Stig

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Male Male Name

Usage

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

Origin and Meaning

Old Danish, Old Swedish and younger form of Stígr [1] [2] [3] [4] [5]

Related Names

See Stígr

Name Days

Norway Norway

13 September

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

5 June

Sweden Sweden

17 December

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

Strongest Period of Usage

Predominant Regional Usage

Namesakes

  • Stig Andersen Hvide (died December 1293), Danish nobleman and magnate, known as the leading man among the outlaws after the murder of King Erik V of Denmark
  • Steen Stig Lommer (19 June 1907 - 28 June 1976), Danish actor and writer
  • Stig Järrel (né Stig Karl Olof Ohlson, 1910-1998), Swedish actor
  • Stig Halvard Dagerman (né Andersson, 5 October 1923 – 4 November 1954), Swedish journalist and writer
  • Stig Rudolf Grybe (18 July 1928 – 1 February 2017), Swedish actor, comedian, writer and film director
  • Stig Rossen Nancke (born 14 June 1962), Danish singer and actor
  • Stig is an IKEA product name (bar stool) [6]

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[7]
0 4 26602 54378
Norway Norway[8]
0 n.a. 9449 n.a.
Denmark Denmark[9]
0 n.a. 4981 n.a.
Finland Finland[10]
0 0 n.a. 3754
  #: 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 Stig(m) Sources: [7][9][8][10]

Norwegian Historic Statistics Trend

Norwegian historic statistics for Stig(m)

Sources: [7] [9] [8] [10]

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)
  3. Marianne Blomqvist: Vad heter finlandssvenskarna? (2006)
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 Eva Brylla: Förnamn i Sverige (2004)
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 Eva Villarsen Meldgaard: Den store navnebog (2004)
  6. IKEA 2016, http://www.ikea.com/
  7. 7.0 7.1 7.2 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  8. 8.0 8.1 8.2 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  9. 9.0 9.1 9.2 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  10. 10.0 10.1 10.2 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi