Jostein

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Usage

Norway Norwegian
Sweden Swedish
Denmark Danish

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Origin and Meaning

Norwegian younger form of Ióstæinn [1] [2] [3]

Related Names

See Ióstæinn

Patronyms [What's That?]

Male

Josteinsen Norway

Female

Josteinsdatter Norway

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Jostein
Genitive: Josteins
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Jostein
Genitive: Josteins
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Jostein
Genitive: Josteins

Name Day

Norway Norway

2 February

Further Information

Strongest Period of Usage

Predominant Regional Usage

Namesakes

  • Jostein Gaarder (born 8 August 1952), Norwegian author

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&
Norway Norway[4]
0 n.a. 6028 n.a.
Sweden Sweden[5]
0 0 37 61
Denmark Denmark[6]
0 n.a. 13 n.a.
Finland Finland[7]
0 0 n.a. 3
  #: 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 Jostein(m) Sources: [5][6][4][7]

Norwegian Historic Statistics Trend

Norwegian historic statistics for Jostein(m)

Sources: [5] [6] [4] [7]

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 1.6 1.7 1.8 Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  2. Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)
  3. 3.0 3.1 Gulbrand Alhaug: 10 001 navn - Norsk fornavnleksikon (2011)
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  6. 6.0 6.1 6.2 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  7. 7.0 7.1 7.2 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi