Taavi

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Male Male Name

Usage

Finland Finnish
Sweden Swedish
Norway Norwegian
Greenland Greenlandic

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Origin and Meaning

1) Finnish and Estonian variant form of David [1]

2) Greenlandic younger spelling of Tâve [2]

3) Short form of Kustaavi (see Kustavi)

Related Names

Taavi
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Finish Greenlandic Norwegian Swedish

Grammar

Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Taavi
Genitive: Taavin
Partitive: Taavia
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Taavi
Genitive: Taavis
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Taavi
Genitive: Taavis

Name Day

Finland Finland

30 December

Further Information

Strongest Period of Usage

Predominant Regional Usage

Trivia

  • Sweden: In January 1973, 18 people were named Taavi (percentage of first or only given name: 83 %) [3]

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.
3814 0 0
n.a.
3814
Sweden Sweden[5]
29 47 0 0 29 47
Norway Norway[6]
14
n.a.
0
n.a.
14
n.a.
Denmark Denmark[7]
6
n.a.
0
n.a.
6
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 Taavi.


References

  1. Kustaa Vilkuna: Etunimet (1990)
  2. The Greenland Language Secretariat Oqaasileriffik http://www.oqaasileriffik.gl/kl
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 Sture Allén/Staffan Wåhlin: Förnamnsboken (1979)
  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. Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  7. Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  8. Grønlands Statistik, Statistics office of Greenland, http://www.stat.gl/