Sten

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Usage

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

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Origin and Meaning

Old Danish, Old Swedish and younger form of Stæinn [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] [8]

Related Names

See Stæinn

Patronyms [What's That?]

Male

Stensson Old Swedish

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Sten
Genitive: Stens
Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Sten
Genitive: Stenin
Partitive: Steniä
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Sten
Genitive: Stens
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Sten
Genitive: Stens

Name Days

Finland (Swedish Language)Finland (Swedish Language) Finland (Swedish Language)

28 November

Sweden Sweden

14 December

Further Information

Strongest Period of Usage

Predominant Regional Usage

Namesakes

  • Sten Sture (1440 – 14 December 1503), Swedish statesman and regent of Sweden
  • Sten Sture Lord of Ekesiö (1493 – 3 February 1520), Swedish statesman and regent of Sweden
  • Sten Kaalø Andersen (born 12 August 1945), Danish writer, actor and priest

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[9]
0 7 10576 23618
Denmark Denmark[10]
1 n.a. 2013 n.a.
Norway Norway[11]
0 n.a. 1586 n.a.
Finland Finland[12]
0 0 n.a. 1338
  #: 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 Sten(m) Sources: [9][10][11][12]

Norwegian Historic Statistics Trend

Norwegian historic statistics for Sten(m)

Sources: [9] [10] [11] [12]

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)
  2. Lena Peterson: Nordiskt runnamnslexikon (2002)
  3. Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  4. Marianne Blomqvist: Vad heter finlandssvenskarna? (2006)
  5. 5.0 5.1 Eva Brylla: Förnamn i Sverige (2004)
  6. 6.0 6.1 6.2 Eva Villarsen Meldgaard: Den store navnebog (2004)
  7. Michael Lerche Nielsen: Hvad skal barnet hedde? (2003)
  8. 8.0 8.1 Gulbrand Alhaug: 10 001 navn - Norsk fornavnleksikon (2011)
  9. 9.0 9.1 9.2 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  10. 10.0 10.1 10.2 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  11. 11.0 11.1 11.2 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  12. 12.0 12.1 12.2 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi