Nisse

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Male Male Name

Usage

Old Danish Old Danish
Old Swedish Old Swedish
Sweden Swedish
Denmark Danish
Finland Finnish

Origin and Meaning

Danish and south Swedish pet form of Nils [1] [2]

Related Names

Niisi
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Greenlandic
Nis
Frequency of X occurance as female name todayFrequency of occurance as male name today
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Danish Greenlandic Old Danish Old Swedish Swedish
Nîse
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Greenlandic
Nísik
Frequency of X occurance as female name todayFrequency of occurance as male name today
Frequency of X occurance as female name todayFrequency of occurance as male name today
Greenlandic
Niss
Frequency of X occurance as female name todayFrequency of occurance as male name today
Frequency of X occurance as female name todayFrequency of occurance as male name today
Danish Swedish
Nisse
Frequency of X occurance as female name todayFrequency of occurance as male name today
Frequency of X occurance as female name todayFrequency of occurance as male name today
Danish Finish Old Danish Old Swedish Swedish
Nissik
Frequency of X occurance as female name todayFrequency of occurance as male name today
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Greenlandic

See also Nissine

Patronyms

  • Danish: Nissen (♂), Nissesdatter (♀), Nissedatter (♀)
  • Norwegian: Nissen (♂) [3]

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

Namesakes

  • Nisse is an IKEA product name (folding chair) [4]

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[5]
0 1 188 354
Denmark Denmark[6]
0 n.a. 5 n.a.
Norway Norway[7]
0 n.a. 0 n.a.
Finland Finland[8]
0 0 n.a. 83
  #: 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 Nisse.

Sources: [5] [6] [7] [8]

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)
  2. Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  3. Olav Veka: Norsk etternamnleksikon (2001)
  4. IKEA 2016, http://www.ikea.com/
  5. 5.0 5.1 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  6. 6.0 6.1 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  7. 7.0 7.1 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  8. 8.0 8.1 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi