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 occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
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 (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[4]
32 34 10 10 22 24
Denmark Denmark[5]
38
n.a.
4
n.a.
34
n.a.
Norway Norway[6]
13
n.a.
6
n.a.
7
n.a.
Finland Finland[7]
n.a.
11 0 0
n.a.
11
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 Roan.


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. Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  5. Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  6. Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  7. Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  8. Grønlands Statistik, Statistics office of Greenland, http://www.stat.gl/