Gæfa

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Female Female Name

Usage

Iceland Icelandic

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Origin and Meaning

Old Norse gǣfa = 'gift, lucky nature, luck' (see also GÆF) [1]

Related Names

Gæfa
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Icelandic

Matronyms [What's That?]

Male

Gæfuson Iceland

Female

Gæfudóttir Iceland

Combinations

For combinations see GÆF (name element)

Grammar

Iceland - Icelandic
Nominative: Gæfa
Accusative: Gæfu
Dative: Gæfu
Genitive: Gæfu

Further Information

Earliest Documented 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[3]
0 2
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
Sweden Sweden[4]
0 0 0 0 0 0
Denmark Denmark[5]
0
n.a.
0
n.a.
0
n.a.
Norway Norway[6]
0
n.a.
0
n.a.
0
n.a.
Finland Finland[7]
n.a.
0 0 0 0 0
Greenland Greenland[8]
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.

 

No recent statistics trend found in databases for Gæfa.


References

  1. Ferdinand Holthausen: Vergleichendes und Etymologisches Wörterbuch des Altwestnordischen (1948)
  2. Mannanafnaskrá at island.is, http://www.island.is
  3. Hagstofa Íslands, National statistics office of Iceland, http://www.hagstofan.is/
  4. Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  5. Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  6. Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  7. Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  8. Grønlands Statistik, Statistics office of Greenland, http://www.stat.gl/