Aida

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Female Female Name

Usage

Sweden Swedish
Denmark Danish
Norway Norwegian
Finland Finnish

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Origin and Meaning

1) Arabic 'a'idah = 'returning one', 'visitor' [1] [2]

2) Old Egyptian name of unknown meaning

3) Italian short form of Adelaida (see Adalhaid) [3]

4) Greek name of unknown meaning [4]

5) Variant spelling of Eida

6) Greek name meaning 'woman from Ethiopia' [5]

7) French name meaning 'helping' [5]

Related Names

Aid
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Norwegian Swedish
Aida
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
Aidah Danish Norwegian Swedish
Ayda
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

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Aida
Genitive: Aidas
Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Aida
Genitive: Aidan
Partitive: Aidaa
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Aida
Genitive: Aidas
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Aida
Genitive: Aidas

Name Day

Finland Finland

22 April

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

Strongest Period of Usage

Predominant Regional Usage

Predominant Regional Usage

Trivia

  • Sweden: In January 1973, 184 people were named Aida (percentage of first or only given name: 73 %) [6]
  • Aida is the name of an Ethiopian princess in the opera Aida (Giuseppe Verdi, 1871)

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[7]
1668 1985 1668 1983 0 2
Finland Finland[8]
n.a.
1426
n.a.
1426 0 0
Denmark Denmark[9]
575
n.a.
575
n.a.
0
n.a.
Greenland Greenland[10]
7 14
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
Iceland Iceland[11]
3 4
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
Norway Norway[12]
669
n.a.
669
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 Aida (f) Sources: [7][9][12][8]


References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Michael Lerche Nielsen: Hvad skal barnet hedde? (2003)
  2. Eva Villarsen Meldgaard: Ordbog over muslimske fornavne i Danmark (2005)
  3. 3.0 3.1 Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)
  4. 4.0 4.1 Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  5. 5.0 5.1 Evan Bogan: Navnebogen (2005)
  6. 6.0 6.1 6.2 6.3 Sture Allén/Staffan Wåhlin: Förnamnsboken (1979)
  7. 7.0 7.1 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  8. 8.0 8.1 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  9. 9.0 9.1 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  10. Grønlands Statistik, Statistics office of Greenland, http://www.stat.gl/
  11. Hagstofa Íslands, National statistics office of Iceland, http://www.hagstofan.is/
  12. 12.0 12.1 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no