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 (male)

Stureson Sweden
Sturesson Sweden

Patronyms (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 5049 14190
Norway Norway[6]
0 n.a. 413 n.a.
Denmark Denmark[7]
0 n.a. 33 n.a.
Finland Finland[8]
0 0 n.a. 526
  #: 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 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