Geira

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Female Female Name

Usage

Old Norse Old Norse
Norway Norwegian
Sweden Swedish
Iceland Icelandic
Faroe Islands Faroese

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Origin and Meaning

Old Norse variant spelling and modern form of GæiRa [1] [2] [3] [4]

Related Names

See GæiRa

Grammar

Faroe Islands - Faroese
Nominative: Geira
Accusative: Geiru
Dative: Geiru
Genitive: Geiru
Iceland - Icelandic
Nominative: Geira
Accusative: Geiru
Dative: Geiru
Genitive: Geiru
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Geira
Genitive: Geiras
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Geira
Genitive: Geiras

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

  • Iceland: Officially accepted as a given name on 7 February 2002 [5]

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&
Norway Norway[6]
5 n.a. 0 n.a.
Sweden Sweden[7]
3 3 1 1
Denmark Denmark[8]
1 n.a. 0 n.a.
Iceland Iceland[9]
1 5 0 0
Finland Finland[10]
n.a. 3 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.

 

No recent statistics trend found in databases for Geira.

Sources: [7] [8] [6] [10]

References

  1. Lena Peterson: Nordiskt runnamnslexikon (2002)
  2. Árni Dahl: Navnabókin (2005)
  3. Hermann Pálsson: Nafnabókin (1991)
  4. Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  5. Mannanafnaskrá at island.is, http://www.island.is
  6. 6.0 6.1 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  7. 7.0 7.1 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  8. 8.0 8.1 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  9. Hagstofa Íslands, National statistics office of Iceland, http://www.hagstofan.is/
  10. 10.0 10.1 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi