Eira f

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Female Female Name
This name is used both as a female and a male name. See Eira m for the male version.

Usage

Finland Finnish
Sweden Swedish
Norway Norwegian
Denmark Danish

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Origin and Meaning

1) Variant form of Eir [1] [2] [3] [4] [5]

2) Welsh name meaning 'snow' [5]

Related Names

Eira
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Danish Finish Norwegian Swedish

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Eira
Genitive: Eiras
Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Eira
Genitive: Eiran
Partitive: Eiraa
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Eira
Genitive: Eiras
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Eira
Genitive: Eiras

Name Days

Finland Finland

9 August

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

9 August

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

Strongest Period of Usage

Predominant Regional Usage

Place Names

  • The town district Eira in Helsinki, Finland, got its name from a hospital named Eira

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&
Finland Finland[6]
n.a.
5567
n.a.
5559
n.a.
8
Sweden Sweden[7]
1442 2304 1440 2302 2 2
Norway Norway[8]
1078
n.a.
1078
n.a.
0
n.a.
Denmark Denmark[9]
28
n.a.
28
n.a.
0
n.a.
Greenland Greenland[10]
0 5
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.

 

Statistics as female name

Recent statistics trend[7][9][8][6]:Name statistics for Eira (f)

Sources: [7] [9] [8] [6]


Norwegian historic statistics trend[8]:
Norwegian historic statistics for Eira (f)


References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  2. 2.0 2.1 Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 Eva Brylla: Förnamn i Sverige (2004)
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 Guðrún Kvaran: Nöfn Íslendinga (2011)
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 5.3 Gulbrand Alhaug: 10 001 navn - Norsk fornavnleksikon (2011)
  6. 6.0 6.1 6.2 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  7. 7.0 7.1 7.2 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  8. 8.0 8.1 8.2 8.3 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  9. 9.0 9.1 9.2 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  10. Grønlands Statistik, Statistics office of Greenland, http://www.stat.gl/