Na

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Male Male Name

Usage

Norway Norwegian
Sweden Swedish
Finland Finnish

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Origin and Meaning

Name of uncertain origin and meaning [1]

Related Names

Na
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Finish Norwegian Swedish

Further Information

The reason why there are more women named Na in the statistics is that there is a female Chinese name Na (Chinese 娜 (na) = 'graceful, elegant'). But this female name is not usually used by people in the Nordic countries without an immigration background.

Strongest Period of Usage

Norway: until ca. 1900 [1]

Predominant Regional Usage

Norway: Vest-Agder, Hordaland (Hardanger) after the Protestant Reformation [1]

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&
Greenland Greenland[2]
0 4608
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
Sweden Sweden[3]
45 123 45 117 0 6
Finland Finland[4]
n.a.
78
n.a.
75
n.a.
3
Norway Norway[5]
34
n.a.
28
n.a.
6
n.a.
Denmark Denmark[6]
31
n.a.
29
n.a.
2
n.a.
Iceland Iceland[7]
1 2
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 Na.


References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  2. Grønlands Statistik, Statistics office of Greenland, http://www.stat.gl/
  3. Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  4. Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  5. Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  6. Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  7. Hagstofa Íslands, National statistics office of Iceland, http://www.hagstofan.is/