Naja 1

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Female Female Name
Multiple variants of this name exist: For the Arabic name see Naja 2

Usage

Greenland Greenlandic
Denmark Danish
Sweden Swedish
Norway Norwegian

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Origin and Meaning

Greenlandic name meaning '(a boy's) little sister' [1] [2] [3] [4] [5]

Related Names

Naia
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Danish Swedish
Naja
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Danish Greenlandic Norwegian Swedish
Najaaja
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Greenlandic
Naya
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Danish Norwegian Swedish

See also

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Naja
Genitive: Najas
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Naja
Genitive: Najas
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Naja
Genitive: Najas

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

Strongest Period of Usage

Predominant Regional Usage

Trivia

  • Naja is one of the main characters in the novel of the Danish author Bernhard Severin Ingemann Kunnuk og Naja - Grønlænderne (1842, English Kunnuk and Naja - the Greenlanders)

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&
Denmark Denmark[6]
3060
n.a.
3060
n.a.
0
n.a.
Greenland Greenland[7]
199 356
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
Sweden Sweden[8]
60 76 60 76 0 0
Norway Norway[9]
31
n.a.
31
n.a.
0
n.a.
Finland Finland[10]
n.a.
8
n.a.
8 0 0
Iceland Iceland[11]
2 3
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.

 

Recent Statistics Trend

Name statistics for Naja (f) Sources: [8][6][9][10]

Top List Ranking

Name top list ranking for Naja (f) Sources: [12]


References

  1. Nuka Møller: Kalaallit aqqi (2015)
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 2.5 Eva Villarsen Meldgaard: Den store navnebog (2004)
  3. 3.0 3.1 The Greenland Language Secretariat Oqaasileriffik http://www.oqaasileriffik.gl/kl
  4. 4.0 4.1 Michael Lerche Nielsen: Hvad skal barnet hedde? (2003)
  5. 5.0 5.1 Gulbrand Alhaug: 10 001 navn - Norsk fornavnleksikon (2011)
  6. 6.0 6.1 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  7. Grønlands Statistik, Statistics office of Greenland, http://www.stat.gl/
  8. 8.0 8.1 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  9. 9.0 9.1 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  10. 10.0 10.1 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  11. Hagstofa Íslands, National statistics office of Iceland, http://www.hagstofan.is/
  12. details see Name Statistic tables