Morten

From Nordic Names - www.nordicnames.de - All rights reserved.

Rate this name:

4.60
(10 votes)



Male Male Name

Usage

Old Danish Old Danish
Old Swedish Old Swedish
Denmark Danish
Norway Norwegian
Sweden Swedish
Finland Finnish
Sami Sami
Greenland Greenlandic
Iceland Icelandic

Advertisement:


Origin and Meaning

Old Danish, Old Swedish and modern variant form of Martin (see also -en) [1] [2] [3] [4] [5]

Related Names

Moorta
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Greenlandic
Moortat
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Greenlandic
Moortenni
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Greenlandic
Môrta
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Greenlandic
Mortan
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Faroese Icelandic
Môrtat
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Greenlandic
Morte
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Sami
Mortein
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Norwegian
Morten
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Danish Finish Greenlandic Icelandic Norwegian Old Danish Old Swedish Sami Swedish
Môrténe
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Greenlandic
Morthen
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Danish Greenlandic Norwegian Old Swedish Swedish
Mortten
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Danish
Mortu
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Sami
Mårten
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Danish Finish Norwegian Old Swedish Swedish
Maarten
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Danish Finish Norwegian Swedish

For female forms see Mortine

Patronyms [What's That?]

Male

Mortensen Denmark Norway
Mortenson Sweden
Mortensson Iceland Sweden

Female

Mortensdatter Denmark Norway
Mortensdotter Sweden
Mortensdóttir Iceland

Combinations

Name
Element    
Example
HANS see Hansmorten

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Morten
Genitive: Mortens
Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Morten
Genitive: Mortenin
Partitive: Mortenia
Iceland - Icelandic
Nominative: Morten
Accusative: Morten
Dative: Morten
Genitive: Mortens
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Morten
Genitive: Mortens
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Morten
Genitive: Mortens

Name Days

Denmark Denmark

11 November

Norway Norway

11 November

Sami Sami

10 November

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

Strongest Period of Usage

Predominant Regional Usage

Namesakes

  • Morten Luther Gudmund Korch (17 January 1876 – 8 October 1954), Danish writer
  • Knud Morten Lange (24 November 1919 - 10 November 2003), Danish mycologist and politician
  • Morten Nielsen (né Karl Bent Lebrecht Nielsen, 3 January 1922 – 29 August 1944), Danish poet
  • Morten Sæther (born 13 May 1959), Norwegian cyclist
  • Morten Harket (born 14 September 1959), Norwegian musician, lead singer of A-ha

Statistics

Name Count per Country (What's this?)

Please turn your device to landscape orientation for better view of statistics tables and graphs.
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[8]
33878
n.a.
1
n.a.
33877
n.a.
Norway Norway[9]
21811
n.a.
0
n.a.
21811
n.a.
Sweden Sweden[10]
506 662 0 0 506 662
Greenland Greenland[11]
88 197
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
Finland Finland[12]
n.a.
187 0 0
n.a.
187
Iceland Iceland[13]
8 9
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 Morten (m) Sources: [10][8][9][12]

Top List Ranking

Name top list ranking for Morten (m) Sources: [14]

Norwegian Historic Statistics Trend

Norwegian historic statistics for Morten (m)


References

  1. Lena Peterson: Nordiskt runnamnslexikon (2002)
  2. Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 3.4 Eva Villarsen Meldgaard: Den store navnebog (2004)
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 4.3 4.4 4.5 4.6 Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  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 7.2 7.3 7.4 Eva Villarsen Meldgaard: Navnemode og modenavne (1993)
  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. 10.0 10.1 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  11. Grønlands Statistik, Statistics office of Greenland, http://www.stat.gl/
  12. 12.0 12.1 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  13. Hagstofa Íslands, National statistics office of Iceland, http://www.hagstofan.is/
  14. details see Name Statistic tables