Oscar

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Usage

Sweden Swedish
Denmark Danish
Norway Norwegian
Finland Finnish
Greenland Greenlandic

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Origin and Meaning

1) English younger form of Osgar (see ÁsgæiRR) [1] [2] [3]

2) Irish name

a) Combination of Irish Gaelic os = 'deer' and cara/caraid = 'friend, relative' [2] [4] [5] [6]

b) From an Irish name Oscur of unknown meaning [1]

Related Names

Oscar
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Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Danish Finish Greenlandic Norwegian Swedish
Oskar
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Danish Faroese Finish Greenlandic Norwegian Swedish
Óskar
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Icelandic
Åskar
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Swedish
Aaskar
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Norwegian

See also Oskari and Oso

For female forms see Oscara, Oscarda, Oskarinde, Oskarine, Oskarvine

Patronyms [What's That?]

Male

Oscarinpoika Finland
Oscarsen Denmark Norway
Oscarson Norway Sweden
Oscarssen Norway
Oscarsson Norway Sweden
Oscarsøn Norway

Female

Oscardatter Norway
Oscarintytär Finland
Oscarsdatter Denmark Norway
Oscarsdotter Sweden

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Oscar
Genitive: Oscars
Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Oscar
Genitive: Oscarin
Partitive: Oscaria
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Oscar
Genitive: Oscars
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Oscar
Genitive: Oscars

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

Strongest Period of Usage

Predominant Regional Usage

Namesakes

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&
Sweden Sweden[9]
21941 38402 6 19 21935 38383
Denmark Denmark[7]
6065
n.a.
0
n.a.
6065
n.a.
Norway Norway[10]
3744
n.a.
0
n.a.
3744
n.a.
Finland Finland[11]
n.a.
4070 0 0
n.a.
4070
Greenland Greenland[12]
17 29
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
Iceland Iceland[13]
18 22
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 Oscar (m) Sources: [9][7][10][11]

Top List Ranking

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

Norwegian Historic Statistics Trend

Norwegian historic statistics for Oscar (m)

Swedish Regional Distribution

Regional distribution of Oscar (m) in Sweden in the year 1880. Swedish Regional Distribution for Oscar (m)


References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)
  2. 2.0 2.1 Árni Dahl: Navnabókin (2005)
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 3.4 Eva Villarsen Meldgaard: Den store navnebog (2004)
  4. 4.0 4.1 Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  5. 5.0 5.1 Eva Brylla: Förnamn i Sverige (2004)
  6. Gulbrand Alhaug: 10 001 navn - Norsk fornavnleksikon (2011)
  7. 7.0 7.1 7.2 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  8. © Nordic Names (Swedish Statistics - Regional Distribution)
  9. 9.0 9.1 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  10. 10.0 10.1 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  11. 11.0 11.1 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  12. Grønlands Statistik, Statistics office of Greenland, http://www.stat.gl/
  13. Hagstofa Íslands, National statistics office of Iceland, http://www.hagstofan.is/
  14. details see Name Statistic tables