Bára

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Female Female Name

Usage

Old Norse Old Norse
Iceland Icelandic
Faroe Islands Faroese

Origin and Meaning

Old Norse name

Old Norse bára = 'wave', 'billow' (see also BARA) [1] [2]

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Related Names

Bára
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
Faroese Icelandic Old Norse

Combinations

For combinations see BARA (name element)

Grammar

Iceland - Icelandic
Nominative: Bára
Accusative: Báru
Dative: Báru
Genitive: Báru
Faroe Islands - Faroese
Nominative: Bára
Accusative: Báru
Dative: Báru
Genitive: Báru

Further Information

Norse Mythology

Bára was one of nine daughters ("billow maidens") of Ægir and Rán in the Northern mythology, each name reflecting a different characteristic of ocean waves:

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&
Denmark Denmark[3]
23 n.a. 0 n.a.
Sweden Sweden[4]
4 6 0 0
Norway Norway[5]
0 n.a. 0 n.a.
Finland Finland[6]
n.a. 1 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 Bára(f) Sources: [7]

Sources: [4] [3] [5] [6]

References

  1. Árni Dahl: Navnabókin (2005)
  2. Hermann Pálsson: Nafnabókin (1991)
  3. 3.0 3.1 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  4. 4.0 4.1 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  5. 5.0 5.1 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  6. 6.0 6.1 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  7. details see Name Statistic tables