Jin

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Origin and Meaning

1) Chinese 金 (jīn) = 'gold', 'metal', 'money' [1]

LSR Wikinger - Schmuckscheibe Gold.jpg
Gold ornament, viking age
Image by Wolfgang Sauber,[2]
License: Creative Commons, CC-SA

2) Chinese 锦 (jǐn) = 'tapestry', 'brocade', 'embroidered' [3]

3) Chinese 津 (jīn) = 'ferry' [3]

Related Names

Jin ♀/♂
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Chinese

Further Information

Jin is a common name among immigrants from China, but is very rarely used in the Nordic countries by people without an immigration background

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]
192 619 129 335 63 284
Norway Norway[5]
102
n.a.
63
n.a.
39
n.a.
Finland Finland[6]
n.a.
196
n.a.
115
n.a.
81
Denmark Denmark[7]
91
n.a.
63
n.a.
28
n.a.
Iceland Iceland[8]
1 1
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
Greenland Greenland[9]
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 Jin.


References

  1. Rosa und Volker Kohlheim: Duden Das große Vornamenlexikon (2007)
  2. Wikimedia Commons: Image by Wolfgang Sauber, source & license
  3. 3.0 3.1 Mike Campbell: Behind the name http://www.behindthename.com
  4. Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  5. Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  6. Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  7. Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  8. Hagstofa Íslands, National statistics office of Iceland, http://www.hagstofan.is/
  9. Grønlands Statistik, Statistics office of Greenland, http://www.stat.gl/