Ebbe

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Usage

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

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Origin and Meaning

1) Nordic form of Ebbo [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] [8] [9] [10]

2) Danish short form of Esbjørn and its variants (see Ǣsbiǫrn) [1] [2] [3] [5] [6] [7] [8] [9] [10]

3) Danish short form of Enbjørn (see Ærinbiǫrn) [1] [2] [3] [7] [8] [10]

Related Names

Eb
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Danish
Ebbe
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Danish Finish Greenlandic Norwegian Old Danish Old Norse Old Swedish Swedish
Ebbi
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Faroese Icelandic Old Danish
Ebe
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Danish
Æbbe
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Old Swedish
Æbbi
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Old Norse

See also Ebke, Ef

For female forms see Ebba, Ebbeline

Patronyms [What's That?]

Male

Ebbesen Denmark Norway
Ebbesson Sweden

Female

Ebbesdatter Denmark Norway
Ebbesdotter Sweden

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Ebbe
Genitive: Ebbes
Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Ebbe
Genitive: Ebben
Partitive: Ebbeä
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Ebbe
Genitive: Ebbes
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Ebbe
Genitive: Ebbes

Name Days

Finland (Swedish Language)Finland (Swedish Language) Finland (Swedish Language)

13 October

Sweden Sweden

6 March

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

Strongest Period of Usage

Predominant Regional Usage

Namesakes

  • Ebbe Carsten Hornemann Hertzberg (11 April 1847 – 2 October 1912), Norwegian professor and social economist
  • Ebbe Harald Lieberath (25 June 1871 - 1 November 1937), founder of Swedish Scouting
  • Ebbe Rode (10 May 1910 - 23 May 1998), Danish actor
  • Ebbe Kløvedal Reich (7 March 1940 - 23 April 2005), Danish author

Trivia

  • Sweden: In January 1973, 5,240 people were named Ebbe (percentage of first or only given name: 38 %) [12]
  • Ebbe Skammelsson, main character in a medieval Swedish ballad

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[13]
4275 7144 2 3 4273 7141
Denmark Denmark[14]
2764
n.a.
0
n.a.
2764
n.a.
Finland Finland[15]
n.a.
112 0 0
n.a.
112
Greenland Greenland[16]
6 21
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
Norway Norway[17]
196
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
196
n.a.
Iceland Iceland[18]
0 1
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 Ebbe (m) Sources: [13][14][17][15]

Top List Ranking

Name top list ranking for Ebbe (m) Sources: [19]


References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Rikard Hornby: Danske navne - Træk af navngivningens historie (1951)
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 3.4 Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  4. Wilfried Seibicke: Historisches Deutsches Vornamenbuch (Band 1-4)
  5. 5.0 5.1 Lena Peterson: Nordiskt runnamnslexikon (2007)
  6. 6.0 6.1 6.2 6.3 6.4 6.5 Eva Villarsen Meldgaard: Den store navnebog (2004)
  7. 7.0 7.1 7.2 7.3 7.4 Eva Brylla: Förnamn i Sverige (2004)
  8. 8.0 8.1 8.2 8.3 8.4 Guðrún Kvaran: Nöfn Íslendinga (2011)
  9. 9.0 9.1 9.2 Gulbrand Alhaug: 10 001 navn - Norsk fornavnleksikon (2011)
  10. 10.0 10.1 10.2 Rikard Hornby: Danske Personnavne (1978)
  11. Grønlands Statistik, Statistics office of Greenland, census of 2011, http://www.stat.gl/
  12. 12.0 12.1 12.2 12.3 Sture Allén/Staffan Wåhlin: Förnamnsboken (1979)
  13. 13.0 13.1 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  14. 14.0 14.1 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  15. 15.0 15.1 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  16. Grønlands Statistik, Statistics office of Greenland, http://www.stat.gl/
  17. 17.0 17.1 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  18. Hagstofa Íslands, National statistics office of Iceland, http://www.hagstofan.is/
  19. details see Name Statistic tables