Geneva

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Female Female Name

Usage

Sweden Swedish
Denmark Danish
Norway Norwegian

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Origin and Meaning

1) English short form of Genovefa [1]

2) French pet form of Geneviève (see Genovefa) [2]

Related Names

Geneva
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Danish Norwegian Swedish

See also Neva

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Geneva
Genitive: Genevas
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Geneva
Genitive: Genevas
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Geneva
Genitive: Genevas

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

Strongest Period of Usage

Predominant Regional Usage

Trivia

  • Sweden: In January 1973, 15 people were named Geneva (percentage of first or only given name: 13 %) [3]
  • Geneva is also the English name of the Swiss town Genève/Genf

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&
Sweden Sweden[4]
2 10 2 10 0 0
Denmark Denmark[5]
2
n.a.
2
n.a.
0
n.a.
Norway Norway[6]
0
n.a.
0
n.a.
0
n.a.
Finland Finland[7]
n.a.
1
n.a.
1 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 Geneva.


References

  1. Rosa und Volker Kohlheim: Duden Das große Vornamenlexikon (2007)
  2. 2.0 2.1 Gulbrand Alhaug: 10 001 navn - Norsk fornavnleksikon (2011)
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 Sture Allén/Staffan Wåhlin: Förnamnsboken (1979)
  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/