Tarja

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Female Female Name

Usage

Finland Finnish
Sweden Swedish
Denmark Danish
Norway Norwegian

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Origin and Meaning

Finnish form of Darja [1] [2] [3] [4]

Related Names

See Daria

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Tarja
Genitive: Tarjas
Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Tarja
Genitive: Tarjan
Partitive: Tarjaa
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Tarja
Genitive: Tarjas
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Tarja
Genitive: Tarjas

Name Day

Finland Finland

7 March

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

Strongest Period of Usage

Predominant Regional Usage

Namesakes

  • Tarja Kaarina Halonen, Finnish president 2000-2012 (born 24 December 1943)
  • Tarja Soile Susanna Turunen Cabuli, Finnish singer (born 17 August 1977)

Trivia

  • Sweden: In January 1973, 171 people were named Tarja (percentage of first or only given name: 89 %) [5]

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[6]
n.a.
29140
n.a.
29140 0 0
Sweden Sweden[7]
1216 1474 1216 1474 0 0
Denmark Denmark[8]
19
n.a.
19
n.a.
0
n.a.
Norway Norway[9]
n.a.
n.a.
56
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
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 Tarja.


References

  1. Kustaa Vilkuna: Etunimet (1990)
  2. 2.0 2.1 Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 Eva Brylla: Förnamn i Sverige (2004)
  4. 4.0 4.1 Gulbrand Alhaug: 10 001 navn - Norsk fornavnleksikon (2011)
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 5.3 5.4 Sture Allén/Staffan Wåhlin: Förnamnsboken (1979)
  6. Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  7. Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  8. Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  9. Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  10. Grønlands Statistik, Statistics office of Greenland, http://www.stat.gl/