Thelma

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Female Female Name

Usage

Sweden Swedish
Norway Norwegian
Finland Finnish
Denmark Danish
Iceland Icelandic

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Origin and Meaning

1) Norwegian female form of Tellev (see ÞórlæifR) [1]

2) Name invented by the novelist Marie Corelli for her novel Thelma (1887). Maybe derived from 1), maybe inspired by the Greek word thelema, which means 'wish, will'. A Nordic equivalent name is Ósk

Related Names

Telma
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Danish Finish Icelandic Norwegian Swedish
Telmar
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Finish Norwegian Swedish
Thelma
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Danish Finish Icelandic Norwegian Swedish

See also Tilma

Matronyms [What's That?]

Male

Thelmuson Iceland

Female

Thelmudóttir Iceland

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Thelma
Genitive: Thelmas
Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Thelma
Genitive: Thelman
Partitive: Thelmaa
Iceland - Icelandic
Nominative: Thelma
Accusative: Thelmu
Dative: Thelmu
Genitive: Thelmu
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Thelma
Genitive: Thelmas
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Thelma
Genitive: Thelmas

Name Day

Finland (Swedish Language)Finland (Swedish Language) Finland (Swedish Language)

5 December

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

Strongest Period of Usage

Predominant Regional Usage

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&
Sweden Sweden[4]
707 847 707 847 0 0
Iceland Iceland[5]
485 538
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
Norway Norway[6]
472
n.a.
472
n.a.
0
n.a.
Finland Finland[7]
n.a.
370
n.a.
370 0 0
Denmark Denmark[8]
64
n.a.
64
n.a.
0
n.a.
Greenland Greenland[9]
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.

 

Recent Statistics Trend

Name statistics for Thelma (f) Sources: [4][8][6][7]


References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 Gulbrand Alhaug: 10 001 navn - Norsk fornavnleksikon (2011)
  2. Mannanafnaskrá at island.is, http://www.island.is
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  4. 4.0 4.1 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  5. Hagstofa Íslands, National statistics office of Iceland, http://www.hagstofan.is/
  6. 6.0 6.1 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  7. 7.0 7.1 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  8. 8.0 8.1 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  9. Grønlands Statistik, Statistics office of Greenland, http://www.stat.gl/