Kirsten

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Female Female Name

Usage

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

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