Gilla

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Female Female Name

Usage

Old Norse Old Norse
Old Swedish Old Swedish
Sweden Swedish
Denmark Danish
Finland Finnish
Iceland Icelandic

Origin and Meaning

1) Female form of Gilli [1] [2]

2) Finlandswedish pet form of Gunilla (see Gunnhildr) [3]

Related Names

Gilla
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 Icelandic Old Norse Old Swedish Swedish

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Gilla
Genitive: Gillas
Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Gilla
Genitive: Gillan
Partitive: Gillaa
Iceland - Icelandic
Nominative: Gilla
Accusative: Gillu
Dative: Gillu
Genitive: Gillu
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Gilla
Genitive: Gillas

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

  • Iceland: Officially accepted as a given name on 22 September 2017 [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&
Sweden Sweden[5]
16 27 0 0
Denmark Denmark[6]
5 n.a. 0 n.a.
Norway Norway[7]
0 n.a. 0 n.a.
Finland Finland[8]
n.a. 2 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 Gilla.

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

References

  1. Lena Peterson: Nordiskt runnamnslexikon (2002)
  2. Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)
  3. Marianne Blomqvist: Vad heter finlandssvenskarna? (2006)
  4. Mannanafnaskrá at island.is, http://www.island.is
  5. 5.0 5.1 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  6. 6.0 6.1 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  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