Mette

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Female Female Name

Usage

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

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Origin and Meaning

1) Low German pet form of Mechthilde (see Mechthild) [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] [3] [8] [9]

2) Danish pet form of Merete [2] [3] [5] [6] [3] [8] [9] [10]

Related Names

Metta
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Danish Faroese Finish Icelandic Norwegian Old Swedish Swedish
Mette
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Danish Finish Greenlandic Norwegian Old Danish Old Norse Old Swedish Swedish
Metthe
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Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Danish Swedish
Metti
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Danish Finish Swedish
Miiti
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Greenlandic
Míte
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Greenlandic
Mitti
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Greenlandic
Mätta
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Old Swedish Swedish
Mætte
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Norwegian

See also Meta, Metea

Combinations

For combinations see METTE (name element)

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Mette
Genitive: Mettes
Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Mette
Genitive: Meten
Partitive: Metteä
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Mette
Genitive: Mettes
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Mette
Genitive: Mettes

Name Days

Denmark Denmark

3 October

Finland Finland

14 March

Norway Norway

14 March

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

14 March

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

Strongest Period of Usage

Predominant Regional Usage

Namesakes

  • Mette-Marit (née Tjessem Høiby, born: 19 August 1973), Norwegian Crown Princess

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&
Denmark Denmark[11]
38590
n.a.
38590
n.a.
0
n.a.
Norway Norway[12]
9586
n.a.
9586
n.a.
0
n.a.
Sweden Sweden[13]
790 1072 787 1068 3 4
Finland Finland[14]
n.a.
1893
n.a.
1893 0 0
Greenland Greenland[15]
128 537
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
Iceland Iceland[16]
5 7
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 Mette (f) Sources: [13][11][12][14]

Top List Ranking

Name top list ranking for Mette (f) Sources: [17]

Norwegian Historic Statistics Trend

Norwegian historic statistics for Mette (f)


References

  1. Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)
  2. 2.0 2.1 Wilfried Seibicke: Historisches Deutsches Vornamenbuch (Band 1-4)
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 3.4 Michael Lerche Nielsen: Hvad skal barnet hedde? (2003)
  4. Marianne Blomqvist: Vad heter finlandssvenskarna? (2006)
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 5.3 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 7.2 7.3 7.4 Eva Villarsen Meldgaard: Den store navnebog (2004)
  8. 8.0 8.1 8.2 8.3 Gulbrand Alhaug: 10 001 navn - Norsk fornavnleksikon (2011)
  9. 9.0 9.1 Eva Villarsen Meldgaard: Sydvestjysk navneskik gennem 300 år (1965)
  10. 10.0 10.1 10.2 10.3 10.4 10.5 Eva Villarsen Meldgaard: Navnemode og modenavne (1993)
  11. 11.0 11.1 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  12. 12.0 12.1 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  13. 13.0 13.1 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  14. 14.0 14.1 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  15. Grønlands Statistik, Statistics office of Greenland, http://www.stat.gl/
  16. Hagstofa Íslands, National statistics office of Iceland, http://www.hagstofan.is/
  17. details see Name Statistic tables