Werner

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Male Male Name

Usage

Norway Norwegian
Denmark Danish
Sweden Swedish
Finland Finnish
Iceland Icelandic

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Origin and Meaning

German younger form of Wernher [1] [2] [3] [4] [5]

Related Names

See Warinheri

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Werner
Genitive: Werners
Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Werner
Genitive: Wernerin
Partitive: Werneriä
Iceland - Icelandic
Nominative: Werner
Accusative: Werner
Dative: Werner
Genitive: Werners
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Werner
Genitive: Werners
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Werner
Genitive: Werners

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

  • Iceland: Officially accepted as a given name on 28 October 2011 [6]

Strongest Period of Usage

Predominant Regional Usage

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&
Norway Norway[8]
0 n.a. 655 n.a.
Denmark Denmark[9]
0 n.a. 505 n.a.
Sweden Sweden[10]
0 3 390 2294
Iceland Iceland[11]
0 0 3 12
Finland Finland[12]
0 0 n.a. 1250
  #: 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.

 

Swedish Regional Distribution

Regional distribution of Werner (m) in Sweden in the year 1880. Swedish Regional Distribution for Werner (m)


References

  1. Árni Dahl: Navnabókin (2005)
  2. Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  3. 3.0 3.1 Eva Brylla: Förnamn i Sverige (2004)
  4. Eva Villarsen Meldgaard: Den store navnebog (2004)
  5. 5.0 5.1 Gulbrand Alhaug: 10 001 navn - Norsk fornavnleksikon (2011)
  6. Mannanafnaskrá at island.is, http://www.island.is
  7. © Nordic Names (Swedish Statistics - Regional Distribution)
  8. Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  9. Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  10. Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  11. Hagstofa Íslands, National statistics office of Iceland, http://www.hagstofan.is/
  12. Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi