Mai

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Female Female Name

Usage

Denmark Danish
Sweden Swedish
Norway Norwegian
Finland Finnish
Faroe Islands Faroese

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Origin and Meaning

Variant spelling of Maj [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6]

Related Names

See Maj

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Mai
Genitive: Mais
Faroe Islands - Faroese
Nominative: Mai
Accusative: Mai
Dative: Mai
Genitive: Maiar
Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Mai
Genitive: Main
Partitive: Maita
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Mai
Genitive: Mais
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Mai
Genitive: Mais

Name Day

Norway Norway

7 May

Further Information

Strongest Period of Usage

Predominant Regional Usage

Namesakes

  • Mai Elisabeth Zetterling (24 May 1925 – 17 March 1994), Swedish actress and film director

Trivia

  • Sweden: In January 1973, 488 people were named Mai (percentage of first or only given name: 85 %) [7]

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&
Denmark Denmark[8]
2237
n.a.
2227
n.a.
10
n.a.
Sweden Sweden[9]
573 1475 563 1447 10 28
Finland Finland[10]
n.a.
1036
n.a.
1029
n.a.
7
Iceland Iceland[11]
13 25
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
Greenland Greenland[12]
0 5
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
Norway Norway[13]
n.a.
n.a.
1409
n.a.
8
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 Mai (f) Sources: [9][8][13][10]

Top List Ranking

Name top list ranking for Mai (f) Sources: [14]

Norwegian Historic Statistics Trend

Norwegian historic statistics for Mai (f)


References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Michael Lerche Nielsen: Hvad skal barnet hedde? (2003)
  2. Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  3. Wilfried Seibicke: Historisches Deutsches Vornamenbuch (Band 1-4)
  4. 4.0 4.1 Eva Brylla: Förnamn i Sverige (2004)
  5. Eva Villarsen Meldgaard: Den store navnebog (2004)
  6. 6.0 6.1 Gulbrand Alhaug: 10 001 navn - Norsk fornavnleksikon (2011)
  7. 7.0 7.1 7.2 7.3 Sture Allén/Staffan Wåhlin: Förnamnsboken (1979)
  8. 8.0 8.1 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  9. 9.0 9.1 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  10. 10.0 10.1 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  11. Hagstofa Íslands, National statistics office of Iceland, http://www.hagstofan.is/
  12. Grønlands Statistik, Statistics office of Greenland, http://www.stat.gl/
  13. 13.0 13.1 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  14. details see Name Statistic tables