Perla

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Female Female Name

Usage

Sweden Swedish
Norway Norwegian
Denmark Danish
Finland Finnish
Iceland Icelandic

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Origin and Meaning

1) Latin perla (Danish and Norwegian perle, Swedish pärla) = 'pearl' [1] [2] [3] [4]

Pearls
Pearls
Image by Uwakoya,[5]
license: public domain

2) Female form of Per [1]

Related Names

Perla
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Danish Finish Icelandic Norwegian Swedish
Perle
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Danish Norwegian Swedish
Perly
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Norwegian Swedish
Pärla
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Swedish

See also Pearl, Perlina

Matronyms [What's That?]

Male

Perluson Iceland

Female

Perludóttir Iceland

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Perla
Genitive: Perlas
Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Perla
Genitive: Perlan
Partitive: Perlaa
Iceland - Icelandic
Nominative: Perla
Accusative: Perlu
Dative: Perlu
Genitive: Perlu
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Perla
Genitive: Perlas
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Perla
Genitive: Perlas

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[7]
197 363 197 363 0 0
Iceland Iceland[8]
99 178
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
Norway Norway[9]
50
n.a.
50
n.a.
0
n.a.
Denmark Denmark[10]
20
n.a.
20
n.a.
0
n.a.
Finland Finland[11]
n.a.
39
n.a.
39 0 0
Greenland Greenland[12]
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.

 

Recent Statistics Trend

Name statistics for Perla (f) Sources: [7][10][9][11]


References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  2. Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)
  3. Elias Wessén: Våra ord (1997)
  4. 4.0 4.1 Gulbrand Alhaug: 10 001 navn - Norsk fornavnleksikon (2011)
  5. Wikimedia Commons: Image by Uwakoya, source & license
  6. Mannanafnaskrá at island.is, http://www.island.is
  7. 7.0 7.1 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  8. Hagstofa Íslands, National statistics office of Iceland, http://www.hagstofan.is/
  9. 9.0 9.1 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  10. 10.0 10.1 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  11. 11.0 11.1 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  12. Grønlands Statistik, Statistics office of Greenland, http://www.stat.gl/