Neva

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Female Female Name

Usage

Sweden Swedish
Finland Finnish
Denmark Danish
Norway Norwegian

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Origin and Meaning

1) Spanish neva = 'snow' [1]

2) Finnish neva = 'swamp' [2]

3) South Slavic short form of Nevenka [1]

4) Short form of Geneva [3]

Related Names

Neva
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Danish Finish Norwegian Swedish
Neve
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Finish Swedish

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Neva
Genitive: Nevas
Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Neva
Genitive: Nevan
Partitive: Nevaa
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Neva
Genitive: Nevas
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Neva
Genitive: Nevas

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

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&
Sweden Sweden[5]
30 49 30 49 0 0
Denmark Denmark[6]
26
n.a.
26
n.a.
0
n.a.
Norway Norway[7]
13
n.a.
13
n.a.
0
n.a.
Finland Finland[4]
n.a.
19
n.a.
19 0 0
Greenland Greenland[8]
0 0
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 Neva.


References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Wilfried Seibicke: Historisches Deutsches Vornamenbuch (Band 1-4)
  2. Rolf Klemmert, Ilkka Rekiaro: Gummeruksen suomi-saksa-suomi-sanakirja (1999)
  3. Mike Campbell: Behind the name http://www.behindthename.com
  4. 4.0 4.1 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  5. Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  6. Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  7. Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  8. Grønlands Statistik, Statistics office of Greenland, http://www.stat.gl/