Petter

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Male Male Name

Usage

Old Swedish Old Swedish
Sweden Swedish
Norway Norwegian
Denmark Danish
Finland Finnish
Iceland Icelandic

Origin and Meaning

Nordic variant form of Peter (see Pétr) [1] [2] [3] [4] [5]

Related Names

Behtter
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Sami
Pette
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Finish
Petter
Frequency of X occurance as female name todayFrequency of occurance as male name today
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Danish Finish Icelandic Norwegian Old Swedish Swedish
Petteri
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
Petti
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

For female forms see Petterine

Patronyms [What's That?]

Male

Petterinpoika Finland
Pettersen Norway
Petterson Norway Sweden
Petterssen Norway
Pettersson Iceland Sweden
Petterssøn Norway
Pettersøn Norway

Female

Petterdatter Norway
Petterdotter Sweden
Petterintytär Finland
Pettersdatter Norway
Pettersdotter Norway Sweden
Pettersdóttir Iceland

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Petter
Genitive: Petters
Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Petter
Genitive: Petterin
Partitive: Petteriä
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Petter
Genitive: Petters
Iceland - Icelandic
Nominative: Petter
Accusative: Petter
Dative: Petter
Genitive: Petters
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Petter
Genitive: Petters

Name Days

Norway Norway

29 June

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

29 June

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

Strongest Period of Usage

Namesakes

  • Petter Solberg (born 18 November 1974), Norwegian rally and rallycross driver
  • Petter Northug (born 6 January 1986), Norwegian cross-country skier

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&
Norway Norway[7]
0 n.a. 10265 n.a.
Sweden Sweden[8]
0 0 5325 10199
Denmark Denmark[9]
1 n.a. 87 n.a.
Finland Finland[10]
0 0 n.a. 6758
  #: 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 Petter(m) Sources: [8][9][7][10]

Norwegian Historic Statistics Trend

Norwegian historic statistics for Petter(m)

Sources: [8] [9] [7] [10]

References

  1. Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)
  2. Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  3. Kustaa Vilkuna: Etunimet (1990)
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 Eva Brylla: Förnamn i Sverige (2004)
  5. 5.0 5.1 Gulbrand Alhaug: 10 001 navn - Norsk fornavnleksikon (2011)
  6. Mannanafnaskrá at island.is, http://www.island.is
  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 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  9. 9.0 9.1 9.2 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  10. 10.0 10.1 10.2 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi