Kjartan

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Male Male Name

Usage

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

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Origin and Meaning

1) Short form of Mýrkjartan (see Muircheartach) [1] [2] [3]

2) Nordic form of Certán [1] [4] [3]

Related Names

Hjartan
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Faroese
Kiartan
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Old Norse
Kjarta
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Faroese
Kjartan
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Danish Faroese Finish Icelandic Norwegian Swedish
Kjartanía
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Icelandic
Kjertan
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Danish

Patronyms [What's That?]

Male

Kjartansson Faroe Islands Iceland

Female

Kjartansdóttir Faroe Islands Iceland

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Kjartan
Genitive: Kjartans
Faroe Islands - Faroese
Nominative: Kjartan
Accusative: Kjartan
Dative: Kjartani
Genitive: Kjartans
Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Kjartan
Genitive: Kjartanin
Partitive: Kjartania
Iceland - Icelandic
Nominative: Kjartan
Accusative: Kjartan
Dative: Kjartani
Genitive: Kjartans
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Kjartan
Genitive: Kjartans
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Kjartan
Genitive: Kjartans

Name Day

Norway Norway

2 July

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

Strongest Period of Usage

Predominant Regional Usage

Namesakes

  • Kjartan Fløgstad (born 7 June 1944), Norwegian author

Statistics

Name Count per Country (What's this?)

Please turn your device to landscape orientation for better view of statistics tables and graphs.
Country
Commonness
Commonness
Total Female ♀ Male ♂
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
Iceland Iceland[7]
808 909
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
Denmark Denmark[8]
188
n.a.
0
n.a.
188
n.a.
Sweden Sweden[9]
32 54 0 0 32 54
Finland Finland[10]
n.a.
10 0 0
n.a.
10
Norway Norway[11]
1204
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
1204
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 Kjartan (m) Sources: [9][8][11][10]

Top List Ranking

Name top list ranking for Kjartan (m) Sources: [13]

Norwegian Historic Statistics Trend

Norwegian historic statistics for Kjartan (m)


References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  2. Árni Dahl: Navnabókin (2005)
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 Gulbrand Alhaug: 10 001 navn - Norsk fornavnleksikon (2011)
  4. Hermann Pálsson: Nafnabókin (1991)
  5. Mannanafnaskrá at island.is, http://www.island.is
  6. Málráðið: Góðkend fólkanøvn, http://www.malrad.fo/ (Name List by Faroese Language Board)
  7. Hagstofa Íslands, National statistics office of Iceland, http://www.hagstofan.is/
  8. 8.0 8.1 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  9. 9.0 9.1 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  10. 10.0 10.1 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  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/
  13. details see Name Statistic tables