Kanerva

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Female Female Name

Usage

Finland Finnish
Sweden Swedish

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Origin and Meaning

Finnish kanerva = 'heather' (Lat. Calluna vulgaris) [1]

CallunaVulgaris.jpg
Heather
Image by Aqwis,[2]
licensed under Creative Commons

Related Names

Kanerva
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Finish Swedish

Grammar

Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Kanerva
Genitive: Kanervan
Partitive: Kanervaa
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Kanerva
Genitive: Kanervas

Name Day

Finland Finland

14 August

Further Information

In Finland, Kanerva is a common surname as well

Strongest Period of Usage

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&
Finland Finland[4]
n.a.
1788
n.a.
1746
n.a.
42
Sweden Sweden[5]
0 17 0 17 0 0
Denmark Denmark[6]
0
n.a.
0
n.a.
0
n.a.
Norway Norway[7]
0
n.a.
0
n.a.
0
n.a.
Greenland Greenland[8]
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 Kanerva.


References

  1. Kustaa Vilkuna: Etunimet (1990)
  2. Wikimedia Commons: Image by Aqwis, source & license
  3. Sture Allén/Staffan Wåhlin: Förnamnsboken (1979)
  4. Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  5. Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  6. Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  7. Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  8. Grønlands Statistik, Statistics office of Greenland, http://www.stat.gl/