Brita

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Usage

Old Swedish Old Swedish
Sweden Swedish
Norway Norwegian
Denmark Danish
Finland Finnish
Faroe Islands Faroese
Greenland Greenlandic

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Origin and Meaning

Variant spelling of Britta [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] [8] [9]

Related Names

See Britta

Matronyms [What's That?]

Male

Brituson Faroe Islands

Female

Britudóttir Faroe Islands

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Brita
Genitive: Britas
Faroe Islands - Faroese
Nominative: Brita
Accusative: Britu
Dative: Britu
Genitive: Britu
Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Brita
Genitive: Britan
Partitive: Britaa
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Brita
Genitive: Britas
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Brita
Genitive: Britas

Name Days

Norway Norway

23 July

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

7 October

Further Information


Earliest Documented Usage

Strongest Period of Usage

Predominant Regional Usage

Namesakes

Statistics

Name Count per Country (What's this?)

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Country
Commonness
Commonness
Total Female ♀ Male ♂
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
Sweden Sweden[13]
3443 7949 3443 7949 0 0
Finland Finland[14]
n.a.
3736
n.a.
3736 0 0
Norway Norway[15]
1778
n.a.
1778
n.a.
0
n.a.
Denmark Denmark[16]
815
n.a.
815
n.a.
0
n.a.
Greenland Greenland[17]
4 4
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
Iceland Iceland[18]
2 3
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
  #: 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 Brita (f)

Swedish Regional Distribution

Regional distribution of Brita (f) in Sweden in the year 1880. Swedish Regional Distribution for Brita (f)


References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)
  2. Wilfried Seibicke: Historisches Deutsches Vornamenbuch (Band 1-4)
  3. Árni Dahl: Navnabókin (2005)
  4. Kustaa Vilkuna: Etunimet (1990)
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  6. Marianne Blomqvist: Vad heter finlandssvenskarna? (2006)
  7. 7.0 7.1 7.2 Eva Brylla: Förnamn i Sverige (2004)
  8. Eva Villarsen Meldgaard: Den store navnebog (2004)
  9. 9.0 9.1 Michael Lerche Nielsen: Hvad skal barnet hedde? (2003)
  10. Málráðið: Góðkend fólkanøvn, http://www.malrad.fo/ (Name List by Faroese Language Board)
  11. Grønlands Statistik, Statistics office of Greenland, census of 2011, http://www.stat.gl/
  12. 12.0 12.1 12.2 12.3 12.4 12.5 12.6 12.7 12.8 © Nordic Names (Swedish Statistics - Regional Distribution)
  13. Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  14. Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  15. Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  16. Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  17. Grønlands Statistik, Statistics office of Greenland, http://www.stat.gl/
  18. Hagstofa Íslands, National statistics office of Iceland, http://www.hagstofan.is/