Selja

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Female Female Name

Usage

Finland Finnish
Norway Norwegian
Sweden Swedish
Iceland Icelandic

Origin and Meaning

1) Nordic spelling of Celia [1] [2]

2) Finnish selja = 'elder' [3]

Related Names

Seelja
Frequency of X occurance as female name todayFrequency of occurance as male name today
Frequency of X occurance as female name todayFrequency of occurance as male name today
Finish
Selja
Frequency of X occurance as female name todayFrequency of occurance as male name today
Frequency of X occurance as female name todayFrequency of occurance as male name today
Finish Icelandic Norwegian Swedish

Grammar

Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Selja
Genitive: Seljan
Partitive: Seljaa
Iceland - Icelandic
Nominative: Selja
Accusative: Selju
Dative: Selju
Genitive: Selju
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Selja
Genitive: Seljas
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Selja
Genitive: Seljas

Name Day

Finland Finland

22 November

Statistics

Name Count per Country

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Country
Commonness
Commonness
Female ♀ Male ♂
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
Norway Norway[4]
49 n.a. 0 n.a.
Sweden Sweden[5]
6 10 0 0
Iceland Iceland[6]
4 5 0 0
Denmark Denmark[7]
2 n.a. 0 n.a.
Finland Finland[8]
n.a. 743 0 0
  #: 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 Selja.

Sources: [5] [7] [4] [8]

References

  1. Kustaa Vilkuna: Etunimet (1990)
  2. Gulbrand Alhaug: 10 001 navn - Norsk fornavnleksikon (2011)
  3. Rolf Klemmert, Ilkka Rekiaro: Gummeruksen suomi-saksa-suomi-sanakirja (1999)
  4. 4.0 4.1 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  5. 5.0 5.1 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  6. Hagstofa Íslands, National statistics office of Iceland, http://www.hagstofan.is/
  7. 7.0 7.1 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  8. 8.0 8.1 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi