Torsten

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Male Male Name

Usage

Sweden Swedish
Denmark Danish
Norway Norwegian
Finland Finnish

Origin and Meaning

Swedish and Danish younger form of Thorsten [1] [2] [3] [4] [5]

Related Names

See Þórstæinn

Patronyms [What's That?]

Male

Torstensen Denmark Norway
Torstenson Sweden
Torstensson Sweden

Female

Torstensdatter Denmark Norway
Torstensdotter Sweden

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Torsten
Genitive: Torstens
Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Torsten
Genitive: Torstenin
Partitive: Torstenia
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Torsten
Genitive: Torstens
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Torsten
Genitive: Torstens

Name Days

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

27 February

Sweden Sweden

23 February

Further Information

Strongest Period of Usage

Predominant Regional Usage

Namesakes

  • Torsten Rudenschöld (30 March 1798 - 27 May 1859), Swedish educator and social reformer
  • Torsten Nils Wiesel, * 3 June 1924, Swedish ophthalmologist and Nobel laureate NNNobel.png (Physiology or Medicine, 1981)

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 4 4217 15313
Denmark Denmark[7]
0 n.a. 1102 n.a.
Norway Norway[8]
0 n.a. 154 n.a.
Finland Finland[9]
0 0 n.a. 2919
  #: 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 Torsten(m) Sources: [6][7][8][9]

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

References

  1. Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)
  2. Marianne Blomqvist: Vad heter finlandssvenskarna? (2006)
  3. 3.0 3.1 Eva Brylla: Förnamn i Sverige (2004)
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 Eva Villarsen Meldgaard: Den store navnebog (2004)
  5. 5.0 5.1 Gulbrand Alhaug: 10 001 navn - Norsk fornavnleksikon (2011)
  6. 6.0 6.1 6.2 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  7. 7.0 7.1 7.2 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  8. 8.0 8.1 8.2 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  9. 9.0 9.1 9.2 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi