Swen

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Usage

Old Danish Old Danish
Old Swedish Old Swedish
Sweden Swedish
Denmark Danish
Norway Norwegian

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Origin and Meaning

1) Old Danish and Old Swedish form of Sveinn [1] [2] [3] [4]

2) Creative spelling of Sven [5]

Related Names

See Sveinn

Patronyms [What's That?]

Male

Swensson Old Swedish Sweden
Swenssøn Old Swedish
Swensøn Old Swedish

Female

Swensdotter Old Swedish Sweden

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Swen
Genitive: Swens
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Swen
Genitive: Swens
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Swen
Genitive: Swens

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

Strongest Period of Usage

Predominant Regional Usage

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[8]
40 108 0 0 40 108
Norway Norway[9]
7
n.a.
0
n.a.
7
n.a.
Denmark Denmark[10]
5
n.a.
0
n.a.
5
n.a.
Finland Finland[11]
n.a.
9 0 0
n.a.
9
Greenland Greenland[12]
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.

 

Swedish Regional Distribution

Regional distribution of Swen (m) in Sweden in the year 1880. Swedish Regional Distribution for Swen (m)


References

  1. Rikard Hornby: Danske navne - Træk af navngivningens historie (1951)
  2. Lena Peterson: Nordiskt runnamnslexikon (2007)
  3. Eva Villarsen Meldgaard: Den store navnebog (2004)
  4. Marianne Blomqvist: Vad heter finlandssvenskarna? (2006)
  5. Wilfried Seibicke: Historisches Deutsches Vornamenbuch (Band 1-4)
  6. Eva Villarsen Meldgaard: Navnemode og modenavne (1993)
  7. 7.0 7.1 7.2 © Nordic Names (Swedish Statistics - Regional Distribution)
  8. Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  9. Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  10. Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  11. Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  12. Grønlands Statistik, Statistics office of Greenland, http://www.stat.gl/