Maine

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Female Female Name

Usage

Sweden Swedish
Norway Norwegian
Finland Finnish

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Origin and Meaning

Swedish name of uncertain origin and meaning, theories include

1) New variant form of Majny [1]

2) Variant form of Maina [2]

Related Names

Maine
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Finish Norwegian Swedish
Majne
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Swedish
Mayne
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Swedish

Grammar

Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Maine
Genitive: Mainen
Partitive: Mainea
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Maine
Genitive: Maines
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Maine
Genitive: Maines

Further Information

Strongest Period of Usage

Predominant Regional Usage

Trivia

  • Sweden: In January 1973, 417 people were named Maine (percentage of first or only given name: 68 %) [3]

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&
Sweden Sweden[4]
195 416 193 413 2 3
Finland Finland[5]
n.a.
54
n.a.
39
n.a.
15
Denmark Denmark[6]
1
n.a.
1
n.a.
0
n.a.
Norway Norway[7]
n.a.
n.a.
11
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
Greenland Greenland[8]
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.

 

No recent statistics trend found in databases for Maine.


References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Eva Brylla: Förnamn i Sverige (2004)
  2. Gulbrand Alhaug: 10 001 navn - Norsk fornavnleksikon (2011)
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 Sture Allén/Staffan Wåhlin: Förnamnsboken (1979)
  4. Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  5. Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  6. Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  7. Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  8. Grønlands Statistik, Statistics office of Greenland, http://www.stat.gl/