Dunja

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Female Female Name

Usage

Sweden Swedish
Denmark Danish
Norway Norwegian
Finland Finnish

Origin and Meaning

1) Latin spelling of Дуня (Dunya), a Russian pet form of Avdotya [1]

2) Serbo-Croatian name deriving from Greek kydonion malon = 'apple of Kydonia' (modern Khania, an ancient seaport city in Crete) = 'quince'

Related Names

Dunia Danish Finish Norwegian Swedish
Dunja Danish Finish Norwegian Swedish
Dunya Danish Finish Norwegian Swedish

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Dunja
Genitive: Dunjas
Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Dunja
Genitive: Dunjan
Partitive: Dunjaa
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Dunja
Genitive: Dunjas
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Dunja
Genitive: Dunjas

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

Statistics

No recent statistics trend found in databases for Dunja.

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

References

  1. Wilfried Seibicke: Historisches Deutsches Vornamenbuch (Band 1-4)
  2. 2.0 2.1 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  3. Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  4. Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  5. Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no