Ranka

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Female Female Name

Usage

Old Norse Old Norse
Sweden Swedish
Norway Norwegian
Denmark Danish
Iceland Icelandic

Origin and Meaning

1) Old Norse pet form of Ragnheiðr [1]

2) Old Norse pet form of Ragnhildr [1]

3) Slovenian rany, rano, ranni = 'early', 'early rising', 'early in the morning' [2]

4) Low German name of unknown origin and meaning [3]

Related Names

Ranka
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
Danish Icelandic Norwegian Old Norse Swedish

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Ranka
Genitive: Rankas
Iceland - Icelandic
Nominative: Ranka
Accusative: Rönku
Dative: Rönku
Genitive: Rönku
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Ranka
Genitive: Rankas
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Ranka
Genitive: Rankas

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

Strongest Period of Usage

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[6]
35 40 0 0
Norway Norway[7]
12 n.a. 0 n.a.
Denmark Denmark[8]
10 n.a. 0 n.a.
Iceland Iceland[9]
1 2 0 0
Finland Finland[10]
0 0 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.

 

No recent statistics trend found in databases for Ranka.

Sources: [6] [8] [7] [10]

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Richard Cleasby, Gudbrand Vigfusson: An Icelandic-English Dictionary (1874)
  2. Wilfried Seibicke: Historisches Deutsches Vornamenbuch (Band 1-4)
  3. 3.0 3.1 Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  4. 4.0 4.1 Gulbrand Alhaug: 10 001 navn - Norsk fornavnleksikon (2011)
  5. Mannanafnaskrá at island.is, http://www.island.is
  6. 6.0 6.1 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  7. 7.0 7.1 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  8. 8.0 8.1 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  9. Hagstofa Íslands, National statistics office of Iceland, http://www.hagstofan.is/
  10. 10.0 10.1 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi