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
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Greenlandic
Navaruna
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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

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Country
Commonness
Commonness
Female ♀ Male ♂
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
Denmark Denmark[3]
10 n.a. 0 n.a.
Sweden Sweden[4]
2 3 0 0
Norway Norway[5]
0 n.a. 0 n.a.
Finland Finland[6]
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.

Sources: [4] [3] [5] [6]

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. 3.0 3.1 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  4. 4.0 4.1 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  5. 5.0 5.1 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  6. 6.0 6.1 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi