Asta

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Female Female Name

Usage

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

Origin and Meaning

1) Younger form of Ásta [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7]

2) Short form of Augusta [1] [5] [6] [7]

3) Short form of Anastasia [7]

Related Names

Asta
Frequency of X occurance as female name todayFrequency of occurance as male name today
Frequency of X occurance as female name todayFrequency of occurance as male name today
Danish Faroese Finish Greenlandic Norwegian Swedish
Aste
Frequency of X occurance as female name todayFrequency of occurance as male name today
Frequency of X occurance as female name todayFrequency of occurance as male name today
Old Swedish Swedish

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Asta
Genitive: Astas
Faroe Islands - Faroese
Nominative: Asta
Accusative: Astu
Dative: Astu
Genitive: Astu
Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Asta
Genitive: Astan
Partitive: Astaa
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Asta
Genitive: Astas
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Asta
Genitive: Astas

Name Days

Finland Finland

30 July

Norway Norway

13 April

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

30 July

Sweden Sweden

27 November

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

Strongest Period of Usage

Predominant Regional Usage

Namesakes

  • Asta Sofie Amalie Nielsen (11 September 1881 – 24 May 1972), Danish silent film actress

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[8]
4500 n.a. 0 n.a
Sweden Sweden[9]
3681 6585 0 0
Norway Norway[10]
816 n.a. 0 n.a
Finland Finland[11]
n.a. 6162 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 Asta(f) Sources: [9][8][10][11]

Top List Ranking

Name top list ranking for Asta(f) Sources: [12]

Norwegian Historic Statistics Trend

Norwegian historic statistics for Asta(f)

Sources: [9] [8] [10] [11]

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)
  2. Árni Dahl: Navnabókin (2005)
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 Eva Brylla: Förnamn i Sverige (2004)
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 5.3 5.4 Eva Villarsen Meldgaard: Den store navnebog (2004)
  6. 6.0 6.1 6.2 Michael Lerche Nielsen: Hvad skal barnet hedde? (2003)
  7. 7.0 7.1 7.2 7.3 Kustaa Vilkuna: Etunimet (1990)
  8. 8.0 8.1 8.2 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  9. 9.0 9.1 9.2 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  10. 10.0 10.1 10.2 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  11. 11.0 11.1 11.2 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  12. details see Name Statistic tables