Ulrika

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Swedish[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Latinate feminine form of Ulrik. First recorded in Sweden in 1679. Cognate with Danish Ulrikke and German Ulrike.

Proper noun[edit]

Ulrika c (genitive Ulrikas)

  1. A female given name.

Usage notes[edit]

  • Popularized by two queens of Sweden in the seventeenth and eighteenth century.

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References[edit]

  • Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn, Almqvist & Wiksell 1996, ISBN 91-21-10937-0
  • [1] Statistiska centralbyrån and Sture Allén, Staffan Wåhlin, Förnamnsboken, Norstedts 1995, ISBN 9119551622: 41 597 females with the given name Ulrika living in Sweden on December 31st, 2010, with the frequency peak in the 1970s. Accessed on 19 June 2011.