Anja

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Female Female Name

Usage

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

Origin and Meaning

Nordic spelling of Аня (Anya), a Russian diminutive form of Anna [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7]

Related Names

Ania
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Danish Finish Norwegian Swedish
Anja
Frequency of X occurance as female name todayFrequency of occurance as male name today
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Danish Faroese Finish Greenlandic Icelandic Norwegian Swedish
Anjukka
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Finish
Anjuska
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Finish Swedish
Annia
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Danish Swedish
Annía
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Icelandic
Annja
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Danish Norwegian Swedish
Annya
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Swedish
Anya
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Frequency of X occurance as female name todayFrequency of occurance as male name today
Danish Finish Norwegian Swedish
Nanja
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Danish Finish Swedish

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Anja
Genitive: Anjas
Faroe Islands - Faroese
Nominative: Anja
Accusative: Anju
Dative: Anju
Genitive: Anju
Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Anja
Genitive: Anjan
Partitive: Anjaa
Iceland - Icelandic
Nominative: Anja
Accusative: Önju
Dative: Önju
Genitive: Önju
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Anja
Genitive: Anjas
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Anja
Genitive: Anjas

Name Days

Finland Finland

22 October

Norway Norway

10 July

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

22 October

Further Information

Pronunciation

Earliest Documented Usage

Strongest Period of Usage

Predominant Regional Usage

Namesakes

  • Anja Jul Andersen (born 15 February 1969), Danish handball player and coach
  • Anja Sofia Tess Pärson (born 25 April 1981), Swedish alpine skier

Statistics

Name Count per Country

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Country
Commonness
Commonness
Female ♀ Male ♂
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
Denmark Denmark[9]
10500 n.a. 0 n.a
Sweden Sweden[10]
3660 4933 0 0
Norway Norway[11]
3564 n.a. 0 n.a
Finland Finland[12]
n.a. 37306 0 0
  #: 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 Anja(f) Sources: [10][9][11][12]

Norwegian Historic Statistics Trend

Norwegian historic statistics for Anja(f)

Sources: [10] [9] [11] [12]

References

  1. Árni Dahl: Navnabókin (2005)
  2. Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)
  3. Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  4. Kustaa Vilkuna: Etunimet (1990)
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 Eva Brylla: Förnamn i Sverige (2004)
  6. 6.0 6.1 6.2 6.3 Eva Villarsen Meldgaard: Den store navnebog (2004)
  7. 7.0 7.1 Michael Lerche Nielsen: Hvad skal barnet hedde? (2003)
  8. Per Hedelin: Norstedts svenska uttalslexikon (1997)
  9. 9.0 9.1 9.2 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  10. 10.0 10.1 10.2 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  11. 11.0 11.1 11.2 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  12. 12.0 12.1 12.2 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi