Magna

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Female Female Name

Usage

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

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Origin and Meaning

1) Female form of Magni and short form of names containing the name element MAGN [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] [8]

2) Female form of Magnus [1] [4] [5] [6] [8]

Related Names

Amagna
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Norwegian
Magna
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Danish Faroese Icelandic Norwegian Old Norse Swedish
Magnea
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Danish Icelandic Norwegian Swedish
Mávdná
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Sami

See also Magnina, Magny

Matronyms [What's That?]

Male

Magnuson Faroe Islands
Mögnuson Iceland

Female

Magnudóttir Faroe Islands
Mögnudóttir Iceland

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Magna
Genitive: Magnas
Faroe Islands - Faroese
Nominative: Magna
Accusative: Magnu
Dative: Magnu
Genitive: Magnu
Iceland - Icelandic
Nominative: Magna
Accusative: Mögnu
Dative: Mögnu
Genitive: Mögnu
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Magna
Genitive: Magnas
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Magna
Genitive: Magnas

Name Day

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

5 November

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

Strongest Period of Usage

Predominant Regional Usage

Trivia

  • Sweden: In January 1973, 399 people were named Magna (percentage of first or only given name: 76 %) [10]

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&
Denmark Denmark[12]
139
n.a.
139
n.a.
0
n.a.
Sweden Sweden[13]
29 124 29 124 0 0
Iceland Iceland[14]
16 38
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
Finland Finland[15]
n.a.
7
n.a.
7 0 0
Norway Norway[16]
n.a.
n.a.
224
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
Greenland Greenland[17]
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.

 

Norwegian Historic Statistics Trend

Norwegian historic statistics for Magna (f)

Swedish Regional Distribution

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


References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Árni Dahl: Navnabókin (2005)
  2. Leiv Heggstad, Finn Hødnebø og Erik Simensen: Norrøn Ordbok (1997)
  3. Hermann Pálsson: Nafnabókin (1991)
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 5.3 5.4 Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  6. 6.0 6.1 6.2 6.3 Eva Brylla: Förnamn i Sverige (2004)
  7. Michael Lerche Nielsen: Hvad skal barnet hedde? (2003)
  8. 8.0 8.1 8.2 Gulbrand Alhaug: 10 001 navn - Norsk fornavnleksikon (2011)
  9. Mannanafnaskrá at island.is, http://www.island.is
  10. 10.0 10.1 10.2 10.3 Sture Allén/Staffan Wåhlin: Förnamnsboken (1979)
  11. 11.0 11.1 11.2 © Nordic Names (Swedish Statistics - Regional Distribution)
  12. Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  13. Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  14. Hagstofa Íslands, National statistics office of Iceland, http://www.hagstofan.is/
  15. Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  16. Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  17. Grønlands Statistik, Statistics office of Greenland, http://www.stat.gl/