Alda

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Female Female Name

Usage

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

Origin and Meaning

1) Old Norse alda = 'wave' [1] [2] [3] [4]

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2) German short form of Adela [3] [5]

3) Swedish pet form of Alexandra [3]

4) Short form of names ending with -alda [5]

Related Names

Alda
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 Icelandic Norwegian Swedish
Alde
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 Finish Norwegian Swedish

See also Aldina

For male forms see Aldan, Aldar

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Alda
Genitive: Aldas
Faroe Islands - Faroese
Nominative: Alda
Accusative: Aldu
Dative: Aldu
Genitive: Aldu
Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Alda
Genitive: Aldan
Partitive: Aldaa
Iceland - Icelandic
Nominative: Alda
Accusative: Öldu
Dative: Öldu
Genitive: Öldu
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Alda
Genitive: Aldas
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Alda
Genitive: Aldas

Further Information

Earliest Documented 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&
Iceland Iceland[6]
363 561 0 0
Sweden Sweden[7]
92 152 0 0
Norway Norway[8]
31 n.a. 0 n.a.
Denmark Denmark[9]
22 n.a. 0 n.a.
Finland Finland[10]
n.a. 179 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.

 

Top List Ranking

Name top list ranking for Alda(f) Sources: [11]

Sources: [7] [9] [8] [10]

References

  1. Árni Dahl: Navnabókin (2005)
  2. Hermann Pálsson: Nafnabókin (1991)
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)
  4. 4.0 4.1 Guðrún Kvaran: Nöfn Íslendinga (2011)
  5. 5.0 5.1 Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  6. Hagstofa Íslands, National statistics office of Iceland, http://www.hagstofan.is/
  7. 7.0 7.1 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  8. 8.0 8.1 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  9. 9.0 9.1 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  10. 10.0 10.1 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  11. details see Name Statistic tables