Edda

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Female Female Name

Usage

Old Norse Old Norse
Sweden Swedish
Denmark Danish
Norway Norwegian
Faroe Islands Faroese
Iceland Icelandic
Finland Finnish

Origin and Meaning

1) Old Norse edda = 'great-grandmother' [1] [2] [3] [4]

2) German variant form of Eda [1]

Related Names

Edda
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 Faroese Finish Icelandic Norwegian Old Norse Swedish

Matronyms

  • Icelandic: Edduson (♂), Eddudóttir (♀)

Grammar

Iceland - Icelandic
Nominative: Edda
Accusative: Eddu
Dative: Eddu
Genitive: Eddu
Faroe Islands - Faroese
Nominative: Edda
Accusative: Eddu
Dative: Eddu
Genitive: Eddu

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

Norse Mythology

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[5]
354 449 0 1
Norway Norway[6]
211 n.a. 0 n.a.
Denmark Denmark[7]
146 n.a. 0 n.a.
Finland Finland[8]
n.a. 73 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.

 

Recent Statistics Trend

Name statistics for Edda(f) Sources: [5][7][6][8]

Sources: [5] [7] [6] [8]

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  2. Árni Dahl: Navnabókin (2005)
  3. 3.0 3.1 Hermann Pálsson: Nafnabókin (1991)
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  6. 6.0 6.1 6.2 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  7. 7.0 7.1 7.2 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  8. 8.0 8.1 8.2 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi