Sultan

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Origin and Meaning

Derived from the Arabic title سلطان (sultan) = 'ruler', 'prince', 'monarch', 'king', 'queen', earlier 'power', 'dominion' [1] [2] [3]

Related Names

Sultan ♀/♂
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Arabic
Sultana
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Arabic
Zoltan
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Danish Finish Norwegian Swedish
Zoltán
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Hungarian
Zsolt Hungarian

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Sultan
Genitive: Sultans
Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Sultan
Genitive: Sultanin
Partitive: Sultania
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Sultan
Genitive: Sultans
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Sultan
Genitive: Sultans

Further Information

Sultan is a name used among immigrants from Arabic-speaking countries, but is very rarely used in the Nordic countries by people without an immigration background

Statistics

Name Count per Country (What's this?)

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Country
Commonness
Commonness
Total Female ♀ Male ♂
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
Sweden Sweden[4]
486 769 186 320 300 449
Denmark Denmark[5]
324
n.a.
244
n.a.
80
n.a.
Finland Finland[6]
n.a.
99
n.a.
44
n.a.
55
Iceland Iceland[7]
1 1
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
Norway Norway[8]
n.a.
n.a.
49
n.a.
129
n.a.
Greenland Greenland[9]
0 0
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
  #: 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.

 

No recent statistics trend found in databases for Sultan.


References

  1. Günther Drosdowski: Duden Etymologie - Herkunftswörterbuch der deutschen Sprache (1997)
  2. Eva Villarsen Meldgaard: Ordbog over muslimske fornavne i Danmark (2005)
  3. Gulbrand Alhaug: 10 001 navn - Norsk fornavnleksikon (2011)
  4. Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  5. Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  6. Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  7. Hagstofa Íslands, National statistics office of Iceland, http://www.hagstofan.is/
  8. Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  9. Grønlands Statistik, Statistics office of Greenland, http://www.stat.gl/