Ross

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Male Male Name

Usage

Sweden Swedish
Finland Finnish
Norway Norwegian
Denmark Danish

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Origin and Meaning

English name

Transferred use of a Scottish and English surname derived from a place name.

Gaelic ros = 'promontory', 'headland' [1]

Related Names

Ross
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Danish Finish Norwegian Swedish

Combinations

Name
Element    
Example
VALD see Rosvald

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Ross
Genitive: Ross'
Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Ross
Genitive: Rossin
Partitive: Rossia
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Ross
Genitive: Ross'
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Ross
Genitive: Ross' / Ross

Further Information

Strongest Period of Usage

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[2]
90 270 3 23 87 247
Finland Finland[3]
n.a.
160 0 0
n.a.
160
Denmark Denmark[4]
53
n.a.
1
n.a.
52
n.a.
Iceland Iceland[5]
1 6
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
Greenland Greenland[6]
0 8
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
Norway Norway[7]
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
55
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 Ross.


References

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