Elva

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Female Female Name

Usage

Denmark Danish
Sweden Swedish
Norway Norwegian
Iceland Icelandic
Finland Finnish

Origin and Meaning

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

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

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

4) Female form of Elvar

Related Names

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

For pet forms see also Ella and Elvi

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

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Country
Commonness
Commonness
Female ♀ Male ♂
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
Denmark Denmark[4]
403 n.a. 0 n.a.
Sweden Sweden[5]
125 369 0 0
Norway Norway[6]
25 n.a. 0 n.a.
Finland Finland[7]
n.a. 21 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 Elva(f) Sources: [5][4][6][7]

Sources: [5] [4] [6] [7]

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 Eva Villarsen Meldgaard: Den store navnebog (2004)
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  6. 6.0 6.1 6.2 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  7. 7.0 7.1 7.2 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi