Kristoffer

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Male Male Name

Usage

Old Norse Old Norse
Old Danish Old Danish
Norway Norwegian
Sweden Swedish
Denmark Danish
Finland Finnish
Greenland Greenlandic

Origin and Meaning

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

Related Names

See Christophorus

Patronyms

  • Swedish: Kristoffersson (♂), Kristofferson (♂), Kristoffersdotter (♀)
  • Danish: Kristoffersen (♂), Kristoffersdatter (♀)

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Kristoffer
Genitive: Kristoffers
Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Kristoffer
Genitive: Kristofferin
Partitive: Kristofferia
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Kristoffer
Genitive: Kristoffers
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Kristoffer
Genitive: Kristoffers

Name Days

Norway Norway

18 December

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

15 March

Sweden Sweden

15 March

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

Strongest Period of Usage

Predominant Regional Usage

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[6]
0 n.a. 9967 n.a.
Sweden Sweden[7]
0 0 7189 13295
Denmark Denmark[8]
0 n.a. 4174 n.a.
Finland Finland[9]
0 0 n.a. 1414
  #: 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 Kristoffer(m) Sources: [7][8][6][9]

Top List Ranking

Name top list ranking for Kristoffer(m) Sources: [10]

Norwegian Historic Statistics Trend

Norwegian historic statistics for Kristoffer(m)

Sources: [7] [8] [6] [9]

References

  1. Árni Dahl: Navnabókin (2005)
  2. Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)
  3. 3.0 3.1 Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 4.3 Eva Villarsen Meldgaard: Den store navnebog (2004)
  5. 5.0 5.1 Eva Brylla: Förnamn i Sverige (2004)
  6. 6.0 6.1 6.2 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  7. 7.0 7.1 7.2 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  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 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  10. details see Name Statistic tables