Minerva

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Female Female Name

Usage

Sweden Swedish
Finland Finnish
Norway Norwegian
Denmark Danish
Iceland Icelandic

Origin and Meaning

Roman name probably with Etruscan roots [1]

Maybe related to Latin mens = 'mind' [2]

Related Names

Minerva
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Danish Finish Icelandic Norwegian Swedish
Mínerva
Frequency of X occurance as female name todayFrequency of occurance as male name today
Frequency of X occurance as female name todayFrequency of occurance as male name today
Icelandic

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Minerva
Genitive: Minervas
Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Minerva
Genitive: Minervan
Partitive: Minervaa
Iceland - Icelandic
Nominative: Minerva
Accusative: Minervu
Dative: Minervu
Genitive: Minervu
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Minerva
Genitive: Minervas
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Minerva
Genitive: Minervas

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

  • Iceland: Officially accepted as a given name on 7 February 2013 [3]

Roman Mythology

Minerva is the name of the Roman goddess of wisdom [2] [1]

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]
69 174 0 0
Norway Norway[5]
17 n.a. 0 n.a.
Denmark Denmark[6]
9 n.a. 0 n.a.
Iceland Iceland[7]
1 3 0 0
Finland Finland[8]
n.a. 878 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 Minerva.

Sources: [4] [6] [5] [8]

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Gulbrand Alhaug: 10 001 navn - Norsk fornavnleksikon (2011)
  2. 2.0 2.1 Adrian Room: Brewer's Dictionary of Names (1992)
  3. Mannanafnaskrá at island.is, http://www.island.is
  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. Hagstofa Íslands, National statistics office of Iceland, http://www.hagstofan.is/
  8. 8.0 8.1 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi