Runa

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Female Female Name

Usage

Old Norse Old Norse
Old Swedish Old Swedish
Sweden Swedish
Norway Norwegian
Denmark Danish
Finland Finnish

Origin and Meaning

Variant and younger form of Rúna [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6]

Related Names

See Rúna

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Runa
Genitive: Runas
Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Runa
Genitive: Runan
Partitive: Runaa
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Runa
Genitive: Runas
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Runa
Genitive: Runas

Name Days

Norway Norway

2 June

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

28 February

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

Strongest Period of Usage

Predominant Regional Usage

Norse Mythology

Namesakes

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&
Norway Norway[7]
1084 n.a. 0 n.a.
Sweden Sweden[8]
662 1279 1 2
Denmark Denmark[9]
375 n.a. 0 n.a.
Finland Finland[10]
n.a. 261 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 Runa(f) Sources: [8][9][7][10]

Sources: [8] [9] [7] [10]

References

  1. Lena Peterson: Nordiskt runnamnslexikon (2002)
  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. 4.0 4.1 Eva Brylla: Förnamn i Sverige (2004)
  5. 5.0 5.1 Michael Lerche Nielsen: Hvad skal barnet hedde? (2003)
  6. 6.0 6.1 6.2 6.3 Gulbrand Alhaug: 10 001 navn - Norsk fornavnleksikon (2011)
  7. 7.0 7.1 7.2 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  8. 8.0 8.1 8.2 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  9. 9.0 9.1 9.2 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  10. 10.0 10.1 10.2 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi