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This is a list of names in which the gender is masculine; and the usage is Norwegian.
There are 318 names matching your criteria.

AAGE   m   Danish, Norwegian
Danish and Norwegian form of ÁKI.
ABRAHAM   m   English, Hebrew, Spanish, French, Dutch, German, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Biblical, Biblical Latin
This name may be viewed either as meaning "father of many" in Hebrew or else as a contraction of ABRAM (1) and הָמוֹן (hamon) "many, multitude"... [more]
ADAM   m   English, French, German, Dutch, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Polish, Czech, Slovak, Russian, Ukrainian, Croatian, Serbian, Macedonian, Romanian, Hebrew, Arabic, Georgian, Biblical, Biblical Latin, Biblical Greek, Biblical Hebrew
This is the Hebrew word for "man". It could be ultimately derived from Hebrew אדם ('adam) meaning "to be red", referring to the ruddy colour of human skin, or from Akkadian adamu meaning "to make"... [more]
ADOLF   m   German, Dutch, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Czech, Ancient Germanic
From the Germanic name Adalwolf, which meant "noble wolf" from the Germanic elements adal "noble" and wulf... [more]
ADRIAN   m   English, Romanian, Polish, German, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Russian
Form of Hadrianus (see HADRIAN). Several saints and six popes have borne this name, including the only English pope, Adrian IV, and the only Dutch pope, Adrian VI... [more]
ÅGE   m   Norwegian
Norwegian form of ÁKI.
AGNAR   m   Norwegian, Icelandic
From the Old Norse name Agnarr, derived from agi "awe, terror" or ag "edge of a sword" combined with arr "warrior".
AKSEL   m   Danish, Norwegian
Variant of AXEL.
ALBERT   m   English, French, Catalan, German, Polish, Russian, Dutch, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Icelandic, Romanian, Hungarian, Ancient Germanic
From the Germanic name Adalbert, which was composed of the elements adal "noble" and beraht "bright"... [more]
ALEX   m & f   English, Dutch, German, French, Portuguese, Italian, Romanian, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Icelandic
Short form of ALEXANDER, ALEXANDRA, and other names beginning with Alex.
ALEXANDER   m   English, German, Dutch, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Icelandic, Hungarian, Slovak, Biblical, Ancient Greek (Latinized), Greek Mythology (Latinized)
Latinized form of the Greek name Αλεξανδρος (Alexandros), which meant "defending men" from Greek αλεξω (alexo) "to defend, help" and ανηρ (aner) "man" (genitive ανδρος)... [more]
ALF (1)   m   Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Norse Mythology
Derived from Old Norse alfr "elf". In Norse legend this was the name of king, the suitor of a reluctant maiden named Alfhild... [more]
ALF (3)   m   Swedish, Norwegian, Danish
Short form of ADOLF.
ALFRED   m   English, French, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, German, Polish, Dutch
Derived from the Old English name Ælfræd, composed of the elements ælf "elf" and ræd "counsel"... [more]
ALV   m   Norwegian
Variant of ALF (1).
AMUND   m   Norwegian
Derived from the Old Norse name Agmundr, from the element ag "edge of a sword" or agi "awe, terror" combined with mundr "protection".
ANDERS   m   Swedish, Norwegian, Danish
Scandinavian form of Andreas (see ANDREW). A famous bearer was the Swedish physicist Anders Jonas Ångström (1814-1874).
ANDOR (1)   m   Norwegian
From the Old Norse name Arnþórr, derived from the element arn "eagle" combined with the name of the Norse god Þórr (see THOR).
ANDREAS   m   German, Greek, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Dutch, Welsh, Ancient Greek, Biblical Latin, Biblical Greek
Ancient Greek and Latin form of ANDREW. It is also the form used in modern Greek, German and Welsh.
ANSGAR   m   German, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Ancient Germanic
Derived from the Germanic elements ans "god" and ger "spear". Saint Ansgar was a 9th-century missionary who tried to convert the Danes and Norwegians.
ARNE (1)   m   Swedish, Norwegian, Danish
Originally an Old Norse short form of names beginning with the element arn meaning "eagle".
ARNFINN   m   Norwegian
Norwegian form of Arnfinnr, which was derived from the elements arn "eagle" and Finnr "Sámi, person from Finland".
ARNT   m   Norwegian
Norwegian form of AREND.
ARON   m   Polish, Croatian, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Icelandic
Polish, Croatian and Scandinavian form of AARON.
ARTHUR   m   English, French, German, Dutch, Norwegian, Danish, Swedish, Welsh Mythology, Arthurian Romance
The meaning of this name is unknown. It could be derived from the Celtic elements artos "bear" combined with viros "man" or rigos "king"... [more]
ARVID   m   Swedish, Norwegian, Danish
From the Old Norse name Arnviðr, derived from the elements arn "eagle" and viðr "tree".
ASBJØRN   m   Norwegian, Danish
Norwegian and Danish form of ÁSBJÖRN.
ASGEIR   m   Norwegian
Norwegian form of ASGER.
ÅSMUND   m   Norwegian, Danish
From the Old Norse name Ásmundr, cognate of OSMOND.
AUGUST   m   German, Polish, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Catalan, English
German, Polish, Scandinavian and Catalan form of AUGUSTUS.
AXEL   m   Danish, Swedish, Norwegian, German
Medieval Danish form of ABSALOM.
BAARD   m   Norwegian
Variant of BÅRD.
BÅRD   m   Norwegian
Norwegian form of the Old Norse name Bárðr, which was derived from the elements baðu "battle" and friðr "peace".
BENJAMIN   m   English, French, German, Dutch, Danish, Swedish, Norwegian, Biblical
From the Hebrew name בִּנְיָמִין (Binyamin) which means "son of the south" or "son of the right hand"... [more]
BERNHARD   m   German, Dutch, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Ancient Germanic
German, Dutch and Scandinavian form of BERNARD.
BERNT   m   Swedish, Norwegian, Danish
Scandinavian form of BERNARD.
BERTIL   m   Swedish, Norwegian, Danish
Scandinavian form of BERTILO or BERTHOLD.
BIRGER   m   Swedish, Norwegian, Danish
From the Old Norse name Birgir, probably derived from bjarga meaning "help, save, rescue".
BJARNE   m   Swedish, Norwegian, Danish
Modern form of BJARNI.
BJARTE   m   Norwegian
From the Old Norse byname Bjartr, which meant "bright".
BJOERN   m   Swedish, Norwegian, Danish
Variant of BJÖRN or BJØRN.
BJØRN   m   Norwegian, Danish
Danish and Norwegian form of BJÖRN.
BRYNJAR   m   Norwegian, Icelandic
Derived from the Old Norse elements bryn "armour" and arr "warrior".
CAI (1)   m   Swedish, Norwegian, Danish
Variant of KAI (1).
CAJ   m   Swedish, Norwegian, Danish
Variant of KAI (1).
CARL   m   German, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, English
German form of CHARLES. Two noteworthy bearers of the name were the German mathematician Carl Gauss (1777-1855), who made contributions to number theory and algebra as well as physics and astronomy, and the Swiss psychologist Carl Jung (1875-1961), who founded analytical psychology... [more]
CASPER   m   Dutch, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish
Dutch and Scandinavian form of JASPER. This is the name of a friendly ghost in a series of comic books.
CHRISTIAN   m   English, French, German, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish
From the medieval Latin name Christianus meaning "a Christian" (see CHRISTOS). In England it has been in use since the Middle Ages, during which time it was used by both males and females, but it did not become common until the 17th century... [more]
CHRISTOFFER   m   Swedish, Norwegian, Danish
Scandinavian variant of KRISTOFFER.
DAG   m   Swedish, Norwegian, Danish
Derived from Old Norse dagr meaning "day".
DAGFINN   m   Norwegian, Danish
From the Old Norse name Dagfinnr, which was composed of the elements dagr "day" and Finnr "Sámi, person from Finland".
DAN (3)   m   Swedish, Danish, Norwegian
From the Old Norse byname Danr meaning "a Dane". This was the name of several semi-legendary Danish kings.
DAVID   m   English, Hebrew, French, Scottish, Spanish, Portuguese, German, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Dutch, Czech, Slovene, Russian, Croatian, Serbian, Macedonian, Romanian, Biblical, Biblical Latin
From the Hebrew name דָּוִד (Dawid), which was probably derived from Hebrew דוד (dwd) meaning "beloved"... [more]
EBBE   m   German, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish
Diminutive of EBERHARD and other names beginning with the Germanic element ebur meaning "wild boar"... [more]
EDVIN   m   Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Finnish, Estonian, Hungarian
Scandinavian, Finnish, Estonian and Hungarian form of EDWIN.
EGIL   m   Swedish, Norwegian, Danish
From the Old Norse name Egill, a diminutive of names that began with the element agi "awe, terror". This was the name of a semi-legendary Icelandic warrior.
EILERT   m   Frisian, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish
Frisian and Scandinavian form of EGILHARD.
EINAR   m   Norwegian, Icelandic, Swedish, Danish
From the Old Norse name Einarr, derived from the elements ein "one, alone" and arr "warrior"... [more]
EINDRIDE   m   Norwegian
Derived from the Old Norse name Eindriði, possibly from the elements ein "one, alone" and ríða "to ride".
EIRIK   m   Norwegian
Norwegian form of Eiríkr (see ERIC).
EIVIND   m   Norwegian
Variant of ØYVIND.
ELIAS   m   Portuguese, German, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Finnish, English, Greek, Biblical Latin, Biblical Greek
Cognate of ELIJAH. This is the form used in the Greek New Testament.
EMIL   m   Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, German, Romanian, Bulgarian, Czech, Polish, Slovene, Serbian, Croatian, Macedonian, Hungarian, Icelandic, English
From the Roman family name Aemilius, which was derived from Latin aemulus meaning "rival".
ENDRE (2)   m   Norwegian
Norwegian short form of EINDRIDE.
ENOK   m   Swedish, Norwegian, Danish
Scandinavian form of ENOCH.
ERIK   m   Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Finnish, Czech, Slovak, Slovene, Croatian, Hungarian, German, Dutch, English
Scandinavian form of ERIC. This was the name of kings of Sweden, Denmark and Norway. King Erik IX of Sweden (12th century) is the patron saint of that country.
ERLEND   m   Norwegian, Danish
Variant of ERLAND.
ERLING   m   Swedish, Norwegian, Danish
Means "descendant of the jarl", a derivative of the Old Norse word jarl meaning "chieftain, nobleman, earl".
ERNST   m   German, Dutch, Danish, Norwegian, Swedish
German, Dutch and Scandinavian form of ERNEST.
ESBEN   m   Danish, Norwegian
Variant of ASBJØRN.
ESPEN   m   Norwegian, Danish
Variant of ASBJØRN.
EVEN   m   Norwegian
Variant of ØYVIND.
FELIX   m   German, Dutch, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, English, Romanian, Ancient Roman, Biblical, Biblical Latin
From a Roman cognomen meaning "lucky, successful" in Latin. It was acquired as an agnomen, or nickname, by the 1st-century BC Roman general Sulla. It also appears in the New Testament belonging to the governor of Judea who imprisoned Saint Paul... [more]
FINN (2)   m   Danish, Norwegian, Swedish
From the Old Norse name Finnr which meant "Sámi, person from Finland".
FOLKE   m   Swedish, Norwegian, Danish
Short form of various Old Norse names that contain the element folk meaning "people", and thus a cognate of FULK.
FRANS   m   Dutch, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Finnish
Dutch, Scandinavian and Finnish form of Franciscus (see FRANCIS).
FREDRIK   m   Swedish, Norwegian, Finnish
Swedish, Norwegian and Finnish form of FREDERICK. This was the name of a 18th-century king of Sweden.
FRIDTJOF   m   Swedish, Norwegian, Danish
Variant of FRITJOF.
FRITJOF   m   Swedish, Norwegian, Danish
From the Old Norse name Friðþjófr meaning "thief of peace", derived from the elements friðr "peace" and þjófr "thief".
FRODE   m   Danish, Norwegian
From the Old Norse name Fróði, which was derived from fróðr meaning "learned, wise".
GEIR   m   Norwegian, Icelandic
Derived from the Old Norse element geirr meaning "spear".
GEORG   m   German, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Icelandic, Estonian
Form of GEORGE. This name was borne by the German idealist philosopher Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel (1770-1831).
GERHARD   m   German, Dutch, Swedish, Danish, Norwegian, Ancient Germanic
German, Dutch and Scandinavian form of GERARD.
GJURD   m   Norwegian (Rare)
Contracted form of GUÐFRIÐR.
GODTFRED   m   Norwegian
Norwegian form of GODFREY.
GØRAN   m   Norwegian
Medieval Norwegian form of GEORGE.
GREGERS   m   Danish, Norwegian
Danish and Norwegian form of GREGORY.
GUDBRAND   m   Norwegian, Danish
From the Old Norse name Guðbrandr meaning "god's sword", derived from the elements guð "god" and brandr "sword".
GUDMUND   m   Swedish, Norwegian, Danish
From the Old Norse name Guðmundr which was derived from the elements guð "god" and mundr "protection".
GULBRAND   m   Norwegian (Rare), Danish (Rare)
From the Old Norse name Gulbrandr, a variant of Guðbrandr (see GUDBRAND).
GUNNAR   m   Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Norse Mythology
From the Old Norse name Gunnarr which was derived from the elements gunnr "war" and arr "warrior" (making it a cognate of GÜNTHER)... [more]
GUNNE   m   Swedish, Norwegian
Short form of Old Norse names beginning with the element gunnr "war".
GUSTAV   m   Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, German
Possibly means "staff of the Goths", derived from the Old Norse elements Gautr "Goth" and stafr "staff"... [more]
HAAKON   m   Norwegian
Variant of HÅKON.
HÅKON   m   Norwegian
Modern Norwegian form of the Old Norse name Hákon, which meant "high son" from "high" and konr "son, descendant"... [more]
HALDOR   m   Norwegian
From the Old Norse name Hallþórr, which meant "Thor's rock" from hallr "rock" combined with the name of the Norse god Þórr (see THOR).
HALLDOR   m   Norwegian
Variant of HALDOR.
HALLE (1)   m   Norwegian
From the Old Norse name Halli, a diminutive of names containing the element hallr meaning "rock".
HALLVARD   m   Norwegian
Variant of HALVARD.
HALSTEIN   m   Norwegian
From the Old Norse name Hallsteinn, derived from the elements hallr "rock" and steinn "stone".
HALVARD   m   Norwegian
From the Old Norse name Hallvarðr, which meant "rock guardian" from hallr "rock" combined with varðr "guardian".
HALVDAN   m   Norwegian
From the Old Norse name Hálfdan, composed of the elements hálfr "half" and Danr "Dane", originally a nickname for a person who was half Danish.
HALVOR   m   Norwegian
Variant of HALVARD.
HANNE (1)   f & m   Danish, Norwegian, German, Dutch
Danish and Norwegian short form of JOHANNE, or a German and Dutch short form of JOHANNA... [more]
HANS   m   German, Dutch, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish
German, Dutch and Scandinavian short form of JOHANNES. Two famous bearers were Hans Holbein (1497-1543), a Renaissance portrait painter from Germany, and Hans Christian Andersen (1805-1875), a Danish writer of fairy tales.
HARALD   m   Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, German
Scandinavian and German cognate of HAROLD. This was the name of several kings of Norway and Denmark.
HÅVARD   m   Norwegian
Norwegian form of HÁVARÐR.
HELGE   m   Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, German
From the Old Norse name Helgi, derived from heilagr meaning "holy, blessed".
HEMMING   m   Swedish, Norwegian, Danish
Perhaps derived from Old Norse hamr "shape", and possibly originally a nickname for a person believed to be a shape changer.
HENNING   m   German, Danish, Norwegian, Swedish
Diminutive of HENRIK.
HERLEIF   m   Norwegian
Modern Scandinavian form of HERLEIFR.
HERMAN   m   English, Dutch, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Slovene, Ancient Germanic
Means "army man", derived from the Germanic elements hari "army" and man "man"... [more]
HJALMAR   m   Swedish, Norwegian, Danish
From the Old Norse name Hjálmarr meaning "helmeted warrior" from the element hjalmr "helmet" combined with arr "warrior".
HOLGER   m   Swedish, Norwegian, Danish
From the Old Norse name Hólmgeirr, derived from the elements hólmr "island" and geirr "spear"... [more]
HUGO   m   Spanish, Portuguese, Catalan, English, Dutch, German, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Ancient Germanic (Latinized)
Latinized form of HUGH. As a surname it has belonged to the French author Victor Hugo (1802-1885), the writer of 'The Hunchback of Notre Dame' and 'Les Misérables'.
INGE   f & m   Danish, Norwegian, Swedish, German, Dutch
Short form of Scandinavian and German names beginning with the element ing, which refers to the Germanic god ING. In Sweden and Norway this is primarily a masculine name, elsewhere it is usually feminine.
INGOLF   m   Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, German
From the Old Norse name Ingólfr, which was derived from the name of the Germanic god ING combined with úlfr meaning "wolf".
INGVAR   m   Swedish, Icelandic, Norwegian, Danish
From the Old Norse name Yngvarr, which was derived from the name of the Germanic god YNGVI combined with arr meaning "warrior".
ISAK   m   Swedish, Norwegian, Danish
Scandinavian form of ISAAC.
IVAR   m   Swedish, Norwegian, Danish
Scandinavian form of IVOR.
JACOB   m   English, Dutch, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Jewish, Biblical
From the Latin Iacobus, which was from the Greek Ιακωβος (Iakobos), which was from the Hebrew name יַעֲקֹב (Ya'aqov)... [more]
JAN (1)   m   Dutch, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Czech, Polish, Slovene, German, Catalan
Form of JOHANNES. This name was borne by the 15th-century Flemish painter Jan van Eyck and the 17th-century Dutch painter Jan Vermeer.
JARL   m   Norwegian, Swedish, Danish, Norse Mythology, Ancient Scandinavian
Means "chieftain, nobleman, earl" in Old Norse. In Norse legend Jarl was the son of the god Ríg and the founder of the race of warriors.
JARLE   m   Norwegian
Variant of JARL.
JENS   m   Danish, Swedish, Norwegian
Danish form of JOHN.
JOAKIM   m   Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Finnish, Serbian, Macedonian
Scandinavian, Macedonian and Serbian form of JOACHIM.
JOHAN   m   Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Dutch
Scandinavian and Dutch form of Iohannes (see JOHN).
JOHANNES   m   German, Dutch, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Finnish, Estonian, Late Roman
Latin form of Ioannes (see JOHN). Notable bearers include the inventor of the printing press Johannes Gutenberg (1398-1468), astronomer Johannes Kepler (1571-1630) and composer Johannes Brahms (1833-1897).
JON (1)   m   Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Basque
Scandinavian and Basque form of JOHN.
JONAS (2)   m   Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, German, Dutch, Biblical
From Ιωνας (Ionas), the Greek form of JONAH... [more]
JONATAN   m   Spanish, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, German
Spanish form of JONATHAN, as well as a Scandinavian and German variant form.
JONATHAN   m   English, German, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Dutch, French, Biblical
From the Hebrew name יְהוֹנָתָן (Yehonatan),contracted to יוֹנָתָן (Yonatan), meaning "YAHWEH has given"... [more]
JONE (2)   m   Norwegian
Norwegian variant of JON (1).
JØRG   m   Danish, Norwegian
Danish and Norwegian short form of JØRGEN.
JØRGEN   m   Danish, Norwegian
Danish and Norwegian form of JÜRGEN.
JØRN   m   Danish, Norwegian
Short form of JØRGEN.
JOSEF   m   German, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Czech
German, Scandinavian and Czech form of JOSEPH.
KAI (1)   m   Frisian, German, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Finnish, Dutch
Meaning uncertain, possibly a Frisian diminutive of GERHARD, NICOLAAS, CORNELIS or GAIUS.
KAJ (1)   m   Swedish, Danish, Norwegian
Variant of KAI (1).
KÅRE   m   Norwegian, Swedish, Danish
From the Old Norse name Kári meaning "curly, curved".
KARL   m   German, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, English, Finnish, Ancient Germanic
German and Scandinavian form of CHARLES. This was the name of seven emperors of the Holy Roman Empire and an emperor of Austria, as well as kings of Sweden and Norway... [more]
KARSTEN   m   Low German, Danish, Norwegian
Low German form of CHRISTIAN.
KASPER   m   Polish, Dutch, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish
Polish, Dutch and Scandinavian form of JASPER.
KENNET   m   Swedish, Norwegian, Danish
Scandinavian form of KENNETH.
KENNETH   m   Scottish, English, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish
Anglicized form of both COINNEACH and CINÁED. This name was borne by the Scottish king Kenneth (Cináed) mac Alpin, who united the Scots and Picts in the 9th century... [more]
KETIL   m   Norwegian
From the Old Norse name Ketill meaning "kettle, cauldron" (later also acquiring the meaning "helmet"). In old Scandinavian rituals the ketill was used to catch the blood of sacrificed animals.
KEVIN   m   English, Irish, French, German, Dutch, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish
Anglicized form of the Irish name Caoimhín, derived from the older Irish Cóemgein, composed of the Old Irish elements cóem "kind, gentle, handsome" and gein "birth"... [more]
KIM (2)   m   Danish, Swedish, Norwegian, Finnish
Scandinavian short form of JOACHIM.
KJELL   m   Swedish, Norwegian
Variant of KETIL.
KJETIL   m   Norwegian
Variant of KETIL.
KLAUS   m   German, Danish, Norwegian, Finnish
German short form of NICHOLAS.
KNUT   m   Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, German
Derived from Old Norse knútr meaning "knot". Knut was a Danish prince who defeated Æðelræd II, king of England, in the early 11th century and became the ruler of Denmark, Norway and England.
KNUTE   m   Norwegian
Norwegian variant of KNUT.
KONRAD   m   German, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Polish, Slovene
German, Scandinavian, Polish and Slovene form of CONRAD.
KRISTEN (1)   m   Danish, Norwegian
Danish and Norwegian form of CHRISTIAN.
KRISTIAN   m   Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Finnish
Scandinavian and Finnish form of CHRISTIAN.
KRISTOFFER   m   Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Finnish
Scandinavian form of CHRISTOPHER.
LARS   m   Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Finnish, Dutch, German
Scandinavian form of LAURENCE (1).
LASSE   m   Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Finnish
Scandinavian and Finnish form of LAURENCE (1).
LAURITS   m   Danish, Norwegian
Danish and Norwegian form of Laurentius (see LAURENCE (1)).
LAURITZ   m   Danish, Norwegian
Danish and Norwegian form of Laurentius (see LAURENCE (1)).
LEIF   m   Swedish, Norwegian, Danish
From the Old Norse name Leifr meaning "descendant, heir". Leif Eriksson was a Norse explorer who reached North America in the early 11th century. He was the son of Erik the Red.
LEIV   m   Norwegian
Norwegian variant of LEIF.
LENNART   m   Swedish, Danish, Norwegian, Low German, Dutch
Swedish and Low German form of LEONARD.
LEO   m   German, Dutch, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Finnish, English, Croatian, Late Roman
Derived from Latin leo meaning "lion", a cognate of LEON. It was popular among early Christians and was the name of 13 popes, including Saint Leo the Great who asserted the dominance of the Roman bishops (the popes) over all others in the 5th century... [more]
LINUS   m   Greek Mythology (Latinized), Ancient Greek (Latinized), German, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish
From the Greek name Λινος (Linos) meaning "flax". In Greek legend he was the son of the god Apollo, who accidentally killed him in a contest... [more]
LOKE   m   Norse Mythology, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish
Modern Scandinavian form of LOKI.
LORENS   m   Swedish, Norwegian, Danish
Scandinavian form of LAURENCE (1).
LUDVIG   m   Swedish, Norwegian, Danish
Scandinavian form of LUDWIG.
LUKAS   m   German, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Lithuanian
German, Scandinavian and Lithuanian form of LUKE.
MAGNE   m   Norwegian
Modern form of MAGNI as well as a variant of MAGNUS.
MAGNUS   m   Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Late Roman
Late Latin name meaning "great". It was borne by a 7th-century saint who was a missionary in Germany. It became popular in Scandinavia after the time of the 11th-century Norwegian king Magnus I, who was said to have been named after Charlemagne, or Carolus Magnus in Latin (however there was also a Norse name Magni)... [more]
MARCUS   m   Ancient Roman, Biblical Latin, English, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish
Roman praenomen, or given name, which was probably derived from the name of the Roman god MARS. This was among the most popular of the Roman praenomina... [more]
MARIUS   m   Ancient Roman, Romanian, German, Dutch, Norwegian, Danish, French
Roman family name which was derived either from MARS, the name of the Roman god of War, or else from the Latin root mas, maris meaning "male"... [more]
MARK   m   English, Russian, Dutch, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Biblical
Form of MARCUS. Saint Mark was the author of the second gospel in the New Testament. Though the author's identity is not certain, some traditions hold him to be the same person as the John Mark who appears in the Book of Acts... [more]
MARKUS   m   German, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Finnish
German, Scandinavian and Finnish form of MARK.
MARTIN   m   English, French, German, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Russian, Romanian, Czech, Slovak, Slovene, Croatian, Hungarian, Bulgarian, Macedonian, Finnish
From the Roman name Martinus, which was derived from Martis, the genitive case of the name of the Roman god MARS... [more]
MATS   m   Swedish, Norwegian
Swedish and Norwegian short form of MATTHIAS.
MATTEUS   m   Swedish, Norwegian
Swedish and Norwegian form of MATTHEW, used to refer to the evangelist and apostle also known as Levi.
MATTHIAS   m   Greek, German, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, French, Dutch, Biblical, Biblical Latin, Biblical Greek
Variant of Matthaios (see MATTHEW) which appears in the New Testament as the name of the apostle chosen to replace the traitor Judas Iscariot... [more]
MAX   m   German, English, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Dutch
Short form of MAXIMILIAN (or sometimes of MAXWELL in English).
MAXIMILIAN   m   German, English, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish
From the Roman name Maximilianus, which was derived from MAXIMUS. It was borne by a 3rd-century saint and martyr... [more]
MICHAEL   m   English, German, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Dutch, Czech, Biblical, Biblical Latin, Biblical Greek
From the Hebrew name מִיכָאֵל (Mikha'el) meaning "who is like God?"... [more]
MIKAEL   m   Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Finnish
Scandinavian and Finnish form of MICHAEL.
MIKKEL   m   Danish, Norwegian
Danish form of MICHAEL. It can also derive from the Scandinavian root mikill meaning "enormous".
MORTEN   m   Danish, Norwegian
Danish and Norwegian form of MARTIN.
NIKLAS   m   Swedish, Finnish, Danish, Norwegian, German
Swedish form of NICHOLAS.
NILS   m   Swedish, Norwegian, Danish
Scandinavian form of NICHOLAS.
NJÅL   m   Norwegian
Norwegian form of NJÁLL.
NJORD   m   Norse Mythology, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish
From Old Norse Njörðr, which was possibly derived from the Indo-European root *ner meaning "strong, vigourous". Njord was the Norse god of the sea, sailing, fishing and fertility... [more]
ODD   m   Norwegian
Derived from Old Norse oddr meaning "point of a sword".
ODDMUND   m   Norwegian
Possibly a modern coinage based on the Old Norse elements oddr "point of a sword" and mundr "protection".
ØIVIND   m   Norwegian
Variant of ØYVIND.
OLA (1)   m   Norwegian, Swedish
Norwegian and Swedish short form of OLAF.
OLAF   m   Norwegian, Danish, German, Dutch, Polish
From the Old Norse name Áleifr meaning "ancestor's descendant", derived from the elements anu "ancestor" and leifr "descendant"... [more]
OLAV   m   Norwegian, Danish
Variant of OLAF.
OLE   m   Danish, Norwegian
Danish and Norwegian form of OLAF.
OLIVER   m   English, German, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Finnish, Estonian, Serbian, Croatian, Macedonian, Czech, Slovak
From Olivier, a Norman French form of a Germanic name such as ALFHER or an Old Norse name such as Áleifr (see OLAF)... [more]
ØRJAN   m   Norwegian
Medieval Norwegian form of JURIAN.
OSCAR   m   English, Irish, Portuguese (Brazilian), Italian, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Dutch, French, Irish Mythology
Possibly means "deer friend", derived from Gaelic os "deer" and cara "friend". Alternatively, it may derive from the Old English name OSGAR or its Old Norse cognate ÁSGEIRR, which may have been brought to Ireland by Viking invaders and settlers... [more]
OSKAR   m   Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, German, Polish
Scandinavian, German, Polish and Slovene form of OSCAR. A famous bearer was Oskar Schindler (1908-1974), who saved over a thousand Polish Jews during World War II.
OSVALD   m   Swedish, Norwegian, Danish
Scandinavian cognate of OSWALD.
OTTO   m   German, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Dutch, English, Finnish, Ancient Germanic
Later German form of Audo or Odo, originally a short form of various names beginning with the Germanic element aud meaning "wealth, fortune"... [more]
OVE   m   Swedish, Norwegian, Danish
Probably a modern form of the Old Danish name Aghi, originally a short form of names that contain the Old Norse element ag "edge of a sword" or agi "terror".
ØYSTEIN   m   Norwegian
Norwegian form of EYSTEINN.
ØYVIND   m   Norwegian
From the Old Norse name Eyvindr, which was derived from ey meaning "island" or "good fortune" and vindr possibly meaning "victor".
PÅL   m   Swedish, Norwegian
Swedish and Norwegian form of PAUL.
PAUL   m   English, French, German, Dutch, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Romanian, Biblical
From the Roman family name Paulus, which meant "small" or "humble" in Latin. Paul was an important leader of the early Christian church. According to Acts in the New Testament, he was a Jewish Roman citizen who converted to Christianity after the resurrected Jesus appeared to him... [more]
PEDER   m   Swedish, Norwegian, Danish
Scandinavian form of PETER.
