Lena

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Female Female Name

Usage

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

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Origin and Meaning

Short form of names ending with -leena, -len, -lena, -lene, especially Helene and Magdalena [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] [8] [9]

Related Names

Leainná
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Sami
Leena
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Leene
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Leeni
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Leenu
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Finish
Lehna Danish Swedish
Leinná
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Sami
Lena
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Lená
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Sami
Lenah
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Lene
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Leni
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Lenie
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Lenttu
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Leny
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Læna
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Danish

See also Leenukka, Len, Lenea, Lenette, Lenita, Lenia, Lenja, Lenna, Lessu, Liena, Lîna

Combinations

For combinations see LEN (name element)

Matronyms [What's That?]

Male

Lenuson Faroe Islands Iceland

Female

Lenudóttir Faroe Islands Iceland

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Lena
Genitive: Lenas
Faroe Islands - Faroese
Nominative: Lena
Accusative: Lenu
Dative: Lenu
Genitive: Lenu
Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Lena
Genitive: Lenan
Partitive: Lenaa
Iceland - Icelandic
Nominative: Lena
Accusative: Lenu
Dative: Lenu
Genitive: Lenu
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Lena
Genitive: Lenas
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Lena
Genitive: Lenas

Name Days

Faroe Islands Faroe Islands

28 September

Norway Norway

28 September

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

22 July

Sweden Sweden

18 August

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

Strongest Period of Usage

Predominant Regional Usage

Namesakes

Trivia

  • Lena was a heavy storm in Norway in August 2014.

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[13]
55304 83022 55301 83016 3 6
Denmark Denmark[14]
5760
n.a.
5760
n.a.
0
n.a.
Finland Finland[15]
n.a.
2791
n.a.
2791 0 0
Iceland Iceland[16]
229 321
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
Greenland Greenland[17]
39 159
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
Norway Norway[18]
n.a.
n.a.
6706
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 Lena (f) Sources: [13][14][18][15]

Top List Ranking

Name top list ranking for Lena (f) Sources: [19]

Norwegian Historic Statistics Trend

Norwegian historic statistics for Lena (f)

Swedish Regional Distribution

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


References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  2. 2.0 2.1 Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)
  3. Wilfried Seibicke: Historisches Deutsches Vornamenbuch (Band 1-4)
  4. Rosa und Volker Kohlheim: Duden Lexikon der Vornamen (1998)
  5. Árni Dahl: Navnabókin (2005)
  6. 6.0 6.1 6.2 Eva Brylla: Förnamn i Sverige (2004)
  7. 7.0 7.1 7.2 7.3 7.4 7.5 7.6 7.7 Eva Villarsen Meldgaard: Den store navnebog (2004)
  8. 8.0 8.1 Michael Lerche Nielsen: Hvad skal barnet hedde? (2003)
  9. 9.0 9.1 Gulbrand Alhaug: 10 001 navn - Norsk fornavnleksikon (2011)
  10. Mannanafnaskrá at island.is, http://www.island.is
  11. Grønlands Statistik, Statistics office of Greenland, census of 2011, http://www.stat.gl/
  12. 12.0 12.1 12.2 12.3 12.4 12.5 12.6 12.7 © Nordic Names (Swedish Statistics - Regional Distribution)
  13. 13.0 13.1 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  14. 14.0 14.1 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  15. 15.0 15.1 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  16. Hagstofa Íslands, National statistics office of Iceland, http://www.hagstofan.is/
  17. Grønlands Statistik, Statistics office of Greenland, http://www.stat.gl/
  18. 18.0 18.1 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  19. details see Name Statistic tables