Maria

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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
Faroe Islands Faroese
Greenland Greenlandic
Iceland Icelandic

Origin and Meaning

Latin spelling of Μαρια (Maria), a Greek form of Mirjam [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] [8] [9]

Related Names

Maari
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Maaria
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Maarie
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Mare
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Mari
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Maria
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María
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Icelandic
Marîa
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Mâria
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Mariah
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Marie
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Mariia
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Marrii
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Marya
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See also:
Maarit (Finnish)
Máddjá (Sami)
Maike (Low German)
Maila (Estonian)
Maira (Greek)
Máire (Irish)
Maja (Swedish)
Mâlia (Greenlandic)
Marian (English)
Marica (Croatian)
Marieke (Low German)
Marieli (German)
Marielle (French)
Marietta (Italian)
Marija (Russian)
Marika (Hungarian)
Marion (French)
Marisa (Dutch)
Marita (Spanish, Italian)
Marja (Finnish, Swedish)
Marlitt (German)
Mary (English)
Mia (Swedish)
Mimi (French)
Mitzi (German)
Mossa (Norwegian)
Ria (Swedish, German)

For male forms see
Amaldus
Marelius
Marianus
Marias
Marinus

Combinations

For combinations see MARI (name element)

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Maria
Genitive: Marias
Faroe Islands - Faroese
Nominative: Maria
Accusative: Mariu
Dative: Mariu
Genitive: Mariu
Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Maria
Genitive: Marian
Partitive: Mariaa
Iceland - Icelandic
Nominative: Maria
Accusative: Mariu
Dative: Mariu
Genitive: Mariu
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Maria
Genitive: Marias
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Maria
Genitive: Marias

Name Days

Denmark Denmark

25 March

Denmark Denmark

2 July

Denmark Denmark

22 July

Denmark Denmark

15 August

Denmark Denmark

8 September

Denmark Denmark

21 November

Denmark Denmark

8 December

Faroe Islands Faroe Islands

2 February

Faroe Islands Faroe Islands

25 March

Faroe Islands Faroe Islands

25 March

Faroe Islands Faroe Islands

2 July

Faroe Islands Faroe Islands

15 August

Faroe Islands Faroe Islands

15 August

Faroe Islands Faroe Islands

8 September

Faroe Islands Faroe Islands

8 September

Faroe Islands Faroe Islands

15 September

Faroe Islands Faroe Islands

15 September

Faroe Islands Faroe Islands

21 November

Faroe Islands Faroe Islands

8 December

Finland Finland

2 July

Norway Norway

25 March

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

2 July

Sweden Sweden

28 February

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

Strongest Period of Usage

Predominant Regional Usage

Namesakes

  • Maria Gripe (née Maja Stina Walter, 25 July 1923 – 5 April 2007), Swedish author
  • Annika Maria Lundqvist (born 14 October 1963), Swedish actress
  • Maria Haukaas Mittet (née Storeng, born 3 August 1979), Norwegian singer

Bible

  • Maria, mother of Jesus in the New Testament
  • Maria Magdalene, companion of Jesus in the New Testament

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[11]
82023 444620 7 697
Denmark Denmark[12]
28853 n.a. 0 n.a.
Norway Norway[13]
18761 n.a. 0 n.a.
Finland Finland[14]
n.a. 376971 n.a. 412
  #: 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 Maria(f) Sources: [11][12][13][14]

Top List Ranking

Name top list ranking for Maria(f) Sources: [15]

Norwegian Historic Statistics Trend

Norwegian historic statistics for Maria(f)

Sources: [11] [12] [13] [14]

References

  1. Rosa und Volker Kohlheim: Duden Lexikon der Vornamen (1998)
  2. Patrick Hanks and Flavia Hodges: Oxford Dictionary of First Names (2003)
  3. 3.0 3.1 Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  5. Árni Dahl: Navnabókin (2005)
  6. 6.0 6.1 Marianne Blomqvist: Vad heter finlandssvenskarna? (2006)
  7. 7.0 7.1 7.2 Eva Brylla: Förnamn i Sverige (2004)
  8. 8.0 8.1 8.2 8.3 Eva Villarsen Meldgaard: Den store navnebog (2004)
  9. 9.0 9.1 Michael Lerche Nielsen: Hvad skal barnet hedde? (2003)
  10. Mannanafnaskrá at island.is, http://www.island.is
  11. 11.0 11.1 11.2 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  12. 12.0 12.1 12.2 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  13. 13.0 13.1 13.2 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  14. 14.0 14.1 14.2 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  15. details see Name Statistic tables