Maire

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Female Female Name

Usage

Finland Finnish
Sweden Swedish
Norway Norwegian
Denmark Danish

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Origin and Meaning

1) Finnish maire, mairea = 'lovely, sweet' [1] [2]

2) Nordic spelling of Máire [3]

Related Names

Maire
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Danish Finish Norwegian Swedish
Máire
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Sami
Mairi
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Danish Finish Norwegian Swedish
Mairy
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Finish Swedish

See also Maikki, Maira

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Maire
Genitive: Maires
Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Maire
Genitive: Mairen
Partitive: Mairea
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Maire
Genitive: Maires
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Maire
Genitive: Maires

Name Day

Finland Finland

1 August

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

Strongest Period of Usage

Predominant Regional Usage

Trivia

  • Sweden: In January 1973, 461 people were named Maire (percentage of first or only given name: 81 %) [5]

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[6]
n.a.
17596
n.a.
17596 0 0
Sweden Sweden[7]
411 666 411 664 0 2
Denmark Denmark[8]
8
n.a.
8
n.a.
0
n.a.
Norway Norway[9]
n.a.
n.a.
25
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.

 

No recent statistics trend found in databases for Maire.


References

  1. Kustaa Vilkuna: Etunimet (1990)
  2. 2.0 2.1 Eva Brylla: Förnamn i Sverige (2004)
  3. Gulbrand Alhaug: 10 001 navn - Norsk fornavnleksikon (2011)
  4. Digitalarkivet at arkivverket.no, http://www.arkivverket.no
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 5.3 Sture Allén/Staffan Wåhlin: Förnamnsboken (1979)
  6. Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  7. Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  8. Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  9. Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  10. Grønlands Statistik, Statistics office of Greenland, http://www.stat.gl/