Stig

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Usage

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

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Origin and Meaning

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

Related Names

See Stígr

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Stig
Genitive: Stigs
Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Stig
Genitive: Stigin
Partitive: Stigiä
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Stig
Genitive: Stigs
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Stig
Genitive: Stigs

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) [7]

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[8]
0 4 25399 53297
Norway Norway[9]
0 n.a. 9387 n.a.
Denmark Denmark[10]
0 n.a. 4909 n.a.
Finland Finland[11]
0 0 n.a. 3775
  #: 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: [8][10][9][11]

Top List Ranking

Name top list ranking for Stig(m) Sources: [12]

Norwegian Historic Statistics Trend

Norwegian historic statistics for Stig(m)

Sources: [8] [10] [9] [11]

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. 6.0 6.1 Gulbrand Alhaug: 10 001 navn - Norsk fornavnleksikon (2011)
  7. IKEA 2016, http://www.ikea.com/
  8. 8.0 8.1 8.2 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  9. 9.0 9.1 9.2 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  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 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  12. details see Name Statistic tables