Vagn

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Male Male Name

Usage

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

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Origin and Meaning

Old Norse name and byname

Old Norse vagn = 'vehicle', 'sledge', 'wagon', 'carriage' [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] [8] [9]

Related Names

Vaghn
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Old Swedish
Waghn
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Old Danish
Vagn
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Danish Faroese Greenlandic Icelandic Norwegian Old Norse Swedish
Wagn
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Danish
Vagna
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Faroese Icelandic
Wagna
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Danish
Vagne
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Greenlandic
Vagni
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Greenlandic
Vagnur
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Faroese
Vogn
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Old Danish
Våge
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Swedish
Vaage
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Danish Swedish
Wåge
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Swedish
Waage
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Danish Swedish
Wågne
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Swedish

See also Wagnijo

Patronyms [What's That?]

Male

Vagnsson Faroe Islands Iceland

Female

Vagnsdóttir Faroe Islands Iceland

Combinations

For combinations see VAGN (name element)

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Vagn
Genitive: Vagns
Faroe Islands - Faroese
Nominative: Vagn
Accusative: Vagn
Dative: Vagni
Genitive: Vagns
Iceland - Icelandic
Nominative: Vagn
Accusative: Vagn
Dative: Vagni
Genitive: Vagns
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Vagn
Genitive: Vagns
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Vagn
Genitive: Vagns

Further Information

  • In old Runic scripts Vagn is difficult to distinguish from VrangR [1]

Earliest Documented Usage

Strongest Period of Usage

Predominant Regional Usage

Predominant Regional Usage

Namesakes

  • Vagn Lundbye (born 22 november 1933), Danish author

Trivia

  • Sweden: In January 1973, 70 people were named Vagn (percentage of first or only given name: 64 %) [11]

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[12]
3989
n.a.
0
n.a.
3989
n.a.
Sweden Sweden[13]
39 90 0 0 39 90
Iceland Iceland[14]
8 37
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
Greenland Greenland[15]
10 16
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
Finland Finland[16]
n.a.
3 0 0
n.a.
3
Norway Norway[17]
19
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
19
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.

 

No recent statistics trend found in databases for Vagn.


References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Lena Peterson: Nordiskt runnamnslexikon (2007)
  2. Geir T. Zoëga: A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic (1910)
  3. 3.0 3.1 Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)
  4. 4.0 4.1 Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  5. Árni Dahl: Navnabókin (2005)
  6. Hermann Pálsson: Nafnabókin (1991)
  7. 7.0 7.1 7.2 7.3 7.4 Eva Villarsen Meldgaard: Den store navnebog (2004)
  8. Michael Lerche Nielsen: Hvad skal barnet hedde? (2003)
  9. 9.0 9.1 Gulbrand Alhaug: 10 001 navn - Norsk fornavnleksikon (2011)
  10. Mannanafnaskrá at island.is, http://www.island.is
  11. 11.0 11.1 11.2 Sture Allén/Staffan Wåhlin: Förnamnsboken (1979)
  12. Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  13. Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  14. Hagstofa Íslands, National statistics office of Iceland, http://www.hagstofan.is/
  15. Grønlands Statistik, Statistics office of Greenland, http://www.stat.gl/
  16. Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  17. Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no