Avuuvak

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Female/Male Both Genders Name

Usage

Greenland Greenlandic

Origin and Meaning

Greenlandic name of unknown meaning, maybe related to Qavaavak [1]

Related Names

Avuuvak ♀/♂
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
Greenlandic

See also Avôrtungiaĸ

Further Information

Greenlandic Mythology

  • The mythological figure Avuuvak appears in a number of legends in the Thule area, Avuuvak arnattartoq e. g., a so-called soul or name migrational myth, where the main character becomes a spirit and lives inside different animals and in the end is caught and eded up inside a woman's bosom to be born again among human beings. It was believed that these people were immune to witchcraft.

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[2]
0 0 0 0
Denmark Denmark[3]
0 n.a. 0 n.a.
Norway Norway[4]
0 n.a. 0 n.a.
Finland Finland[5]
0 0 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 Avuuvak.

Sources: [2] [3] [4] [5]

References

  1. Nuka Møller: Kalaallit aqqi (2015)
  2. 2.0 2.1 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  3. 3.0 3.1 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  4. 4.0 4.1 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  5. 5.0 5.1 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi