Eila

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Female Female Name

Usage

Finland Finnish
Sweden Swedish
Norway Norwegian
Denmark Danish

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Origin and Meaning

1) Finnish name, probably derived from a Norwegian dialectal short form of Elina [1]

2) Norwegian variant spelling of Aila (see Áila) [2]

Related Names

Eila
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
Eile Finish Norwegian
Eili
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Finish Norwegian Swedish

For male forms see Eile m

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Eila
Genitive: Eilas
Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Eila
Genitive: Eilan
Partitive: Eilaa
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Eila
Genitive: Eilas
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Eila
Genitive: Eilas

Name Day

Finland Finland

30 October

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

Strongest Period of Usage

Predominant Regional Usage

Namesakes

  • Eila Vilhelmina Hiltunen (22 November 1922 – 10 October 2003), Finnish sculptor

Trivia

  • Sweden: In January 1973, 976 people were named Eila (percentage of first or only given name: 93 %) [5]

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[6]
n.a.
39511
n.a.
39511 0 0
Sweden Sweden[7]
1340 2203 1340 2203 0 0
Denmark Denmark[8]
36
n.a.
36
n.a.
0
n.a.
Greenland Greenland[9]
0 7
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
Iceland Iceland[10]
1 1
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
Norway Norway[11]
n.a.
n.a.
181
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 Eila (f) Sources: [7][8][11][6]


References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 Gulbrand Alhaug: 10 001 navn - Norsk fornavnleksikon (2011)
  3. Riksarkivet/SVAR - Svensk arkivinformation: Sveriges befolkning 1910
  4. 4.0 4.1 Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 Sture Allén/Staffan Wåhlin: Förnamnsboken (1979)
  6. 6.0 6.1 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  7. 7.0 7.1 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  8. 8.0 8.1 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  9. Grønlands Statistik, Statistics office of Greenland, http://www.stat.gl/
  10. Hagstofa Íslands, National statistics office of Iceland, http://www.hagstofan.is/
  11. 11.0 11.1 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no