Britta

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Female Female Name

Usage

Sweden Swedish
Denmark Danish
Finland Finnish
Norway Norwegian
Iceland Icelandic
Greenland Greenlandic

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Origin and Meaning

Swedish short form of Brigitta [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7]

Related Names

Briet
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Britha
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Brithe
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Britt
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Britta
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Danish Finish Greenlandic Icelandic Norwegian Swedish
Britte
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Priita
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Priitta
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Finish

See also Britken, Britten, Riitta

Matronyms [What's That?]

Male

Brittuson Iceland

Female

Brittudóttir Iceland

Combinations

For combinations see BRITT (name element)

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Britta
Genitive: Brittas
Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Britta
Genitive: Britan
Partitive: Brittaa
Iceland - Icelandic
Nominative: Britta
Accusative: Brittu
Dative: Brittu
Genitive: Brittu
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Britta
Genitive: Brittas
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Britta
Genitive: Brittas

Name Days

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

7 October

Sweden Sweden

7 October

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

Strongest Period of Usage

Predominant Regional Usage

Namesakes

  • Britta Caroc Schall Holberg (25 July 1941 – 23 February 2022), Danish politician

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[12]
5389 12182 5389 12182 0 0
Denmark Denmark[13]
6155
n.a.
6155
n.a.
0
n.a.
Finland Finland[14]
n.a.
1243
n.a.
1243 0 0
Greenland Greenland[15]
22 31
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
Iceland Iceland[16]
3 6
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
Norway Norway[17]
188
n.a.
188
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 Britta (f) Sources: [12][13][17][14]

Swedish Regional Distribution

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


References

  1. Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)
  2. Wilfried Seibicke: Historisches Deutsches Vornamenbuch (Band 1-4)
  3. 3.0 3.1 Kustaa Vilkuna: Etunimet (1990)
  4. Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 5.3 5.4 5.5 5.6 5.7 Eva Villarsen Meldgaard: Den store navnebog (2004)
  6. 6.0 6.1 Michael Lerche Nielsen: Hvad skal barnet hedde? (2003)
  7. 7.0 7.1 Guðrún Kvaran: Nöfn Íslendinga (2011)
  8. Mannanafnaskrá at island.is, http://www.island.is
  9. Grønlands Statistik, Statistics office of Greenland, census of 2011, http://www.stat.gl/
  10. Eva Brylla: Förnamn i Sverige (2004)
  11. 11.0 11.1 11.2 © Nordic Names (Swedish Statistics - Regional Distribution)
  12. 12.0 12.1 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  13. 13.0 13.1 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  14. 14.0 14.1 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  15. Grønlands Statistik, Statistics office of Greenland, http://www.stat.gl/
  16. Hagstofa Íslands, National statistics office of Iceland, http://www.hagstofan.is/
  17. 17.0 17.1 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no