Åge

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Usage

Old Swedish Old Swedish
Norway Norwegian
Denmark Danish
Sweden Swedish
Finland Finnish
Greenland Greenlandic

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Origin and Meaning

1) Danish younger form of Aki (see Áki) [1] [2] [3] [4]

2) Swedish pet form of August (see Augustus) [2]

3) Danish younger form of Anager (see *AnagæiRR) [5]

4) Danish younger form of Aghi [6]

Related Names

Oge
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Sami
Ûge
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Uugi
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Åge
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Danish Finish Greenlandic Norwegian Old Swedish Swedish
Aage
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Danish Finish Icelandic Norwegian Old Danish Old Swedish Swedish

Patronyms [What's That?]

Male

Ågesen Denmark Norway
Ågessen Norway
Ågesson Old Swedish Sweden

Female

Ågesdatter Denmark Norway
Ågesdotter Old Swedish Sweden

Combinations

See ÅGE (name element)

Name
Element    
Example
SINA see Ågesine
SVEIN see Svenåge

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Åge
Genitive: Åges
Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Åge
Genitive: Ågen
Partitive: Ågea
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Åge
Genitive: Åges
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Åge
Genitive: Åges

Name Day

Norway Norway

8 May

Further Information

Pronunciation

Earliest Documented Usage

Strongest Period of Usage

Predominant Regional Usage

Namesakes

Trivia

  • Sweden: In January 1973, 131 people were named Åge (percentage of first or only given name: 35 %) [8]

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[9]
168
n.a.
0
n.a.
168
n.a.
Sweden Sweden[10]
57 201 0 0 57 201
Greenland Greenland[11]
23 115
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
Finland Finland[12]
n.a.
18 0 0
n.a.
18
Norway Norway[13]
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
3734
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.

 

Norwegian Historic Statistics Trend

Norwegian historic statistics for Åge (m)


References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)
  3. Gulbrand Alhaug: 10 001 navn - Norsk fornavnleksikon (2011)
  4. Guðrún Kvaran: Nöfn Íslendinga (2011)
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 5.3 Eva Villarsen Meldgaard: Den store navnebog (2004)
  6. Evan Bogan: Navnebogen (2005)
  7. Per Hedelin: Norstedts svenska uttalslexikon (1997)
  8. 8.0 8.1 8.2 8.3 8.4 Sture Allén/Staffan Wåhlin: Förnamnsboken (1979)
  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. Grønlands Statistik, Statistics office of Greenland, http://www.stat.gl/
  12. Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  13. Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no