Agatha

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Female Female Name

Usage

Old Norse Old Norse
Old Swedish Old Swedish
Finland Finnish
Sweden Swedish
Denmark Danish
Norway Norwegian
Iceland Icelandic

Origin and Meaning

Latinised form of Agathe [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7]

Related Names

See Agathe

Grammar

Old Swedish - Old Swedish
Nominative: Agatha
Dative: Agathe/Agatha
Iceland - Icelandic
Nominative: Agatha
Accusative: Agöthu
Dative: Agöthu
Genitive: Agöthu

Further Information

Pronunciation

  • Swedish: [a‘gɑ:ta] (key) [8]

Earliest Documented Usage

Strongest Period of Usage

Predominant Regional Usage

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&
Sweden Sweden[9]
38 84 0 0
Norway Norway[10]
24 n.a. 0 n.a.
Denmark Denmark[11]
15 n.a. 0 n.a.
Finland Finland[12]
n.a. 206 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.

 

No recent statistics trend found in databases for Agatha.

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

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)
  2. Erik Henrik Lind: Norsk-isländska dopnamn ock fingerade namn från medeltiden (1931)
  3. Eva Villarsen Meldgaard: Den store navnebog (2004)
  4. Kustaa Vilkuna: Etunimet (1990)
  5. 5.0 5.1 Michael Lerche Nielsen: Hvad skal barnet hedde? (2003)
  6. 6.0 6.1 6.2 Svenska medeltida personnamn, Institutet för språk och folkminnen, http://www.sprakochfolkminnen.se/
  7. Elof Hellquist: Svensk etymologisk ordbok (1922)
  8. Per Hedelin: Norstedts svenska uttalslexikon (1997)
  9. 9.0 9.1 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  10. 10.0 10.1 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  11. 11.0 11.1 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  12. 12.0 12.1 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi