Minna

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Female Female Name

Usage

Finland Finnish
Sweden Swedish
Denmark Danish
Norway Norwegian
Iceland Icelandic
Faroe Islands Faroese

Origin and Meaning

1) Old High German minn[e]a = 'love' (see also MINN) [1] [2]

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2) Frisian short form of Old German names beginning with Mein- , Old High German magan/megin = 'strength', see MAGN [3] [2]

3) Variant form of Mina [3] [2] [4] [5] [6] [7] [8] [9]

Related Names

Minna
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Danish Faroese Finish Icelandic Norwegian Swedish
Minná
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Sami
Minnah
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Danish Norwegian Swedish
Minne
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Danish Finish Swedish

See also Minnie, Minou

Combinations

For combinations see MINN and MAGN

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Minna
Genitive: Minnas
Faroe Islands - Faroese
Nominative: Minna
Accusative: Minnu
Dative: Minnu
Genitive: Minnu
Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Minna
Genitive: Minnan
Partitive: Minnaa
Iceland - Icelandic
Nominative: Minna
Accusative: Minnu
Dative: Minnu
Genitive: Minnu
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Minna
Genitive: Minnas
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Minna
Genitive: Minnas

Name Days

Finland Finland

26 May

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

26 May

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

Strongest Period of Usage

Predominant Regional Usage

Namesakes

Trivia

  • Minna is an IKEA product name (fabric) [10]

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[11]
3184 4009 1 2
Denmark Denmark[12]
1786 n.a. 0 n.a.
Norway Norway[13]
126 n.a. 0 n.a.
Iceland Iceland[14]
4 5 0 0
Finland Finland[15]
n.a. 31154 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.

 

Recent Statistics Trend

Name statistics for Minna(f) Sources: [11][12][13][15]

Top List Ranking

Name top list ranking for Minna(f) Sources: [16]

Sources: [11] [12] [13] [15]

References

  1. Dr. Ernst Förstemann: Altdeutsches namenbuch (1856)
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)
  3. 3.0 3.1 Wilfried Seibicke: Historisches Deutsches Vornamenbuch (Band 1-4)
  4. Árni Dahl: Navnabókin (2005)
  5. 5.0 5.1 Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  6. 6.0 6.1 6.2 6.3 Eva Brylla: Förnamn i Sverige (2004)
  7. 7.0 7.1 7.2 7.3 Eva Villarsen Meldgaard: Den store navnebog (2004)
  8. 8.0 8.1 Michael Lerche Nielsen: Hvad skal barnet hedde? (2003)
  9. 9.0 9.1 9.2 9.3 Gulbrand Alhaug: 10 001 navn - Norsk fornavnleksikon (2011)
  10. IKEA 2016, http://www.ikea.com/
  11. 11.0 11.1 11.2 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  12. 12.0 12.1 12.2 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  13. 13.0 13.1 13.2 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  14. Hagstofa Íslands, National statistics office of Iceland, http://www.hagstofan.is/
  15. 15.0 15.1 15.2 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  16. details see Name Statistic tables