Oskar

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Usage

Norway Norwegian
Sweden Swedish
Denmark Danish
Faroe Islands Faroese
Finland Finnish
Greenland Greenlandic

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Origin and Meaning

Nordic spelling of Oscar [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6]

Related Names

See Oscar

Patronyms [What's That?]

Male

Oskarinpoika Finland
Oskarsen Denmark Norway
Oskarson Norway Sweden
Oskarssen Norway
Oskarsson Faroe Islands Norway Sweden
Oskarsøn Norway
Oskarssøn Norway

Female

Oskardatter Norway
Oskarintytär Finland
Oskarsdatter Denmark Norway
Oskarsdotter Norway Sweden
Oskarsdóttir Faroe Islands

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Oskar
Genitive: Oskars
Faroe Islands - Faroese
Nominative: Oskar
Accusative: Oskar
Dative: Oskari
Genitive: Oskars
Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Oskar
Genitive: Oskarin
Partitive: Oskaria
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Oskar
Genitive: Oskars
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Oskar
Genitive: Oskars

Name Days

Finland Finland

1 December

Norway Norway

5 August

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

1 December

Sweden Sweden

1 December

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

Strongest Period of Usage

Predominant Regional Usage

Namesakes

  • Oskar Alexander Braaten (25 November 1881 – 17 July 1939), Norwegian novelist and playwright

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[8]
18414 45423 5 8 18409 45415
Finland Finland[9]
n.a.
15702
n.a.
5
n.a.
15697
Denmark Denmark[10]
5043
n.a.
1
n.a.
5042
n.a.
Iceland Iceland[11]
89 108
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
Greenland Greenland[12]
12 15
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
Norway Norway[13]
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
5123
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 Oskar (m) Sources: [8][10][13][9]

Top List Ranking

Name top list ranking for Oskar (m) Sources: [14]

Norwegian Historic Statistics Trend

Norwegian historic statistics for Oskar (m)

Swedish Regional Distribution

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


References

  1. Árni Dahl: Navnabókin (2005)
  2. Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)
  3. Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 4.3 Eva Brylla: Förnamn i Sverige (2004)
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 5.3 5.4 5.5 Eva Villarsen Meldgaard: Den store navnebog (2004)
  6. Gulbrand Alhaug: 10 001 navn - Norsk fornavnleksikon (2011)
  7. © Nordic Names (Swedish Statistics - Regional Distribution)
  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. 10.0 10.1 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  11. Hagstofa Íslands, National statistics office of Iceland, http://www.hagstofan.is/
  12. Grønlands Statistik, Statistics office of Greenland, http://www.stat.gl/
  13. 13.0 13.1 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  14. details see Name Statistic tables