Fenja

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Female Female Name

Usage

Old Norse Old Norse
Denmark Danish
Sweden Swedish
Finland Finnish
Norway Norwegian

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Origin and Meaning

1) Old Norse name meaning 'fen-dweller', 'heath-dweller' [1]

2) Old Norse name meaning 'remover of chaff' (less likely) [1]

3) Old Norse name meaning 'hard worker' (less likely) [1]

4) Frisian variant form of Fenna [2] [3]

5) Latin spelling of Феня (Fenya), a Russian pet form of e. g. Feodora and Marfa [3]

Related Names

Fenja
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Danish Finish Norwegian Old Norse Swedish

See also Finja

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Fenja
Genitive: Fenjas
Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Fenja
Genitive: Fenjan
Partitive: Fenjaa
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Fenja
Genitive: Fenjas
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Fenja
Genitive: Fenjas

Further Information

Norse Mythology

Fenja is the name of a jǫtunn [1]

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&
Denmark Denmark[4]
264
n.a.
264
n.a.
0
n.a.
Sweden Sweden[5]
47 52 47 52 0 0
Finland Finland[6]
n.a.
18
n.a.
18 0 0
Norway Norway[7]
4
n.a.
4
n.a.
0
n.a.
Greenland Greenland[8]
0 4
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.

 

No recent statistics trend found in databases for Fenja.


References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 Rudolf Simek: Dictionary of Northern Mythology (1993)
  2. Rienk de Haan: Fryske foarnammen (2002)
  3. 3.0 3.1 Wilfried Seibicke: Historisches Deutsches Vornamenbuch (Band 1-4)
  4. Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  5. Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  6. Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  7. Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  8. Grønlands Statistik, Statistics office of Greenland, http://www.stat.gl/