Aija

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See also: äijä

Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From a pet form of Aili, Aino, Alli, Anja and Arja. First recorded as a formal given name in Finland during 1890-1894.

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Aija

  1. A female given name.

Declension[edit]

Inflection of Aija (Kotus type 9/kala, no gradation)
nominative Aija Aijat
genitive Aijan Aijojen
partitive Aijaa Aijoja
illative Aijaan Aijoihin
singular plural
nominative Aija Aijat
accusative nom. Aija Aijat
gen. Aijan
genitive Aijan Aijojen
Aijainrare
partitive Aijaa Aijoja
inessive Aijassa Aijoissa
elative Aijasta Aijoista
illative Aijaan Aijoihin
adessive Aijalla Aijoilla
ablative Aijalta Aijoilta
allative Aijalle Aijoille
essive Aijana Aijoina
translative Aijaksi Aijoiksi
instructive Aijoin
abessive Aijatta Aijoitta
comitative Aijoineen

Latvian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

First recorded as a given name of Latvians in early 20th century. Name of a character in the novel Aija (1911) by Jānis Jaunsudrabiņš. Associated with aijāt ‎(to rock, lull) and aijas ‎(cradle).

Proper noun[edit]

Aija f

  1. A female given name.

References[edit]

  • Klāvs Siliņš: Latviešu personvārdu vārdnīca. Riga "Zinātne" 1990, ISBN 5-7966-0278-0
  • [1] Population Register of Latvia: Aija was the only given name of 7955 persons in Latvia on May 21st 2010.