Maiken

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Female Female Name

Usage

Denmark Danish
Norway Norwegian
Sweden Swedish
Finland Finnish

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Origin and Meaning

Low German variant form of Maike (see also -ken) [1] [2] [3] [4] [5]

Related Names

Maichen
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Danish Norwegian
Maiken
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Danish Finish Norwegian Swedish
Majken
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Danish Finish Norwegian Swedish
Mayken
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Danish Norwegian Swedish
Moiken
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Old Swedish Swedish

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Maiken
Genitive: Maikens
Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Maiken
Genitive: Maikenin
Partitive: Maikenia
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Maiken
Genitive: Maikens
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Maiken
Genitive: Maikens

Name Day

Norway Norway

7 May

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

Strongest Period of Usage

Predominant Regional Usage

Namesakes

  • Maiken Caspersen Falla (born 13 August 1990), Norwegian cross-country skier

Trivia

  • Sweden: In January 1973, 100 people were named Maiken (percentage of first or only given name: 55 %) [6]

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[7]
3120
n.a.
3120
n.a.
0
n.a.
Sweden Sweden[8]
146 305 146 305 0 0
Finland Finland[9]
n.a.
31
n.a.
31 0 0
Greenland Greenland[10]
3 4
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
Norway Norway[11]
n.a.
n.a.
2466
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 Maiken (f) Sources: [8][7][11][9]

Top List Ranking

Name top list ranking for Maiken (f) Sources: [12]

Norwegian Historic Statistics Trend

Norwegian historic statistics for Maiken (f)


References

  1. Wilfried Seibicke: Historisches Deutsches Vornamenbuch (Band 1-4)
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 3.4 3.5 Eva Villarsen Meldgaard: Den store navnebog (2004)
  4. 4.0 4.1 Michael Lerche Nielsen: Hvad skal barnet hedde? (2003)
  5. 5.0 5.1 Gulbrand Alhaug: 10 001 navn - Norsk fornavnleksikon (2011)
  6. 6.0 6.1 6.2 6.3 6.4 6.5 Sture Allén/Staffan Wåhlin: Förnamnsboken (1979)
  7. 7.0 7.1 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  8. 8.0 8.1 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  9. 9.0 9.1 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  10. Grønlands Statistik, Statistics office of Greenland, http://www.stat.gl/
  11. 11.0 11.1 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  12. details see Name Statistic tables