Lilja

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Female Female Name

Usage

Finland Finnish
Sweden Swedish
Norway Norwegian
Denmark Danish
Iceland Icelandic
Faroe Islands Faroese

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Origin and Meaning

LiliumBulbiferumCroceumBologna.jpg
Lily
Image by Denis Barthel,[1]
licensed under Creative Commons

Icelandic, Faroese and Swedish lilja = 'lily' [2] [3] [4] [5]

Norwegian and Danish lilje = 'lily' [6] [7] [8]

Sami liljá = 'lily'

Deriving from Latin lilium = 'lily (flower)' (see also LILJA) [9]

Related Names

Liilia
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Finish
Lilia
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Danish Finish Norwegian Swedish
Lilija
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Danish Finish Norwegian Swedish
Liliya
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Danish Finish Norwegian Swedish
Lilja
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Danish Faroese Finish Icelandic Norwegian Swedish
Liljá
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Icelandic Sami
Liljar
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Icelandic
Lilje
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Danish Norwegian Swedish
Lillia
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Danish Finish Norwegian Swedish
Lilya
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Danish Finish Norwegian Swedish

See also Lilli and Lilian

Combinations

For combinations see LILJA (name element)

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Lilja
Genitive: Liljas
Faroe Islands - Faroese
Nominative: Lilja
Accusative: Lilju
Dative: Lilju
Genitive: Lilju
Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Lilja
Genitive: Liljan
Partitive: Liljaa
Iceland - Icelandic
Nominative: Lilja
Accusative: Lilju
Dative: Lilju
Genitive: Lilju
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Lilja
Genitive: Liljas
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Lilja
Genitive: Liljas

Name Day

Finland Finland

20 May

Finland (Swedish Language)Finland (Swedish Language) Finland (Swedish Language)

20 May

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

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&
Iceland Iceland[10]
1284 2655 0 0
Sweden Sweden[11]
672 1315 0 4
Norway Norway[12]
591 n.a. 0 n.a.
Denmark Denmark[13]
260 n.a. 0 n.a.
Finland Finland[14]
n.a. 11678 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 Lilja(f) Sources: [11][13][12][14]

Top List Ranking

Name top list ranking for Lilja(f) Sources: [15]

Sources: [11] [13] [12] [14]

References

  1. Wikimedia Commons: Image by Denis Barthel, source & license
  2. Árni Dahl: Navnabókin (2005)
  3. Hermann Pálsson: Nafnabókin (1991)
  4. Elias Wessén: Våra ord (1997)
  5. Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)
  6. Hjalmar Falk & Alf Torp: Etymologisk ordbok over det norske og det danske sprog (1999)
  7. 7.0 7.1 7.2 7.3 Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  8. 8.0 8.1 Gulbrand Alhaug: 10 001 navn - Norsk fornavnleksikon (2011)
  9. Günther Drosdowski: Duden Etymologie - Herkunftswörterbuch der deutschen Sprache (1997)
  10. Hagstofa Íslands, National statistics office of Iceland, http://www.hagstofan.is/
  11. 11.0 11.1 11.2 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  12. 12.0 12.1 12.2 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  13. 13.0 13.1 13.2 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  14. 14.0 14.1 14.2 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  15. details see Name Statistic tables