Urban

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Male Male Name

Usage

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

Origin and Meaning

Short form of Urbanus [1] [2] [3] [4] [5]

Related Names

See Urbanus

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Urban
Genitive: Urbans
Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Urban
Genitive: Urbanin
Partitive: Urbania
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Urban
Genitive: Urbans
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Urban
Genitive: Urbans

Name Days

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

25 May

Sweden Sweden

25 May

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

Strongest Period of Usage

Predominant Regional Usage

Namesakes

  • Urban Hjärne, 20 December 1641 - 10 March 1724, Swedish doctor, author and scientist
  • Urban Hansen (23 October 1908 – 24 July 1986), Danish politician, Lord Mayor of København from 1962 to 1976
  • Urban is an IKEA product name (junior chair) [6]

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 5476 11508
Denmark Denmark[8]
0 n.a. 35 n.a.
Norway Norway[9]
0 n.a. 19 n.a.
Finland Finland[10]
0 0 n.a. 166
  #: 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 Urban.

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

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)
  2. Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 Eva Brylla: Förnamn i Sverige (2004)
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 4.3 Eva Villarsen Meldgaard: Den store navnebog (2004)
  5. Gulbrand Alhaug: 10 001 navn - Norsk fornavnleksikon (2011)
  6. IKEA 2016, http://www.ikea.com/
  7. 7.0 7.1 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  8. 8.0 8.1 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  9. 9.0 9.1 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  10. 10.0 10.1 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi