Saima 1

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Female Female Name
Multiple variants of this name exist: For the Arabic name see Saima 2

Usage

Finland Finnish
Sweden Swedish
Norway Norwegian
Denmark Danish

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Origin and Meaning

Saima was the name of a Finnish nationalist newspaper (published by Johann Vilhelm Snellman from 1844 - 1846). The name derives from a large lake in Eastern Finland: Saimaa [1] [2] [3] [4]

Related Names

Sáibmi
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Sami
Saima
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Danish Finish Norwegian Swedish
Saime
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Danish Finish Norwegian Swedish
Saimi
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Finish Swedish
Saimy
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Swedish

See also Saikka, Saini, Saippa

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Saima
Genitive: Saimas
Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Saima
Genitive: Saiman
Partitive: Saimaa
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Saima
Genitive: Saimas
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Saima
Genitive: Saimas

Name Days

Finland Finland

10 July

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

10 July

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

Strongest Period of Usage

Predominant Regional Usage

Namesakes

  • Saima Rauha Maria Harmaja (8 May 1913 – 21 April 1937), Finnish poet and writer

Trivia

  • Sweden: In January 1973, 323 people were named Saima 1 (percentage of first or only given name: 83 %) [5]

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[6]
n.a.
13161
n.a.
13161 0 0
Sweden Sweden[7]
219 314 219 314 0 0
Norway Norway[8]
205
n.a.
205
n.a.
0
n.a.
Denmark Denmark[9]
144
n.a.
144
n.a.
0
n.a.
Greenland Greenland[10]
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 Saima.


References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 Eva Brylla: Förnamn i Sverige (2004)
  4. 4.0 4.1 Gulbrand Alhaug: 10 001 navn - Norsk fornavnleksikon (2011)
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 Sture Allén/Staffan Wåhlin: Förnamnsboken (1979)
  6. Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  7. Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  8. Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  9. Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  10. Grønlands Statistik, Statistics office of Greenland, http://www.stat.gl/