Katla

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Female Female Name

Usage

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

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Origin and Meaning

Old Norse name and byname

Female form of Ketill (see Kætill) (see also -a) [1] [2] [3] [4] [5]

Related Names

Kathla
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Danish
Katla
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Danish Faroese Icelandic Norwegian Old Norse Swedish
Kattla
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Swedish

Matronyms [What's That?]

Male

Katluson Faroe Islands
Kötluson Iceland

Female

Katludóttir Faroe Islands
Kötludóttir Iceland

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Katla
Genitive: Katlas
Faroe Islands - Faroese
Nominative: Katla
Accusative: Katlu
Dative: Katlu
Genitive: Katlu
Iceland - Icelandic
Nominative: Katla
Accusative: Kötlu
Dative: Kötlu
Genitive: Kötlu
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Katla
Genitive: Katlas
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Katla
Genitive: Katlas

Further Information

Period of Usage

Predominant Regional Usage

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&
Iceland Iceland[8]
460 605
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
Sweden Sweden[9]
35 63 35 63 0 0
Denmark Denmark[10]
52
n.a.
52
n.a.
0
n.a.
Finland Finland[11]
n.a.
8
n.a.
8 0 0
Norway Norway[12]
26
n.a.
26
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
Greenland Greenland[13]
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.

 

Top List Ranking

Name top list ranking for Katla (f) Sources: [14]


References

  1. Leiv Heggstad, Finn Hødnebø og Erik Simensen: Norrøn Ordbok (1997)
  2. Hermann Pálsson: Nafnabókin (1991)
  3. Árni Dahl: Navnabókin (2005)
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  5. Gulbrand Alhaug: 10 001 navn - Norsk fornavnleksikon (2011)
  6. Mannanafnaskrá at island.is, http://www.island.is
  7. Málráðið: Góðkend fólkanøvn, http://www.malrad.fo/ (Name List by Faroese Language Board)
  8. Hagstofa Íslands, National statistics office of Iceland, http://www.hagstofan.is/
  9. Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  10. Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  11. Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  12. Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  13. Grønlands Statistik, Statistics office of Greenland, http://www.stat.gl/
  14. details see Name Statistic tables