Ancient Scandinavian Names

These names were used by the peoples of ancient Scandinavia. See also about Germanic names.
There are 195 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".
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
GUNNBJÖRG   f   Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse form of GUNBORG
GUNNHILDR   f   Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse form of GUNHILD
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
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, descendent".
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.
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 KETTIL
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
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   Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, 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 name which meant "beautiful advice" from regin "advice, counsel" and fríðr "beautiful".
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
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".
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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