Karsten

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Male Male Name

Usage

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

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Origin and Meaning

Low German form of Christian [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7]

Related Names

Carstein Norwegian
Carsten
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Danish Finish Greenlandic Norwegian Old Danish Old Swedish Swedish
Karstein
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Norwegian Swedish
Karsten
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Danish Finish Greenlandic Norwegian Old Danish Old Swedish Swedish
Karstin
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Faroese
Kartni
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Faroese

See also Kirstein, Kasten, (Kartin?)

For female forms see Karstine

Patronyms [What's That?]

Male

Karstensen Denmark Norway
Karstenson Norway Sweden
Karstenssen Norway
Karstensson Sweden
Karstenssøn Norway
Karstensøn Norway

Female

Karstendatter Norway
Karstensdatter Denmark Norway
Karstensdotter Sweden

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Karsten
Genitive: Karstens
Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Karsten
Genitive: Karstenin
Partitive: Karstenia
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Karsten
Genitive: Karstens
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Karsten
Genitive: Karstens

Name Days

Norway Norway

14 May

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

Strongest Period of Usage

Predominant Regional Usage

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[8]
0 n.a. 9195 n.a.
Norway Norway[9]
0 n.a. 1773 n.a.
Sweden Sweden[10]
0 1 245 470
Finland Finland[11]
0 0 n.a. 114
  #: 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 Karsten(m) Sources: [10][8][9][11]

Norwegian Historic Statistics Trend

Norwegian historic statistics for Karsten(m)

Sources: [10] [8] [9] [11]

References

  1. Wilfried Seibicke: Historisches Deutsches Vornamenbuch (Band 1-4)
  2. Friedrich Wilhelm Weitershaus: Das große Vornamenlexikon (1998)
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  4. 4.0 4.1 Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 Eva Villarsen Meldgaard: Den store navnebog (2004)
  6. 6.0 6.1 Eva Brylla: Förnamn i Sverige (2004)
  7. 7.0 7.1 Gulbrand Alhaug: 10 001 navn - Norsk fornavnleksikon (2011)
  8. 8.0 8.1 8.2 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  9. 9.0 9.1 9.2 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  10. 10.0 10.1 10.2 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  11. 11.0 11.1 11.2 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi