Ranja 1

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Female Female Name
Multiple variants of this name exist: For the Arabic name see Ranja 2

Usage

Norway Norwegian
Sweden Swedish
Denmark Danish
Finland Finnish
Faroe Islands Faroese

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Origin and Meaning

Finnish short form inspired by other short forms ending in -anja [1]

Related Names

Rania
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
Ranja
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Danish Faroese Finish Norwegian Swedish
Ranya
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

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Ranja
Genitive: Ranjas
Faroe Islands - Faroese
Nominative: Ranja
Accusative: Ranju
Dative: Ranju
Genitive: Ranju
Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Ranja
Genitive: Ranjan
Partitive: Ranjaa
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Ranja
Genitive: Ranjas
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Ranja
Genitive: Ranjas

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

Strongest Period of Usage

Namesakes

  • Ranja Hauglid (born 25 April 1945), Norwegian politician

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[3]
109 141 109 139 0 2
Norway Norway[4]
179
n.a.
179
n.a.
0
n.a.
Finland Finland[5]
n.a.
174
n.a.
174 0 0
Denmark Denmark[6]
32
n.a.
31
n.a.
1
n.a.
Iceland Iceland[7]
1 1
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
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.

 

Top List Ranking

Name top list ranking for Ranja (f) Sources: [9]


References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Gulbrand Alhaug: 10 001 navn - Norsk fornavnleksikon (2011)
  2. Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  3. Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  4. Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  5. Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  6. Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  7. Hagstofa Íslands, National statistics office of Iceland, http://www.hagstofan.is/
  8. Grønlands Statistik, Statistics office of Greenland, http://www.stat.gl/
  9. details see Name Statistic tables