Melanchthon

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Usage

Norway Norwegian

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Origin and Meaning

Transferred use of the surname, which is a Graecised form of the surname of the German Lutheran reformer and collaborator with Martin Luther, Philipp Schwartzerdt (16 February 1497 - 19 April 1560):

German schwarz = Greek μέλαν (melan) = 'black'

German Erde = Greek χθών (chthon) = 'earth'

Related Names

Melanchthon Norwegian
Melanchton Norwegian
Melangton Norwegian
Melankton Norwegian

Grammar

Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Melanchhton
Genitive: Melanchthons

Statistics

No recent statistics trend found in databases for Melanchthon.

Sources: [1] [2] [3] [4]

References

  1. Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  2. Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  3. Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  4. Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi