Maria

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Female Female Name

Usage

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

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Origin and Meaning

Latin spelling of Μαρια (Maria), a Greek form of Mirjam [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] [8] [9] [10]

Related Names

Maaria
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Maarie
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Maria
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María
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Icelandic
Marîa
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Greenlandic
Mâria
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Greenlandic
Mariah
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Marie
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Danish Faroese Finish Greenlandic Icelandic Norwegian Old Danish Swedish
Mariia
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Finish Greenlandic
Marrii
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Marya
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See also:

For male forms see

Combinations

For combinations see MARI (name element)

Matronyms [What's That?]

Male

Mariuson Faroe Islands Iceland

Female

Mariudóttir Faroe Islands Iceland

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Maria
Genitive: Marias
Faroe Islands - Faroese
Nominative: Maria
Accusative: Mariu
Dative: Mariu
Genitive: Mariu
Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Maria
Genitive: Marian
Partitive: Mariaa
Iceland - Icelandic
Nominative: Maria
Accusative: Mariu
Dative: Mariu
Genitive: Mariu
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Maria
Genitive: Marias
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Maria
Genitive: Marias

Name Days

Denmark Denmark

25 March

Denmark Denmark

2 July

Denmark Denmark

22 July

Denmark Denmark

15 August

Denmark Denmark

8 September

Denmark Denmark

21 November

Denmark Denmark

8 December

Faroe Islands Faroe Islands

2 February

Faroe Islands Faroe Islands

25 March

Faroe Islands Faroe Islands

25 March

Faroe Islands Faroe Islands

2 July

Faroe Islands Faroe Islands

15 August

Faroe Islands Faroe Islands

15 August

Faroe Islands Faroe Islands

8 September

Faroe Islands Faroe Islands

8 September

Faroe Islands Faroe Islands

15 September

Faroe Islands Faroe Islands

15 September

Faroe Islands Faroe Islands

21 November

Faroe Islands Faroe Islands

8 December

Finland Finland

2 July

Norway Norway

25 March

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

2 July

Sweden Sweden

28 February

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

Strongest Period of Usage

Predominant Regional Usage

Namesakes

Bible

  • Maria, mother of Jesus in the New Testament
  • Maria Magdalene, companion of Jesus in the New Testament

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]
82737 445325 82731 444524 6 801
Finland Finland[14]
n.a.
388066
n.a.
387445
n.a.
621
Denmark Denmark[15]
29571
n.a.
29570
n.a.
1
n.a.
Iceland Iceland[16]
357 1024
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
Greenland Greenland[17]
69 217
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
Norway Norway[18]
n.a.
n.a.
19708
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 Maria (f) Sources: [13][15][18][14]

Top List Ranking

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

Norwegian Historic Statistics Trend

Norwegian historic statistics for Maria (f)

Swedish Regional Distribution

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


References

  1. Rosa und Volker Kohlheim: Duden Lexikon der Vornamen (1998)
  2. Patrick Hanks and Flavia Hodges: Oxford Dictionary of First Names (2003)
  3. 3.0 3.1 Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 4.3 4.4 4.5 4.6 4.7 Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  5. Árni Dahl: Navnabókin (2005)
  6. 6.0 6.1 Marianne Blomqvist: Vad heter finlandssvenskarna? (2006)
  7. 7.0 7.1 7.2 Eva Brylla: Förnamn i Sverige (2004)
  8. 8.0 8.1 8.2 8.3 Eva Villarsen Meldgaard: Den store navnebog (2004)
  9. 9.0 9.1 Michael Lerche Nielsen: Hvad skal barnet hedde? (2003)
  10. 10.0 10.1 Gulbrand Alhaug: 10 001 navn - Norsk fornavnleksikon (2011)
  11. Mannanafnaskrá at island.is, http://www.island.is
  12. 12.0 12.1 12.2 12.3 12.4 © 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 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  15. 15.0 15.1 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  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