Ancient Scandinavian Names

These names were used by the peoples of ancient Scandinavia. See also about Germanic names.
There are 203 names matching your criteria.

AGHI   m   Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse form of OVE.
AGMUNDR   m   Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse form of AMUND.
ÁKI   m   Ancient Scandinavian, Icelandic
Old Norse diminutive of names containing the element anu "ancestor, father".
ÁLEIFR   m   Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse form of OLAF.
ALFARR   m   Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse form of ALVAR.
ALFHILDR   f   Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse form of ALFHILD.
ARI (2)   m   Ancient Scandinavian, Icelandic, Finnish
Old Norse byname meaning "eagle".
ARNBJÖRG   f   Ancient Scandinavian, Icelandic
Old Norse name derived from the elements arn meaning "eagle" and björg meaning "help, save, rescue".
ARNFINNR   m   Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse form of ARNFINN.
ÁRNI   m   Ancient Scandinavian, Icelandic
Old Norse and Icelandic form of ARNE (1).
ARNÞÓRR   m   Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse form of ANDOR (1).
ARNVIÐR   m   Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse form of ARVID.
ÁSA   f   Ancient Scandinavian, Icelandic
Old Norse and Icelandic form of ÅSA.
ÁSBJÖRN   m   Ancient Scandinavian, Icelandic
Old Norse name derived from the elements áss "god" and björn "bear"... [more]
ÁSDÍS   f   Icelandic, Ancient Scandinavian
Derived from the Old Norse elements áss "god" and dís "goddess".
ÁSGEIRR   m   Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse form of ASGER.
ÁSKETILL   m   Ancient Scandinavian
Derived from Old Norse áss "god" and ketill "cauldron, helmet".
ÁSLAUG   f   Ancient Scandinavian, Icelandic
Old Norse and Icelandic form of ASLAUG.
ÁSMUNDR   m   Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse form of ÅSMUND.
ÁSTRÍÐR   f   Ancient Scandinavian
Derived from the Old Norse elements áss "god" and fríðr "beautiful, beloved".
ÁSVALDR   m   Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse cognate of OSWALD.
AÐALBJÖRG   f   Icelandic, Ancient Scandinavian
Derived from the Old Norse elements aðal "noble" and björg "help, save, rescue".
AÐALSTEINN   m   Icelandic, Ancient Scandinavian
Derived from the Old Norse elements aðal "noble" and steinn "stone".
AUÐRHILDR   f   Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse form of AUDHILD.
BÁRÐR   m   Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse form of BÅRD.
BERGLJÓT   f   Ancient Scandinavian, Icelandic
Old Norse and Icelandic form of BERGLJOT.
BIRGIR   m   Ancient Scandinavian, Icelandic
Old Norse and Icelandic form of BIRGER.
BJARNI   m   Ancient Scandinavian, Icelandic
Old Norse diminutive of BJÖRN and other names containing the element björn meaning "bear".
BJARTR   m   Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse form of BJARTE.
BJÖRG   f   Ancient Scandinavian, Icelandic
Old Norse and Icelandic form of BJØRG.
BJÖRN   m   Swedish, Icelandic, German, Ancient Scandinavian
From an Old Norse byname meaning "bear".
BÓTHILDR   f   Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse form of BODIL.
BRANDR   m   Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse byname meaning "sword" or "fire".
BRYNJA   f   Icelandic, Ancient Scandinavian
Means "armour" in Old Norse.
BRYNJARR   m   Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse form of BRYNJAR.
BÚI   m   Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse form of BO (1).
DAGFINNR   m   Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse form of DAGFINN.
DAGMÆR   f   Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse form of DAGMAR.
DAGNÝ   f   Ancient Scandinavian, Icelandic
Old Norse and Icelandic form of DAGNY.
DAGR   m   Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse form of DAG.
DAGRÚN   f   Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse form of DAGRUN.
DANR   m   Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse form of DAN (3).
EDDA (2)   f   Icelandic, Ancient Scandinavian
Possibly from Old Norse meaning "great-grandmother"... [more]
EGILL   m   Ancient Scandinavian, Icelandic
Old Norse and Icelandic form of EGIL.
EILEIFR   m   Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse form of ELOF.
EINARR   m   Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse form of EINAR.
EINDRIÐI   m   Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse form of EINDRIDE.
EIRÍKR   m   Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse form of ERIC.
ERLENDR   m   Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse form of ERLAND.
ERLINGR   m   Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse form of ERLING.
EYDÍS   f   Ancient Scandinavian, Icelandic
Derived from the Old Norse elements ey "good fortune" or "island" and dís "goddess".
EYSTEINN   m   Ancient Scandinavian, Icelandic
Derived from the Old Norse elements ey "island" or "good fortune" and steinn "stone".
EYVINDR   m   Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse form of ØYVIND.
FINNR   m   Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse form of FINN (2).
FÓLKI   m   Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse form of FOLKE.
FRÍÐA   f   Ancient Scandinavian, Icelandic
Old Norse cognate of FRIDA, also in part derived from Old Norse fríðr meaning "beautiful, beloved".
FRIÐÞJÓFR   m   Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse form of FRITJOF.
FRÓÐI   m   Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse form of FRODE.
GAUTSTAFR   m   Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse form (possibly) of GUSTAV... [more]
GEIRR   m   Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse form of GEIR.
GULBRANDR   m   Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse variant of GUÐBRANDR.
GULLA   f   Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse form of GULL.
GUNNA   f   Danish, Ancient Scandinavian
Feminine form of GUNNE.
GUNNBJÖRG   f   Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse form of GUNBORG.
GUNNHILDR   f   Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse form of GUNHILD.
GUNNI   m   Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse form of GUNNE.
GUNNVÖR   f   Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse form of GUNVOR.
GUÐBRANDR   m   Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse form of GUDBRAND.
GUÐFRIÐR   m   Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse cognate of GODAFRID.
GUÐLAUG   f   Ancient Scandinavian, Icelandic
Derived from the Old Norse elements guð meaning "god" and laug possibly meaning "betrothed woman".
GUÐLEIF   f   Ancient Scandinavian
Feminine form of GUÐLEIFR.
GUÐLEIFR   m   Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse form of GLEB.
GUÐMUNDR   m   Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse form of GUDMUND.
GUÐRÍÐR   f   Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse name derived from the elements guð "god" and fríðr "beautiful".
GUÐRÚN   f   Ancient Scandinavian, Norse Mythology, Icelandic
Old Norse form of GUDRUN, as well as the modern Icelandic form.
GYÐA   f   Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse form of GYTHA.
HÁKON   m   Ancient Scandinavian, Icelandic
Old Norse form of HÅKON, as well as the modern Icelandic form.
HÁLFDAN   m   Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse form of HALVDAN.
HALLBJÖRN   m   Ancient Scandinavian, Icelandic
Derived from the Old Norse elements hallr "rock" and björn "bear".
HALLI   m   Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse form of HALLE (1).
HALLR   m   Ancient Scandinavian
Derived from Old Norse hallr meaning "rock".
HALLSTEINN   m   Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse form of HALSTEIN.
HALLÞÓRA   f   Ancient Scandinavian
Feminine form of HALLÞÓRR.
HALLÞÓRR   m   Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse form of HALDOR.
HALLVARÐR   m   Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse form of HALVARD.
HARALDR   m   Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse form of HAROLD.
HÁVARÐR   m   Ancient Scandinavian
From the Old Norse elements "high" and varðr "guardian, defender".
HELGI   m   Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse form of HELGE.
HEMINGR   m   Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse form of HEMMING.
HERLEIFR   m   Ancient Scandinavian
Derived from the Old Norse elements herr "army" and leifr "son, descendant".
HILDR   f   Ancient Scandinavian, Norse Mythology
Old Norse cognate of HILDA... [more]
HJÁLMARR   m   Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse form of HJALMAR.
HJÖRDÍS   f   Ancient Scandinavian, Icelandic
Means "sword goddess", derived from Old Norse hjörr "sword" and dís "goddess".
HLÍF   f   Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse form of LIV (1).
HÓLMGEIRR   m   Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse form of HOLGER.
HRAFN   m   Icelandic, Ancient Scandinavian
Means "raven" in Old Norse.
