Sirkka

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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 Sirkku [1] [2] [3]

2) Finnish sirkkalehti = 'cotyledon', 'seed leaf' [1] [4]

2) Finnish sirkka = 'grasshopper' [5] [2] [1] [3]

Related Names

Sirkka
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

See also Sirka

Combinations

Name
Element    
Example
LIS see Sirkkaliisa

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Sirkka
Genitive: Sirkkas
Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Sirkka
Genitive: Sirkan
Partitive: Sirkkaa
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Sirkka
Genitive: Sirkkas
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Sirkka
Genitive: Sirkkas

Name Day

Finland Finland

16 October

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

Strongest Period of Usage

Period of Usage

Predominant Regional Usage

Namesakes

  • Sirkka Selja (real name: Sirkka-Liisa Tulonen, 20 March 1920 – 17 August 2017), Finnish poet and writer
  • Sirkka Turkka (born February 1939), Finnish poet

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[6]
n.a.
35461
n.a.
35461 0 0
Sweden Sweden[7]
819 1111 819 1111 0 0
Norway Norway[8]
20
n.a.
20
n.a.
0
n.a.
Denmark Denmark[9]
17
n.a.
17
n.a.
0
n.a.
Greenland Greenland[10]
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 Sirkka.


References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Kustaa Vilkuna: Etunimet (1990)
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 Eva Brylla: Förnamn i Sverige (2004)
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 Gulbrand Alhaug: 10 001 navn - Norsk fornavnleksikon (2011)
  4. Wilfried Seibicke: Historisches Deutsches Vornamenbuch (Band 1-4)
  5. 5.0 5.1 Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  6. Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  7. Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  8. Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  9. Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  10. Grønlands Statistik, Statistics office of Greenland, http://www.stat.gl/