Siv

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Female Female Name

Usage

Sweden Swedish
Norway Norwegian
Finland Finnish
Denmark Danish
Faroe Islands Faroese
Iceland Icelandic

Origin and Meaning

Younger form of Sif [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7]

Related Names

See Sif

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Siv
Genitive: Sivs
Faroe Islands - Faroese
Nominative: Siv
Accusative: Siv
Dative: Siv
Genitive: Sivjar
Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Siv
Genitive: Sivin
Partitive: Siviä
Iceland - Icelandic
Nominative: Siv
Accusative: Siv
Dative: Siv
Genitive: Sivjar
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Siv
Genitive: Sivs
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Siv
Genitive: Sivs

Name Days

Faroe Islands Faroe Islands

6 September

Norway Norway

6 September

Finland (Swedish Language)Finland (Swedish Language) Finland (Swedish Language)

24 November

Sweden Sweden

8 March

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

  • Norway: 1850 (Drangedal, Telemark) [7]; 1918 [2]
  • Iceland: Officially accepted as a given name on 1 February 2012 [8]

Strongest Period of Usage

Namesakes

  • Siv Jensen (born 1 June 1969), Norwegian politician

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&
Sweden Sweden[9]
22475 36654 0 1
Norway Norway[10]
7176 n.a. 0 n.a.
Denmark Denmark[11]
371 n.a. 0 n.a.
Iceland Iceland[12]
5 13 0 0
Finland Finland[13]
n.a. 1618 n.a. 5
  #: 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.

 

Recent Statistics Trend

Name statistics for Siv(f) Sources: [9][11][10][13]

Top List Ranking

Name top list ranking for Siv(f) Sources: [14]

Norwegian Historic Statistics Trend

Norwegian historic statistics for Siv(f)

Sources: [9] [11] [10] [13]

References

  1. Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)
  2. 2.0 2.1 Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  3. Wilfried Seibicke: Historisches Deutsches Vornamenbuch (Band 1-4)
  4. Árni Dahl: Navnabókin (2005)
  5. 5.0 5.1 Eva Brylla: Förnamn i Sverige (2004)
  6. Eva Villarsen Meldgaard: Den store navnebog (2004)
  7. 7.0 7.1 7.2 Gulbrand Alhaug: 10 001 navn - Norsk fornavnleksikon (2011)
  8. Mannanafnaskrá at island.is, http://www.island.is
  9. 9.0 9.1 9.2 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  10. 10.0 10.1 10.2 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  11. 11.0 11.1 11.2 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  12. Hagstofa Íslands, National statistics office of Iceland, http://www.hagstofan.is/
  13. 13.0 13.1 13.2 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  14. details see Name Statistic tables