Yrja

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Female Female Name

Usage

Iceland Icelandic
Norway Norwegian
Sweden Swedish

Origin and Meaning

1) Female form of Yrjan and Yrjar (see Yrian) [1]

2) From Old Norse yrja = 'drizzling rain' [2]

3) Creative spelling of Irja [2]

Related Names

Yrja
Frequency of X occurance as female name todayFrequency of occurance as male name today
Frequency of X occurance as female name todayFrequency of occurance as male name today
Icelandic Norwegian Swedish

Grammar

Iceland - Icelandic
Nominative: Yrja
Accusative: Yrju
Dative: Yrju
Genitive: Yrju
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Yrja
Genitive: Yrjas
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Yrja
Genitive: Yrjas

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

Trivia

  • Yrja is an IKEA product name (table runner) [3]

Statistics

Name Count per Country

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Country
Commonness
Commonness
Female ♀ Male ♂
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
Norway Norway[4]
49 n.a. 0 n.a.
Iceland Iceland[5]
15 24 0 0
Sweden Sweden[6]
12 16 0 0
Denmark Denmark[7]
1 n.a. 0 n.a.
Finland Finland[8]
n.a. 1 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 Yrja.

Sources: [6] [7] [4] [8]

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Gulbrand Alhaug: 10 001 navn - Norsk fornavnleksikon (2011)
  2. 2.0 2.1 Own theory.
  3. IKEA 2016, http://www.ikea.com/
  4. 4.0 4.1 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  5. Hagstofa Íslands, National statistics office of Iceland, http://www.hagstofan.is/
  6. 6.0 6.1 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  7. 7.0 7.1 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  8. 8.0 8.1 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi