Mimosa

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Female Female Name

Usage

Finland Finnish
Sweden Swedish
Norway Norwegian

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Origin and Meaning

Mimosa (one of several species)
Mimosa (one of several species)
Image by Eric Hunt,[1]
licensed under Creative Commons


Name of a genus of leguminous shrubs, coined in Modern Latin (1619) from Latin mimus = 'mime' + -osa = adjectival suffix (fem. of -osus), so called because some species (including the common Sensitive Plant) fold leaves when touched, seeming to mimic animal behavior

Related Names

Mimosa
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Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Finish Norwegian Swedish
Mímósa
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Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Icelandic
Mimose
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Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Swedish
Mimoza
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
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Danish Finish Norwegian Swedish

See also Mimi

Grammar

Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Mimosa
Genitive: Mimosan
Partitive: Mimosaa
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Mimosa
Genitive: Mimosas
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Mimosa
Genitive: Mimosas

Name Day

Finland Finland

6 November

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

Strongest Period of 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&
Finland Finland[2]
n.a.
2225
n.a.
2225 0 0
Sweden Sweden[3]
12 40 12 40 0 0
Norway Norway[4]
5
n.a.
5
n.a.
0
n.a.
Denmark Denmark[5]
0
n.a.
0
n.a.
0
n.a.
Greenland Greenland[6]
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.

 

No recent statistics trend found in databases for Mimosa.


References

  1. Wikimedia Commons: Image by Eric Hunt, source & license
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  3. Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  4. Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  5. Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  6. Grønlands Statistik, Statistics office of Greenland, http://www.stat.gl/