Adina

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Female Female Name

Usage

Sweden Swedish
Norway Norwegian
Denmark Danish
Finland Finnish

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Origin and Meaning

1) Latin spelling of the Hebrew name עֲדִינָה ('Adinah); Hebrew adin = 'pretty, delicate, slim' [1] [2] [3] [4]

2) Pet form of Ada [1] [2] [3]

3) Pet form of Adriana (see Adrianus) [2]

See also -dina

Related Names

Adina
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Danish Finish Norwegian Swedish
Adine
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Danish Finish Norwegian Swedish

See also Dina and Edna

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Adina
Genitive: Adinas
Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Adina
Genitive: Adinan
Partitive: Adinaa
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Adina
Genitive: Adinas
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Adina
Genitive: Adinas

Further Information

Pronunciation

Earliest Documented Usage

Strongest Period of Usage

Predominant Regional Usage

Bible

  • Adina was a male name, but because of the ending -a it is merely used as a female name in Scandinavia

Trivia

  • Sweden: In January 1973, 2,427 people were named Adina (percentage of first or only given name: 22 %) [6]

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[8]
697 1685 697 1685 0 0
Finland Finland[9]
n.a.
667
n.a.
667 0 0
Denmark Denmark[10]
98
n.a.
98
n.a.
0
n.a.
Greenland Greenland[11]
4 9
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
Iceland Iceland[12]
1 2
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
Norway Norway[13]
n.a.
n.a.
175
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 Adina (f) Sources: [8][10][13][9]

Swedish Regional Distribution

Regional distribution of Adina (f) in Sweden in the year 1880. Swedish Regional Distribution for Adina (f)


References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Wilfried Seibicke: Historisches Deutsches Vornamenbuch (Band 1-4)
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 Eva Brylla: Förnamn i Sverige (2004)
  4. 4.0 4.1 Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)
  5. Per Hedelin: Norstedts svenska uttalslexikon (1997)
  6. 6.0 6.1 6.2 6.3 Sture Allén/Staffan Wåhlin: Förnamnsboken (1979)
  7. © Nordic Names (Swedish Statistics - Regional Distribution)
  8. 8.0 8.1 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  9. 9.0 9.1 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  10. 10.0 10.1 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  11. Grønlands Statistik, Statistics office of Greenland, http://www.stat.gl/
  12. Hagstofa Íslands, National statistics office of Iceland, http://www.hagstofan.is/
  13. 13.0 13.1 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no