Tobias

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Male Male Name

Usage

Old Danish Old Danish
Old Swedish Old Swedish
Sweden Swedish
Denmark Danish
Norway Norwegian
Finland Finnish
Faroe Islands Faroese
Greenland Greenlandic

Origin and Meaning

1) Latin form of Τωβιας (Tobias), a Greek form of Tobia [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6]

2) Latinised form of Tobbe and Tubbe (see Þórbiǫrn) [1]

Related Names

Thobias
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Danish Finish Norwegian Swedish
Tobejas
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Sami
Tobias
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Danish Faroese Finish Greenlandic Norwegian Old Danish Old Swedish Swedish
Tobías
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Icelandic
Tóbías
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Icelandic
Topias
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Finish Swedish
Topijas
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Finish
Túpiarse
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Greenlandic
Tuppiarsi
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Greenlandic

For pet forms see Tobbi and Tobi

For female forms see Tobia

Patronyms [What's That?]

Male

Tobiaksenpoika Finland
Tobiasarson Faroe Islands
Tobiasen Denmark Norway
Tobiason Norway
Tobiassen Denmark Norway
Tobiasson Faroe Islands Norway Sweden
Tobiassøn Norway
Tobiasøn Norway

Female

Tobiaksentytär Finland
Tobiasardóttir Faroe Islands
Tobiasdatter Denmark Norway
Tobiasdotter Norway Sweden
Tobiasdóttir Faroe Islands

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Tobias
Genitive: Tobias'
Faroe Islands - Faroese
Nominative: Tobias
Accusative: Tobias
Dative: Tobiasi
Genitive: Tobiasar
Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Tobias
Genitive: Tobiaksen
Partitive: Tobiasta
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Tobias
Genitive: Tobias'
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Tobias
Genitive: Tobias' / Tobias

Name Days

Denmark Denmark

20 September

Faroe Islands Faroe Islands

20 September

Norway Norway

20 September

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

2 November

Sweden Sweden

2 November

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

Strongest Period of Usage

Predominant Regional Usage

Namesakes

  • Johan Tobias Sergel (né Sergell, 7 September 1740 – 26 February 1814), Swedish sculptor

Trivia

  • Tobias is an IKEA product name (chair) [7]

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[8]
1 6 21732 32033
Denmark Denmark[9]
1 n.a. 14747 n.a.
Norway Norway[10]
0 n.a. 8930 n.a.
Finland Finland[11]
0 0 n.a. 2686
  #: 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 Tobias(m) Sources: [8][9][10][11]

Top List Ranking

Name top list ranking for Tobias(m) Sources: [12]

Norwegian Historic Statistics Trend

Norwegian historic statistics for Tobias(m)

Sources: [8] [9] [10] [11]

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)
  2. Árni Dahl: Navnabókin (2005)
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 Eva Brylla: Förnamn i Sverige (2004)
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 5.3 Eva Villarsen Meldgaard: Den store navnebog (2004)
  6. 6.0 6.1 Gulbrand Alhaug: 10 001 navn - Norsk fornavnleksikon (2011)
  7. IKEA 2016, http://www.ikea.com/
  8. 8.0 8.1 8.2 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  9. 9.0 9.1 9.2 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  10. 10.0 10.1 10.2 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  11. 11.0 11.1 11.2 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  12. details see Name Statistic tables