Alda

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Female Female Name

Usage

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

Origin and Meaning

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

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2) German short form of Adela [3] [4]

3) Swedish pet form of Alexandra [3]

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

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 Aldar, Aldina

Grammar

Faroe Islands - Faroese
Nominative: Alda
Accusative: Aldu
Dative: Aldu
Genitive: Aldu
Iceland - Icelandic
Nominative: Alda
Accusative: Öldu
Dative: Öldu
Genitive: Öldu

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

Sweden: 1863 [3]

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[5]
87 145 0 0
Norway Norway[6]
28 n.a. 0 n.a.
Denmark Denmark[7]
18 n.a. 0 n.a.
Finland Finland[8]
n.a. 176 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 Alda.

Sources: [5] [7] [6] [8]

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 Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  5. 5.0 5.1 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  6. 6.0 6.1 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  7. 7.0 7.1 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  8. 8.0 8.1 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi