Gná

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Female Female Name

Usage

Old Norse Old Norse
Iceland Icelandic

Origin and Meaning

Old Norse name of uncertain meaning. Theories include

1) Related to Old Norse gnæfa = 'towering up' [1]

2) Related to Greek -thené-s = 'strong, mighty' [2]

3) Related to Latin honōs = 'glory, beauty' [2]

Related Names

Gná
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
Icelandic Old Norse

Combinations

Name
Element    
Example
DIS see Gnádís

Grammar

Iceland - Icelandic
Nominative: Gná
Accusative: Gná
Dative: Gná
Genitive: Gnár

Further Information

Norse Mythology

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&
Iceland Iceland[4]
2 32 0 0
Sweden Sweden[5]
0 0 0 0
Denmark Denmark[6]
0 n.a. 0 n.a.
Norway Norway[7]
0 n.a. 0 n.a.
Finland Finland[8]
n.a. 1 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 Gná.

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

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Rudolf Simek: Dictionary of Northern Mythology (1993)
  2. 2.0 2.1 Ferdinand Holthausen: Vergleichendes und Etymologisches Wörterbuch des Altwestnordischen (1948)
  3. Hermann Pálsson: Nafnabókin (1991)
  4. Hagstofa Íslands, National statistics office of Iceland, http://www.hagstofan.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