Jostein

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Male Male Name

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

Trivia

Statistics

Name Count per Country (What's this?)

Please turn your device to landscape orientation for better view of statistics tables and graphs.
Country
Commonness
Commonness
Total Female ♀ Male ♂
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
Norway Norway[4]
5939
n.a.
0
n.a.
5939
n.a.
Sweden Sweden[5]
35 61 0 0 35 61
Denmark Denmark[6]
16
n.a.
0
n.a.
16
n.a.
Finland Finland[7]
n.a.
3 0 0
n.a.
3
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.

 

Recent Statistics Trend

Name statistics for Jostein (m) Sources: [5][6][4][7]

Norwegian Historic Statistics Trend

Norwegian historic statistics for Jostein (m)


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 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  5. 5.0 5.1 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  6. 6.0 6.1 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  7. 7.0 7.1 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  8. Hagstofa Íslands, National statistics office of Iceland, http://www.hagstofan.is/
  9. Grønlands Statistik, Statistics office of Greenland, http://www.stat.gl/