Vasti

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Female Female Name

Usage

Sweden Swedish
Finland Finnish
Norway Norwegian

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Origin and Meaning

Nordic form of וַשְׁתִּי (Washtiy), a Hebrew name of uncertain origin. Theories include:

1) Hebrew name meaning 'thread' [1]

2) Persian name meaning 'beautiful' [2]

Related Names

Vasti
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Wasti
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Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

Norway: late 18th century (Røyken in Buskerud) [2]
Finland: 1876 [3]

Bible

In the Old Testament, Vasti is the first wife of King Ahasverus of Persia before he marries Esther

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[4]
83 175 0 0
Denmark Denmark[5]
1 n.a. 0 n.a.
Norway Norway[6]
0 n.a. 0 n.a.
Finland Finland[7]
n.a. 3 0 0
  #: 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 Vasti.

Sources: [4] [5] [6] [7]

References

  1. Mike Campbell: Behind the name http://www.behindthename.com
  2. 2.0 2.1 Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  3. Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)
  4. 4.0 4.1 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  5. 5.0 5.1 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  6. 6.0 6.1 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  7. 7.0 7.1 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi