Arna

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Female Female Name

Usage

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

Origin and Meaning

Female form of Arni [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6]

Related Names

See Arni

Name Days

Norway Norway

4 August

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

16 November

Grammar

Faroe Islands - Faroese
Nominative: Arna
Accusative: Arnu
Dative: Arnu
Genitive: Arnu
Iceland - Icelandic
Nominative: Arna
Accusative: Örnu
Dative: Örnu
Genitive: Örnu

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

Norway: 13th century [2]
Finland: 1892 (in modern times) [1] [4]

Strongest Period of Usage

Sweden: 1910-1929 [4]

Predominant Regional Usage

Norway: Vest-Agder [2]

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&
Norway Norway[7]
654 n.a. 0 n.a.
Sweden Sweden[8]
58 111 2 2
Denmark Denmark[9]
30 n.a. 0 n.a.
Finland Finland[10]
n.a. 84 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.

 

Norwegian Historic Statistics Trend

Norwegian historic statistics for Arna(f)

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

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  3. Árni Dahl: Navnabókin (2005)
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 Eva Brylla: Förnamn i Sverige (2004)
  5. Kustaa Vilkuna: Etunimet (1990)
  6. Ferdinand Holthausen: Vergleichendes und Etymologisches Wörterbuch des Altwestnordischen (1948)
  7. 7.0 7.1 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  8. 8.0 8.1 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  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