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Scandinavian Names and Meanings

Miscellaneous By: Mentis Cibum
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A list of Scandinavian names and their meanings. Not necessarily in alphabetical order.


Submitted:Jul 25, 2012    Reads: 112    Comments: 0    Likes: 0   


Agda - Good

Alrik - All Ruler

Anneke - Little Ann

Ask - Ash Tree

Atle - Father

Berit - Exalted, Lofty

Boden - Sheltered

Britt - Exalted, Lofty

Brynja - Armor

Dagmar - Dear and Famous

Dane - God is My Judge; From Denmark

Delling - Fascinating

Ebba - Boar

Egil - Pledge

Eivor - Wise Gift

Agnetha - Holy, Pure

Andren - Manly

Aren - Eagle Ruler

Assar - Unknown

Axel - My Father is Peace

Bjork - Birch Tree

Brenda - Sword

Britta - Exalted, Lofty

Canute - Knot

Dagny - New Day

Daube - Dove

Donar - God of Thunder

Ebbe - Brave Boar

Eilert - Edge of the Sword

Elin - Form of Helen

Algot - Noble, Great

Anika - Gracious, Merciful

Arvid - Eagle of the Woods, Brave Warrior

Astrid - God's Strength

Axelia - Feminine Form of Axel

Bjorn - Bear

Brigit - Exalted, Lofty

Bryndis - Of Strong Armor

Christoffer - Christ Bearer

Dahl - Valley

Davin - Finnish Person

Dyre - Dear Heart

Eero - Ruler

Eirny - New Healing

Elof - Forever Heir

Elsa - Short Form of Elizabeth

Embla - Elm

Eric - Always Ruler

Erla - Wagtail Bird

Eskil - God's Cauldron

Flanders - Person from Finland

Freya - Goddess of Love, Fertility and Beauty

Gefion - One Who Endows Wealth

Gerd - Garden

Gersemi - Jewel

Gudrun - God's Secret

Gunner - Warrior

Halden - Half-Danish

Hallmar - Famous Stone

Hans - God is Gracious

Elvi - Noble Friend

Engla - Angel

Erik - Always Ruler

Erling - Descendant

Espen - God Bear

Freja - Norse Goddess of Love

Frigg - Love

Gefjun - One Who Endows Wealth

Gerda - Garden

Gisli - Ray of Sunshine

Gunda - Female Warrior

Gyda - Gods

Haldis - Stone Spirit

Hanne - Grace

Harold - Army Ruler

Elvis - All Wise

Ensio - First

Erika - Always Ruler

Esben - God Bear

Fjola - Flower

Frey - God of Weather

Gala - Singer

Geir - Spear

Gerik - Spear Ruler

Grid - Peace

Gunnar - Battle Warrior

Hakan - From the High Dynasty

Halle - Heroine

Hannes - God is Gracious

Havard - High Guardian

Helga - Holy

Humla - Bumblebee

Inga - Belonging to Ing (girl)

Ingo - Belonging to Ing (boy)

Janli - Combination of Jan and Lisa

Jens - God is Gracious

Johannes - God is Gracious

Kaia - Good

Kare - Curly Haired

Kari - Pure

Karine - Pure

Kaya - Pure

Kerstin - Christian

Kirk - Church

Kjerstin - Christian

Helsa - Consecrated to God

Idun - Rejuventation

Ingalill - Little Inga

Ingrid - Ing's Beauty

Jarmo - God Will Uplift

Jensen - Son of Jens

Jokull - Glacier of Ice

Kajsa - Pure

Karen - Pure

Karin - Pure

Kasen - Pure

Kelda - A Fountain

Ketill - Helmet, Small Pot

Kirsi - Amaranth Blossoms

Knute - Knot

Henrik - Ruler of the Home

Ildri - Fire and Peace

Inge - Belonging to Ing

Ivar - Yew

Jeneve - White-skinned or Juniper Berry

Jetta - Dimunitive Form of Herietta or Marietta

Jorn - Farmer

Kalle - Man

Karena - Pure

Karina - Pure

Katinka - Pure

Kelsea - Island of the Ships

Kiersten - Annointed

Kirstie - Dimunitive Form of Kerstyn

Krista - Christian

Krister - Christ Bearer

Kristjana - Christian

Lars - Person from Laurentum

Linnea - Lime Tree

Loa - Spring Bird

Lovisa - Battle Noise

Magnar - Northern Might

Maja - Of the Sea or Bitter

Malin - Woman of Magdala

Maren - Pearl

Markku - Rebellious

Metta - Pearl

Mikko - Who is Like God?

Munin - Memory

Nanne - Grace

Kristian - Christian

Lang - Tall Man

Leif - Heir

Lis - God is my Oath

Loki - Trickster God

Lundy - Grove

Maija - Of the Sea or Bitter

Majken - Dimunitive Form of Mary

Malina - Woman of Magdala

Mariuerla - Wagtail Bird

Meja - Strength

Mette - Pearl

Mimir - God of Prophecy

My - Form of Mary

Nansen - Son of Nan

Kristine - Christian

Langer - Tall Man

Lilja - Lily

Liv - Cover, Shield, or Life

Lova - Battle Noise

Lynnea - Flower

Maj - Of the Sea or Bitter

Malena - Woman of Magdala

Malva - Soft

Marja - Of the Sea or Bitter

Melker - Form of Melchior

Mia - Of the Sea or Bitter

Moa - Mother

Nanna - Brave

Niel - Champion

Nils - Victory of the People

Odin - Divine Creative Inspiration

Odina - Divine Creative Inspiration

Ola - Ancestor's Heir

Olaf - Ancestor's Heir

Ole - Ancestor's Heir

Olin - Ancestor's Heir

Olina - Ancestor's Heir

Olof - Ancestor's Heir

Olson - Son of Olaf

Onnika - Light

Orn - Eagle

Ottilia - Rich

Peeta - Rock

Pontus - Sea / Bridge

Quenby - From the Queen's Manor

Ragnar - Army Rule

Rasmus - Beloved

Raum - Big

Reidar - Home Army

Reijo - Vigilant, Watchful

Rolf - Famous Wolf

Ronia - Invented Name

Saga - Seer

Sanna - Lily Flower

Satu - Fairytale

Savea - The Swedish Nation

Signa - Signal; Sign

Signe - Victory

Sigourney - The Conqueror

Sigrid - Victory

Siri - Victory

Sissela - Form of Cecilia

Siv - Bride

Sixten - Victory Stone

Skule - Hide

Smilla - Smiling

Sonja - Wisdom

Soren - Severe

Sorena - Feminine Form of Soren

Sten - Stone

Stian - Wanderer

Sina - Christian

Svana - Swan-like

Svante - Holy

Svea - Sweden

Synnove - Sun Gift

Thurston - Thor's Stone

Tomas - Form of Thomas

Torolf - Thor's Wolf

Tove - Dimunitive Form of Torvald

Trygve - Trustworthy

Tyr - Battle

Ursula - Female Bear

Vidar - Forest Battler

Vinga - Wing

Ylva - Wolf

Yorick - Farmer

Svein - Boy, Young Man

Sven - Boy, Young Man

Thor - Thunder (boy)

Thora - Thunder (girl)

Thyra - Goddess

Tindra - Twinkle

Torgny - Thor's Roar

Toril - Thor's Battle

Torsten - Stone of Thor

Torvald - Thor's Rule

Truls - Thor's Arrow

Trygg - True, Faithful

Turi - Of Thor

Tuve - Dimunitive Form of Torvald

Tyra - God of Battle

Ulla - Dimunitive Form of Ulrike

Valdemar - Famous Rule

Valkyrie - Chooser of the Slain

Viggo - Battle, War-like

Vilda - Wild

Winka - People of Chile

Wray - From the Corner

Yngve - First Man

Yngwie - First Man

Zealand - From the Sea Land





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