HREIÐARR   m   Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse form of REIDAR.
HREIÐUNN   f   Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse form of REIDUN.
HRÓALDR   m   Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse form of ROALD.
HRÓARR   m   Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse name, derived from the element hróðr "fame" combined with either geirr "spear" (making it a relation of HRÓÐGEIRR), arr "warrior" or varr "vigilant, cautious"... [more]
HRŒREKR   m   Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse cognate of Hroderich (see RODERICK).
HRÓLFR   m   Ancient Scandinavian
Contracted form of HRÓÐÓLFR.
HRÓÐGEIRR   m   Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse cognate of Hrodger (see ROGER).
HRÓÐÓLFR   m   Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse cognate of Hrodulf (see RUDOLF).
HRÓÐVALDR   m   Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse form of ROALD.
HUGLEIKR   m   Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse name derived from hugr "heart, mind, spirit" and leikr "play".
INGI   m   Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse form of INGE.
INGIBJÖRG   f   Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse form of INGEBORG.
INGIGERÐR   f   Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse form of INGEGERD.
INGIMÁRR   m   Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse form of INGEMAR.
INGÓLFR   m   Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse form of INGOLF.
INGRÍÐR   f   Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse form of INGRID.
IÐUNN   f   Norse Mythology, Ancient Scandinavian
Probably derived from Old Norse "again" and unna "to love"... [more]
ÍVARR   m   Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse form of IVOR.
JARL   m   Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Norse Mythology, Ancient Scandinavian
Means "chieftain, nobleman, earl" in Old Norse... [more]
JÓRUNNR   f   Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse form of JORUNN.
KÁRI   m   Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse form of KÅRE.
KETILL   m   Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse form of KETIL.
KETILRIÐR   f   Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse form of KJELLFRID.
KNÚTR   m   Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse form of KNUT.
KÓRI   m   Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse name of unknown meaning.
LEIFR   m   Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse form of LEIF.
MAGNHILDR   f   Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse form of MAGNHILD.
MAGNI   m   Ancient Scandinavian
Short form of Old Norse names containing the element magn meaning "mighty, strong".
MYRGJÖL   f   Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse form of MUIRGEL.
NJÁLL   m   Norse Mythology, Ancient Scandinavian, Icelandic
Old Norse form of Niall (see NEIL)... [more]
ODDR   m   Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse form of ODD.
RAGNA   f   Icelandic, Norwegian, Danish, Swedish, Ancient Scandinavian
Short form of Old Norse names beginning with the element regin "advice, counsel".
RAGNARR   m   Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse cognate of RAGANHAR.
RAGNBJÖRG   f   Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse name derived from the elements regin "advice, counsel" and björg "help, save, rescue".
RAGNFRÍÐR   f   Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse form of RANDI (2).
RAGNHEIÐR   f   Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse name meaning "bright advice", derived from the elements regin "advice, counsel" and heiðr "brightness".
RAGNHILDR   f   Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse form of RAGNHILD.
RAGNVALDR   m   Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse name composed of the elements regin "advice, counsel" and valdr "power, ruler" (making it a cognate of REYNOLD).
RANDÚLFR   m   Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse form of RANDOLF.
RÁÐÚLFR   m   Ancient Scandinavian
Derived from the Norse elements ráð meaning "counsel" and úlfr meaning "wolf".
RÚNA   f   Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse form of RUNA.
RÚNI   m   Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse form of RUNE.
SIGFRØÐR   m   Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse cognate of SIEGFRIED.
SIGMUNDR   m   Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse form of SIGMUND.
SIGNÝ   f   Ancient Scandinavian, Norse Mythology
Old Norse name which was derived from the elements sigr "victory" and "new"... [more]
SIGRÍÐR   f   Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse form of SIGRID.
SIGRÚN   f   Ancient Scandinavian, Norse Mythology, Icelandic
Derived from the Old Norse elements sigr "victory" and rún "secret"... [more]
SIGSTEINN   m   Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse form of SIXTEN.
SINDRI   m   Norse Mythology, Ancient Scandinavian, Icelandic
Possibly means either "small, trivial" or else "sparkling" in Old Norse... [more]
SNORRI   m   Ancient Scandinavian, Icelandic
Derived from Old Norse snerra "attack, onslaught"... [more]
SÓLVEIG   f   Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse form of SOLVEIG.
SOMARLIÐR   m   Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse form of SOMERLED.
STEINARR   m   Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse form of STEINAR.
STEINN   m   Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse form of STEN.
STÍGANDR   m   Ancient Scandinavian
Means "wanderer" in Old Norse.
STIGR   m   Ancient Scandinavian
Means "path" in Old Norse.
SVANTEPOLK   m   Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse form of SVYATOPOLK... [more]
SVEINN   m   Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse form of SVEN.
SVERRIR   m   Ancient Scandinavian, Icelandic
Old Norse form of SVERRE, as well as the modern Icelandic form.
ÞÓRA   f   Ancient Scandinavian
Either a feminine form of Þórr (see THOR) or else a short form of the various Old Norse names beginning with the element Þór... [more]
ÞÓRARINN   m   Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse name derived from the name of the Norse god Þórr (see THOR) combined with arn "eagle".
ÞÓRBJÖRG   f   Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse name which meant "Thor's protection" from the name of the Norse god Þórr (see THOR) combined with björg "help, save, rescue".
ÞÓRBJÖRN   m   Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse form of TORBJÖRN.
ÞÓRDÍS   f   Ancient Scandinavian, Icelandic
Means "Thor's goddess" from the name of the Norse god Þórr (see THOR) combined with Old Norse dís "goddess".
ÞÓRFASTR   m   Ancient Scandinavian
Derived from the Old Norse elements Þórr (see THOR) and fastr "firm".
ÞÓRFREÐR   m   Ancient Scandinavian
Derived from the Old Norse elements Þórr (see THOR) and friðr "peace".
ÞÓRFRÍÐR   f   Ancient Scandinavian
Derived from the Old Norse elements Þórr (see THOR) and fríðr "beautiful".
ÞÓRGEIRR   m   Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse form of TORGEIR.
ÞÓRGÍSL   m   Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse name meaning "Thor's shaft" from the name of the Norse god Þórr (see THOR) combined with gísl "shaft, arrow".
ÞÓRGNÝR   m   Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse form of TORGNY.
ÞÓRHILDR   f   Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse form of TORHILD.
ÞÓRIR   m   Icelandic, Ancient Scandinavian
Means "Thor's warrior" from the name of the Norse god Þórr (see THOR) combined with Old Norse vér "warrior, fighter".
ÞÓRKETILL   m   Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse form of TORKEL.
ÞÓRLEIFR   m   Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse form of TORLEIF.
ÞÓRLEIKR   m   Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse form of TOLLAK.
ÞÓRMÓÐR   m   Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse form of TORMOD.
ÞÓRNÝ   f   Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse form of TORNY.
ÞÓRSTEINN   m   Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse form of TORSTEN.
ÞÓRVALDR   m   Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse form of TORVALD.
ÞÓRVEIG   f   Ancient Scandinavian
Derived from the name of the Norse god Þórr (see THOR) combined with veig "strength".
ÞÓRVÍ   f   Ancient Scandinavian
Derived from the name of the Norse god Þórr (see THOR) combined with "holy".
ÞRÓNDR   m   Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse form of TROND.
ÞÝRI   f   Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse form of TYRA.
TRYGGVI   m   Icelandic, Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse and Icelandic form of TRYGVE.
ÚLFR   m   Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse form of ULF.
UNNR   f   Ancient Scandinavian
Derived from Old Norse unnr "to wave, to billow" or unna "to love".
VALDIMÁRR   m   Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse form of VALDEMAR.
VALDÍS   f   Ancient Scandinavian, Icelandic
Derived from Old Norse valr "the dead" and dís "goddess".
VÍGDÍS   f   Ancient Scandinavian
Derived from the Old Norse elements víg "war" and dís "goddess".
VÍGI   m   Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse form of VIGGO.
VÍKINGR   m   Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse form of VIKING.
YNGVARR   m   Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse form of INGVAR.
YNGVILDR   f   Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse form of INGVILD.
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