Signa

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Female Female Name

Usage

Denmark Danish
Faroe Islands Faroese
Sweden Swedish
Iceland Icelandic
Norway Norwegian

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Origin and Meaning

1) Variant form of Signy (see Signý) [1] [2]

2) Short form of Signilla (see Signil) [3]

3) In Swedish also associated with the verb välsigna = 'to bless' [3]

Related Names

Signa
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Danish Faroese Icelandic Norwegian Swedish

See also Sina

Matronyms [What's That?]

Male

Signuson Faroe Islands Iceland

Female

Signudóttir Faroe Islands Iceland

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Signa
Genitive: Signas
Faroe Islands - Faroese
Nominative: Signa
Accusative: Signu
Dative: Signu
Genitive: Signu
Iceland - Icelandic
Nominative: Signa
Accusative: Signu
Dative: Signu
Genitive: Signu
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Signa
Genitive: Signas
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Signa
Genitive: Signas

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

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[6]
21
n.a.
21
n.a.
0
n.a.
Sweden Sweden[7]
7 11 7 11 0 0
Greenland Greenland[8]
0 13
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
Iceland Iceland[9]
3 3
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
Norway Norway[10]
0
n.a.
0
n.a.
0
n.a.
Finland Finland[11]
n.a.
1
n.a.
1 0 0
  #: 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.

 

Top List Ranking

Name top list ranking for Signa (f) Sources: [12]


References

  1. Árni Dahl: Navnabókin (2005)
  2. Gulbrand Alhaug: 10 001 navn - Norsk fornavnleksikon (2011)
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)
  4. Mannanafnaskrá at island.is, http://www.island.is
  5. Málráðið: Góðkend fólkanøvn, http://www.malrad.fo/ (Name List by Faroese Language Board)
  6. Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  7. Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  8. Grønlands Statistik, Statistics office of Greenland, http://www.stat.gl/
  9. Hagstofa Íslands, National statistics office of Iceland, http://www.hagstofan.is/
  10. Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  11. Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  12. details see Name Statistic tables