Kala

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Female Female Name

Usage

Iceland Icelandic
Denmark Danish
Sweden Swedish
Norway Norwegian

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Origin and Meaning

1) Icelandic female form of Kali [1]

2) Sanskrit कला (kalaa) = 'a small part', 'a digit of the moon', 'art' [2]

Related Names

Kala
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Danish Icelandic Norwegian Swedish

Matronyms [What's That?]

Male

Köluson Iceland

Female

Köludóttir Iceland

Grammar

Iceland - Icelandic
Nominative: Kala
Accusative: Kölu
Dative: Kölu
Genitive: Kölu

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

Trivia

In Finnish, kala means 'fish', which is not used as a given name there

Statistics

Name Count per Country (What's this?)

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Country
Commonness
Commonness
Total Female ♀ Male ♂
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
Denmark Denmark[4]
17
n.a.
17
n.a.
0
n.a.
Sweden Sweden[5]
4 20 4 14 0 6
Norway Norway[6]
12
n.a.
12
n.a.
0
n.a.
Finland Finland[7]
n.a.
6
n.a.
6 0 0
Iceland Iceland[8]
0 0 0 0 0 0
Greenland Greenland[9]
0 0
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
  #: 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 Kala.


References

  1. Lena Peterson: Nordiskt runnamnslexikon (2007)
  2. Ramesh Chander Dogra/Urmila Dogra: Thought Provoking Sikh Names (2002)
  3. Mannanafnaskrá at island.is, http://www.island.is
  4. Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  5. Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  6. Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  7. Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  8. Hagstofa Íslands, National statistics office of Iceland, http://www.hagstofan.is/
  9. Grønlands Statistik, Statistics office of Greenland, http://www.stat.gl/