Kirsten

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Usage

Old Danish Old Danish
Denmark Danish
Norway Norwegian
Sweden Swedish
Finland Finnish
Iceland Icelandic
Faroe Islands Faroese
Greenland Greenlandic

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Origin and Meaning

Danish and Norwegian variant form of Kirstin [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6]

Related Names

See Kirstin

Matronyms [What's That?]

Male

Kirstenarson Faroe Islands Iceland

Female

Kirstenardóttir Faroe Islands Iceland

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Kirsten
Genitive: Kirstens
Faroe Islands - Faroese
Nominative: Kirsten
Accusative: Kirstena
Dative: Kirsteni
Genitive: Kirstenar
Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Kirsten
Genitive: Kirstenin
Partitive: Kirsteniä
Iceland - Icelandic
Nominative: Kirsten
Accusative: Kirstenu
Dative: Kirstenu
Genitive: Kirstenar
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Kirsten
Genitive: Kirstens
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Kirsten
Genitive: Kirstens

Name Day

Norway Norway

13 November

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

Strongest Period of Usage

Predominant Regional Usage

Namesakes

  • Kirsten Munk (6 July 1598 – 19 April 1658), Danish noble, second spouse of King Christian IV of Denmark
  • Kirsten Malfrid Flagstad (12 July 1895 – 7 December 1962), Norwegian opera singer
  • Kirsten Hansteen (née Landmark Moe, 5 January 1903 – 17 November 1974), Norwegian editor and liberarian and politician (Minister of Social Affairs), the first female member of cabinet in Norway
  • Kirsten Elise Myklevoll (25 September 1928 – 11 December 1996), Norwegian politician

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]
41361 n.a. 0 n.a.
Norway Norway[9]
7656 n.a. 0 n.a.
Sweden Sweden[10]
716 1009 0 2
Iceland Iceland[11]
15 15 0 0
Finland Finland[12]
n.a. 191 0 0
  #: 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 Kirsten(f) Sources: [10][8][9][12]

Top List Ranking

Name top list ranking for Kirsten(f) Sources: [13]

Norwegian Historic Statistics Trend

Norwegian historic statistics for Kirsten(f)

Sources: [10] [8] [9] [12]

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 2.5 2.6 2.7 2.8 Eva Villarsen Meldgaard: Den store navnebog (2004)
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 Eva Brylla: Förnamn i Sverige (2004)
  5. 5.0 5.1 Michael Lerche Nielsen: Hvad skal barnet hedde? (2003)
  6. 6.0 6.1 Gulbrand Alhaug: 10 001 navn - Norsk fornavnleksikon (2011)
  7. Mannanafnaskrá at island.is, http://www.island.is
  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. Hagstofa Íslands, National statistics office of Iceland, http://www.hagstofan.is/
  12. 12.0 12.1 12.2 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  13. details see Name Statistic tables