Georg

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Usage

Old Norse Old Norse
Old Danish Old Danish
Old Swedish Old Swedish
Sweden Swedish
Denmark Danish
Finland Finnish
Norway Norwegian
Iceland Icelandic
Faroe Islands Faroese
Greenland Greenlandic

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Origin and Meaning

Short form of Georgius [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7]

Related Names

See Georgius

Patronyms [What's That?]

Male

Georginpoika Finland
Georgsen Denmark Norway
Georgson Norway Sweden
Georgssen Norway
Georgsson Faroe Islands Iceland Norway Sweden
Georgssøn Norway
Georgsøn Norway

Female

Georgdatter Norway
Georgintytär Finland
Georgsdatter Denmark Norway
Georgsdotter Sweden
Georgsdóttir Faroe Islands Iceland

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Georg
Genitive: Georgs
Faroe Islands - Faroese
Nominative: Georg
Accusative: Georg
Dative: Georg / Georgi
Genitive: Georgs
Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Georg
Genitive: Georgin
Partitive: Georgia
Iceland - Icelandic
Nominative: Georg
Accusative: Georg
Dative: Georg
Genitive: Georgs
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Georg
Genitive: Georgs
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Georg
Genitive: Georgs

Name Days

Faroe Islands Faroe Islands

23 April

Norway Norway

23 April

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

23 April

Sweden Sweden

23 April

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

Strongest Period of Usage

Predominant Regional Usage

Namesakes

  • Saint Georg (230 - 23 April 303), patron for the health of domestic animals; he is one of the Fourteen Holy Helpers
  • Georg Stiernhielm (born Göran Olofsson), 7th August, 1598 – 22nd April, 1672, Swedish civil servant, linguist and poet

Trivia

  • Sweden: In January 1973, 42,899 people were named Georg (percentage of first or only given name: 15 %) [11]

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]
1818 18210 0 8 1818 18202
Finland Finland[14]
n.a.
4520 0 0
n.a.
4520
Denmark Denmark[15]
1302
n.a.
0
n.a.
1302
n.a.
Iceland Iceland[16]
143 258
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
Greenland Greenland[17]
28 71
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
Norway Norway[18]
2331
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
2331
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 Georg (m) Sources: [13][15][18][14]

Norwegian Historic Statistics Trend

Norwegian historic statistics for Georg (m)

Swedish Regional Distribution

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


References

  1. Árni Dahl: Navnabókin (2005)
  2. 2.0 2.1 Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)
  3. Marianne Blomqvist: Vad heter finlandssvenskarna? (2006)
  4. 4.0 4.1 Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 5.3 5.4 Eva Villarsen Meldgaard: Den store navnebog (2004)
  6. Rosa und Volker Kohlheim: Duden Das große Vornamenlexikon (2007)
  7. 7.0 7.1 7.2 Gulbrand Alhaug: 10 001 navn - Norsk fornavnleksikon (2011)
  8. Mannanafnaskrá at island.is, http://www.island.is
  9. Málráðið: Góðkend fólkanøvn, http://www.malrad.fo/ (Name List by Faroese Language Board)
  10. 10.0 10.1 Eva Brylla: Förnamn i Sverige (2004)
  11. 11.0 11.1 11.2 11.3 Sture Allén/Staffan Wåhlin: Förnamnsboken (1979)
  12. © Nordic Names (Swedish Statistics - Regional Distribution)
  13. 13.0 13.1 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  14. 14.0 14.1 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  15. 15.0 15.1 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  16. Hagstofa Íslands, National statistics office of Iceland, http://www.hagstofan.is/
  17. Grønlands Statistik, Statistics office of Greenland, http://www.stat.gl/
  18. 18.0 18.1 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no