Minerva

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Female Female Name

Usage

Sweden Swedish
Finland Finnish
Norway Norwegian
Denmark Danish
Iceland Icelandic

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Origin and Meaning

Roman name probably with Etruscan roots [1]

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

Related Names

Minerva
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Danish Finish Icelandic Norwegian Swedish
Mínerva
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Icelandic

Matronyms [What's That?]

Male

Minervuson Iceland

Female

Minervudóttir Iceland

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

Roman Mythology

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[4]
n.a.
959
n.a.
959 0 0
Sweden Sweden[5]
83 206 83 204 0 2
Denmark Denmark[6]
12
n.a.
12
n.a.
0
n.a.
Iceland Iceland[7]
1 3
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
Norway Norway[8]
n.a.
n.a.
19
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
Greenland Greenland[9]
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 Minerva.


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. Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  5. Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  6. Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  7. Hagstofa Íslands, National statistics office of Iceland, http://www.hagstofan.is/
  8. Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  9. Grønlands Statistik, Statistics office of Greenland, http://www.stat.gl/