Maj

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Female Female Name

Usage

Sweden Swedish
Denmark Danish
Finland Finnish
Norway Norwegian
Iceland Icelandic

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Origin and Meaning

Short form of Maja [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7]

Related Names

Mai
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Danish Faroese Finish Norwegian Swedish
Maij Swedish
Maj
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Danish Finish Icelandic Norwegian Swedish

See also Maikki, Majen, Majsa, May

Combinations

For combinations see MAJ (name element)

Matronyms [What's That?]

Male

Majson Iceland

Female

Majdóttir Iceland

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Maj
Genitive: Majs
Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Maj
Genitive: Maj'n
Partitive: Maj'ta
Iceland - Icelandic
Nominative: Maj
Accusative: Maj
Dative: Maj
Genitive: Maj
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Maj
Genitive: Majs
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Maj
Genitive: Majs

Name Days

Finland (Swedish Language)Finland (Swedish Language) Finland (Swedish Language)

2 July

Sweden Sweden

19 May

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

Strongest Period of Usage

Predominant Regional Usage

Namesakes

  • Maj Sjöwall (25 September 1935 - 29 April 2020), Swedish author and translator
  • Maj Britt Andersen (born 15 November 1956), Norwegian singer

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[9]
7762 17749 7762 17745 0 4
Denmark Denmark[10]
1339
n.a.
1339
n.a.
0
n.a.
Finland Finland[11]
n.a.
1174
n.a.
1174 0 0
Norway Norway[12]
484
n.a.
484
n.a.
0
n.a.
Iceland Iceland[13]
4 8
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
Greenland Greenland[14]
0 5
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 Maj (f) Sources: [9][10][12][11]


References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)
  2. 2.0 2.1 Michael Lerche Nielsen: Hvad skal barnet hedde? (2003)
  3. Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  4. Wilfried Seibicke: Historisches Deutsches Vornamenbuch (Band 1-4)
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 Eva Brylla: Förnamn i Sverige (2004)
  6. 6.0 6.1 6.2 6.3 6.4 6.5 Eva Villarsen Meldgaard: Den store navnebog (2004)
  7. 7.0 7.1 Gulbrand Alhaug: 10 001 navn - Norsk fornavnleksikon (2011)
  8. Mannanafnaskrá at island.is, http://www.island.is
  9. 9.0 9.1 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  10. 10.0 10.1 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  11. 11.0 11.1 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  12. 12.0 12.1 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  13. Hagstofa Íslands, National statistics office of Iceland, http://www.hagstofan.is/
  14. Grønlands Statistik, Statistics office of Greenland, http://www.stat.gl/