Faroese Names

Faroese names are used on the Faroe Islands.
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ANNA   f   English, Italian, German, Dutch, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Finnish, Estonian, Latvian, Greek, Hungarian, Polish, Russian, Ukrainian, Belarusian, Czech, Slovak, Bulgarian, Icelandic, Faroese, Catalan, Occitan, Breton, Biblical, Old Church Slavic, Biblical Latin, Biblical Greek
Form of Channah (see HANNAH) used in the Greek and Latin Old Testament. Many later Old Testament translations, including the English, use the Hannah spelling instead of Anna. The name appears briefly in the New Testament belonging to a prophetess who recognized Jesus as the Messiah. It was a popular name in the Byzantine Empire from an early date, and in the Middle Ages it became common among Western Christians due to veneration of Saint Anna (usually known as Saint Anne in English), the name traditionally assigned to the mother of the Virgin Mary. In the English-speaking world, this form came into general use in the 18th century, joining Ann and Anne.... [more]
ÁSA   f   Ancient Scandinavian, Icelandic, Faroese
Old Norse, Icelandic and Faroese form of ÅSA.
BIRITA   f   Faroese
Faroese form of BRIDGET.
BJARNI   m   Ancient Scandinavian, Icelandic, Faroese
Old Norse diminutive of BJÖRN and other names containing the element björn meaning "bear".
DÁNIEL   m   Hungarian, Faroese
Hungarian and Faroese form of DANIEL.
DÁNJAL   m   Faroese
Faroese form of DANIEL.
JÁKUP   m   Faroese
Faroese form of JACOB (or JAMES).
JÓANNES   m   Faroese
Faroese form of JOHN.
JÓHANNES   m   Icelandic, Faroese
Icelandic and Faroese form of JOHN.
JÓN   m   Icelandic, Faroese
Icelandic and Faroese form of JOHN.
LÝDIA   f   Slovak, Faroese
Slovak and Faroese form of LYDIA.
MARIA   f & m   Italian, Portuguese, Catalan, Occitan, German, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Faroese, Dutch, Frisian, Greek, Polish, Romanian, English, Finnish, Corsican, Sardinian, Basque, Russian, Bulgarian, Ukrainian, Biblical Greek, Biblical Latin, Old Church Slavic
Latin form of Greek Μαρια, from Hebrew מִרְיָם (see MARY). Maria is the usual form of the name in many European languages, as well as a secondary form in other languages such as English (where the common spelling is Mary). In some countries, for example Germany, Poland and Italy, Maria is occasionally used as a masculine middle name.... [more]
MIKKJAL   m   Faroese
Faroese form of MICHAEL.
ÓLAVUR   m   Faroese
Faroese form of OLAF.
PÁLL   m   Icelandic, Faroese
Icelandic and Faroese form of PAUL.
PETUR   m   Faroese
Faroese form of PETER.
REBEKKA   f   German, Dutch, Danish, Norwegian, Icelandic, Faroese, Finnish, Biblical Greek
Cognate of REBECCA. It is also the form used in the Greek Old Testament.
RÚNI   m   Ancient Scandinavian, Faroese
Old Norse and Faroese form of RUNE.
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