Mats

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Male Male Name

Usage

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

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Origin and Meaning

1) Short form of Matthias and Matthæus [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6]

2) Variant spelling of Matz [7] [8]

Related Names

Maatz
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Danish
Mads
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Danish Faroese Finish Greenlandic Norwegian Old Danish Swedish
Madß
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Danish
Madtz
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Danish
Madz
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Old Swedish
Madzs
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Danish
Mass
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Danish Faroese Norwegian Swedish
Masse
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Swedish
Maths
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Danish Norwegian Swedish
Mats
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Danish Faroese Finish Norwegian Old Norse Old Swedish Swedish
Matsa
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Finish
Matsi
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Finish
Matso
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Finish
Matsu
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Finish
Matts
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Danish Finish Norwegian Old Swedish Swedish
Matz
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Danish Norwegian Old Swedish Swedish
Maz
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Danish

See also Mâse
For female forms see Madsea, Madsi, Madsine, Madsmine

Patronyms [What's That?]

Male

Matsen Norway
Matson Norway Sweden
Matsson Norway Sweden

Female

Matsdatter Norway
Matsdotter Sweden

Combinations

For combinations see MATS (name element)

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Mats
Genitive: Mats'
Faroe Islands - Faroese
Nominative: Mats
Accusative: Mats
Dative: Matsi
Genitive: Mats
Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Mats
Genitive: Matsin
Partitive: Matsia
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Mats
Genitive: Mats'
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Mats
Genitive: Mats' / Mats

Name Days

Faroe Islands Faroe Islands

24 February

Norway Norway

24 February

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

24 February

Sweden Sweden

24 February

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

Strongest Period of Usage

Predominant Regional Usage

Namesakes

  • Mats Arne Persson (born 26 February 1959), Swedish musician, songwriter and music producer
  • Mats Wilander (born 22 August 1964), Swedish tennis player

Trivia

  • Mats was a heavy storm in Sweden in February 2019.

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&
Sweden Sweden[10]
41211 64528 2 10 41209 64518
Norway Norway[11]
7009
n.a.
0
n.a.
7009
n.a.
Finland Finland[12]
n.a.
2651 0 0
n.a.
2651
Denmark Denmark[13]
193
n.a.
0
n.a.
193
n.a.
Iceland Iceland[14]
4 5
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
Greenland Greenland[15]
0 3
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 Mats (m) Sources: [10][13][11][12]

Top List Ranking

Name top list ranking for Mats (m) Sources: [16]

Norwegian Historic Statistics Trend

Norwegian historic statistics for Mats (m)

Swedish Regional Distribution

Regional distribution of Mats (m) in Sweden in the year 1880. Swedish Regional Distribution for Mats (m)


References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  3. Michael Lerche Nielsen: Hvad skal barnet hedde? (2003)
  4. Árni Dahl: Navnabókin (2005)
  5. 5.0 5.1 Eva Brylla: Förnamn i Sverige (2004)
  6. 6.0 6.1 Gulbrand Alhaug: 10 001 navn - Norsk fornavnleksikon (2011)
  7. Wilfried Seibicke: Historisches Deutsches Vornamenbuch (Band 1-4)
  8. Marianne Blomqvist: Vad heter finlandssvenskarna? (2006)
  9. © Nordic Names (Swedish Statistics - Regional Distribution)
  10. 10.0 10.1 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  11. 11.0 11.1 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  12. 12.0 12.1 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  13. 13.0 13.1 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  14. Hagstofa Íslands, National statistics office of Iceland, http://www.hagstofan.is/
  15. Grønlands Statistik, Statistics office of Greenland, http://www.stat.gl/
  16. details see Name Statistic tables