Rein m

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Male Male Name
This name is used both as a female and a male name. See Rein f for the female version.

Usage

Finland Finnish
Norway Norwegian
Sweden Swedish

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Origin and Meaning

1) Short form of names beginning with Rein- (see Reino) [1] [2]

2) Norwegian form of Hreinn [1] [2]

Related Names

Rein
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Finish Norwegian Swedish

Grammar

Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Rein
Genitive: Reinin
Partitive: Reiniä
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Rein
Genitive: Reins
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Rein
Genitive: Reins

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

Strongest Period of Usage

Predominant Regional Usage

Namesakes

  • Rein Henriksen (17 December 1915 – 29 April 1994), Norwegian lawyer and industrialist

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[3]
166 301 5 6 161 295
Finland Finland[4]
n.a.
568
n.a.
3
n.a.
565
Norway Norway[5]
175
n.a.
0
n.a.
175
n.a.
Denmark Denmark[6]
5
n.a.
1
n.a.
4
n.a.
Iceland Iceland[7]
0 5
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
Greenland Greenland[8]
0 0
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.

 

No recent statistics trend found in databases for Rein.


References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 Gulbrand Alhaug: 10 001 navn - Norsk fornavnleksikon (2011)
  3. Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  4. Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  5. Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  6. Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  7. Hagstofa Íslands, National statistics office of Iceland, http://www.hagstofan.is/
  8. Grønlands Statistik, Statistics office of Greenland, http://www.stat.gl/