Sven

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Male Male Name

Usage

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

Origin and Meaning

Old Swedish and younger Swedish and Danish form of Sveinn [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7]

Related Names

See Sveinn

Patronyms (male)

Svensen Denmark
Svenson Sweden
Svensson Old Swedish Sweden

Patronyms (female)

Svendatter Denmark
Svendotter Sweden
Svensdotter Sweden

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Sven
Genitive: Svens
Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Sven
Genitive: Svenin
Partitive: Sveniä
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Sven
Genitive: Svens
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Sven
Genitive: Svens

Name Days

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

21 August

Sweden Sweden

5 December

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

Strongest Period of Usage

Namesakes

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[10]
4 13 37310 105208
Norway Norway[11]
0 n.a. 3978 n.a.
Denmark Denmark[12]
0 n.a. 2666 n.a.
Finland Finland[13]
0 0 n.a. 7165
  #: 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 Sven(m) Sources: [10][12][11][13]

Top List Ranking

Name top list ranking for Sven(m) Sources: [14]

Norwegian Historic Statistics Trend

Norwegian historic statistics for Sven(m)

Sources: [10] [12] [11] [13]

References

  1. Lena Peterson: Nordiskt runnamnslexikon (2002)
  2. Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)
  3. Wilfried Seibicke: Historisches Deutsches Vornamenbuch (Band 1-4)
  4. Marianne Blomqvist: Vad heter finlandssvenskarna? (2006)
  5. Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  6. 6.0 6.1 Eva Brylla: Förnamn i Sverige (2004)
  7. Eva Villarsen Meldgaard: Den store navnebog (2004)
  8. Mannanafnaskrá at island.is, http://www.island.is
  9. Gulbrand Alhaug: 10 001 navn - Norsk fornavnleksikon (2011)
  10. 10.0 10.1 10.2 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  11. 11.0 11.1 11.2 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  12. 12.0 12.1 12.2 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  13. 13.0 13.1 13.2 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  14. details see Name Statistic tables