Thorstein

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Male Male Name

Usage

Norway Norwegian
Denmark Danish
Sweden Swedish

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Origin and Meaning

Variant spelling of Torstein [1] [2] [3]

Related Names

See Þórstæinn

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Thorstein
Genitive: Thorsteins
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Thorstein
Genitive: Thorsteins
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Thorstein
Genitive: Thorsteins

Further Information

Strongest Period of Usage

Namesakes

  • Thorstein Bunde Veblen (né Torsten Bunde Veblen; 30 July 1857 – 3 August 1929), Norwegian-American economist and sociologist
  • Thorstein Treholt (13 April 1911 – 17 March 1993), Norwegian politician

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&
Norway Norway[4]
448
n.a.
0
n.a.
448
n.a.
Denmark Denmark[5]
58
n.a.
0
n.a.
58
n.a.
Sweden Sweden[6]
11 26 0 0 11 26
Finland Finland[7]
n.a.
3 0 0
n.a.
3
Greenland Greenland[8]
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.

 

Norwegian Historic Statistics Trend

Norwegian historic statistics for Thorstein (m)


References

  1. Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  2. Eva Villarsen Meldgaard: Den store navnebog (2004)
  3. 3.0 3.1 Gulbrand Alhaug: 10 001 navn - Norsk fornavnleksikon (2011)
  4. Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  5. Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  6. Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  7. Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  8. Grønlands Statistik, Statistics office of Greenland, http://www.stat.gl/