Orpa

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Female Female Name

Usage

Finland Finnish
Denmark Danish
Sweden Swedish
Greenland Greenlandic

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Origin and Meaning

1) Finnish female form of Orpo [1]

2) Latin spelling of עָרְפָּה ('Orpah), a Hebrew name meaning 'back of the neck'

3) Greenlandic name of unknown meaning [2]

Related Names

Orpa
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Danish Finish Greenlandic Swedish
Orpah
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Danish

Further Information

Predominant Regional Usage

Greenland: South Greenland [2]

Bible

In the Old Testament (Book of Rut), Orpa was Naomi's second daughter-in-law

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]
18 61
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
Denmark Denmark[4]
8
n.a.
8
n.a.
0
n.a.
Finland Finland[5]
n.a.
17
n.a.
17 0 0
Sweden Sweden[6]
0 0 0 0 0 0
Norway Norway[7]
0
n.a.
0
n.a.
0
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 Orpa.


References

  1. Kustaa Vilkuna: Etunimet (1990)
  2. 2.0 2.1 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. Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  6. Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  7. Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no