Vana f

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Female Female Name
Multiple variants of this name exist: For the Italian female name see Vana 2, for the male name see Vana m

Usage

Old Norse Old Norse
Sweden Swedish
Norway Norwegian
Denmark Danish
Iceland Icelandic

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Origin and Meaning

1) Old Norse name deriving from Old Norse vanr = 'lacking', 'missing', 'weak', 'free' [1]

2) Maybe related to the Vanir [2]

Related Names

Vana
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Danish Icelandic Norwegian Old Norse Swedish

Matronyms [What's That?]

Male

Vönuson Iceland

Female

Vönudóttir Iceland

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Vana
Genitive: Vanas
Iceland - Icelandic
Nominative: Vana
Accusative: Vönu
Dative: Vönu
Genitive: Vönu
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Vana
Genitive: Vanas
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Vana
Genitive: Vanas

Further Information

Earliest Documented 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]
33 35 31 32 2 3
Greenland Greenland[5]
0 21
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
Denmark Denmark[6]
7
n.a.
7
n.a.
0
n.a.
Norway Norway[7]
8
n.a.
8
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
Finland Finland[8]
n.a.
0 0 0 0 0
  #: 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 Vana.


References

  1. Ferdinand Holthausen: Vergleichendes und Etymologisches Wörterbuch des Altwestnordischen (1948)
  2. Judith Ahrholdt: Nordic Names - www.nordicnames.de (2004-2022).
  3. Mannanafnaskrá at island.is, http://www.island.is
  4. Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  5. Grønlands Statistik, Statistics office of Greenland, http://www.stat.gl/
  6. Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  7. Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  8. Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi