Elma

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Female Female Name

Usage

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

Origin and Meaning

1) New combination of ELL and MARI (often short for a combination of Elisabet and Maria, see also Ellamaria) [1] [2] [3] [4] [5]

2) Short form of Elmira [2] [4]

3) Female form of Elmar [1] [4]

4) Variant form (Halvemål?) of Helma [6]

5) Short form of names ending with -elma [7] [4]

Related Names

Elbmá
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Sami
Ellma
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Swedish
Elma
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Danish Faroese Finish Icelandic Norwegian Swedish
Elmi
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Finish Swedish
Elmukka
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Finish
Elmy
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Swedish

See also Elmina

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Elma
Genitive: Elmas
Faroe Islands - Faroese
Nominative: Elma
Accusative: Elmu
Dative: Elmu
Genitive: Elmu
Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Elma
Genitive: Elman
Partitive: Elmaa
Iceland - Icelandic
Nominative: Elma
Accusative: Elmu
Dative: Elmu
Genitive: Elmu
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Elma
Genitive: Elmas
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Elma
Genitive: Elmas

Name Days

Finland Finland

12 February

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

12 February

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

Strongest Period of Usage

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]
1393 1889 0 1
Denmark Denmark[9]
205 n.a. 0 n.a.
Norway Norway[10]
177 n.a. 0 n.a.
Finland Finland[11]
n.a. 10377 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 Elma(f) Sources: [8][9][10][11]

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

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Árni Dahl: Navnabókin (2005)
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)
  3. 3.0 3.1 Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 4.3 4.4 4.5 Eva Brylla: Förnamn i Sverige (2004)
  5. 5.0 5.1 Michael Lerche Nielsen: Hvad skal barnet hedde? (2003)
  6. Own theory.
  7. Kustaa Vilkuna: Etunimet (1990)
  8. 8.0 8.1 8.2 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  9. 9.0 9.1 9.2 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  10. 10.0 10.1 10.2 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  11. 11.0 11.1 11.2 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi