Maija

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Female Female Name

Usage

Finland Finnish
Sweden Swedish
Norway Norwegian
Denmark Danish

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Origin and Meaning

Finnish spelling of Maja [1] [2] [3]

Related Names

See Maja

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Maija
Genitive: Maijas
Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Maija
Genitive: Maijan
Partitive: Maijaa
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Maija
Genitive: Maijas
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Maija
Genitive: Maijas

Name Day

Finland Finland

2 July

Further Information

Strongest Period of Usage

Predominant Regional Usage

Trivia

  • Sweden: In January 1973, 403 people were named Maija (percentage of first or only given name: 66 %) [4]

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[5]
n.a.
42206
n.a.
42206 0 0
Sweden Sweden[6]
750 1472 750 1472 0 0
Denmark Denmark[7]
71
n.a.
71
n.a.
0
n.a.
Iceland Iceland[8]
4 5
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
Norway Norway[9]
n.a.
n.a.
113
n.a.
n.a.
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 Maija (f) Sources: [6][7][9][5]


References

  1. Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  2. 2.0 2.1 Eva Brylla: Förnamn i Sverige (2004)
  3. Gulbrand Alhaug: 10 001 navn - Norsk fornavnleksikon (2011)
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 Sture Allén/Staffan Wåhlin: Förnamnsboken (1979)
  5. 5.0 5.1 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  6. 6.0 6.1 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  7. 7.0 7.1 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 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  10. Grønlands Statistik, Statistics office of Greenland, http://www.stat.gl/