Kresten

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Usage

Denmark Danish
Sweden Swedish
Greenland Greenlandic
Norway Norwegian

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Origin and Meaning

Danish variant form of Kristen [1] [2]

Related Names

See Christen

Patronyms [What's That?]

Male

Krestensen Denmark Norway
Krestenson Norway
Krestenssen Norway
Krestenssøn Norway
Krestensøn Norway

Female

Krestendatter Denmark Norway
Krestensdatter Denmark Norway

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Kresten
Genitive: Krestens
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Kresten
Genitive: Krestens
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Kresten
Genitive: Krestens

Further Information

Earliest Documented 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&
Denmark Denmark[4]
797
n.a.
0
n.a.
797
n.a.
Sweden Sweden[5]
9 21 3 3 6 18
Greenland Greenland[6]
7 21
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
Finland Finland[7]
n.a.
7 0 0
n.a.
7
Norway Norway[8]
0
n.a.
0
n.a.
0
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 Kresten.


References

  1. Eva Villarsen Meldgaard: Den store navnebog (2004)
  2. Gulbrand Alhaug: 10 001 navn - Norsk fornavnleksikon (2011)
  3. Grønlands Statistik, Statistics office of Greenland, census of 2011, http://www.stat.gl/
  4. Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  5. Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  6. Grønlands Statistik, Statistics office of Greenland, http://www.stat.gl/
  7. Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  8. Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no