Spartacus

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Male Male Name

Usage

Sweden Swedish
Finland Finnish

Origin and Meaning

Latin name meaning 'Spartan, from the city of Sparta'

The name of the ancient Greek city of Sparta derives its name from Greek spart = 'a cord or rope made from the shrub spartos (a kind of a broom)'. The name implies that the cord was used for marking out the lines along which the city's foundations were laid. [1]

Related Names

Spartacus
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Spartakus
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Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

Namesakes

Spartacus was the name of a 1st-century Thracian slave, famous for leading a revolt of gladiators against Rome [1]

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&
Sweden Sweden[3]
0 0 1 8
Denmark Denmark[4]
0 n.a. 0 n.a.
Norway Norway[5]
0 n.a. 0 n.a.
Finland Finland[6]
0 0 n.a. 2
  #: 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 Spartacus.

Sources: [3] [4] [5] [6]

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Adrian Room: Brewer's Dictionary of Names (1992)
  2. Mannanafnaskrá at island.is, http://www.island.is
  3. 3.0 3.1 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  4. 4.0 4.1 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  5. 5.0 5.1 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  6. 6.0 6.1 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi