Tonje

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Female Female Name

Usage

Norway Norwegian
Denmark Danish
Sweden Swedish

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Origin and Meaning

1) Norwegian dialectal variant form of Torny (see Þórný) [1] [2] [3]

2) Short form of Antonie (see Tonja) [1] [2] [3]

Related Names

Tonje
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Danish Norwegian Swedish

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Tonje
Genitive: Tonjes
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Tonje
Genitive: Tonjes
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Tonje
Genitive: Tonjes

Name Day

Norway Norway

13 June

Further Information

Strongest Period of Usage

Predominant Regional Usage

Namesakes

  • Tonje Larsen (born 26 January 1975), Norwegian handballer

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&
Norway Norway[4]
6784
n.a.
6784
n.a.
0
n.a.
Sweden Sweden[5]
49 54 49 54 0 0
Denmark Denmark[6]
68
n.a.
68
n.a.
0
n.a.
Finland Finland[7]
n.a.
8
n.a.
8 0 0
Iceland Iceland[8]
1 1
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
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 Tonje (f) Sources: [5][6][4][7]

Norwegian Historic Statistics Trend

Norwegian historic statistics for Tonje (f)


References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  2. 2.0 2.1 Michael Lerche Nielsen: Hvad skal barnet hedde? (2003)
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 Gulbrand Alhaug: 10 001 navn - Norsk fornavnleksikon (2011)
  4. 4.0 4.1 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  5. 5.0 5.1 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  6. 6.0 6.1 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  7. 7.0 7.1 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  8. Hagstofa Íslands, National statistics office of Iceland, http://www.hagstofan.is/
  9. Grønlands Statistik, Statistics office of Greenland, http://www.stat.gl/