Maj

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Female Female Name

Usage

Sweden Swedish
Denmark Danish
Finland Finnish
Norway Norwegian
Iceland Icelandic

Origin and Meaning

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

Related Names

Mai
Frequency of X occurance as female name todayFrequency of occurance as male name today
Frequency of X occurance as female name todayFrequency of occurance as male name today
Danish Faroese Finish Norwegian Swedish
Maj
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Frequency of X occurance as female name todayFrequency of occurance as male name today
Danish Finish Icelandic Norwegian Swedish

See also Maikki, Majen, Majsa, May

Combinations

For combinations see MAJ (name element)

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Maj
Genitive: Majs
Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Maj
Genitive: Maj'n
Partitive: Maj'ta
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 (born 25 September 1935), Swedish author and translator
  • Maj Britt Andersen (born 15 November 1956), Norwegian singer

Statistics

Name Count per Country

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Country
Commonness
Commonness
Female ♀ Male ♂
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
Sweden Sweden[9]
9030 18674 0 2
Denmark Denmark[10]
1337 n.a. 0 n.a.
Norway Norway[11]
491 n.a. 0 n.a.
Iceland Iceland[12]
3 7 0 0
Finland Finland[13]
n.a. 1125 0 0
  #: 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][11][13]

Sources: [9] [10] [11] [13]

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 9.2 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  10. 10.0 10.1 10.2 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  11. 11.0 11.1 11.2 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  12. Hagstofa Íslands, National statistics office of Iceland, http://www.hagstofan.is/
  13. 13.0 13.1 13.2 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi