Mons

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Male Male Name

Usage

Old Norse Old Norse
Old Swedish Old Swedish
Norway Norwegian
Sweden Swedish

Origin and Meaning

Variant form of Måns [1] [2] [3]

Related Names

See Måns

Patronyms [What's That?]

Male

Monsen Norway
Monssen Norway

Female

Monsdatter Norway

Grammar

Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Mons
Genitive: Mons'
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Mons
Genitive: Mons' / Mons

Name Day

Norway Norway

16 April

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

Strongest Period of Usage

  • Norway: After the Protestant Reformation until ca 1935 [2]

Predominant Regional Usage

Trivia

  • In Norway, matmons (lit. 'food Mons') is used for a gourmand/glutton [3]
  • In Norway, mons can be a name for a male cat [3]

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[4]
0 n.a. 403 n.a.
Sweden Sweden[5]
1 1 42 53
Denmark Denmark[6]
1 n.a. 2 n.a.
Finland Finland[7]
0 0 n.a. 2
  #: 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 Mons(m) Sources: [5][6][4][7]

Norwegian Historic Statistics Trend

Norwegian historic statistics for Mons(m)

Sources: [5] [6] [4] [7]

References

  1. Marianne Blomqvist: Vad heter finlandssvenskarna? (2006)
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 2.5 2.6 Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 Gulbrand Alhaug: 10 001 navn - Norsk fornavnleksikon (2011)
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  6. 6.0 6.1 6.2 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  7. 7.0 7.1 7.2 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi