Sela

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Female Female Name

Usage

Norway Norwegian
Sweden Swedish
Denmark Danish
Finland Finnish

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Origin and Meaning

1) Latin spelling of סֶלַע (Sela') a Hebrew name meaning 'rock' (transferred use of a place name)

2) Short form of Gisela [1] [2]

Related Names

Seela
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Finish
Sela
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
Selah
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Swedish

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Sela
Genitive: Selas
Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Sela
Genitive: Selan
Partitive: Selaa
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Sela
Genitive: Selas
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Sela
Genitive: Selas

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]
14 27 14 22 0 5
Norway Norway[4]
12
n.a.
12
n.a.
0
n.a.
Denmark Denmark[5]
9
n.a.
9
n.a.
0
n.a.
Finland Finland[6]
n.a.
12
n.a.
12 0 0
Iceland Iceland[7]
0 2
n.a.
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 Sela.


References

  1. Wilfried Seibicke: Historisches Deutsches Vornamenbuch (Band 1-4)
  2. Gulbrand Alhaug: 10 001 navn - Norsk fornavnleksikon (2011)
  3. Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  4. Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  5. Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  6. Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  7. Hagstofa Íslands, National statistics office of Iceland, http://www.hagstofan.is/
  8. Grønlands Statistik, Statistics office of Greenland, http://www.stat.gl/