Merja

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Female Female Name

Usage

Finland Finnish
Sweden Swedish
Denmark Danish
Norway Norwegian

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Origin and Meaning

1) Finnish merja = 'Merya' (ancient Finno-Ugric tribal name of the Moscow region) [1] [2]

2) Finnish variant form of Marja [3]

Related Names

Merja
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Danish Finish Norwegian Swedish
Merjá
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Sami
Merje
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Finish Swedish

See also Meria

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Merja
Genitive: Merjas
Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Merja
Genitive: Merjan
Partitive: Merjaa
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Merja
Genitive: Merjas
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Merja
Genitive: Merjas

Name Day

Finland Finland

27 April

Further Information

Strongest Period of Usage

Period of 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[4]
823 1036 0 0
Norway Norway[5]
26 n.a. 0 n.a.
Denmark Denmark[6]
7 n.a. 0 n.a.
Finland Finland[7]
n.a. 23027 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.

 

No recent statistics trend found in databases for Merja.

Sources: [4] [6] [5] [7]

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Eva Brylla: Förnamn i Sverige (2004)
  2. 2.0 2.1 Gulbrand Alhaug: 10 001 navn - Norsk fornavnleksikon (2011)
  3. Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  4. 4.0 4.1 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  5. 5.0 5.1 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  6. 6.0 6.1 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  7. 7.0 7.1 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi