Navarana

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Female Female Name

Usage

Greenland Greenlandic

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Origin and Meaning

Greenlandic name meaning 'the one that alternates between different parties'

From the Proto-Eskimo naverar-, which in Yupik has evolved into meaning 'to exchange', 'to trade' or 'to borrow', ending with the names suffix -na. The stem might be related to niruver- (niuver-), which in Greenlandic has evolved into meaning 'to trade' [1] [2]

Related Names

Navarana
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Greenlandic
Navaruna
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Greenlandic

See also
Navagiaĸ
Navana
Navaranâĸ
Navarat

Further Information

Predominant Regional Usage

Greenlandic Mythology

  • Navarana is the main character in a legend which is known among most Inuit tribes, the name depicts an activity where a person alternated between two different tribes and ended up creating disunity. In Greenland it was a woman between the Norsemen and the Greenlanders, in other Inuit tribes it was an activity between Inuit and Indians [2]

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[3]
53 102
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
Denmark Denmark[4]
10
n.a.
10
n.a.
0
n.a.
Sweden Sweden[5]
0 0 0 0 0 0
Norway Norway[6]
0
n.a.
0
n.a.
0
n.a.
Finland Finland[7]
n.a.
1
n.a.
1 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 Navarana.


References

  1. Nuka Møller: Kalaallit aqqi (2015)
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 The Greenland Language Secretariat Oqaasileriffik http://www.oqaasileriffik.gl/kl
  3. Grønlands Statistik, Statistics office of Greenland, http://www.stat.gl/
  4. Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  5. Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  6. Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  7. Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi