Rasmus

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Male Male Name

Usage

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

Origin and Meaning

Short form of Erasmus [1] [2] [3] [4]

Related Names

Laasimuusi
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Lâsimûse
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Greenlandic
Raasimuusi
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Greenlandic
Râsemûse
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Rasme
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Norwegian
Rásmmos
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Sami
Rásmos
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Sami
Rasmus
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Rasmûse
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Greenlandic
Rasmuusi
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Greenlandic
Razmus
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Danish Finish Swedish

See also Ilâmût, Ras, Rasofiel, Rástoš

For female forms see Rasmine

Patronyms

  • Danish: Rasmussen (♂), Rasmusdatter (♀)
  • Norwegian: Rasmussen (♂) [5]

Combinations

For combinations see RAS (name element)

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Rasmus
Genitive: Rasmus'
Faroe Islands - Faroese
Nominative: Rasmus
Accusative: Rasmus
Dative: Rasmusi
Genitive: Rasmusar
Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Rasmus
Genitive: Rasmuksen
Partitive: Rasmusta
Iceland - Icelandic
Nominative: Rasmus
Accusative: Rasmus
Dative: Rasmusi
Genitive: Rasmusar
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Rasmus
Genitive: Rasmus'
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Rasmus
Genitive: Rasmus'

Name Days

Faroe Islands Faroe Islands

3 June

Finland Finland

24 October

Norway Norway

3 June

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

24 October

Sweden Sweden

26 October

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

Strongest Period of Usage

Predominant Regional Usage

Namesakes

  • Rasmus Christian Rask (22 November 1787 – 14 November 1832), Danish scholar and philologist
  • Rasmus på luffen (English title: Rasmus and the Vagabond), book written by Swedish author Astrid Lindgren (1956)

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&
Denmark Denmark[7]
0 n.a. 30314 n.a.
Sweden Sweden[8]
1 2 15742 18253
Norway Norway[9]
0 n.a. 1644 n.a.
Finland Finland[10]
0 0 n.a. 8185
  #: 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 Rasmus(m) Sources: [8][7][9][10]

Top List Ranking

Name top list ranking for Rasmus(m) Sources: [11]

Norwegian Historic Statistics Trend

Norwegian historic statistics for Rasmus(m)

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

References

  1. Árni Dahl: Navnabókin (2005)
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 Eva Villarsen Meldgaard: Den store navnebog (2004)
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 Eva Brylla: Förnamn i Sverige (2004)
  5. Olav Veka: Norsk etternamnleksikon (2001)
  6. Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  7. 7.0 7.1 7.2 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  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 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  11. details see Name Statistic tables