PEER   m   Danish, Norwegian, Swedish
Variant of PER. The Norwegian playwright Henrik Ibsen used this name for the main character in his play 'Peer Gynt' (1867).
PER   m   Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Breton
Scandinavian and Breton form of PETER.
PETER   m   English, German, Dutch, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Slovene, Slovak, Biblical
Derived from the Greek Πετρος (Petros) meaning "stone"... [more]
PETTER   m   Swedish, Norwegian
Swedish and Norwegian form of PETER.
PHILIP   m   English, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Dutch, Biblical
From the Greek name Φιλιππος (Philippos) which means "friend of horses", composed of the elements φιλος (philos) "friend, lover" and ‘ιππος (hippos) "horse"... [more]
PONTUS   m   Swedish, Norwegian, Danish
Scandinavian form of PONTIUS.
PREBEN   m   Danish, Norwegian
Modern Danish form of the name Pridbjørn, which was a medieval Scandinavian form of the Slavic (Wendish) name Pridbor, which was derived from Slavic prid "first" and borti "battle"... [more]
RAGNAR   m   Swedish, Norwegian, Danish
Scandinavian cognate of RAYNER.
RAGNVALD   m   Swedish, Norwegian, Danish
Modern Scandinavian form of RAGNVALDR.
RALPH   m   English, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, German
Contracted form of the Old Norse name RÁÐÚLFR (or its Norman form Radulf). Scandinavian settlers introduced it to England before the Norman conquest, though afterwards it was bolstered by Norman influence... [more]
RASMUS   m   Danish, Swedish, Norwegian
Scandinavian form of ERASMUS.
REIDAR   m   Norwegian
From the Old Norse name Hreiðarr which was derived from the elements hreiðr "nest, home" and arr "warrior".
RIKARD   m   Swedish, Norwegian, Danish
Scandinavian form of RICHARD.
ROALD   m   Norwegian
Modern form of the Old Norse name Hróðvaldr or Hróaldr, composed of the elements hróðr "fame" and valdr "ruler"... [more]
ROAR   m   Norwegian
Newer Scandinavian form of HRÓARR.
ROBERT   m   English, French, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, German, Dutch, Czech, Slovak, Polish, Russian, Slovene, Croatian, Romanian, Ancient Germanic
From the Germanic name Hrodebert meaning "bright fame", derived from the Germanic elements hrod "fame" and beraht "bright"... [more]
ROGER   m   English, French, Catalan, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, German, Dutch
Means "famous spear" from the Germanic elements hrod "fame" and ger "spear"... [more]
ROLF   m   German, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, English
From the Germanic name Hrolf (or its Old Norse cognate Hrólfr), a contracted form of Hrodulf (see RUDOLF)... [more]
RUBEN   m   Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Dutch, French, Armenian, Biblical Latin
Scandinavian, Dutch, French and Armenian form of REUBEN. This was the name of an 11th-century Armenian ruler of Cilicia.
RUDOLF   m   German, Dutch, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Polish, Czech, Hungarian, Slovene, Croatian, Russian, Armenian
From the Germanic name Hrodulf, which was derived from the elements hrod "fame" and wulf "wolf"... [more]
RUNE   m   Norwegian, Danish, Swedish
Derived from Old Norse rún meaning "secret lore".
SALOMON   m   French, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Biblical Latin, Biblical Greek
French and Scandinavian form of SOLOMON.
SAMUEL   m   English, French, German, Dutch, Spanish, Portuguese, Polish, Czech, Slovak, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Finnish, Jewish, Biblical
From the Hebrew name שְׁמוּאֵל (Shemu'el) which could mean either "name of God" or "God has heard"... [more]
SANDER   m   Dutch, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish
Dutch and Scandinavian short form of ALEXANDER.
SEBASTIAN   m   German, English, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Polish, Finnish, Romanian
From the Latin name Sebastianus which meant "from Sebaste". Sebaste was the name a town in Asia Minor, its name deriving from Greek σεβαστος (sebastos) "venerable" (a translation of Latin Augustus, the title of the Roman emperors)... [more]
SEVERIN   m   German, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish
German and Scandinavian form of SEVERINUS.
SIGMUND   m   German, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, English
Derived from the Germanic elements sigu "victory" and mund "protector" (or in the case of the Scandinavian cognate, from the Old Norse elements sigr "victory" and mundr "protector")... [more]
SIGURD   m   Norwegian, Danish, Swedish, Norse Mythology
From the Old Norse name Sigurðr, which was derived from the elements sigr "victory" and varðr "guardian"... [more]
SIMEN   m   Norwegian
Norwegian variant of SIMON.
SIMON   m   English, French, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, German, Dutch, Hungarian, Slovene, Romanian, Macedonian, Georgian, Biblical, Biblical Latin, Biblical Greek
From Σιμων (Simon), the New Testament Greek form of the Hebrew name שִׁמְעוֹן (Shim'on) which meant "he has heard"... [more]
SINDRE   m   Norwegian
Norwegian form of SINDRI.
SJURD   m   Norwegian
Norwegian form of SIGURD.
SNORRE   m   Norwegian
Norwegian form of SNORRI.
