Irja

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Female Female Name

Usage

Finland Finnish
Sweden Swedish
Norway Norwegian
Denmark Danish
Iceland Icelandic

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Origin and Meaning

1) Finnish spelling of Ирья (Irya), a Russian pet form of Irina (see Irene) [1] [2] [3] [4]

2) From the Finnish place name Irjala, derived from a form of Georgius [3] [4]

Related Names

Iria
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Danish Finish Norwegian Swedish
Irja
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Danish Finish Icelandic Norwegian Swedish
Irjukka
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Irjuska
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Finish

See also Arja, Erja, Ia and Yrja

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Irja
Genitive: Irjas
Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Irja
Genitive: Irjan
Partitive: Irjaa
Iceland - Icelandic
Nominative: Irja
Accusative: Irju
Dative: Irju
Genitive: Irju
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Irja
Genitive: Irjas
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Irja
Genitive: Irjas

Name Days

Finland Finland

30 January

Sweden Sweden

5 April

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

Strongest Period of Usage

Predominant Regional Usage

Namesakes

  • Agnes Irja Browallius (13 October 1901 - 9 December 1968), Swedish teacher, novelist and short story writer

Trivia

  • Irja is an IKEA product name (curtain rod set) [5]

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[6]
907 1396 0 0
Norway Norway[7]
136 n.a. 0 n.a.
Denmark Denmark[8]
15 n.a. 0 n.a.
Iceland Iceland[9]
2 3 0 0
Finland Finland[10]
n.a. 28055 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 Irja.

Sources: [6] [8] [7] [10]

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Eva Brylla: Förnamn i Sverige (2004)
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  4. 4.0 4.1 Gulbrand Alhaug: 10 001 navn - Norsk fornavnleksikon (2011)
  5. IKEA 2016, http://www.ikea.com/
  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 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  9. Hagstofa Íslands, National statistics office of Iceland, http://www.hagstofan.is/
  10. 10.0 10.1 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi