Debora

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Female Female Name

Usage

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

Origin and Meaning

Nordic form of the Hebrew name דְּבוֹרָה (Devorah) = 'bee' [1] [2] [3] [4] [5]

Apis mellifera (in flight).jpg
Bee
Image by Hans Hillewaert,[6]
licensed under Creative Commons

Related Names

Debora
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Danish Faroese Finish Greenlandic Icelandic Norwegian Swedish
Debóra
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Icelandic
Deborah
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
Debra
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Frequency of X occurance as female name todayFrequency of occurance as male name today
Danish Norwegian Swedish

See also Debbie, Típôra

Grammar

Iceland - Icelandic
Nominative: Debora
Accusative: Deboru
Dative: Deboru
Genitive: Deboru
Faroe Islands - Faroese
Nominative: Debora
Accusative: Deboru
Dative: Deboru
Genitive: Deboru

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

Strongest Period of Usage

Predominant Regional Usage

Bible

In the Old Testament Debora was a heroine and prophetess who led the Israelites to defeat Canaanites. It was also the name of the nurse of Rebekka.

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[8]
213 592 0 0
Norway Norway[9]
105 n.a. 0 n.a.
Denmark Denmark[10]
71 n.a. 0 n.a.
Finland Finland[11]
n.a. 114 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 Debora.

Sources: [8] [10] [9] [11]

References

  1. Rosa und Volker Kohlheim: Duden Lexikon der Vornamen (1998)
  2. 2.0 2.1 Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  3. 3.0 3.1 Eva Brylla: Förnamn i Sverige (2004)
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 4.3 Eva Villarsen Meldgaard: Den store navnebog (2004)
  5. 5.0 5.1 Michael Lerche Nielsen: Hvad skal barnet hedde? (2003)
  6. Wikimedia Commons: Image by Hans Hillewaert, source & license
  7. Mannanafnaskrá at island.is, http://www.island.is
  8. 8.0 8.1 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  9. 9.0 9.1 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  10. 10.0 10.1 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  11. 11.0 11.1 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi