Margreta

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Female Female Name

Usage

Norway Norwegian
Sweden Swedish
Denmark Danish
Finland Finnish
Faroe Islands Faroese

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Origin and Meaning

Short form of Margareta (see also -e) [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7]

Related Names

Márgrehtá
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Sami
Márgreittá
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Sami
Margreta
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Danish Faroese Finish Norwegian Swedish
Margréta
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Old Norse
Margrete
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Danish Finish Norwegian Old Danish Swedish
Margretha
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Danish Faroese Norwegian Swedish
Margrethe
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Danish Faroese Finish Greenlandic Norwegian Old Danish Swedish
Margrette Danish

See also Greta, Magreta, Margret

For male forms see Margido

Combinations

For combinations see MARG (name element)

Matronyms [What's That?]

Male

Margretuson Faroe Islands

Female

Margretudóttir Faroe Islands

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Margreta
Genitive: Margretas
Faroe Islands - Faroese
Nominative: Margreta
Accusative: Margretu
Dative: Margretu
Genitive: Margretu
Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Margreta
Genitive: Margretan
Partitive: Margretaa
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Margreta
Genitive: Margretas
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Margreta
Genitive: Margretas

Name Days

Faroe Islands Faroe Islands

13 July

Faroe Islands Faroe Islands

20 July

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

  • Denmark: appears in the baptism register of Grimstrup sogn 1661-1675 [8]

Strongest Period of Usage

Predominant Regional Usage

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[10]
23 349 23 349 0 0
Norway Norway[11]
82
n.a.
82
n.a.
0
n.a.
Denmark Denmark[12]
9
n.a.
9
n.a.
0
n.a.
Finland Finland[13]
n.a.
10
n.a.
10 0 0
Iceland Iceland[14]
1 1
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
Greenland Greenland[15]
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.

 

Top List Ranking

Name top list ranking for Margreta (f) Sources: [16]

Swedish Regional Distribution

Regional distribution of Margreta (f) in Sweden in the year 1880. Swedish Regional Distribution for Margreta (f)


References

  1. Árni Dahl: Navnabókin (2005)
  2. Axel Tórgarð: Dagar og nøvn í álmanakkanum (2008)
  3. Wilfried Seibicke: Historisches Deutsches Vornamenbuch (Band 1-4)
  4. Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 Eva Brylla: Förnamn i Sverige (2004)
  6. 6.0 6.1 Michael Lerche Nielsen: Hvad skal barnet hedde? (2003)
  7. 7.0 7.1 7.2 Gulbrand Alhaug: 10 001 navn - Norsk fornavnleksikon (2011)
  8. Eva Villarsen Meldgaard: Sydvestjysk navneskik gennem 300 år (1965)
  9. 9.0 9.1 9.2 9.3 © Nordic Names (Swedish Statistics - Regional Distribution)
  10. Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  11. Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  12. Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  13. Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  14. Hagstofa Íslands, National statistics office of Iceland, http://www.hagstofan.is/
  15. Grønlands Statistik, Statistics office of Greenland, http://www.stat.gl/
  16. details see Name Statistic tables