Offer

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Male Male Name

Usage

Norway Norwegian
Denmark Danish

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Origin and Meaning

Short form of Kristoffer [1]

Related Names

See Christopher

Patronyms [What's That?]

Male

Offersen Denmark Norway
Offerssen Norway
Offersøn Norway

Female

Offersdatter Denmark Norway

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Offer
Genitive: Offers
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Offer
Genitive: Offers

Further Information

Niels Cl. Hansen [2] listed Offer as a name of Old Norse origin, but no explanation is given.

Earliest Documented Usage

Strongest Period of Usage

Predominant Regional Usage

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&
Greenland Greenland[3]
0 186
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
Denmark Denmark[4]
2
n.a.
0
n.a.
2
n.a.
Sweden Sweden[5]
0 0 0 0 0 0
Norway Norway[6]
0
n.a.
0
n.a.
0
n.a.
Finland Finland[7]
n.a.
0 0 0 0 0
  #: 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 Offer.


References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  2. 2.0 2.1 Niels Cl. Hansen: Bøndernavnene i Ribe Amt i 16. Århundrede (1933)
  3. Grønlands Statistik, Statistics office of Greenland, http://www.stat.gl/
  4. Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  5. Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  6. Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  7. Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi