Marten

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Male Male Name

Usage

Old Danish Old Danish
Old Swedish Old Swedish
Finland Finnish
Sweden Swedish
Denmark Danish
Norway Norwegian
Iceland Icelandic

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Origin and Meaning

Low German variant form of Martin (see also -en) [1] [2] [3] [4] [5]

Related Names

Marten
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Frequency of X occurance as female name todayFrequency of occurance as male name today
Danish Finish Icelandic Norwegian Old Danish Old Swedish Swedish
Márten
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Sami
Marthen
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Frequency of X occurance as female name todayFrequency of occurance as male name today
Danish Icelandic Swedish

Patronyms [What's That?]

Male

Martensen Denmark Norway
Martensøn Denmark Norway
Martensson Iceland

Female

Martensdatter Denmark Norway
Martensdóttir Iceland

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Marten
Genitive: Martens
Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Marten
Genitive: Martenin
Partitive: Martenia
Iceland - Icelandic
Nominative: Marten
Accusative: Marten
Dative: Marten
Genitive: Martens
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Marten
Genitive: Martens
Old Swedish - Old Swedish
Nominative: Marten
Dative: Martene
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Marten
Genitive: Martens

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

  • Sweden: 1348 [4]
  • Denmark: appears in the baptism registers of Skast herred (Næsbjerg, Øse, Fåborg, Grimstrup, Årre) in the period 1656-1660 [1]
  • Iceland: Officially accepted as a given name on 29 August 2001 [6]

Period of 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&
Sweden Sweden[7]
0 0 36 64
Denmark Denmark[8]
0 n.a. 32 n.a.
Norway Norway[9]
0 n.a. 13 n.a.
Iceland Iceland[10]
0 0 4 4
Finland Finland[11]
0 0 n.a. 148
  #: 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 Marten.

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

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Eva Villarsen Meldgaard: Sydvestjysk navneskik gennem 300 år (1965)
  2. Lena Peterson: Nordiskt runnamnslexikon (2002)
  3. Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  4. 4.0 4.1 Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)
  5. 5.0 5.1 Gulbrand Alhaug: 10 001 navn - Norsk fornavnleksikon (2011)
  6. Mannanafnaskrá at island.is, http://www.island.is
  7. 7.0 7.1 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  8. 8.0 8.1 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  9. 9.0 9.1 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  10. Hagstofa Íslands, National statistics office of Iceland, http://www.hagstofan.is/
  11. 11.0 11.1 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi