Kerttu

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Female Female Name

Usage

Finland Finnish
Sweden Swedish
Norway Norwegian

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Origin and Meaning

1) Finnish form of Gertrud [1] [2]

2) Finnish kerttu = 'typical warbler' (small bird belonging to the genus Sylvia; the bird's name was taken from the given name (1)) [1]

Sylvia borin (Örebro County).jpg
Typical Warbler
Image by Biillyboy,[3]
licensed under Creative Commons

3) Finnish leppäkerttu = 'ladybird' (Lat. Coccinellidae, the last part of the insect's name, literally 'alder-Kerttu', was taken from the given name (1)) [1]

Coccinella septempunctata (2129066349).jpg
Ladybird
Image by Gilles San Martin,[4]
licensed under Creative Commons

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Sami
Kearte
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Kerttu
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Kertu
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Finish

See also Kerttuli

Combinations

Name
Element    
Example
LI see Kerli

Grammar

Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Kerttu
Genitive: Kertun
Partitive: Kerttua
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Kerttu
Genitive: Kerttus
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Kerttu
Genitive: Kerttus

Name Day

Finland Finland

17 March

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

Strongest Period of Usage

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[6]
n.a.
33845
n.a.
33845 0 0
Sweden Sweden[7]
288 452 288 452 0 0
Norway Norway[8]
13
n.a.
13
n.a.
0
n.a.
Denmark Denmark[9]
12
n.a.
12
n.a.
0
n.a.
Greenland Greenland[10]
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.

 

Recent Statistics Trend

Name statistics for Kerttu (f) Sources: [7][9][8][6]

Top List Ranking

Name top list ranking for Kerttu (f) Sources: [11]


References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 Eva Brylla: Förnamn i Sverige (2004)
  2. 2.0 2.1 Gulbrand Alhaug: 10 001 navn - Norsk fornavnleksikon (2011)
  3. Wikimedia Commons: Image by Biillyboy, source & license
  4. Wikimedia Commons: Image by Gilles San Martin, source & license
  5. 5.0 5.1 Kustaa Vilkuna: Etunimet (1990)
  6. 6.0 6.1 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  7. 7.0 7.1 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  8. 8.0 8.1 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  9. 9.0 9.1 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  10. Grønlands Statistik, Statistics office of Greenland, http://www.stat.gl/
  11. details see Name Statistic tables