Svafa

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Female Female Name

Usage

Old Norse Old Norse
Iceland Icelandic

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Origin and Meaning

Old Norse name meaning 'woman from Swabia' from Old Norse svabar = 'Swabians' (Ancient Germanic *swāƀa- = 'Swabians' [1]) [2] [3]

The name of the Germanic people derives from Old German swēba = 'free, independent' [4]

See also SVAV

Related Names

Svafa
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Icelandic Old Norse
Sváfa
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Old Norse
Sváfa
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Old Norse
Svava
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Danish Icelandic Norwegian Swedish
Sváva
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Faroese
Swave
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Old Danish
Swavi
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Old Danish

See also Svavar

Combinations

See also SVAV (name element)

Grammar

Iceland - Icelandic
Nominative: Svafa
Accusative: Svöfu
Dative: Svöfu
Genitive: Svöfu

Further Information

Norse Mythology

  • Svafa is the name of a Valkyrie (only encountered in heroic poetry). She will be reborn as Sigrún. [5] [3]

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&
Iceland Iceland[6]
8 15 0 0
Denmark Denmark[7]
1 n.a. 0 n.a.
Sweden Sweden[8]
0 0 0 0
Norway Norway[9]
0 n.a. 0 n.a.
Finland Finland[10]
0 0 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 Svafa.

Sources: [8] [7] [9] [10]

References

  1. Lena Peterson: Nordiskt runnamnslexikon (2002)
  2. Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  3. 3.0 3.1 Gulbrand Alhaug: 10 001 navn - Norsk fornavnleksikon (2011)
  4. Adrian Room: Brewer's Dictionary of Names (1992)
  5. Rudolf Simek: Dictionary of Northern Mythology (1993)
  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 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  9. 9.0 9.1 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  10. 10.0 10.1 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi