Elna

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Female Female Name

Usage

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

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Origin and Meaning

1) Short form of Helena and its variant forms (see Helene) [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7]

2) New combination of ELL and ANN [3]

3) Short form of Eleonora [6]

Related Names

Ellna
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Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Swedish
Ellni
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Swedish
Elna
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Danish Faroese Finish Greenlandic Icelandic Norwegian Old Danish Swedish
Elni
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Danish Swedish
Elny
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
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Danish Norwegian Swedish

See also Elnar

Matronyms [What's That?]

Male

Elnuson Faroe Islands Iceland

Female

Elnudóttir Faroe Islands Iceland

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Elna
Genitive: Elnas
Faroe Islands - Faroese
Nominative: Elna
Accusative: Elnu
Dative: Elnu
Genitive: Elnu
Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Elna
Genitive: Elnan
Partitive: Elnaa
Iceland - Icelandic
Nominative: Elna
Accusative: Elnu
Dative: Elnu
Genitive: Elnu
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Elna
Genitive: Elnas
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Elna
Genitive: Elnas

Name Days

Finland Finland

10 February

Norway Norway

19 February

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

10 February

Further Information


Earliest Documented Usage

Strongest Period of Usage

Predominant Regional Usage

Trivia

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&
Sweden Sweden[12]
1840 5160 1840 5160 0 0
Finland Finland[13]
n.a.
5670
n.a.
5670 0 0
Denmark Denmark[14]
1211
n.a.
1211
n.a.
0
n.a.
Norway Norway[15]
599
n.a.
599
n.a.
0
n.a.
Iceland Iceland[16]
14 20
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
Greenland Greenland[17]
11 24
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.

 

Recent Statistics Trend

Name statistics for Elna (f) Sources: [12][14][15][13]

Norwegian Historic Statistics Trend

Norwegian historic statistics for Elna (f)

Swedish Regional Distribution

Regional distribution of Elna (f) in Sweden in the year 1880. Swedish Regional Distribution for Elna (f)


References

  1. Árni Dahl: Navnabókin (2005)
  2. 2.0 2.1 Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  4. 4.0 4.1 Eva Brylla: Förnamn i Sverige (2004)
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 5.3 5.4 5.5 5.6 Eva Villarsen Meldgaard: Den store navnebog (2004)
  6. 6.0 6.1 6.2 Michael Lerche Nielsen: Hvad skal barnet hedde? (2003)
  7. 7.0 7.1 7.2 7.3 7.4 Guðrún Kvaran: Nöfn Íslendinga (2011)
  8. Mannanafnaskrá at island.is, http://www.island.is
  9. Málráðið: Góðkend fólkanøvn, http://www.malrad.fo/ (Name List by Faroese Language Board)
  10. Grønlands Statistik, Statistics office of Greenland, census of 2011, http://www.stat.gl/
  11. © Nordic Names (Swedish Statistics - Regional Distribution)
  12. 12.0 12.1 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  13. 13.0 13.1 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  14. 14.0 14.1 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  15. 15.0 15.1 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  16. Hagstofa Íslands, National statistics office of Iceland, http://www.hagstofan.is/
  17. Grønlands Statistik, Statistics office of Greenland, http://www.stat.gl/