Kort

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Male Male Name

Usage

Old Swedish Old Swedish
Iceland Icelandic
Denmark Danish
Sweden Swedish
Norway Norwegian

Origin and Meaning

Low German variant spelling of Kord [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6]

Related Names

See Kord

Patronyms [What's That?]

Male

Kortsen Denmark Norway
Kortssen Norway
Kortsson Iceland Sweden

Female

Kortsdatter Denmark Norway
Kortsdotter Sweden
Kortsdóttir Iceland

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Kort
Genitive: Korts
Iceland - Icelandic
Nominative: Kort
Accusative: Kort
Dative: Kort
Genitive: Korts
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Kort
Genitive: Korts
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Kort
Genitive: Korts

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

Namesakes

  • Kort Rogge (sometimes written Konrad Rogge, Cort Rogge, Conradus Roggo gothus, Conradus Roggo de Holmis, ca. 1425 - 1501), Swedish bishop in Strängnäs 1479-1501
  • Kort is an IKEA product name (art card). The name is not based on the given name though, but on the Swedish vocabulary word kort = 'card', 'picture', 'photo' [7]

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. 6 n.a.
Iceland Iceland[9]
0 0 2 19
Sweden Sweden[10]
0 2 0 1
Norway Norway[11]
0 n.a. 0 n.a.
Finland Finland[12]
0 0 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.

 

No recent statistics trend found in databases for Kort.

Sources: [10] [8] [11] [12]

References

  1. Wilfried Seibicke: Historisches Deutsches Vornamenbuch (Band 1-4)
  2. Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)
  3. Marianne Blomqvist: Vad heter finlandssvenskarna? (2006)
  4. Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  5. Eva Villarsen Meldgaard: Den store navnebog (2004)
  6. Gulbrand Alhaug: 10 001 navn - Norsk fornavnleksikon (2011)
  7. IKEA 2016, http://www.ikea.com/
  8. 8.0 8.1 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  9. Hagstofa Íslands, National statistics office of Iceland, http://www.hagstofan.is/
  10. 10.0 10.1 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  11. 11.0 11.1 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  12. 12.0 12.1 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi