Sanja

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Female Female Name

Usage

Sweden Swedish
Finland Finnish
Denmark Danish
Norway Norwegian

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Origin and Meaning

1) Variant form of Sanija (see Saniyya) [1]

2) Russian pet form of several different names [1]

Related Names

Sania
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
Sanja
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
Sanya
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: Sanja
Genitive: Sanjas
Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Sanja
Genitive: Sanjan
Partitive: Sanjaa
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Sanja
Genitive: Sanjas
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Sanja
Genitive: Sanjas

Further Information

Strongest Period of Usage

Predominant Regional Usage

Trivia

  • Sweden: In January 1973, 10 people were named Sanja (percentage of first or only given name: 70 %) [2]

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[3]
773 827 773 827 0 0
Finland Finland[4]
n.a.
372
n.a.
372 0 0
Denmark Denmark[5]
180
n.a.
180
n.a.
0
n.a.
Iceland Iceland[6]
6 6
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
Greenland Greenland[7]
0 3
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
Norway Norway[8]
n.a.
n.a.
209
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.

 

Recent Statistics Trend

Name statistics for Sanja (f) Sources: [3][5][8][4]


References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Wilfried Seibicke: Historisches Deutsches Vornamenbuch (Band 1-4)
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 Sture Allén/Staffan Wåhlin: Förnamnsboken (1979)
  3. 3.0 3.1 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  4. 4.0 4.1 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  5. 5.0 5.1 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  6. Hagstofa Íslands, National statistics office of Iceland, http://www.hagstofan.is/
  7. Grønlands Statistik, Statistics office of Greenland, http://www.stat.gl/
  8. 8.0 8.1 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no