Maja

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Female Female Name

Usage

Old Swedish Old Swedish
Old Danish Old Danish
Sweden Swedish
Denmark Danish
Norway Norwegian
Finland Finnish
Iceland Icelandic
Faroe Islands Faroese
Greenland Greenlandic

Origin and Meaning

1) Swedish and Frisian pet form of Maria [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6]

2) Swedish pet form of Margit [1]

3) Swedish and Frisian pet form of Marit [1] [5]

4) Swedish maj = 'May' [1] [2]

5) Latin / Greek maia = 'little mother' [7]

6) Latin mái- = 'great' [8]

7) Swedish and Frisian pet form of Marina [5]

Related Names

Maia
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Danish Faroese Finish Norwegian Swedish
Maía
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Icelandic
Maie Finish Norwegian Swedish
Maija
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Danish Finish Norwegian Swedish
Máijá
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Sami
Máijjá
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Sami
Maiju
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Finish Swedish
Maijuska
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Finish
Maja
Frequency of X occurance as female name todayFrequency of occurance as male name today
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Danish Faroese Finish Greenlandic Icelandic Norwegian Old Danish Old Swedish Swedish
Maje
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Danish Norwegian Swedish
Maya
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Danish Finish Greenlandic Norwegian Swedish
Mæja
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Icelandic

See also Maj, Majen, Majsa

Combinations

For combinations see MAJ (name element)

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Maja
Genitive: Majas
Faroe Islands - Faroese
Nominative: Maja
Accusative: Maju
Dative: Maju
Genitive: Maju
Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Maja
Genitive: Majan
Partitive: Majaa
Iceland - Icelandic
Nominative: Maja
Accusative: Maju
Dative: Maju
Genitive: Maju
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Maja
Genitive: Majas
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Maja
Genitive: Majas

Name Day

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

2 July

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

Strongest Period of Usage

Predominant Regional Usage

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]
17138 23514 2 3
Denmark Denmark[10]
12756 n.a. 0 n.a.
Norway Norway[11]
4881 n.a. 0 n.a.
Finland Finland[12]
n.a. 579 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 Maja(f) Sources: [9][10][11][12]

Top List Ranking

Name top list ranking for Maja(f) Sources: [13]

Norwegian Historic Statistics Trend

Norwegian historic statistics for Maja(f)

Sources: [9] [10] [11] [12]

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)
  2. 2.0 2.1 Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  3. Friedrich Wilhelm Weitershaus: Das große Vornamenlexikon (1998)
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 Eva Brylla: Förnamn i Sverige (2004)
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 5.3 5.4 5.5 Eva Villarsen Meldgaard: Den store navnebog (2004)
  6. 6.0 6.1 Michael Lerche Nielsen: Hvad skal barnet hedde? (2003)
  7. Wilfried Seibicke: Historisches Deutsches Vornamenbuch (Band 1-4)
  8. Patrick Hanks and Flavia Hodges: Oxford Dictionary of First Names (2003)
  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. 12.0 12.1 12.2 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  13. details see Name Statistic tables