Van

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Female/Male Both Genders Name

Usage

Sweden Swedish
Finland Finnish
Norway Norwegian

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Origin and Meaning

1) English short form of names containing van, e. g. Ivan

2) Common prefix of Dutch surnames mistaken for a first name (e. g. Vincent van Gogh) meaning 'of', 'from'

3) Latin spelling of Vietnamese 文 (văn) = 'knowledge', 'literature'

4) Latin spelling of Vietnamese 雲 (vân) = 'cloud'

Related Names

Van ♀/♂
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Finish Norwegian Swedish

Grammar

Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Van
Genitive: Vanin
Partitive: Vania
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Van
Genitive: Vans
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Van
Genitive: Vans

Statistics

Name Count per Country (What's this?)

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Country
Commonness
Commonness
Total Female ♀ Male ♂
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
Sweden Sweden[1]
1293 2112 72 301 1221 1811
Denmark Denmark[2]
772
n.a.
54
n.a.
718
n.a.
Finland Finland[3]
n.a.
1272
n.a.
187
n.a.
1085
Iceland Iceland[4]
38 120
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
Greenland Greenland[5]
0 70
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
Norway Norway[6]
n.a.
n.a.
107
n.a.
277
n.a.
  #: 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 Van.


References

  1. Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  2. Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  3. Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  4. Hagstofa Íslands, National statistics office of Iceland, http://www.hagstofan.is/
  5. Grønlands Statistik, Statistics office of Greenland, http://www.stat.gl/
  6. Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no