Freya

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Female Female Name

Usage

Denmark Danish
Sweden Swedish
Norway Norwegian
Iceland Icelandic
Finland Finnish

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Origin and Meaning

Variant spelling of Freja [1] [2]

Related Names

See Freyja

Matronyms [What's That?]

Male

Freyuson Iceland

Female

Freyudóttir Iceland

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Freya
Genitive: Freyas
Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Freya
Genitive: Freyan
Partitive: Freyaa
Iceland - Icelandic
Nominative: Freya
Accusative: Freyu
Dative: Freyu
Genitive: Freyu
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Freya
Genitive: Freyas
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Freya
Genitive: Freyas

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

Strongest Period of 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&
Denmark Denmark[4]
2396
n.a.
2395
n.a.
1
n.a.
Sweden Sweden[5]
862 1021 859 1017 3 4
Norway Norway[6]
238
n.a.
238
n.a.
0
n.a.
Finland Finland[7]
n.a.
210
n.a.
210 0 0
Greenland Greenland[8]
10 16
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
Iceland Iceland[9]
7 10
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 Freya (f) Sources: [5][4][6][7]


References

  1. Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  2. 2.0 2.1 Michael Lerche Nielsen: Hvad skal barnet hedde? (2003)
  3. Mannanafnaskrá at island.is, http://www.island.is
  4. 4.0 4.1 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  5. 5.0 5.1 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  6. 6.0 6.1 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  7. 7.0 7.1 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  8. Grønlands Statistik, Statistics office of Greenland, http://www.stat.gl/
  9. Hagstofa Íslands, National statistics office of Iceland, http://www.hagstofan.is/