Mads

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Usage

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

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Origin and Meaning

Danish form of Mats [1] [2] [3] [4] [5]

Related Names

See Mats

Patronyms [What's That?]

Male

Madsen Denmark Norway
Madson Norway
Madssen Norway
Madsson Faroe Islands Norway
Madssøn Norway
Madsøn Norway

Female

Madsdatter Denmark Norway
Madsdotter Norway
Madsdóttir Faroe Islands

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Mads
Genitive: Mads'
Faroe Islands - Faroese
Nominative: Mads
Accusative: Mads
Dative: Madsi
Genitive: Mads
Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Mads
Genitive: Madsin
Partitive: Madsia
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Mads
Genitive: Mads'
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Mads
Genitive: Mads' / Mads

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

Strongest Period of Usage

Predominant Regional Usage

Namesakes

  • Mads Clausen (21 October 1905 – 27 August 1966), Danish industrialist and founder of Danfoss

Trivia

  • Sweden: In January 1973, 19 people were named Mads (percentage of first or only given name: 84 %) [6]

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[7]
31858
n.a.
1
n.a.
31857
n.a.
Norway Norway[8]
4333
n.a.
0
n.a.
4333
n.a.
Sweden Sweden[9]
139 174 0 0 139 174
Greenland Greenland[10]
97 237
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
Finland Finland[11]
n.a.
51 0 0
n.a.
51
Iceland Iceland[12]
7 7
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
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.

 

Recent Statistics Trend

Name statistics for Mads (m) Sources: [9][7][8][11]

Top List Ranking

Name top list ranking for Mads (m) Sources: [13]

Norwegian Historic Statistics Trend

Norwegian historic statistics for Mads (m)


References

  1. Michael Lerche Nielsen: Hvad skal barnet hedde? (2003)
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 Eva Villarsen Meldgaard: Den store navnebog (2004)
  3. Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  4. 4.0 4.1 Gulbrand Alhaug: 10 001 navn - Norsk fornavnleksikon (2011)
  5. Eva Villarsen Meldgaard: Navnemode og modenavne (1993)
  6. 6.0 6.1 6.2 6.3 Sture Allén/Staffan Wåhlin: Förnamnsboken (1979)
  7. 7.0 7.1 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  8. 8.0 8.1 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  9. 9.0 9.1 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  10. Grønlands Statistik, Statistics office of Greenland, http://www.stat.gl/
  11. 11.0 11.1 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  12. Hagstofa Íslands, National statistics office of Iceland, http://www.hagstofan.is/
  13. details see Name Statistic tables