Sirkku

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Female Female Name

Usage

Finland Finnish
Sweden Swedish

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Origin and Meaning

Finnish sirkku = 'bunting' (bird, Latin: Emberiza) [1] [2]

Bunting (one of several kinds)
Bunting (one of several kinds)
Image by Andreas Trepte,[3]
licensed under Creative Commons

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
Sirkku
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Finish Swedish

Combinations

Name
Element    
Example
Lumi see Lumisirkku

Name Day

Finland Finland

16 October

Further Information

Namesakes

Sirkku derives from the fairy tale Prinsessa Lumisirkku ja kääpiöt = 'Princess Snow-bunting and the dwarfs', which was the original title for the fairy tale "Snow-white" in Finland. Later the name of the girl in the fairy tale changed from Lumisirkku to Lumikki.

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.
4456
n.a.
4456 0 0
Sweden Sweden[5]
88 121 88 121 0 0
Denmark Denmark[6]
5
n.a.
5
n.a.
0
n.a.
Norway Norway[7]
5
n.a.
5
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 Sirkku.


References

  1. Kustaa Vilkuna: Etunimet (1990)
  2. Eva Brylla: Förnamn i Sverige (2004)
  3. Wikimedia Commons: Image by Andreas Trepte (www.photo-natur.de), source & license
  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. Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  7. Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  8. Grønlands Statistik, Statistics office of Greenland, http://www.stat.gl/