John

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Male Male Name

Usage

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

Origin and Meaning

Low German and English short form of Johannes [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6]

Related Names

John
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Danish Faroese Finish Greenlandic Icelandic Norwegian Swedish
Johna
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Danish Norwegian Swedish
Johnna
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Danish Norwegian Swedish

See also Dion, Ian, Johnna, Johnny, Jon, Jonke, Jonte, Seán

Patronyms (male)

Johninpoika Finland
Johnsen Denmark Norway
Johnson Norway Sweden
Johnssen Norway
Johnsson Norway Sweden
Johnssøn Norway
Johnsøn Norway

Patronyms (female)

Johndatter Norway
Johnintytär Finland
Johnsdatter Denmark Norway
Johnsdotter Norway Sweden

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: John
Genitive: Johns
Faroe Islands - Faroese
Nominative: John
Accusative: John
Dative: Johni
Genitive: Johns
Finland - Finnish
Nominative: John
Genitive: Johnin
Partitive: Johnia
Iceland - Icelandic
Nominative: John
Accusative: John
Dative: John
Genitive: Johns
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: John
Genitive: Johns
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: John
Genitive: Johns

Name Days

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

24 June

Sweden Sweden

3 May

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

Strongest Period of Usage

Predominant Regional Usage

Namesakes

  • Johan (John) Ericsson (31 July 1803 – 8 March 1889), Swedish inventor and mechanical engineer
  • John Daniel Lyng (22 August 1905 – 18 January 1978), former Prime Minister of Norway (1963)
  • John Gordon Bernander (born 22 September 1957), Norwegian politician

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[7]
0 n.a. 26464 n.a.
Sweden Sweden[8]
8 49 22352 68206
Norway Norway[9]
0 n.a. 18922 n.a.
Iceland Iceland[10]
0 0 86 165
Finland Finland[11]
n.a. 8 n.a. 8705
  #: 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 John(m) Sources: [8][7][9][11]

Top List Ranking

Name top list ranking for John(m) Sources: [12]

Norwegian Historic Statistics Trend

Norwegian historic statistics for John(m)

Sources: [8] [7] [9] [11]

References

  1. Árni Dahl: Navnabókin (2005)
  2. 2.0 2.1 Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 Eva Villarsen Meldgaard: Den store navnebog (2004)
  4. Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 Eva Brylla: Förnamn i Sverige (2004)
  6. Nuka Møller: Kalaallit aqqi (2015)
  7. 7.0 7.1 7.2 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  8. 8.0 8.1 8.2 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  9. 9.0 9.1 9.2 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  10. Hagstofa Íslands, National statistics office of Iceland, http://www.hagstofan.is/
  11. 11.0 11.1 11.2 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  12. details see Name Statistic tables