Sophus

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Male Male Name

Usage

Denmark Danish
Norway Norwegian
Sweden Swedish
Iceland Icelandic

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Origin and Meaning

Latin form of the Greek name Σοφος (Sophos)

Greek σοφὸς (sophos) = 'wise' [1] [2] [3]

Related Names

Sofus
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Danish Faroese Greenlandic Norwegian Swedish
Sófus
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Icelandic
Sophus
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Danish Icelandic Norwegian Swedish
Suuffu
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Greenlandic
Suuffusi
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Suvfo
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Suvfuse
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Greenlandic

See also Sophia, Sophonias

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Sophus
Genitive: Sophus'
Iceland - Icelandic
Nominative: Sophus
Accusative: Sophus
Dative: Sophusi
Genitive: Sophusar
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Sophus
Genitive: Sophus'
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Sophus
Genitive: Sophus' / Sophus

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

Strongest Period of Usage

Predominant Regional Usage

Namesakes

  • Elseus Sophus Bugge (5 January 1833 - 8 July 1907), Norwegian philologist and linguist
  • Sophus Christian Frederik Schandorph (8 May 1836 – 1 January 1901), Danish poet and novelist
  • Marius Sophus Lie (17 December 1842 – 18 February 1899), Norwegian mathematician
  • Sophus Niels Christen Claussen (12 September 1865 – 11 April 1931), Danish writer

Statistics

Name Count per Country

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Country
Commonness
Commonness
Female ♀ Male ♂
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
Denmark Denmark[5]
0 n.a. 379 n.a.
Norway Norway[6]
0 n.a. 42 n.a.
Iceland Iceland[7]
0 0 5 7
Sweden Sweden[8]
0 0 2 24
Finland Finland[9]
0 0 n.a. 3
  #: 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 Sophus.

Sources: [8] [5] [6] [9]

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 Eva Villarsen Meldgaard: Den store navnebog (2004)
  3. 3.0 3.1 Gulbrand Alhaug: 10 001 navn - Norsk fornavnleksikon (2011)
  4. Mannanafnaskrá at island.is, http://www.island.is
  5. 5.0 5.1 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  6. 6.0 6.1 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  7. Hagstofa Íslands, National statistics office of Iceland, http://www.hagstofan.is/
  8. 8.0 8.1 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  9. 9.0 9.1 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi