Agda

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Usage

Old Swedish Old Swedish
Sweden Swedish
Finland Finnish
Denmark Danish
Norway Norwegian
Faroe Islands Faroese
Greenland Greenlandic

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Origin and Meaning

Old Swedish variant form of Agdha [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] [8]

Related Names

See Agða

Matronyms [What's That?]

Male

Agduson Faroe Islands

Female

Agdudóttir Faroe Islands

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Agda
Genitive: Agdas
Faroe Islands - Faroese
Nominative: Agda
Accusative: Agdu
Dative: Agdu
Genitive: Agdu
Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Agda
Genitive: Agdan
Partitive: Agdaa
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Agda
Genitive: Agdas
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Agda
Genitive: Agdas

Name Days

Faroe Islands Faroe Islands

5 February

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

7 December

Sweden Sweden

5 February

Further Information

Pronunciation

Earliest Documented Usage

Strongest Period of Usage

Predominant Regional Usage

Namesakes

  • Agda Viola Rössel (née Jäderström, 4 November 1910 – 27 May 2001), Swedish politician and diplomat

Trivia

  • Agda was a heavy storm in Norway in January 2003.

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&
Finland Finland[14]
n.a.
1459
n.a.
1459 0 0
Sweden Sweden[15]
185 770 185 770 0 0
Denmark Denmark[16]
53
n.a.
53
n.a.
0
n.a.
Greenland Greenland[17]
0 21
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
Norway Norway[18]
n.a.
n.a.
20
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.

 

Swedish Regional Distribution

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


References

  1. Árni Dahl: Navnabókin (2005)
  2. 2.0 2.1 Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)
  3. 3.0 3.1 Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  4. 4.0 4.1 Eva Villarsen Meldgaard: Den store navnebog (2004)
  5. Kustaa Vilkuna: Etunimet (1990)
  6. 6.0 6.1 6.2 Eva Brylla: Förnamn i Sverige (2004)
  7. 7.0 7.1 Michael Lerche Nielsen: Hvad skal barnet hedde? (2003)
  8. Elof Hellquist: Svensk etymologisk ordbok (1922)
  9. Málráðið: Góðkend fólkanøvn, http://www.malrad.fo/ (Name List by Faroese Language Board)
  10. Per Hedelin: Norstedts svenska uttalslexikon (1997)
  11. Svenska medeltida personnamn, Institutet för språk och folkminnen, http://www.sprakochfolkminnen.se/
  12. Gulbrand Alhaug: 10 001 navn - Norsk fornavnleksikon (2011)
  13. 13.0 13.1 13.2 © Nordic Names (Swedish Statistics - Regional Distribution)
  14. Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  15. Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  16. Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  17. Grønlands Statistik, Statistics office of Greenland, http://www.stat.gl/
  18. Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no