Salme

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Female Female Name

Usage

Finland Finnish
Sweden Swedish
Denmark Danish
Norway Norwegian

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Origin and Meaning

1) Variant form of Salmøy [1] [2]

2) Short form of Salome

Related Names

Salme
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: Salme
Genitive: Salmes
Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Salme
Genitive: Salmen
Partitive: Salmea
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Salme
Genitive: Salmes
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Salme
Genitive: Salmes

Name Day

Finland Finland

5 August

Further Information

Strongest Period of Usage

Predominant Regional Usage

Trivia

  • Sweden: In January 1973, 296 people were named Salme (percentage of first or only given name: 96 %) [3]

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[4]
n.a.
9311
n.a.
9298
n.a.
13
Sweden Sweden[5]
191 329 191 326 0 3
Denmark Denmark[6]
4
n.a.
4
n.a.
0
n.a.
Norway Norway[7]
n.a.
n.a.
5
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
Greenland Greenland[8]
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 Salme.


References

  1. Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  2. Gulbrand Alhaug: 10 001 navn - Norsk fornavnleksikon (2011)
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 Sture Allén/Staffan Wåhlin: Förnamnsboken (1979)
  4. Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  5. Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  6. Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  7. Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  8. Grønlands Statistik, Statistics office of Greenland, http://www.stat.gl/