Fabian

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Usage

Old Danish Old Danish
Sweden Swedish
Finland Finnish
Norway Norwegian
Denmark Danish
Faroe Islands Faroese

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Origin and Meaning

Short form of Fabianus (see also -ian) [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7]

Related Names

See Fabianus

Patronyms [What's That?]

Male

Fabiansen Denmark Norway
Fabianssen Norway
Fabiansson Faroe Islands Sweden
Fabiansøn Norway

Female

Fabiansdatter Denmark Norway
Fabiansdotter Sweden
Fabiansdóttir Faroe Islands

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Fabian
Genitive: Fabians
Faroe Islands - Faroese
Nominative: Fabian
Accusative: Fabian
Dative: Fabiani
Genitive: Fabians
Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Fabian
Genitive: Fabianin
Partitive: Fabiania
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Fabian
Genitive: Fabians
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Fabian
Genitive: Fabians

Name Days

Denmark Denmark

20 January

Norway Norway

20 January

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

20 January

Sweden Sweden

20 January

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

Strongest Period of Usage

Predominant Regional Usage

Namesakes

Trivia

  • Sweden: In January 1973, 2,302 people were named Fabian (percentage of first or only given name: 4 %) [9]

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[11]
4623 6415 0 7 4623 6408
Finland Finland[12]
n.a.
2063 0 0
n.a.
2063
Denmark Denmark[13]
386
n.a.
0
n.a.
386
n.a.
Iceland Iceland[14]
32 41
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
Norway Norway[15]
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
1243
n.a.
Greenland Greenland[16]
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 Fabian (m) Sources: [11][13][15][12]

Top List Ranking

Name top list ranking for Fabian (m) Sources: [17]

Norwegian Historic Statistics Trend

Norwegian historic statistics for Fabian (m)

Swedish Regional Distribution

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


References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)
  2. Wilfried Seibicke: Historisches Deutsches Vornamenbuch (Band 1-4)
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  4. Patrick Hanks and Flavia Hodges: Oxford Dictionary of First Names (2003)
  5. Árni Dahl: Navnabókin (2005)
  6. 6.0 6.1 6.2 6.3 Eva Brylla: Förnamn i Sverige (2004)
  7. 7.0 7.1 Gulbrand Alhaug: 10 001 navn - Norsk fornavnleksikon (2011)
  8. 8.0 8.1 8.2 Guðrún Kvaran: Nöfn Íslendinga (2011)
  9. 9.0 9.1 9.2 9.3 Sture Allén/Staffan Wåhlin: Förnamnsboken (1979)
  10. 10.0 10.1 10.2 10.3 © Nordic Names (Swedish Statistics - Regional Distribution)
  11. 11.0 11.1 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  12. 12.0 12.1 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  13. 13.0 13.1 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  14. Hagstofa Íslands, National statistics office of Iceland, http://www.hagstofan.is/
  15. 15.0 15.1 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  16. Grønlands Statistik, Statistics office of Greenland, http://www.stat.gl/
  17. details see Name Statistic tables