Petra

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Female Female Name

Usage

Sweden Swedish
Finland Finnish
Denmark Danish
Norway Norwegian
Iceland Icelandic
Faroe Islands Faroese
Greenland Greenlandic

Origin and Meaning

Female form of Petrus and its variant forms [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] [8]

Related Names

Petra
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Danish Faroese Finish Greenlandic Icelandic Norwegian Swedish
Petrea
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Danish Icelandic Norwegian Swedish
Petri
Frequency of X occurance as female name todayFrequency of occurance as male name today
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Danish Norwegian Swedish
Petry
Frequency of X occurance as female name todayFrequency of occurance as male name today
Frequency of X occurance as female name todayFrequency of occurance as male name today
Finish Norwegian
Petræa
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Danish
Petty
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Norwegian Swedish

See also: Peta, Petrine, Petrikke, Petroline, Pîtalât

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Petra
Genitive: Petras
Faroe Islands - Faroese
Nominative: Petra
Accusative: Petru
Dative: Petru
Genitive: Petru
Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Petra
Genitive: Petran
Partitive: Petraa
Iceland - Icelandic
Nominative: Petra
Accusative: Petru
Dative: Petru
Genitive: Petru
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Petra
Genitive: Petras
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Petra
Genitive: Petras

Name Days

Faroe Islands Faroe Islands

1 August

Finland Finland

29 June

Norway Norway

1 August

Finland (Swedish Language)Finland (Swedish Language) Finland (Swedish Language)

29 June

Sweden Sweden

29 June

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

Strongest Period of Usage

Predominant Regional Usage

Namesakes

  • Petra Eos Marklund, Swedish singer "September" (* 1984)

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&
Sweden Sweden[10]
10999 15252 1 2
Norway Norway[11]
1321 n.a. 0 n.a.
Denmark Denmark[12]
869 n.a. 0 n.a.
Finland Finland[9]
n.a. 6942 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.

 

Recent Statistics Trend

Name statistics for Petra(f) Sources: [10][12][11][9]

Norwegian Historic Statistics Trend

Norwegian historic statistics for Petra(f)

Sources: [10] [12] [11] [9]

References

  1. Kustaa Vilkuna: Etunimet (1990)
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  3. 3.0 3.1 Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)
  4. Árni Dahl: Navnabókin (2005)
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 5.3 Eva Villarsen Meldgaard: Den store navnebog (2004)
  6. 6.0 6.1 Eva Brylla: Förnamn i Sverige (2004)
  7. 7.0 7.1 Michael Lerche Nielsen: Hvad skal barnet hedde? (2003)
  8. 8.0 8.1 Gulbrand Alhaug: 10 001 navn - Norsk fornavnleksikon (2011)
  9. 9.0 9.1 9.2 9.3 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  10. 10.0 10.1 10.2 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  11. 11.0 11.1 11.2 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  12. 12.0 12.1 12.2 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk