Marit

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Female Female Name

Usage

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

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Origin and Meaning

1) Swedish younger form of Marghit [1] [2] [3] [4]

2) Norwegian younger form of Margrét [5] [3] [6] [7]

Related Names

Maarit
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Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Finish Norwegian Swedish
Marið
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Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Faroese
Marit
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Danish Faroese Finish Icelandic Norwegian Swedish
Marít
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Icelandic
Marith
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Danish Finish Norwegian Swedish
Maritt
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Danish Faroese Finish
Marrit
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Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Danish Swedish

See also Karit, Majt, Maret, Mâritse, Marita, Meerke

Combinations

For combinations see MARIT (name element)

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Marit
Genitive: Marits
Faroe Islands - Faroese
Nominative: Marit
Accusative: Marit
Dative: Marit
Genitive: Maritar
Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Marit
Genitive: Maritin
Partitive: Maritia
Iceland - Icelandic
Nominative: Marit
Accusative: Marit
Dative: Marit
Genitive: Maritar
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Marit
Genitive: Marits
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Marit
Genitive: Marits

Name Days

Faroe Islands Faroe Islands

20 July

Norway Norway

20 July

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

20 July

Sweden Sweden

6 May

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

Strongest Period of Usage

Predominant Regional Usage

Namesakes

  • Marit Bjørgen (born 21 March 1980), Norwegian cross-country skier

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&
Norway Norway[9]
24789
n.a.
24789
n.a.
0
n.a.
Sweden Sweden[11]
1440 2410 1440 2410 0 0
Finland Finland[12]
n.a.
816
n.a.
816 0 0
Denmark Denmark[13]
316
n.a.
316
n.a.
0
n.a.
Iceland Iceland[14]
8 13
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
Greenland Greenland[15]
0 3
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.

 

Recent Statistics Trend

Name statistics for Marit (f) Sources: [11][13][9][12]

Top List Ranking

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

Norwegian Historic Statistics Trend

Norwegian historic statistics for Marit (f)

Swedish Regional Distribution

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


References

  1. Árni Dahl: Navnabókin (2005)
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)
  3. 3.0 3.1 Eva Brylla: Förnamn i Sverige (2004)
  4. Eva Villarsen Meldgaard: Den store navnebog (2004)
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 5.3 5.4 5.5 5.6 5.7 Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  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. Mannanafnaskrá at island.is, http://www.island.is
  9. 9.0 9.1 9.2 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  10. 10.0 10.1 © Nordic Names (Swedish Statistics - Regional Distribution)
  11. 11.0 11.1 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  12. 12.0 12.1 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  13. 13.0 13.1 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  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