Juta

EstonianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Probably identical with German Jutta and Danish Jytte.

Proper nounEdit

Juta

  1. A fairy living on the Lake Endla in Estonian mythology, and in the Kalevipoeg.
  2. A female given name.

LatvianEdit

EtymologyEdit

First recorded as a given name of Latvians in the end of the 19th century. Probably a variant of Judīte ‎(Judith). Cognate with Estonian Juta and German Jutta.

Proper nounEdit

Juta f

  1. A female given name.

ReferencesEdit

  • Klāvs Siliņš: Latviešu personvārdu vārdnīca. Riga "Zinātne" 1990, ISBN 5-7966-0278-0
  • [1] Population Register of Latvia: Juta was the only given name of 645 persons in Latvia on May 21st 2010.
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