Nala

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Female Female Name

Usage

Sweden Swedish
Finland Finnish
Norway Norwegian
Denmark Danish
Iceland Icelandic

Origin and Meaning

1) African short form of Nahala [1]

2) African variant form of Nalo [1]

3) African name meaning 'us' [2]

4) Variant form of Naala (see Nâla) [1]

Related Names

Nahla Danish Finish Icelandic Norwegian Swedish
Nala
Frequency of X occurance as female name todayFrequency of occurance as male name today
Frequency of X occurance as female name todayFrequency of occurance as male name today
Danish Finish Icelandic Norwegian Swedish

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Nala
Genitive: Nalas
Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Nala
Genitive: Nalan
Partitive: Nalaa
Iceland - Icelandic
Nominative: Nala
Accusative: Nölu
Dative: Nölu
Genitive: Nölu
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Nala
Genitive: Nalas
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Nala
Genitive: Nalas

Further Information

The usage of Nala in the Nordic countries is probably inspired by Nala, Simba's friend (and later wife) from Disney's film 'The Lion King' (1994)

Earliest Documented Usage

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[5]
27 37 1 1
Denmark Denmark[6]
14 n.a. 0 n.a.
Norway Norway[7]
10 n.a. 0 n.a.
Iceland Iceland[8]
0 0 0 0
Finland Finland[3]
n.a. 11 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.

 

No recent statistics trend found in databases for Nala.

Sources: [5] [6] [7] [3]

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Own theory.
  2. Mike Campbell: Behind the name http://www.behindthename.com
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  4. Mannanafnaskrá at island.is, http://www.island.is
  5. 5.0 5.1 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  6. 6.0 6.1 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  7. 7.0 7.1 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  8. Hagstofa Íslands, National statistics office of Iceland, http://www.hagstofan.is/