Thorsten

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Usage

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

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Origin and Meaning

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

2) Variant spelling of Torsten [3] [5] [4] [6]

Related Names

See Þórstæinn

Patronyms [What's That?]

Male

Thorstensen Denmark Norway
Thorstenson Old Swedish Sweden
Thorstensson Sweden

Female

Thorstensdatter Denmark Norway
Thorstensdotter Sweden

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Thorsten
Genitive: Thorstens
Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Thorsten
Genitive: Thorstenin
Partitive: Thorstenia
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Thorsten
Genitive: Thorstens
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Thorsten
Genitive: Thorstens

Further Information

Strongest Period of Usage

Predominant Regional Usage

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 1 262 1186
Norway Norway[8]
0 n.a. 66 n.a.
Denmark Denmark[9]
0 n.a. 0 n.a.
Finland Finland[10]
0 0 n.a. 102
  #: 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 Thorsten.

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

References

  1. Lena Peterson: Nordiskt runnamnslexikon (2002)
  2. Marianne Blomqvist: Vad heter finlandssvenskarna? (2006)
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 Eva Villarsen Meldgaard: Den store navnebog (2004)
  4. 4.0 4.1 Michael Lerche Nielsen: Hvad skal barnet hedde? (2003)
  5. 5.0 5.1 Eva Brylla: Förnamn i Sverige (2004)
  6. 6.0 6.1 Gulbrand Alhaug: 10 001 navn - Norsk fornavnleksikon (2011)
  7. 7.0 7.1 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  8. 8.0 8.1 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  9. 9.0 9.1 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  10. 10.0 10.1 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi