Per

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Male Male Name

Usage

Old Swedish Old Swedish
Old Danish Old Danish
Sweden Swedish
Denmark Danish
Norway Norwegian
Finland Finnish
Faroe Islands Faroese
Iceland Icelandic
Greenland Greenlandic

Origin and Meaning

Short form of Pädher and Peder (see Pedr) [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7]

Related Names

Paer
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
Old Swedish
Pe
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
Norwegian Swedish
Peer
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 Norwegian Old Swedish Swedish
Pehr
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 Norwegian Swedish
Per
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 Faroese Finish Greenlandic Icelandic Norwegian Old Danish Old Swedish Swedish
Pär
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
Finish Swedish

See also:
Variant forms: Biera, Pêre, Perry
Female forms: Perda, Perina, Perla

Patronyms (male)

Perinpoika Finland
Persen Norway
Person Sweden
Persson Sweden

Patronyms (female)

Perintytär Finland
Persdatter Norway
Persdotter Sweden

Combinations

For combinations see PER (name element)

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Per
Genitive: Pers
Faroe Islands - Faroese
Nominative: Per
Accusative: Per
Dative: Peri
Genitive: Pers
Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Per
Genitive: Perin
Partitive: Periä
Iceland - Icelandic
Nominative: Per
Accusative: Per
Dative: Per
Genitive: Pers
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Per
Genitive: Pers
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Per
Genitive: Pers

Name Days

Norway Norway

29 June

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

29 June

Sweden Sweden

1 August

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

Strongest Period of Usage

Predominant Regional Usage

Namesakes

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[8]
0 6 60876 166711
Norway Norway[9]
0 n.a. 38395 n.a.
Denmark Denmark[10]
0 n.a. 32178 n.a.
Finland Finland[11]
0 0 n.a. 3772
  #: 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 Per(m) Sources: [8][10][9][11]

Top List Ranking

Name top list ranking for Per(m) Sources: [12]

Norwegian Historic Statistics Trend

Norwegian historic statistics for Per(m)

Sources: [8] [10] [9] [11]

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  2. Árni Dahl: Navnabókin (2005)
  3. 3.0 3.1 Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 4.3 Eva Villarsen Meldgaard: Den store navnebog (2004)
  5. Marianne Blomqvist: Vad heter finlandssvenskarna? (2006)
  6. 6.0 6.1 6.2 Eva Brylla: Förnamn i Sverige (2004)
  7. 7.0 7.1 Gulbrand Alhaug: 10 001 navn - Norsk fornavnleksikon (2011)
  8. 8.0 8.1 8.2 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  9. 9.0 9.1 9.2 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  10. 10.0 10.1 10.2 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  11. 11.0 11.1 11.2 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  12. details see Name Statistic tables