Märta

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Female Female Name

Usage

Old Swedish Old Swedish
Sweden Swedish
Finland Finnish
Norway Norwegian
Denmark Danish

Origin and Meaning

Swedish short form of Märeta (see Merete) [1] [2] [3] [4]

Related Names

Meartá
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Sami
Merta
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Swedish
Mertha
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Swedish
Mertta
Frequency of X occurance as female name todayFrequency of occurance as male name today
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Finish
Märta
Frequency of X occurance as female name todayFrequency of occurance as male name today
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Danish Finish Norwegian Old Swedish Swedish
Mærta Norwegian
Märtha
Frequency of X occurance as female name todayFrequency of occurance as male name today
Frequency of X occurance as female name todayFrequency of occurance as male name today
Danish Finish Norwegian Swedish
Mærtha Norwegian

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Märta
Genitive: Märtas
Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Märta
Genitive: Märtan
Partitive: Märtaa
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Märta
Genitive: Märtas
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Märta
Genitive: Märtas

Name Days

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

26 August

Sweden Sweden

11 May

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

Strongest Period of Usage

Namesakes

  • Märta Berendes (21 January 1639 – 18 October 1717), Swedish Baroness and diary writer
  • Märta Johanna Bucht (23 October 1882 - 1 November 1962), Swedish teacher and women's rights activist

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]
8429 24911 0 0
Denmark Denmark[6]
12 n.a. 0 n.a.
Norway Norway[7]
n.a. n.a. 0 n.a.
Finland Finland[8]
n.a. 1317 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 Märta(f) Sources: [5][6][7][8]

Top List Ranking

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

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

References

  1. Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)
  2. Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 Eva Brylla: Förnamn i Sverige (2004)
  4. 4.0 4.1 Gulbrand Alhaug: 10 001 navn - Norsk fornavnleksikon (2011)
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 5.3 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  6. 6.0 6.1 6.2 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  7. 7.0 7.1 7.2 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  8. 8.0 8.1 8.2 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  9. details see Name Statistic tables