SØREN   m   Danish, Norwegian
Danish form of SEVERINUS. Søren Kierkegaard (1813-1855) was a Danish philosopher who is regarded as a precursor of existentialism.
STEFFEN   m   Low German, Danish, Norwegian, Dutch
Low German and Danish form of STEPHEN.
STEIN   m   Norwegian
Norwegian cognate of STEN.
STEINAR   m   Norwegian
From the Old Norse name Steinarr, derived from the elements steinn "stone" and arr "warrior".
STEN   m   Swedish, Danish, Norwegian, Dutch
Derived from the Old Norse name Steinn meaning "stone".
STIAN   m   Norwegian
Modern form of STÍGANDR.
STIG   m   Swedish, Norwegian, Danish
Modern form of STIGR.
SVANTE   m   Swedish, Norwegian, Danish
Swedish short form of SVANTEPOLK.
SVEIN   m   Norwegian
Norwegian variant of SVEN.
SVEN   m   Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, German, Dutch
From the Old Norse byname Sveinn which meant "boy". This was the name of kings of Denmark, Norway and Sweden.
SVEND   m   Danish, Norwegian
Danish form of SVEN.
SVERRE   m   Norwegian
From the Old Norse name Sverrir which meant "wild, swinging, spinning".
TALLAK   m   Norwegian
Variant of TOLLAK.
TERJE (1)   m   Norwegian
Norwegian variant of TORGEIR.
THEODOR   m   German, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Czech, Romanian
German form of THEODORE, as well as a Scandinavian, Czech and Romanian variant of TEODOR... [more]
THOMAS   m   English, French, German, Dutch, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Greek, Biblical, Biblical Latin, Biblical Greek
Greek form of the Aramaic name תָּאוֹמָא (Ta'oma') which meant "twin"... [more]
THOR   m   Norse Mythology, Danish, Swedish, Norwegian
From the Old Norse Þórr meaning "thunder", ultimately from the early Germanic *Þunraz. Thor was the Norse god of strength, thunder, war and storms, the son of Odin... [more]
THORBJØRN   m   Norwegian
Variant of TORBJØRN.
THORE   m   Swedish, Norwegian, Danish
Variant of TORE (1).
THORSTEIN   m   Norwegian
Norwegian form of TORSTEN.
THORVALD   m   Swedish, Norwegian, Danish
Variant of TORVALD.
TIM   m   English, German, Dutch, Slovene, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish
Short form of TIMOTHY. It was borne by the fictional character Tiny Tim, the ill son of Bob Cratchit in Charles Dickens' novel 'A Christmas Carol' (1843).
TOBIAS   m   Biblical, German, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, English, Biblical Latin, Biblical Greek
Greek form of TOBIAH. This is the name of the hero of the apocryphal Book of Tobit, which appears in many English versions of the Old Testament... [more]
TOLLAK   m   Norwegian
From the Old Norse name Þórleikr, which meant "Thor's play" from the name of the Norse god Þórr (see THOR) combined with leikr "play, game (involving weapons)".
TOMAS   m   Swedish, Norwegian, Lithuanian
Swedish, Norwegian and Lithuanian form of THOMAS.
TOR   m   Swedish, Norwegian, Danish
Modern Scandinavian form of Þórr (see THOR). It was not used as a personal name until the 18th century... [more]
TORBJØRN   m   Danish, Norwegian
Danish and Norwegian form of TORBJÖRN.
TORE (1)   m   Swedish, Norwegian, Danish
Probably from the Old Norse name ÞÓRIR.
TORGEIR   m   Norwegian
From the Old Norse name Þórgeirr, which meant "Thor's spear" from the name of the Norse god Þórr (see THOR) combined with geirr "spear".
TORGER   m   Norwegian
Variant of TORGEIR.
TORGILS   m   Norwegian
Modern form of ÞÓRGÍSL.
TORKEL   m   Norwegian, Swedish
From the Old Norse name Þórketill meaning "Thor's cauldron" from the name of the Norse god Þórr (see THOR) combined with ketill "cauldron".
TORLEIF   m   Norwegian
From the Old Norse name Þórleifr meaning "Thor's descendant" from the name of the Norse god Þórr (see THOR) combined with leifr "descendant, heir".
TORMOD   m   Norwegian
From the Old Norse name Þórmóðr, which meant "Thor's mind" from the name of the Norse god Þórr (see THOR) combined with móðr "mind, mood".
TORSTEIN   m   Norwegian
Norwegian form of TORSTEN.
TORVALD   m   Swedish, Norwegian, Danish
From the Old Norse name Þórvaldr, which meant "Thor's ruler" from the name of the Norse god Þórr (see THOR) combined with valdr "ruler".
TROND   m   Norwegian
From the Old Norse byname Þróndr which indicated a person from Trøndelag, a region in central Norway, possibly derived from þróast meaning "to grow, to prosper".
TRULS   m   Norwegian, Swedish
Norwegian and Swedish form of ÞÓRGÍSL.
TRYGVE   m   Swedish, Norwegian, Danish
Derived from Old Norse tryggr meaning "trustworthy".
ULF   m   Swedish, Norwegian, Danish
From the Old Norse byname Úlfr meaning "wolf".


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