Elva

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Female Female Name

Usage

Iceland Icelandic
Denmark Danish
Sweden Swedish
Norway Norwegian
Finland Finnish

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Origin and Meaning

1) Variant form of Alva (Swedish älva = 'elf, fairy') [1] [2]

2) Short form of Elvira [1] [3] [2]

3) Swedish elva = 'eleven' (= eleventh child) [1] [3] [4] [2]

4) Swedish älv, Icelandic elfa = 'river' [2]

5) Female form of Elvar [5]

Related Names

Elfa
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Danish Icelandic Norwegian Swedish
Elfva
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Swedish
Elva
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Danish Finish Icelandic Norwegian Swedish
Elwa
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Finish Swedish
Elvan
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Danish Norwegian Swedish
Älva
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Swedish

For pet forms see also Ella and Elvi

Matronyms [What's That?]

Male

Elvuson Iceland

Female

Elvudóttir Iceland

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Elva
Genitive: Elvas
Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Elva
Genitive: Elvan
Partitive: Elvaa
Iceland - Icelandic
Nominative: Elva
Accusative: Elvu
Dative: Elvu
Genitive: Elvu
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Elva
Genitive: Elvas
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Elva
Genitive: Elvas

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

Strongest Period of Usage

Predominant Regional Usage

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&
Iceland Iceland[6]
322 516
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
Denmark Denmark[7]
484
n.a.
484
n.a.
0
n.a.
Sweden Sweden[8]
130 415 130 415 0 0
Norway Norway[9]
33
n.a.
33
n.a.
0
n.a.
Finland Finland[10]
n.a.
30
n.a.
30 0 0
Greenland Greenland[11]
0 0
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 Elva (f) Sources: [8][7][9][10]


References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 Guðrún Kvaran: Nöfn Íslendinga (2011)
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 4.3 4.4 Eva Villarsen Meldgaard: Den store navnebog (2004)
  5. Judith Ahrholdt: Nordic Names - www.nordicnames.de (2004-2020).
  6. Hagstofa Íslands, National statistics office of Iceland, http://www.hagstofan.is/
  7. 7.0 7.1 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  8. 8.0 8.1 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  9. 9.0 9.1 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  10. 10.0 10.1 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  11. Grønlands Statistik, Statistics office of Greenland, http://www.stat.gl/