Rowena

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Female Female Name

Usage

Norway Norwegian
Sweden Swedish
Denmark Danish
Finland Finnish

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Origin and Meaning

English name

Latinised form of a Saxon name of uncertain original form and derivation, maybe

1) a combination of HROD and WUNI [1]

2) female form of Hrodwyn (see Hrodowin) [2] [3]

Related Names

Rovena
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
Rowena
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: Rowena
Genitive: Rowenas
Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Rowena
Genitive: Rowenan
Partitive: Rowenaa
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Rowena
Genitive: Rowenas
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Rowena
Genitive: Rowenas

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[5]
67 85 67 85 0 0
Norway Norway[6]
87
n.a.
87
n.a.
0
n.a.
Denmark Denmark[7]
54
n.a.
54
n.a.
0
n.a.
Finland Finland[4]
n.a.
33
n.a.
33 0 0
Iceland Iceland[8]
4 4
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
Greenland Greenland[9]
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 Rowena.


References

  1. Patrick Hanks and Flavia Hodges: Oxford Dictionary of First Names (2003)
  2. Heini Gruffudd: Welsh First Names (2003)
  3. Gulbrand Alhaug: 10 001 navn - Norsk fornavnleksikon (2011)
  4. 4.0 4.1 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  5. Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  6. Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  7. Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  8. Hagstofa Íslands, National statistics office of Iceland, http://www.hagstofan.is/
  9. Grønlands Statistik, Statistics office of Greenland, http://www.stat.gl/