Spartacus

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Usage

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Finland Finnish

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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 3 11
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. 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 Spartacus.


References

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