Abbe

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Usage

Old Swedish Old Swedish
Sweden Swedish

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Origin and Meaning

1) Old Swedish form of Abbi [1] [2]

2) Swedish pet form of Abraham [3] [2]

3) Variant form of Abbo [4] [3]

4) Swedish pet form of Albin [3]

5) Swedish pet form of Abel

Related Names

Abbe
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Old Swedish Swedish

Patronyms [What's That?]

Male

Abbason Old Swedish
Abbesson Old Swedish Sweden

Female

Abbadotter Old Swedish
Abbesdotter Old Swedish Sweden

Grammar

Old Swedish - Old Swedish
Nominative: Abbe
Genitive: Abba
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Abbe
Genitive: Abbes

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

Strongest Period of Usage

Predominant Regional Usage

Trivia

  • Sweden: In January 1973, 30 people were named Abbe (percentage of first or only given name: 47 %) [5]

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[6]
1122 1333 4 7 1118 1326
Finland Finland[7]
n.a.
36 0 0
n.a.
36
Denmark Denmark[8]
1
n.a.
0
n.a.
1
n.a.
Norway Norway[9]
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
5
n.a.
Greenland Greenland[10]
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.

 

Recent Statistics Trend

Name statistics for Abbe (m) Sources: [6][8][9][7]


References

  1. Lena Peterson: Nordiskt runnamnslexikon (2007)
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 Svenska medeltida personnamn, Institutet för språk och folkminnen, http://www.sprakochfolkminnen.se/
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)
  4. Friedrich Wilhelm Weitershaus: Das große Vornamenlexikon (1998)
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 5.3 5.4 Sture Allén/Staffan Wåhlin: Förnamnsboken (1979)
  6. 6.0 6.1 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  7. 7.0 7.1 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  8. 8.0 8.1 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  9. 9.0 9.1 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  10. Grønlands Statistik, Statistics office of Greenland, http://www.stat.gl/