Roan

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Male Male Name

Usage

Denmark Danish
Sweden Swedish
Norway Norwegian

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Origin and Meaning

1) Frisian short form of names containing the name element HRAFN [1] [2]

Corvus corax (Common Raven), Yosemite NP, CA, US - Diliff.jpg
Raven
Image by David Iliff,[3]
licensed under Creative Commons (CC-BY-SA 3.0)

2) Pet form of Hieronymus [1]

3) English roan = 'reddish brown' (chiefly of horses), via Middle French from Old Spanish raudano, probably from a Germanic source, see RAUÐ

Related Names

Roan
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 Swedish

See also Ronne

Cognates

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Roan
Genitive: Roans
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Roan
Genitive: Roans
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Roan
Genitive: Roans

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[4]
3 n.a. 33 n.a.
Sweden Sweden[5]
8 8 8 9
Norway Norway[6]
4 n.a. 5 n.a.
Finland Finland[7]
0 0 n.a. 4
  #: 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 Roan.

Sources: [5] [4] [6] [7]

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Wilfried Seibicke: Historisches Deutsches Vornamenbuch (Band 1-4)
  2. Gulbrand Alhaug: 10 001 navn - Norsk fornavnleksikon (2011)
  3. Wikimedia Commons: Image by David Iliff, source & license
  4. 4.0 4.1 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  5. 5.0 5.1 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  6. 6.0 6.1 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  7. 7.0 7.1 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi