Katla

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Female Female Name

Usage

Old Norse Old Norse
Denmark Danish
Sweden Swedish
Norway Norwegian
Iceland Icelandic
Faroe Islands Faroese

Origin and Meaning

Old Norse name and byname

Female form of Ketill [1] [2] [3] [4]

Related Names

See Kætill

Grammar

Faroe Islands - Faroese
Nominative: Katla
Accusative: Katlu
Dative: Katlu
Genitive: Katlu
Iceland - Icelandic
Nominative: Katla
Accusative: Kötlu
Dative: Kötlu
Genitive: Kötlu

Further Information

Predominant Regional Usage

Norway: Hordaland (esp. Voss) until 19th century [4]

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&
Denmark Denmark[5]
39 n.a. 0 n.a.
Sweden Sweden[6]
25 48 0 0
Norway Norway[7]
21 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.

 

Top List Ranking

Name top list ranking for Katla(f) Sources: [9]

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

References

  1. Leiv Heggstad, Finn Hødnebø og Erik Simensen: Norrøn Ordbok (1997)
  2. Hermann Pálsson: Nafnabókin (1991)
  3. Árni Dahl: Navnabókin (2005)
  4. 4.0 4.1 Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  5. 5.0 5.1 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  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 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  9. details see Name Statistic tables