Ritva

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Female Female Name

Usage

Finland Finnish
Sweden Swedish
Norway Norwegian
Denmark Danish
Faroe Islands Faroese

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Origin and Meaning

Finnish ritva = 'osier stake', 'branch (of a silver birch)' [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6]

Related Names

Riti
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Finish Swedish
Ritu
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
Ritva
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

See also Ripo, Ritja

Combinations

For combinations see RITVA (name element)

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Ritva
Genitive: Ritvas
Faroe Islands - Faroese
Nominative: Ritva
Accusative: Ritvu
Dative: Ritvu
Genitive: Ritvu
Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Ritva
Genitive: Ritvan
Partitive: Ritvaa
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Ritva
Genitive: Ritvas
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Ritva
Genitive: Ritvas

Name Days

Faroe Islands Faroe Islands

4 January

Finland Finland

27 May

Sweden Sweden

5 July

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

Strongest Period of Usage

Period of Usage

Predominant Regional 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&
Finland Finland[7]
n.a.
41701
n.a.
41701 0 0
Sweden Sweden[8]
1700 2247 1700 2247 0 0
Denmark Denmark[9]
51
n.a.
51
n.a.
0
n.a.
Norway Norway[10]
48
n.a.
48
n.a.
0
n.a.
Iceland Iceland[11]
1 1
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
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.

 

No recent statistics trend found in databases for Ritva.


References

  1. Kustaa Vilkuna: Etunimet (1990)
  2. Árni Dahl: Navnabókin (2005)
  3. 3.0 3.1 Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  4. 4.0 4.1 Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 Eva Brylla: Förnamn i Sverige (2004)
  6. 6.0 6.1 6.2 Gulbrand Alhaug: 10 001 navn - Norsk fornavnleksikon (2011)
  7. 7.0 7.1 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  8. Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  9. Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  10. Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  11. Hagstofa Íslands, National statistics office of Iceland, http://www.hagstofan.is/
  12. Grønlands Statistik, Statistics office of Greenland, http://www.stat.gl/