Kaspar

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Usage

Denmark Danish
Sweden Swedish
Finland Finnish
Norway Norwegian
Iceland Icelandic
Faroe Islands Faroese

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Origin and Meaning

Nordic spelling of an Old Persian name

Old Persian kandschwar = 'treasurer' [1] [2] [3] [4] [5]

Related Names

Caspar
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Danish Finish Norwegian Old Swedish Swedish
Casper
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Danish Finish Greenlandic Norwegian Swedish
Cazper
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Swedish
Gaspar
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Danish Finish Norwegian Swedish
Gaspard
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Danish Finish Norwegian Swedish
Kacper
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Danish Finish Icelandic Norwegian Swedish
Kaspar
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Danish Faroese Finish Icelandic Norwegian Swedish
Kaspe
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Finish
Kasper
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Danish Finish Greenlandic Icelandic Norwegian Old Swedish Swedish
Kasperi
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Finish
Kaspo
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Finish

See also Gašper, Jaspar, Kapu, Kâspat, Kassu, Kastberg
For female forms see Kaspara

Patronyms [What's That?]

Male

Kasparsson Faroe Islands Iceland

Female

Kasparsdóttir Faroe Islands Iceland

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Kaspar
Genitive: Kaspars
Faroe Islands - Faroese
Nominative: Kaspar
Accusative: Kaspar
Dative: Kaspari
Genitive: Kaspars
Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Kaspar
Genitive: Kasparin
Partitive: Kasparia
Iceland - Icelandic
Nominative: Kaspar
Accusative: Kaspar
Dative: Kaspar
Genitive: Kaspars
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Kaspar
Genitive: Kaspars
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Kaspar
Genitive: Kaspars

Name Day

Faroe Islands Faroe Islands

9 May

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

Strongest Period of Usage

Predominant Regional Usage

Bible

  • One of the Three Wise Men or Magi, who brought gifts to the infant Jesus. See also Baltasar and Melchior

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[7]
458
n.a.
0
n.a.
458
n.a.
Sweden Sweden[8]
151 244 0 0 151 244
Finland Finland[9]
n.a.
483 0 0
n.a.
483
Iceland Iceland[10]
3 3
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
Norway Norway[11]
185
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
185
n.a.
Greenland Greenland[12]
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 Kaspar (m) Sources: [8][7][11][9]


References

  1. Árni Dahl: Navnabókin (2005)
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  3. Eva Brylla: Förnamn i Sverige (2004)
  4. Eva Villarsen Meldgaard: Den store navnebog (2004)
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 5.3 5.4 Gulbrand Alhaug: 10 001 navn - Norsk fornavnleksikon (2011)
  6. Mannanafnaskrá at island.is, http://www.island.is
  7. 7.0 7.1 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  8. 8.0 8.1 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  9. 9.0 9.1 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  10. Hagstofa Íslands, National statistics office of Iceland, http://www.hagstofan.is/
  11. 11.0 11.1 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  12. Grønlands Statistik, Statistics office of Greenland, http://www.stat.gl/