Magda

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Female Female Name

Usage

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 Magdalena [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6]

Related Names

Amagda
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Norwegian
Magda
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Danish Faroese Finish Greenlandic Icelandic Norwegian Swedish
Magdy
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Finish Swedish

For male forms see Magdar

Matronyms [What's That?]

Male

Magduson Faroe Islands
Mögduson Iceland

Female

Magdudóttir Faroe Islands
Mögdudóttir Iceland

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Magda
Genitive: Magdas
Faroe Islands - Faroese
Nominative: Magda
Accusative: Magdu
Dative: Magdu
Genitive: Magdu
Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Magda
Genitive: Magdan
Partitive: Magdaa
Iceland - Icelandic
Nominative: Magda
Accusative: Mögdu
Dative: Mögdu
Genitive: Mögdu
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Magda
Genitive: Magdas
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Magda
Genitive: Magdas

Name Days

Faroe Islands Faroe Islands

11 May

Norway Norway

11 May

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

Strongest Period of Usage

Predominant Regional Usage

Namesakes

  • Magda Gad (born 17 October 1975), Swedish journalist and war correspondent

Trivia

  • Sweden: In January 1973, 2,908 people were named Magda (percentage of first or only given name: 82 %) [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&
Sweden Sweden[10]
679 1226 679 1226 0 0
Denmark Denmark[11]
498
n.a.
498
n.a.
0
n.a.
Finland Finland[12]
n.a.
183
n.a.
183 0 0
Iceland Iceland[13]
31 35
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
Greenland Greenland[14]
3 21
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
Norway Norway[15]
n.a.
n.a.
325
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 Magda (f) Sources: [10][11][15][12]

Norwegian Historic Statistics Trend

Norwegian historic statistics for Magda (f)

Swedish Regional Distribution

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


References

  1. Árni Dahl: Navnabókin (2005)
  2. 2.0 2.1 Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 Eva Brylla: Förnamn i Sverige (2004)
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 4.3 4.4 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 Gulbrand Alhaug: 10 001 navn - Norsk fornavnleksikon (2011)
  7. Mannanafnaskrá at island.is, http://www.island.is
  8. 8.0 8.1 8.2 8.3 Sture Allén/Staffan Wåhlin: Förnamnsboken (1979)
  9. 9.0 9.1 9.2 9.3 9.4 © Nordic Names (Swedish Statistics - Regional Distribution)
  10. 10.0 10.1 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  11. 11.0 11.1 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  12. 12.0 12.1 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  13. Hagstofa Íslands, National statistics office of Iceland, http://www.hagstofan.is/
  14. Grønlands Statistik, Statistics office of Greenland, http://www.stat.gl/
  15. 15.0 15.1 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no