Sem

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Male Male Name

Usage

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

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Origin and Meaning

Hebrew שֵׁם (shem) = 'name', 'good reputation', 'prestige' [1] [2] [3]

Related Names

Sem
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Danish Faroese Finish Greenlandic Norwegian Swedish
Séme
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Greenlandic
Semi
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
Semmi
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Greenlandic
Síme
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Greenlandic
Simmi
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Greenlandic

For female forms see Sema, Semine

Patronyms [What's That?]

Male

Semsson Faroe Islands

Female

Semsdóttir Faroe Islands

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Sem
Genitive: Sems
Faroe Islands - Faroese
Nominative: Sem
Accusative: Sem
Dative: Semi
Genitive: Sems
Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Sem
Genitive: Semin
Partitive: Semiä
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Sem
Genitive: Sems
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Sem
Genitive: Sems

Name Days

Denmark Denmark

27 October

Faroe Islands Faroe Islands

27 October

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

Strongest Period of Usage

Predominant Regional 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[4]
97 145 0 0 97 145
Norway Norway[5]
103
n.a.
0
n.a.
103
n.a.
Finland Finland[6]
n.a.
142 0 0
n.a.
142
Greenland Greenland[7]
8 42
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
Denmark Denmark[8]
22
n.a.
0
n.a.
22
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 Sem.


References

  1. Wilfried Seibicke: Historisches Deutsches Vornamenbuch (Band 1-4)
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 3.4 Gulbrand Alhaug: 10 001 navn - Norsk fornavnleksikon (2011)
  4. Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  5. Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  6. Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  7. Grønlands Statistik, Statistics office of Greenland, http://www.stat.gl/
  8. Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk