Sune

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Male Male Name

Usage

Old Swedish Old Swedish
Sweden Swedish
Denmark Danish
Finland Finnish
Norway Norwegian
Faroe Islands Faroese
Greenland Greenlandic

Origin and Meaning

Old Swedish and younger form of Suni [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6]

Related Names

See Suni

Patronyms [What's That?]

Male

Sunason Old Swedish
Sunasson Old Swedish
Sunesen Denmark
Suneson Old Swedish Sweden
Sunesson Sweden

Female

Sunesdatter Denmark
Sunesdotter Sweden

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Sune
Genitive: Sunes
Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Sune
Genitive: Sunen
Partitive: Sunea
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Sune
Genitive: Sunes
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Sune
Genitive: Sunes

Name Days

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

28 March

Sweden Sweden

29 November

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

Strongest Period of Usage

Predominant Regional Usage

Namesakes

  • Karl Sune Detlof Bergström, 10 January 1916 – 15 August 2004, Swedish biochemist and Nobel laureate (Physiology or Medicine, 1982)

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 0 5311 13144
Denmark Denmark[8]
0 n.a. 3020 n.a.
Norway Norway[9]
0 n.a. 159 n.a.
Finland Finland[10]
0 0 n.a. 692
  #: 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 Sune(m) Sources: [7][8][9][10]

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

References

  1. Lena Peterson: Nordiskt runnamnslexikon (2002)
  2. 2.0 2.1 Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)
  3. Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  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 6.2 Gulbrand Alhaug: 10 001 navn - Norsk fornavnleksikon (2011)
  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 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  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 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi