Svend

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Usage

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

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Origin and Meaning

Danish form of Sven [1] [2] [3] [4] [5]

Related Names

See Sveinn

Patronyms [What's That?]

Male

Svendsen Denmark Norway
Svendsson Faroe Islands Iceland

Female

Svendsdatter Denmark Norway
Svendsdóttir Faroe Islands Iceland

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Svend
Genitive: Svends
Faroe Islands - Faroese
Nominative: Svend
Accusative: Svend
Dative: Svendi
Genitive: Svends
Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Svend
Genitive: Svendin
Partitive: Svendiä
Iceland - Icelandic
Nominative: Svend
Accusative: Svend
Dative: Svend
Genitive: Svends
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Svend
Genitive: Svends
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Svend
Genitive: Svends

Name Day

Denmark Denmark

3 December

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

Strongest Period of Usage

Predominant Regional Usage

Namesakes

  • Svend Asmussen (born 28 February 1916), Danish jazz violinist
  • Svend Olaf Wamnes Akstuft (known as Svend Wam, 5 May 1946 – 7 May 2017), Norwegian film director

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]
14171
n.a.
0
n.a.
14171
n.a.
Sweden Sweden[8]
181 377 0 0 181 377
Greenland Greenland[9]
100 227
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
Finland Finland[10]
n.a.
32 0 0
n.a.
32
Iceland Iceland[11]
4 5
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
Norway Norway[12]
863
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
863
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.

 

Top List Ranking

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

Norwegian Historic Statistics Trend

Norwegian historic statistics for Svend (m)


References

  1. Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  2. Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 3.4 3.5 Eva Villarsen Meldgaard: Den store navnebog (2004)
  4. 4.0 4.1 Eva Brylla: Förnamn i Sverige (2004)
  5. Gulbrand Alhaug: 10 001 navn - Norsk fornavnleksikon (2011)
  6. Mannanafnaskrá at island.is, http://www.island.is
  7. Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  8. Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  9. Grønlands Statistik, Statistics office of Greenland, http://www.stat.gl/
  10. Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  11. Hagstofa Íslands, National statistics office of Iceland, http://www.hagstofan.is/
  12. Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  13. details see Name Statistic tables