Josef

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Male Male Name

Usage

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

Origin and Meaning

Nordic spelling of Joseph [1] [2] [3] [4]

Related Names

See Joseph

Patronyms (male)

Josefsen Denmark
Josefson Sweden
Josefsson Sweden

Patronyms (female)

Josefsdatter Denmark
Josefsdotter Sweden

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Josef
Genitive: Josefs
Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Josef
Genitive: Josefin
Partitive: Josefia
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Josef
Genitive: Josefs
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Josef
Genitive: Josefs

Name Days

Norway Norway

19 March

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

19 March

Sweden Sweden

19 March

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

Strongest Period of Usage

Predominant Regional Usage

Namesakes

  • Josef Fares (born 19 September 1977), Swedish-Lebanese-Assyrian film director

Trivia

  • Josef is an IKEA product name (cabinet) [6]

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&
Sweden Sweden[7]
0 37 4999 10724
Norway Norway[8]
0 n.a. 660 n.a.
Denmark Denmark[9]
0 n.a. 585 n.a.
Finland Finland[10]
0 0 n.a. 1716
  #: 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 Josef(m) Sources: [7][9][8][10]

Top List Ranking

Name top list ranking for Josef(m) Sources: [11]

Norwegian Historic Statistics Trend

Norwegian historic statistics for Josef(m)

Sources: [7] [9] [8] [10]

References

  1. Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  3. 3.0 3.1 Eva Brylla: Förnamn i Sverige (2004)
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 Eva Villarsen Meldgaard: Den store navnebog (2004)
  5. Gulbrand Alhaug: 10 001 navn - Norsk fornavnleksikon (2011)
  6. IKEA 2016, http://www.ikea.com/
  7. 7.0 7.1 7.2 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  8. 8.0 8.1 8.2 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  9. 9.0 9.1 9.2 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  10. 10.0 10.1 10.2 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  11. details see Name Statistic tables