Kastor

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Male Male Name

Usage

Sweden Swedish
Norway Norwegian
Denmark Danish
Finland Finnish

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Origin and Meaning

1) Greek name of uncertain meaning

1a) Greek κάστορας (kastoras) = 'beaver' [1]

1b) Greek κεκασμαι (kekasmai) = 'to shine, to excel' [2]

2) New combination of names beginning with Kas- and ÞOR [2] [1]

Related Names

Castor
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Danish Finish Norwegian Swedish
Kastor
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Danish Finish Norwegian Swedish

For female forms see Kastora

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Kastor
Genitive: Kastors
Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Kastor
Genitive: Kastorin
Partitive: Kastoria
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Kastor
Genitive: Kastors
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Kastor
Genitive: Kastors

Name Days

Denmark Denmark

27 March

Faroe Islands Faroe Islands

27 March

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

Period of Usage

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[5]
5 6 0 0 5 6
Norway Norway[6]
4
n.a.
0
n.a.
4
n.a.
Denmark Denmark[7]
2
n.a.
0
n.a.
2
n.a.
Finland Finland[8]
n.a.
4 0 0
n.a.
4
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.

 

No recent statistics trend found in databases for Kastor.


References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 Gulbrand Alhaug: 10 001 navn - Norsk fornavnleksikon (2011)
  2. 2.0 2.1 Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  3. Danish Family Search, https://www.danishfamilysearch.dk
  4. Digitalarkivet at arkivverket.no, http://www.arkivverket.no
  5. Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  6. Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  7. Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  8. Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  9. Grønlands Statistik, Statistics office of Greenland, http://www.stat.gl/