707
n.a.
1
n.a.
33706
n.a.
Sweden Sweden[8]
17454 21180 6 10 17448 21170
Norway Norway[9]
3124
n.a.
0
n.a.
3124
n.a.
Finland Finland[10]
n.a.
2647 0 0
n.a.
2647
Greenland Greenland[11]
72 90
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
Iceland Iceland[12]
7 7
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 Jesper (m) Sources: [8][7][9][10]

Top List Ranking

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

Norwegian Historic Statistics Trend

Norwegian historic statistics for Jesper (m)


References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)
  2. 2.0 2.1 Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 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 Gulbrand Alhaug: 10 001 navn - Norsk fornavnleksikon (2011)
  6. Grønlands Statistik, Statistics office of Greenland, census of 2011, http://www.stat.gl/
  7. 7.0 7.1 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  8. 8.0 8.1 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  9. 9.0 9.1 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  10. 10.0 10.1 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  11. Grønlands Statistik, Statistics office of Greenland, http://www.stat.gl/
  12. Hagstofa Íslands, National statistics office of Iceland, http://www.hagstofan.is/
  13. details see Name Statistic tables