Scandinavian Names and Meanings

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Scandinavian Names and Meanings

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A list of Scandinavian names and their meanings. Not necessarily in alphabetical order.

Summary

A list of Scandinavian names and their meanings. Not necessarily in alphabetical order.

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Submitted: July 25, 2012

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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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