Leona

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Female Female Name

Usage

Sweden Swedish
Norway Norwegian
Finland Finnish
Denmark Danish
Iceland Icelandic

Origin and Meaning

1) Female form of Leon [1] [2]

2) Short form of Leonida [3]

Related Names

Leo
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Finish Swedish
Leona
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Danish Finish Icelandic Norwegian Swedish
Leóna
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Icelandic
Leone
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Danish Finish Norwegian Swedish
Leoni
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Danish Finish Norwegian Swedish
Leonia
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Danish Swedish
Leonie
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Leony
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Swedish

See also Leonita, Lonnie, Lone

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Leona
Genitive: Leonas
Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Leona
Genitive: Leonan
Partitive: Leonaa
Iceland - Icelandic
Nominative: Leona
Accusative: Leonu
Dative: Leonu
Genitive: Leonu
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Leona
Genitive: Leonas
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Leona
Genitive: Leonas

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

  • Norway: 1861 (Trondenes, Troms) [2]
  • Iceland: Officially accepted as a given name on 30 September 2010 [4]

Strongest Period of Usage

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[5]
1037 1567 1 1
Norway Norway[6]
406 n.a. 0 n.a.
Denmark Denmark[7]
82 n.a. 0 n.a.
Iceland Iceland[8]
2 3 0 0
Finland Finland[9]
n.a. 514 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.

 

Recent Statistics Trend

Name statistics for Leona(f) Sources: [5][7][6][9]

Sources: [5] [7] [6] [9]

References

  1. Wilfried Seibicke: Historisches Deutsches Vornamenbuch (Band 1-4)
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Gulbrand Alhaug: 10 001 navn - Norsk fornavnleksikon (2011)
  3. Own theory.
  4. Mannanafnaskrá at island.is, http://www.island.is
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  6. 6.0 6.1 6.2 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  7. 7.0 7.1 7.2 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  8. Hagstofa Íslands, National statistics office of Iceland, http://www.hagstofan.is/
  9. 9.0 9.1 9.2 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi