Sirius m

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Male Male Name
This name is used both as a female and a male name. See Sirius f for the female version.

Usage

Denmark Danish
Finland Finnish
Norway Norwegian
Sweden Swedish
Faroe Islands Faroese

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Origin and Meaning

Latin form of Greek σειριος (seirios) = 'burning', 'scorching' [1] [2]

It is the name of the brightest star in the sky

Related Names

Sirius
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 Norwegian Swedish
Sirius
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Finish

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Sirius
Genitive: Sirius'
Faroe Islands - Faroese
Nominative: Sirius
Accusative: Sirius
Dative: Siriusi
Genitive: Siriusar
Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Sirius
Genitive: Siriuksen
Partitive: Siriusta
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Sirius
Genitive: Sirius'
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Sirius
Genitive: Sirius' / Sirius

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&
Denmark Denmark[4]
158
n.a.
1
n.a.
157
n.a.
Finland Finland[3]
n.a.
124
n.a.
41
n.a.
83
Sweden Sweden[5]
17 79 0 4 17 75
Norway Norway[6]
22
n.a.
0
n.a.
22
n.a.
Greenland Greenland[7]
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 Sirius.


References

  1. Adrian Room: Brewer's Dictionary of Names (1992)
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Gulbrand Alhaug: 10 001 navn - Norsk fornavnleksikon (2011)
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  4. Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  5. Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  6. Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  7. Grønlands Statistik, Statistics office of Greenland, http://www.stat.gl/