Vagn

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Male Male Name

Usage

Old Norse Old Norse
Denmark Danish
Sweden Swedish
Norway Norwegian
Faroe Islands Faroese
Iceland Icelandic
Greenland Greenlandic

Origin and Meaning

Old Norse name and byname

Old Norse vagn = 'vehicle', 'sledge', 'wagon', 'carriage' [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] [8] [9]

Related Names

Vaghn
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Old Swedish
Waghn
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Old Danish
Vagn
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Danish Faroese Greenlandic Icelandic Norwegian Old Norse Swedish
Wagn
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Danish
Vagna
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Faroese Icelandic
Wagna
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Danish
Vagne
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Greenlandic
Vagni
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Greenlandic
Vagnur
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Faroese
Våge
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Swedish
Vaage
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Danish Swedish
Wåge
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Waage
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Danish Swedish
Wågne
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Swedish

See also Wagnijo

Patronyms [What's That?]

Male

Vagnsson Iceland

Female

Vagnsdóttir Iceland

Combinations

For combinations see VAGN (name element)

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Vagn
Genitive: Vagns
Faroe Islands - Faroese
Nominative: Vagn
Accusative: Vagn
Dative: Vagni
Genitive: Vagns
Iceland - Icelandic
Nominative: Vagn
Accusative: Vagn
Dative: Vagni
Genitive: Vagns
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Vagn
Genitive: Vagns
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Vagn
Genitive: Vagns

Further Information

In old Runic scripts Vagn is difficult to distinguish from VrangR [1]

Earliest Documented Usage

Strongest Period of Usage

Predominant Regional Usage

Namesakes

  • Vagn Lundbye (born 22 november 1933), Danish author

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&
Denmark Denmark[10]
0 n.a. 4501 n.a.
Sweden Sweden[11]
0 0 53 105
Norway Norway[12]
0 n.a. 19 n.a.
Iceland Iceland[13]
0 0 9 38
Finland Finland[14]
0 0 n.a. 3
  #: 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 Vagn.

Sources: [11] [10] [12] [14]

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Lena Peterson: Nordiskt runnamnslexikon (2002)
  2. Geir T. Zoëga: A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic (1910)
  3. 3.0 3.1 Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)
  4. 4.0 4.1 Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  5. Árni Dahl: Navnabókin (2005)
  6. Hermann Pálsson: Nafnabókin (1991)
  7. 7.0 7.1 7.2 Eva Villarsen Meldgaard: Den store navnebog (2004)
  8. Michael Lerche Nielsen: Hvad skal barnet hedde? (2003)
  9. 9.0 9.1 Gulbrand Alhaug: 10 001 navn - Norsk fornavnleksikon (2011)
  10. 10.0 10.1 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  11. 11.0 11.1 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  12. 12.0 12.1 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  13. Hagstofa Íslands, National statistics office of Iceland, http://www.hagstofan.is/
  14. 14.0 14.1 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi