Saga

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Female Female Name

Usage

Sweden Swedish
Finland Finnish
Norway Norwegian
Denmark Danish
Iceland Icelandic

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Origin and Meaning

1) Younger form of Sága [1]

2) Swedish saga = 'fairy tale' [1] [2] [3] [4]

Related Names

Saaga
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Frequency of X occurance as female name todayFrequency of occurance as male name today
Finish
Saga
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 Finish Icelandic Norwegian Swedish
Zaga
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
Swedish

See also Oodi, Runo, Satu and Taru

Matronyms [What's That?]

Male

Söguson Iceland

Female

Sögudóttir Iceland

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Saga
Genitive: Sagas
Iceland - Icelandic
Nominative: Saga
Accusative: Sögu
Dative: Sögu
Genitive: Sögu
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Saga
Genitive: Sagas
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Saga
Genitive: Sagas

Name Day

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

17 October

Sweden Sweden

8 March

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[5]
9790 14688 3 4
Norway Norway[6]
680 n.a. 0 n.a.
Denmark Denmark[7]
626 n.a. 0 n.a.
Iceland Iceland[8]
184 230 0 0
Finland Finland[9]
n.a. 4336 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 Saga(f) Sources: [5][7][6][9]

Top List Ranking

Name top list ranking for Saga(f) Sources: [10]

Norwegian Historic Statistics Trend

Norwegian historic statistics for Saga(f)

Sources: [5] [7] [6] [9]

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)
  2. Kustaa Vilkuna: Etunimet (1990)
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 Eva Brylla: Förnamn i Sverige (2004)
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 Gulbrand Alhaug: 10 001 navn - Norsk fornavnleksikon (2011)
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  6. 6.0 6.1 6.2 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  7. 7.0 7.1 7.2 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  8. Hagstofa Íslands, National statistics office of Iceland, http://www.hagstofan.is/
  9. 9.0 9.1 9.2 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  10. details see Name Statistic tables