Ossian

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

Male Male Name

Usage

Sweden Swedish
Finland Finnish
Denmark Danish
Norway Norwegian

Origin and Meaning

English form of Oisín [1] [2] [3] [4]

Related Names

See Oisín

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Ossian
Genitive: Ossians
Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Ossian
Genitive: Ossianin
Partitive: Ossiania
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Ossian
Genitive: Ossians
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Ossian
Genitive: Ossians

Name Days

Finland Finland

17 July

Finland (Swedish Language)Finland (Swedish Language) Finland (Swedish Language)

17 July

Sweden Sweden

1 December

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

Strongest Period of Usage

Namesakes

  • Georg Ossian Sars (20 April 1837 – 9 April 1927), Norwegian marine and freshwater biologist
  • Josef David Ossian Elgström (19 November 1883 - 20 June 1950), Swedish illustrator and painter

Statistics

Name Count per Country

Please turn your device to landscape orientation for better view of statistics tables and graphs.
Country
Commonness
Commonness
Female ♀ Male ♂
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
Sweden Sweden[5]
1 1 1316 3024
Denmark Denmark[6]
0 n.a. 12 n.a.
Norway Norway[7]
0 n.a. 4 n.a.
Finland Finland[8]
0 0 n.a. 3974
  #: 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 Ossian(m) Sources: [5][6][7][8]

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

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)
  2. 2.0 2.1 Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 Eva Brylla: Förnamn i Sverige (2004)
  4. 4.0 4.1 Gulbrand Alhaug: 10 001 navn - Norsk fornavnleksikon (2011)
  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 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  8. 8.0 8.1 8.2 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi