Set

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Male Male Name

Usage

Sweden Swedish
Finland Finnish
Faroe Islands Faroese
Norway Norwegian

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Origin and Meaning

1) Old Norse seti = 'cohabitant' (?) [1]

2) Nordic form of Seth [1] [2] [3] [4]

Related Names

Set
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Faroese Finish Norwegian Swedish

Name Day

Sweden Sweden

30 December

Grammar

Faroe Islands - Faroese
Nominative: Set
Accusative: Set
Dative: Seti
Genitive: Sets
Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Set
Genitive: Setin
Partitive: Setiä
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Set
Genitive: Sets
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Set
Genitive: Sets

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

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[5]
309 705 0 3 309 702
Finland Finland[6]
n.a.
100 0 0
n.a.
100
Denmark Denmark[7]
2
n.a.
0
n.a.
2
n.a.
Greenland Greenland[8]
0 4
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
Norway Norway[9]
0
n.a.
0
n.a.
0
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 Set.


References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Árni Dahl: Navnabókin (2005)
  2. Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)
  3. 3.0 3.1 Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  4. 4.0 4.1 Eva Brylla: Förnamn i Sverige (2004)
  5. Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  6. Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  7. Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  8. Grønlands Statistik, Statistics office of Greenland, http://www.stat.gl/
  9. Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no