Genovefa

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Female Female Name

Usage

Sweden Swedish
Denmark Danish
Norway Norwegian

Origin and Meaning

1) Germanic name, combination of Ancient Germanic *ginu- = 'wide', 'spacious' and *waifō- = 'moving' [1] [2]

2) Gaulish name meaning 'tribe woman' [3]

Related Names

Geneviève
Frequency of X occurance as female name todayFrequency of occurance as male name today
Frequency of X occurance as female name todayFrequency of occurance as male name today
Finish Swedish
Genovefa
Frequency of X occurance as female name todayFrequency of occurance as male name today
Frequency of X occurance as female name todayFrequency of occurance as male name today
Danish Norwegian Swedish
Genoveva
Frequency of X occurance as female name todayFrequency of occurance as male name today
Frequency of X occurance as female name todayFrequency of occurance as male name today
Danish Finish Norwegian Swedish

See also Geneva, Ginette

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Genovefa
Genitive: Genovefas
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Genovefa
Genitive: Genovefas
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Genovefa
Genitive: Genovefas

Name Day

Until 1911 the Norwegian name day was on 3 January [4]

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&
Denmark Denmark[5]
4 n.a. 0 n.a.
Sweden Sweden[6]
3 8 0 0
Norway Norway[7]
0 n.a. 0 n.a.
Finland Finland[8]
0 0 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 Genovefa.

Sources: [6] [5] [7] [8]

References

  1. Wilfried Seibicke: Historisches Deutsches Vornamenbuch (Band 1-4)
  2. Rosa und Volker Kohlheim: Duden Das große Vornamenlexikon (2007)
  3. Patrick Hanks and Flavia Hodges: Oxford Dictionary of First Names (2003)
  4. Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  5. 5.0 5.1 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  6. 6.0 6.1 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  7. 7.0 7.1 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  8. 8.0 8.1 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi