Steffen

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Usage

Old Danish Old Danish
Denmark Danish
Norway Norwegian
Sweden Swedish
Finland Finnish
Greenland Greenlandic

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Origin and Meaning

Low German and Danish form of Stefan [1] [2] [3] [4]

Related Names

See Stephanus

Patronyms [What's That?]

Male

Steffensen Denmark Norway

Female

Steffensdatter Denmark Norway

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Steffen
Genitive: Steffens
Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Steffen
Genitive: Steffenin
Partitive: Steffeniä
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Steffen
Genitive: Steffens
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Steffen
Genitive: Steffens

Name Day

Norway Norway

26 December

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

Strongest Period of Usage

Predominant Regional Usage

Namesakes

  • Steffen Brandt (born 14 June 1953) is a Danish singer, songwriter and composer
  • Steffen Iversen (born 10 November 1976), Norwegian footballer
Gnbox image.png The German pronunciation of Steffen can be found on our sister site www.germannames.de.

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[6]
6743
n.a.
0
n.a.
6743
n.a.
Norway Norway[7]
3785
n.a.
0
n.a.
3785
n.a.
Sweden Sweden[8]
178 269 0 0 178 269
Finland Finland[9]
n.a.
220 0 0
n.a.
220
Greenland Greenland[10]
40 97
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
Iceland Iceland[11]
2 2
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.

 

Recent Statistics Trend

Name statistics for Steffen (m) Sources: [8][6][7][9]

Norwegian Historic Statistics Trend

Norwegian historic statistics for Steffen (m)


References

  1. Wilfried Seibicke: Historisches Deutsches Vornamenbuch (Band 1-4)
  2. 2.0 2.1 Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)
  3. Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  4. 4.0 4.1 Gulbrand Alhaug: 10 001 navn - Norsk fornavnleksikon (2011)
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 5.3 Eva Villarsen Meldgaard: Den store navnebog (2004)
  6. 6.0 6.1 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  7. 7.0 7.1 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  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
  10. Grønlands Statistik, Statistics office of Greenland, http://www.stat.gl/
  11. Hagstofa Íslands, National statistics office of Iceland, http://www.hagstofan.is/