Sture

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Male Male Name

Usage

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

Origin and Meaning

Old Norse stúra = 'downhearted, crestfallen' or 'obstinate' [1] [2] [3]

Related Names

Sture
Frequency of X occurance as female name todayFrequency of occurance as male name today
Frequency of X occurance as female name todayFrequency of occurance as male name today
Danish Finish Norwegian Old Swedish Swedish

Patronyms [What's That?]

Male

Stureson Sweden
Sturesson Sweden

Female

Sturedotter Sweden
Sturesdotter Sweden

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Sture
Genitive: Stures
Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Sture
Genitive: Sturen
Partitive: Sturea
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Sture
Genitive: Stures
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Sture
Genitive: Stures

Name Days

Norway Norway

27 October

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

5 February

Sweden Sweden

13 September

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

Strongest Period of Usage

Predominant Regional Usage

Namesakes

  • Sture Allén (born 31 December 1928), Swedish professor of computational linguistics, secretary of the Swedish Academy between 1986 and 1999
  • Sture Sivertsen (born 16 April 1966), Norwegian Cross-country skier

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[5]
0 1 4854 13937
Norway Norway[6]
0 n.a. 405 n.a.
Denmark Denmark[7]
0 n.a. 32 n.a.
Finland Finland[8]
0 0 n.a. 534
  #: 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 Sture(m) Sources: [5][7][6][8]

Sources: [5] [7] [6] [8]

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 Eva Brylla: Förnamn i Sverige (2004)
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 Gulbrand Alhaug: 10 001 navn - Norsk fornavnleksikon (2011)
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  6. 6.0 6.1 6.2 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  7. 7.0 7.1 7.2 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  8. 8.0 8.1 8.2 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi