Josef

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Male Male Name

Usage

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

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Origin and Meaning

Nordic spelling of Joseph [1] [2] [3] [4] [5]

Related Names

See Joseph

Patronyms [What's That?]

Male

Josefsen Denmark Norway
Josefson Norway Sweden
Josefssen Norway
Josefsson Norway Sweden
Josefssøn Norway
Josefsøn Norway

Female

Josefdatter Denmark Norway
Josefsdatter Denmark Norway
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

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[8]
5385 11286 5 47 5380 11239
Finland Finland[9]
n.a.
1796 0 0
n.a.
1796
Norway Norway[10]
701
n.a.
0
n.a.
701
n.a.
Denmark Denmark[11]
611
n.a.
0
n.a.
611
n.a.
Greenland Greenland[12]
74 370
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
Iceland Iceland[13]
10 17
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 Josef (m) Sources: [8][11][10][9]

Top List Ranking

Name top list ranking for Josef (m) Sources: [14]

Norwegian Historic Statistics Trend

Norwegian historic statistics for Josef (m)

Swedish Regional Distribution

Regional distribution of Josef (m) in Sweden in the year 1880. Swedish Regional Distribution for Josef (m)


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 4.3 Eva Villarsen Meldgaard: Den store navnebog (2004)
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 5.3 Gulbrand Alhaug: 10 001 navn - Norsk fornavnleksikon (2011)
  6. 6.0 6.1 6.2 6.3 © Nordic Names (Swedish Statistics - Regional Distribution)
  7. IKEA 2016, http://www.ikea.com/
  8. 8.0 8.1 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  9. 9.0 9.1 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  10. 10.0 10.1 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  11. 11.0 11.1 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  12. Grønlands Statistik, Statistics office of Greenland, http://www.stat.gl/
  13. Hagstofa Íslands, National statistics office of Iceland, http://www.hagstofan.is/
  14. details see Name Statistic tables