Max

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Male Male Name

Usage

Sweden Swedish
Denmark Danish
Norway Norwegian
Finland Finnish
Greenland Greenlandic
Iceland Icelandic

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Origin and Meaning

Short form of names beginning with Max-/Maks- [1] [2] [3] [4] [5]

Related Names

Makke
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Finish
Maks
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Danish Faroese Finish Norwegian Swedish
Maksi
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Finish
Max
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Danish Finish Greenlandic Icelandic Norwegian Swedish
Maxi
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Finish Swedish
Maxie
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Finish Swedish
Maxx
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Danish Finish Swedish

For female forms see Maxi f, Maxine

Patronyms [What's That?]

Male

Maxson Iceland

Female

Maxdóttir Iceland

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Max
Genitive: Max'
Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Max
Genitive: Maxin
Partitive: Maxia
Iceland - Icelandic
Nominative: Max
Accusative: Max
Dative: Max
Genitive: Max
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Max
Genitive: Max'
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Max
Genitive: Max' / Max

Name Days

Finland Finland

18 November

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

18 November

Sweden Sweden

1 February

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

Strongest Period of Usage

Predominant Regional Usage

Namesakes

Trivia

  • Sweden: In January 1973, 2,346 people were named Max (percentage of first or only given name: 79 %) [8]

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[10]
15960 21169 37 60 15923 21109
Denmark Denmark[11]
4372
n.a.
3
n.a.
4369
n.a.
Finland Finland[12]
n.a.
5882
n.a.
7
n.a.
5875
Iceland Iceland[13]
21 38
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
Greenland Greenland[14]
22 31
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
Norway Norway[15]
2268
n.a.
21
n.a.
2247
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 Max (m) Sources: [10][11][15][12]

Top List Ranking

Name top list ranking for Max (m) Sources: [16]

Norwegian Historic Statistics Trend

Norwegian historic statistics for Max (m)

Swedish Regional Distribution

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


References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)
  2. Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 Eva Brylla: Förnamn i Sverige (2004)
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 4.3 4.4 Eva Villarsen Meldgaard: Den store navnebog (2004)
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 5.3 Gulbrand Alhaug: 10 001 navn - Norsk fornavnleksikon (2011)
  6. Mannanafnaskrá at island.is, http://www.island.is
  7. Grønlands Statistik, Statistics office of Greenland, census of 2011, http://www.stat.gl/
  8. 8.0 8.1 8.2 8.3 Sture Allén/Staffan Wåhlin: Förnamnsboken (1979)
  9. © Nordic Names (Swedish Statistics - Regional Distribution)
  10. 10.0 10.1 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  11. 11.0 11.1 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  12. 12.0 12.1 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  13. Hagstofa Íslands, National statistics office of Iceland, http://www.hagstofan.is/
  14. Grønlands Statistik, Statistics office of Greenland, http://www.stat.gl/
  15. 15.0 15.1 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  16. details see Name Statistic tables