Margareta

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Female Female Name

Usage

Old Norse Old Norse
Old Swedish Old Swedish
Old Danish Old Danish
Sweden Swedish
Finland Finnish
Denmark Danish
Norway Norwegian

Origin and Meaning

Nordic and German form of Margarita [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7]

Related Names

Margareeta
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Margareta
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Margarete
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Margaretha
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Margarethe
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See also: Madicken, Magareta, Magga, Magte, Maret, Marga, Margaret, Margreta, Marta, Merete, Meta, Mossa, Reta

Combinations

For combinations see MARG (name element)

Name Days

Norway Norway

20 July

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

20 July

Sweden Sweden

20 July

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

Strongest Period of Usage

Predominant Regional Usage

Namesakes

  • Saint Margareta (circa 290 - 304), patron of childbirth, and escape from devils; she is one of the Fourteen Holy Helpers
  • Margareta is an IKEA product name (fabric) [8]

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]
23957 236166 0 1
Norway Norway[10]
114 n.a. 0 n.a.
Denmark Denmark[11]
69 n.a. 0 n.a.
Finland Finland[12]
n.a. 21657 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.

 

Top List Ranking

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

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

References

  1. Wilfried Seibicke: Historisches Deutsches Vornamenbuch (Band 1-4)
  2. 2.0 2.1 Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 Eva Villarsen Meldgaard: Den store navnebog (2004)
  4. Marianne Blomqvist: Vad heter finlandssvenskarna? (2006)
  5. Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  6. 6.0 6.1 6.2 Eva Brylla: Förnamn i Sverige (2004)
  7. 7.0 7.1 Michael Lerche Nielsen: Hvad skal barnet hedde? (2003)
  8. IKEA 2016, http://www.ikea.com/
  9. 9.0 9.1 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  10. 10.0 10.1 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  11. 11.0 11.1 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  12. 12.0 12.1 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  13. details see Name Statistic tables