Kristofer

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Male Male Name

Usage

Sweden Swedish
Finland Finnish
Norway Norwegian
Denmark Danish
Iceland Icelandic

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Origin and Meaning

Variant form of Kristoffer [1] [2]

Related Names

See Christopher

Patronyms [What's That?]

Male

Kristofersen Denmark Norway
Kristoferson Norway Sweden
Kristoferssen Norway
Kristofersson Iceland Norway Sweden
Kristoferssøn Norway
Kristofersøn Norway

Female

Kristoferdatter Denmark Norway
Kristofersdatter Denmark Norway
Kristofersdotter Norway Sweden
Kristofersdóttir Iceland

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Kristofer
Genitive: Kristofers
Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Kristofer
Genitive: Kristoferin
Partitive: Kristoferia
Iceland - Icelandic
Nominative: Kristofer
Accusative: Kristofer
Dative: Kristofer
Genitive: Kristofers
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Kristofer
Genitive: Kristofers
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Kristofer
Genitive: Kristofers

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

  • Iceland: Officially accepted as a given name on 9 February 2011 [3]

Strongest Period of Usage

Namesakes

  • Kristofer Hivju (born 7 December 1978), Norwegian actor

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&
Sweden Sweden[4]
0 1 2207 4402
Norway Norway[5]
0 n.a. 150 n.a.
Denmark Denmark[6]
0 n.a. 27 n.a.
Iceland Iceland[7]
0 0 16 19
Finland Finland[8]
0 0 n.a. 517
  #: 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 Kristofer.

Sources: [4] [6] [5] [8]

References

  1. Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Gulbrand Alhaug: 10 001 navn - Norsk fornavnleksikon (2011)
  3. Mannanafnaskrá at island.is, http://www.island.is
  4. 4.0 4.1 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  5. 5.0 5.1 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  6. 6.0 6.1 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  7. Hagstofa Íslands, National statistics office of Iceland, http://www.hagstofan.is/
  8. 8.0 8.1 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi