Wagner

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Usage

Denmark Danish
Sweden Swedish
Finland Finnish

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Origin and Meaning

Transferred use of the German surname

Middle High German Wagener = 'cartwright' [1]

Related Names

Vagner
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Danish Swedish
Wagner
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Danish Finish Swedish

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Wagner
Genitive: Wagners
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Wagner
Genitive: Wagners

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

Strongest Period of Usage

Predominant Regional Usage

Trivia

  • Sweden: In January 1973, 14 people were named Wagner (percentage of first or only given name: 14 %) [2]

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&
Denmark Denmark[3]
36
n.a.
0
n.a.
36
n.a.
Sweden Sweden[4]
7 41 0 10 7 31
Finland Finland[5]
n.a.
16 0 0
n.a.
16
Norway Norway[6]
6
n.a.
0
n.a.
6
n.a.
Iceland Iceland[7]
1 1
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
Greenland Greenland[8]
0 0
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
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 Wagner.


References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 Eva Villarsen Meldgaard: Den store navnebog (2004)
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 Sture Allén/Staffan Wåhlin: Förnamnsboken (1979)
  3. Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  4. Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  5. Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  6. Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  7. Hagstofa Íslands, National statistics office of Iceland, http://www.hagstofan.is/
  8. Grønlands Statistik, Statistics office of Greenland, http://www.stat.gl/