Kristian

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Male Male Name

Usage

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

Origin and Meaning

Nordic spelling of Christian [1] [2] [3] [4] [5]

Related Names

See Christian

Patronyms (male)

Kristianinpoika Finland
Kristiansen Denmark Norway
Kristianson Norway Sweden
Kristianssen Norway
Kristiansson Faroe Islands Iceland Norway Sweden
Kristianssøn Norway
Kristiansøn Norway

Patronyms (female)

Kristiandatter Norway
Kristianintytär Finland
Kristiansdatter Denmark Norway
Kristiansdotter Norway Sweden
Kristiansdóttir Faroe Islands Iceland

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Kristian
Genitive: Kristians
Faroe Islands - Faroese
Nominative: Kristian
Accusative: Kristian
Dative: Kristiani
Genitive: Kristians
Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Kristian
Genitive: Kristianin
Partitive: Kristiania
Iceland - Icelandic
Nominative: Kristian
Accusative: Kristian
Dative: Kristian
Genitive: Kristians
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Kristian
Genitive: Kristians
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Kristian
Genitive: Kristians

Name Days

Denmark Denmark

14 May

Finland Finland

13 November

Norway Norway

14 May

Finland (Swedish Language)Finland (Swedish Language) Finland (Swedish Language)

13 November

Sweden Sweden

13 November

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

  • Norway: 14th century [4]
  • Iceland: Officially accepted as a given name on 4 September 2003 and confirmed on 8 July 2009 [6]

Strongest Period of Usage

Predominant Regional Usage

Namesakes

  • Kristian Djurhuus (12 February 1895 – 20 November 1984), Faroese politician, prime minister of the Faroe Islands (1968-1970, 1950-1959)
  • Kristian Sundtoft (11 August 1937 – 2 January 2015), 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&
Norway Norway[7]
0 n.a. 16347 n.a.
Denmark Denmark[8]
0 n.a. 16177 n.a.
Sweden Sweden[9]
3 7 5869 15273
Iceland Iceland[10]
0 0 33 42
Finland Finland[11]
n.a. 23 n.a. 56977
  #: 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 Kristian(m) Sources: [9][8][7][11]

Top List Ranking

Name top list ranking for Kristian(m) Sources: [12]

Norwegian Historic Statistics Trend

Norwegian historic statistics for Kristian(m)

Sources: [9] [8] [7] [11]

References

  1. Árni Dahl: Navnabókin (2005)
  2. Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)
  3. Eva Villarsen Meldgaard: Den store navnebog (2004)
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  5. 5.0 5.1 Eva Brylla: Förnamn i Sverige (2004)
  6. Mannanafnaskrá at island.is, http://www.island.is
  7. 7.0 7.1 7.2 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  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 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  10. Hagstofa Íslands, National statistics office of Iceland, http://www.hagstofan.is/
  11. 11.0 11.1 11.2 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  12. details see Name Statistic tables