Sanna

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Female Female Name

Usage

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

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Origin and Meaning

1) Short form of Susanna [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] [8]

2) Swedish sann = 'true, truthful' (see SANN) [2]

3) Finnish pet form of Alexandra [5]

Related Names

Saana
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Sanda
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Sane
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Sanna
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Danish Faroese Finish Icelandic Norwegian Swedish
Sánná
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Sami
Sannah
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Sanne
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Sanni
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Sannie
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Sannu
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Sannukka
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Sanny
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Danish Finish Norwegian Swedish
Zanna
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Zanne Danish Swedish

See also Sanniina

Matronyms [What's That?]

Male

Sannuson Faroe Islands
Sonnuson Faroe Islands
Sönnuson Iceland

Female

Sannudóttir Faroe Islands
Sonnudóttir Faroe Islands
Sönnudóttir Iceland

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Sanna
Genitive: Sannas
Faroe Islands - Faroese
Nominative: Sanna
Accusative: Sonnu / Sannu
Dative: Sonnu / Sannu
Genitive: Sonnu / Sannu
Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Sanna
Genitive: Sannan
Partitive: Sannaa
Iceland - Icelandic
Nominative: Sanna
Accusative: Sönnu
Dative: Sönnu
Genitive: Sönnu
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Sanna
Genitive: Sannas
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Sanna
Genitive: Sannas

Name Days

Faroe Islands Faroe Islands

16 July

Finland Finland

11 August

Norway Norway

16 July

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

11 August

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

Strongest Period of Usage

Predominant Regional Usage

Namesakes

Trivia

  • Sweden: In January 1973, 428 people were named Sanna (percentage of first or only given name: 90 %) [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&
Sweden Sweden[12]
8897 11064 8888 11052 9 12
Finland Finland[13]
n.a.
25527
n.a.
25527 0 0
Denmark Denmark[14]
291
n.a.
291
n.a.
0
n.a.
Iceland Iceland[15]
5 6
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
Greenland Greenland[16]
0 9
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
Norway Norway[17]
n.a.
n.a.
1652
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 Sanna (f) Sources: [12][14][17][13]

Top List Ranking

Name top list ranking for Sanna (f) Sources: [18]

Norwegian Historic Statistics Trend

Norwegian historic statistics for Sanna (f)

Swedish Regional Distribution

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


References

  1. Árni Dahl: Navnabókin (2005)
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 Eva Brylla: Förnamn i Sverige (2004)
  5. 5.0 5.1 Kustaa Vilkuna: Etunimet (1990)
  6. Eva Villarsen Meldgaard: Den store navnebog (2004)
  7. 7.0 7.1 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 10.4 Sture Allén/Staffan Wåhlin: Förnamnsboken (1979)
  11. 11.0 11.1 © Nordic Names (Swedish Statistics - Regional Distribution)
  12. 12.0 12.1 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  13. 13.0 13.1 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  14. 14.0 14.1 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  15. Hagstofa Íslands, National statistics office of Iceland, http://www.hagstofan.is/
  16. Grønlands Statistik, Statistics office of Greenland, http://www.stat.gl/
  17. 17.0 17.1 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  18. details see Name Statistic tables