Electra

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Female Female Name

Usage

Sweden Swedish
Finland Finnish
Denmark Danish

Origin and Meaning

Latin spelling of Ηλεκτρα (Elektra), a Greek name deriving from Greek ηλεκτρον (elektron) = 'amber', literally 'shining, radiant' [1]

Related Names

Electra
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Danish Finish Swedish
Elektra
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Frequency of X occurance as female name todayFrequency of occurance as male name today
Danish Finish Icelandic Swedish
Elettra
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Finish Swedish

Further Information

In the Greek mythology, Electra was the unfortunate daughter of Agamemnon and Clytemnestra, who prevailed on her brother Orestes to avenge their father's death by killing his murderers, the equally tragic Clytemnestra and her lover Aegisthus

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[2]
39 145 0 0
Norway Norway[3]
4 n.a. 0 n.a.
Denmark Denmark[4]
3 n.a. 0 n.a.
Finland Finland[5]
n.a. 4 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 Electra.

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

References

  1. Adrian Room: Brewer's Dictionary of Names (1992)
  2. 2.0 2.1 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  3. 3.0 3.1 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  4. 4.0 4.1 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  5. 5.0 5.1 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi