Tapio

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Usage

Finland Finnish
Sweden Swedish
Norway Norwegian

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Origin and Meaning

1) Finnish name of unknown origin and meaning [1] [2] [3]

2) Finnish name meaning '(ruler of the) wood, forest' [4] [5], deriving from Estonian taba = 'lock, trap, hunting ground' [4]

Related Names

Tapikka
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Finish
Tapio
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Finish Norwegian Swedish

See also Tapi

Grammar

Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Tapio
Genitive: Tapion
Partitive: Tapiota
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Tapio
Genitive: Tapios
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Tapio
Genitive: Tapios

Name Days

Finland Finland

18 June

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

Strongest Period of Usage

Finnish Mythology

  • Tapio is the name of the Finnish forest and hunting god [1] [2] [3] [4]

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[6]
0 0 453 3097
Norway Norway[7]
0 n.a. 12 n.a.
Denmark Denmark[8]
0 n.a. 4 n.a.
Finland Finland[9]
0 0 n.a. 139582
  #: 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 Tapio.

Sources: [6] [8] [7] [9]

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Kustaa Vilkuna: Etunimet (1990)
  2. 2.0 2.1 Wilhelm Vollmer: Wörterbuch der Mythologie (1874)
  3. 3.0 3.1 Adrian Room: Brewer's Dictionary of Names (1992)
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 4.3 4.4 Eva Brylla: Förnamn i Sverige (2004)
  5. Gulbrand Alhaug: 10 001 navn - Norsk fornavnleksikon (2011)
  6. 6.0 6.1 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  7. 7.0 7.1 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  8. 8.0 8.1 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  9. 9.0 9.1 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi