Helga

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Female Female Name

Usage

Old Norse Old Norse
Old Swedish Old Swedish
Old Danish Old Danish
Sweden Swedish
Finland Finnish
Denmark Danish
Norway Norwegian
Iceland Icelandic
Faroe Islands Faroese
Greenland Greenlandic

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Origin and Meaning

Female form of Helgi [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] [8] [9]

Related Names

Helg
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Norwegian
Helga
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Danish Faroese Finish Greenlandic Icelandic Norwegian Old Danish Old Norse Old Swedish Swedish
Helgá
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Sami
Helgha
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Old Danish
Helgi
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Finish Swedish
Hælga
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Old Norse
Hälgha
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Old Swedish
Hælgha
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Old Swedish

See also Áile, Elga, Hege, Helgina, Helja, Helke, Hella, Îlíka, Láilá, Olga

Name Days

Finland Finland

31 May

Norway Norway

30 September

Finland (Swedish Language)Finland (Swedish Language) Finland (Swedish Language)

31 May

Sweden Sweden

21 November

Grammar

Iceland - Icelandic
Nominative: Helga
Accusative: Helgu
Dative: Helgu
Genitive: Helgu
Faroe Islands - Faroese
Nominative: Helga
Accusative: Helgu
Dative: Helgu
Genitive: Helgu

Further Information

Pronunciation

In some Norwegian dialects, the pronunciation of Helga was HELL-geh or HELL-yeh instead of HELL-gah [2]

Strongest Period of Usage

Predominant Regional Usage

Namesakes

  • Inger Helga Pedersen (24 June 1911 - 27 January 1980), Danish Chief Justice and politician

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[10]
3506 n.a. 0 n.a.
Iceland Iceland[11]
2774 4241 0 0
Denmark Denmark[12]
2491 n.a. 0 n.a.
Sweden Sweden[13]
1644 4425 0 1
Finland Finland[14]
n.a. 7460 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.

 

Recent Statistics Trend

Name statistics for Helga(f) Sources: [13][12][10][14]

Top List Ranking

Name top list ranking for Helga(f) Sources: [15]

Norwegian Historic Statistics Trend

Norwegian historic statistics for Helga(f)

Sources: [13] [12] [10] [14]

References

  1. Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  3. Lena Peterson: Nordiskt runnamnslexikon (2002)
  4. Árni Dahl: Navnabókin (2005)
  5. Hermann Pálsson: Nafnabókin (1991)
  6. Marianne Blomqvist: Vad heter finlandssvenskarna? (2006)
  7. 7.0 7.1 Eva Brylla: Förnamn i Sverige (2004)
  8. 8.0 8.1 8.2 Eva Villarsen Meldgaard: Den store navnebog (2004)
  9. 9.0 9.1 Michael Lerche Nielsen: Hvad skal barnet hedde? (2003)
  10. 10.0 10.1 10.2 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  11. Hagstofa Íslands, National statistics office of Iceland, http://www.hagstofan.is/
  12. 12.0 12.1 12.2 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  13. 13.0 13.1 13.2 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  14. 14.0 14.1 14.2 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  15. details see Name Statistic tables