Seija

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Female Female Name

Usage

Finland Finnish
Sweden Swedish
Denmark Danish
Norway Norwegian

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Origin and Meaning

1) Name invented by the Finnish teacher and writer Yrjö Karilas (1891–1965), inspired by
1a) the name of the Roman goddess Seia [1] [2]
1b) the Finnish word seijas = 'tranquil', 'serene' [1]
1c) the Finnish word seijas = 'clear', 'cloudless' [2] [3]

2) Finnish form of Zeia (see Luzei) [1]

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Finish

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Seija
Genitive: Seijas
Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Seija
Genitive: Seijan
Partitive: Seijaa
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Seija
Genitive: Seijas
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Seija
Genitive: Seijas

Name Day

Finland Finland

13 December

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

Strongest Period of Usage

Namesakes

Trivia

  • Seija was a heavy storm in Finland in September 2013.

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.
29439
n.a.
29439 0 0
Sweden Sweden[5]
1216 1564 1216 1564 0 0
Norway Norway[6]
41
n.a.
41
n.a.
0
n.a.
Denmark Denmark[7]
30
n.a.
30
n.a.
0
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 Seija.


References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 Kustaa Vilkuna: Etunimet (1990)
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Eva Brylla: Förnamn i Sverige (2004)
  3. 3.0 3.1 Gulbrand Alhaug: 10 001 navn - Norsk fornavnleksikon (2011)
  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. Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  7. Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  8. Grønlands Statistik, Statistics office of Greenland, http://www.stat.gl/