Edla

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Female Female Name

Usage

Old Swedish Old Swedish
Finland Finnish
Sweden Swedish
Denmark Danish
Norway Norwegian
Faroe Islands Faroese
Iceland Icelandic

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Origin and Meaning

Short form of Edela [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7]

Related Names

Edla
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Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Danish Faroese Finish Icelandic Norwegian Old Swedish Swedish
Eðla
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Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Faroese
Edle
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Danish Norwegian Swedish
Eedla
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Finish
Eetla
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Finish
Ethla
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Old Danish Swedish
Ädla
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Swedish

See also Edling, Edly, Etly

For male forms see Edlar

Matronyms [What's That?]

Male

Edluson Faroe Islands Iceland

Female

Edludóttir Faroe Islands Iceland

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Edla
Genitive: Edlas
Faroe Islands - Faroese
Nominative: Edla
Accusative: Edlu
Dative: Edlu
Genitive: Edlu
Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Edla
Genitive: Edlan
Partitive: Edlaa
Iceland - Icelandic
Nominative: Edla
Accusative: Edlu
Dative: Edlu
Genitive: Edlu
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Edla
Genitive: Edlas
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Edla
Genitive: Edlas

Name Day

Sweden Sweden

10 March

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

Strongest Period of Usage

Predominant Regional Usage

Trivia

  • Sweden: In January 1973, 6,005 people were named Edla (percentage of first or only given name: 83 %) [8]

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[10]
n.a.
4631
n.a.
4631 0 0
Sweden Sweden[11]
281 1285 281 1283 0 2
Denmark Denmark[12]
14
n.a.
14
n.a.
0
n.a.
Norway Norway[13]
n.a.
n.a.
18
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
Greenland Greenland[14]
0 0
n.a.
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 Edla (f) in Sweden in the year 1880. Swedish Regional Distribution for Edla (f)


References

  1. Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)
  2. Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 Eva Brylla: Förnamn i Sverige (2004)
  4. Eva Villarsen Meldgaard: Den store navnebog (2004)
  5. 5.0 5.1 Michael Lerche Nielsen: Hvad skal barnet hedde? (2003)
  6. 6.0 6.1 6.2 Guðrún Kvaran: Nöfn Íslendinga (2011)
  7. 7.0 7.1 Gulbrand Alhaug: 10 001 navn - Norsk fornavnleksikon (2011)
  8. 8.0 8.1 8.2 8.3 Sture Allén/Staffan Wåhlin: Förnamnsboken (1979)
  9. 9.0 9.1 9.2 9.3 © Nordic Names (Swedish Statistics - Regional Distribution)
  10. Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  11. Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  12. Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  13. Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  14. Grønlands Statistik, Statistics office of Greenland, http://www.stat.gl/