Svava

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Female Female Name

Usage

Denmark Danish
Norway Norwegian
Sweden Swedish
Iceland Icelandic

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Origin and Meaning

Younger form of Svafa [1] [2] [3]

Related Names

See Svafa

Matronyms [What's That?]

Male

Svövuson Iceland

Female

Svövudóttir Iceland

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Svava
Genitive: Svavas
Iceland - Icelandic
Nominative: Svava
Accusative: Svövu
Dative: Svövu
Genitive: Svövu
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Svava
Genitive: Svavas
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Svava
Genitive: Svavas

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

Namesakes

  • Svava Jakobsdóttir (4 October 1930 – 21 February 2004), Icelandic author and politician

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&
Iceland Iceland[5]
430 652
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
Denmark Denmark[6]
30
n.a.
30
n.a.
0
n.a.
Sweden Sweden[7]
15 25 15 25 0 0
Norway Norway[8]
23
n.a.
23
n.a.
0
n.a.
Finland Finland[9]
n.a.
3
n.a.
3 0 0
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 Svava.


References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  2. Hermann Pálsson: Nafnabókin (1991)
  3. 3.0 3.1 Gulbrand Alhaug: 10 001 navn - Norsk fornavnleksikon (2011)
  4. Mannanafnaskrá at island.is, http://www.island.is
  5. Hagstofa Íslands, National statistics office of Iceland, http://www.hagstofan.is/
  6. Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  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. Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  10. Grønlands Statistik, Statistics office of Greenland, http://www.stat.gl/