Moira

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Female Female Name

Usage

Sweden Swedish
Norway Norwegian
Denmark Danish
Finland Finnish

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Origin and Meaning

1) English spelling of Máire [1] [2]

2) Latin spelling of Greek Μοιρα (Moira) = 'fate', 'detiny' [2]

Related Names

Moira
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Danish Finish Norwegian Swedish
Moyra
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Swedish

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Moira
Genitive: Moiras
Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Moira
Genitive: Moiran
Partitive: Moiraa
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Moira
Genitive: Moiras
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Moira
Genitive: Moiras

Further Information

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&
Sweden Sweden[3]
45 76 45 76 0 0
Norway Norway[4]
38
n.a.
38
n.a.
0
n.a.
Finland Finland[5]
n.a.
41
n.a.
41 0 0
Denmark Denmark[6]
18
n.a.
18
n.a.
0
n.a.
Iceland Iceland[7]
2 2
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
Greenland Greenland[8]
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 Moira.


References

  1. Patrick Hanks and Flavia Hodges: Oxford Dictionary of First Names (2003)
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Gulbrand Alhaug: 10 001 navn - Norsk fornavnleksikon (2011)
  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. Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  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. Grønlands Statistik, Statistics office of Greenland, http://www.stat.gl/