Svala

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Female Female Name

Usage

Old Norse Old Norse
Iceland Icelandic
Sweden Swedish
Denmark Danish
Norway Norwegian

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Origin and Meaning

1) Old Norse svala = 'swallow (bird)' [1] [2] [3]

2) Short form of Svalaug (see Svanlaug) [3]

Landsvale.jpg
Swallow
Image by Malene Thyssen,[4]
licensed under Creative Commons

Related Names

Svala
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
Danish Icelandic Norwegian Old Norse Swedish
Svale
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
Danish Norwegian

Combinations

For combinations see SVAL (name element)

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Svala
Genitive: Svalas
Iceland - Icelandic
Nominative: Svala
Accusative: Svölu
Dative: Svölu
Genitive: Svölu
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Svala
Genitive: Svalas
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Svala
Genitive: Svalas

Further Information

Namesakes

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[5]
249 334 0 0
Sweden Sweden[6]
43 83 0 1
Denmark Denmark[7]
35 n.a. 0 n.a.
Norway Norway[8]
13 n.a. 0 n.a.
Finland Finland[9]
n.a. 2 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 Svala.

Sources: [6] [7] [8] [9]

References

  1. Leiv Heggstad, Finn Hødnebø og Erik Simensen: Norrøn Ordbok (1997)
  2. Hermann Pálsson: Nafnabókin (1991)
  3. 3.0 3.1 Gulbrand Alhaug: 10 001 navn - Norsk fornavnleksikon (2011)
  4. Wikimedia Commons: Image by Malene Thyssen, source & license
  5. Hagstofa Íslands, National statistics office of Iceland, http://www.hagstofan.is/
  6. 6.0 6.1 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  7. 7.0 7.1 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  8. 8.0 8.1 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  9. 9.0 9.1 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi