Ancient Scandinavian Submitted Names

These names were used by the peoples of ancient Scandinavia. See also about Germanic names.
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ÁBIǪRN m Ancient Scandinavian
Derived from the Germanic name element agi "awe, terror", or egg "edge, sharpness (of a weapon)", or ana, an emphasizing prefix, or anu "ancestor" with Björn.
ADULPHUS m Ancient Scandinavian, Old Swedish
Latinized form of Oddulf and variant of Adolphus.
ÆGILL m Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse variant of Egill.
ÆGLI m Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse variant of Egill.
ÆILÆIFR m Ancient Scandinavian
Combination of Old Norse einn "one, alone" and leifr "descendent" or ǣvi "life" and leifr "descendent", as well as a variant of ØylæifR.
ÆILAFR m Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse variant of ÆilæifR.
ÆINRIÐI m Ancient Scandinavian
Ancient Scandinavian name with the combination of einn "one, alone" and Old Norse ríða meaning "to ride", a combination of einn "one, alone" and Old Norse reiða meaning "to swing (a sword)" or a variant form of Einráði.
ÆISTI m Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse variant of Æistr.
ÆISTMAÐR m Ancient Scandinavian
Derived from Old Norse eistr "Estonians" and maðr "man".
ÆISTR m Ancient Scandinavian
Derived from Old Norse eistr "Estonians".
ÆNNIBRANTR m Ancient Scandinavian
Derived from Old Norse enni "forehead" and brattr "steep".
ÆRINGUNNR f Ancient Scandinavian
Combination of Ancient Scandinavian ǫrn "eagle" and gunnr "battle, fight".
ÆRINVÍ f Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse name with several possible meanings. The first element can be derived from Old Norse ǫrn or ari, both meaning "eagle". It's also identical to Old Swedish ærin (Old Norse arinn) "hotbed, hearth"... [more]
ÆRNFASTR m Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse variant of Arnfastr.
ÆRNGAUTR m Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse combination of ǫrn "eagle" and gautr "goth".
ÆSA f Ancient Scandinavian, Icelandic, Faroese
Old Norse, Icelandic and Faroese variant of Ása.
ǢSTRÍÐR f Ancient Scandinavian
East Nordic variant of Ástríðr.
AFKARR m Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse byname, from Old Norse afkárr meaning "strange", "prodigious".
ÁGÁTA f Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse form of Agatha.
AGÐA f Ancient Scandinavian, Icelandic
Old Norse and Icelandic form of Agatha.
ALBJǪRN m Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse variant of Alfbjǫrn.
ALBRIKT m Ancient Scandinavian, Old Swedish, Norwegian (Rare)
Old Norse and Old Swedish form of Albrecht.
ALDÍS f Ancient Scandinavian, Icelandic
Old Norse variant and Icelandic form of Alfdís.
ALDÚLFR m Ancient Scandinavian
Ancient Scandinavian form of Aldulf.
ALEINN m Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse form of Alain.
ÁLFARR m Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse variant of Alfarr.
ALFBJǪRN m Ancient Scandinavian
Combination of the Old Norse elements alfr "elf" and bjǫrn "bear".
ALFDÍS f Ancient Scandinavian
Combination of the Old Norse elements alfr "elf" and dís "goddess".
ALFFINNR m Ancient Scandinavian
Combination of Old Norse alfr "elf" and finnr "finn, lapp".
ALFGEIRR m Ancient Scandinavian
Derived from Old Norse alfr "elf" combined with Old Norse geirr "spear".
ÁLFGERÐR f Ancient Scandinavian
An Ancient Scandinavian with the combination of alfr "elf" and garðr "enclosure, protection".
ALFHEIÐR f Ancient Scandinavian
Derived from Old Norse alfr "elf" and heiðr "bright, clear, cloudless; honour".
ALFÍFA f Icelandic, Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse name of uncertain meaning, the first element possibly from *alu "protection, fortune" or alfr "elf"; the second element, fífa means "cotton grass" and occurs in Old Icelandic poetry as a metaphor for "arrow" (a similar word, fífla, was used in 'Grettis saga' to mean "a girl")... [more]
ALFKETILL m Ancient Scandinavian
Derived from Old Norse alfr "elf" combined with Old Norse kettil "kettle, cauldron" (see also Kettil).
ALFLAUG f Ancient Scandinavian
Derived from Old Norse alfr "elf" and laug possibly meaning "betrothed woman".
ÁLFMÓÐR m Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse name, combination of ALF "elf" and MOD "excitement, concern, wrath; courage."
ALFNÝ f Ancient Scandinavian
Derived from the Germanic name elements alf "elf" and ny "new".
ALFRIGG m Norse Mythology, Ancient Scandinavian
Variant of Alfríkr or combination of alf "elf" and freginn "experienced". This is the name of one of the four dwarfs who made Freyja's necklace Brísingamen in Norse mythology.
ALFRÚN f Ancient Scandinavian
Derived from the Germanic name elements alfr "elf" and rún "secret".
ALFÞÓRR m Ancient Scandinavian
Derived from Old Norse alfr "elf" and þórr "thunder".
ALFVALDR m Ancient Scandinavian
Derived from Old Norse alfr "elf" combined with Old Norse valdr "ruler".
ALLVALDI m Ancient Scandinavian, Norse Mythology
Variant of Alvaldr. In Norse mythology this is the name of Þjazi's father.
ALMARR m Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse name from the combination of the name elements ALM "elm" and HER "army." It is the Nordic form of the Old High German name Athalmar and a variant form of Álmgeirr.
ÁLMGEIRR m Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse name, combination of ALM "elm" and GEIR "spear."
ALMÓÐR m Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse variant form of Álfmóðr.
ALMSTEINN m Ancient Scandinavian
Combination of Old Norse álmr "elm tree" and steinn "stone".
ALMVEIG f Ancient Scandinavian
Combination of Old Norse álmr "elm tree" and veig "power", "strength".
ALREKR m Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse form of Alaric.
ALRÍKR m Ancient Scandinavian
Possibly a variant of Alarik, Adalrik or Alfríkr. Alternatively, it may be derived from the Old Norse elements ǫl "ale" and rikr "mighty, distinguished".
ALSVARTR m Ancient Scandinavian, Norse Mythology
Derived from the Germanic name elements allr "all, everybody, entire" and svartr "black". This is the name of a giant in Norse Mythology.
ALSVIÐR m Ancient Scandinavian, Norse Mythology
Derived from Old Norse ala "entire, all" and svinnr "fast, clever". In Norse mythology this is the name of both a jotunn and one of Sól's horses.
ALÞJÓFR m Norse Mythology, Ancient Scandinavian
Derived from Old Norse ala "all, entire" and þjófr "thief". This is the name of a dwarf in Norse mythology.
ALVALDR m Ancient Scandinavian, Norse Mythology
Derived from Old Norse ala "all, entire" and valdr "ruler, mighty one".
ALVÉR m Ancient Scandinavian
Variant of Ǫlvér, or possibly derived from allr "all, entire" and vér "fighter" or aluh "temple" and vér.
ALVER m Ancient Scandinavian, Estonian, Old Swedish
Old Swedish and younger form of AlvéR and Old Norse variant of Alfr.
ÁMA f Ancient Scandinavian, Greenlandic, Norse Mythology
Feminine form of Ámr or a Greenlandic form of Amma. In Norse mythology this is the name of a giantess.
ÁMGERÐR f Ancient Scandinavian, Norse Mythology
Derived from Old Norse ámr "black, loathsome, dark" and garðr "enclosure, protection". This is the name of a giantess in Norse mythology.
AMLÓÐI m Ancient Scandinavian
Means "poor, weak fellow; fool, simpleton" in Old Norse, or derived from a combination of Old Norse of ama "to vex, annoy, molest" and Odin.
ÁMR m Ancient Scandinavian
Means "black, loathsome, reddish brown, dark" in Old Norse.
ÁNARR m Ancient Scandinavian
Derived from Old Norse anu "ancestor" and herr "army".
ANARR m Ancient Scandinavian, Norse Mythology
Variant of Annarr. This is the name of a dwarf in Norse mythology.
ANDHRÍMNIR m Norse Mythology, Ancient Scandinavian
Combination of and "against, opposite, hostile" and hrīm "rime, soot". In Norse mythology this is the name of both an eagle and a cook in Valhalla.
ANDVÉTTR m Ancient Scandinavian
Means "opponent, enemy" in Old Norse.
ANGANTÝR m Ancient Scandinavian, Icelandic
Ancient Scandinavian and Icelandic name with the combination of angi "sweet odour" and tívar "gods".
ÁNI m Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse variant of Ánn.
ÁNN m Ancient Scandinavian, Norse Mythology
Means "old" in Old Norse. Ánn is the name of a dwarf mentioned in the Vǫluspá.
ANNARR m Ancient Scandinavian, Icelandic, Norse Mythology
Either a variant of Ánarr or from Old Norse meaning "the second one" or . In Norse mythology this is the name of Nótt's second husband, the father of Jǫrð.
ANSULAIBAZ m Ancient Scandinavian
Combination of Proto-Norse *ansuR " heathen god" and *laibaz "inheritence, legacy."
ANUNDR m Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse name of uncertain meaning. The first element could be derived from Old Norse *anu "ancestor". The second element could be derived from Old Norse vǫndr "staff" or Proto-Norse -winduR "winner"... [more]
ARMÓÐR m Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse variant of Ármóðr.
ARNA f Medieval German, Ancient Scandinavian, Old Swedish, German (Rare), Dutch (Rare), Norwegian (Rare), Swedish (Rare), Danish (Rare), Icelandic, Faroese (Rare)
Medieval feminine form of masculine names that begin with either the Old High German element arn- or the Old Norse elements ari and ǫrn, all of which are ultimately derived from Proto-Germanic *arnu- "eagle".... [more]
ARNBRANDR m Ancient Scandinavian
Derived from Old Norse ari or arn "eagle" combined with Old Norse brandr "sword."
ARNFASTR m Ancient Scandinavian
Derived from Old Norse arn "eagle" combined with Old Norse fastr "firm, fast".
ARNFRÍÐR f Ancient Scandinavian
Combination of the Old Norse elements ǫrn "eagle" and fríðr "beautiful", originally "beloved".
ARNFRØÐR m Ancient Scandinavian
Derived from Old Norse ǫrn "eagle" and friðr "love, peace".
ARNGEIRR m Ancient Scandinavian
Derived from Old Norse ari or arn "eagle" combined with Old Norse geirr "spear".
ARNGERÐR f Ancient Scandinavian
Derived from Old Norse arn "eagle" and gerd "enclosure".
ARNGRÍMR m Ancient Scandinavian
Derived from Old Norse ǫrn "eagle" and grímr "person wearing a face mask".
ARNHEIÐR f Ancient Scandinavian
Derived from Old Norse ǫrn "eagle" and heiðr "honor".
ARNHILDR f Ancient Scandinavian
Derived from Old Norse ari or arn "eagle" combined with Old Norse hildr "battle".
ARNHǪFÐI m Norse Mythology, Ancient Scandinavian
Means "eagle-headed", derived from Old Norse ǫrn "eagle" and hǫfuð "head". This is a by-name for Odin.
ARNKÆTILL m Ancient Scandinavian (Archaic)
Old Norse name, combination of arn "bird" and ketillL "helmet."
ARNKETILL m Ancient Scandinavian
Derived from Old Norse ari or arn "eagle" combined with Old Norse kettil "kettle, cauldron" (see also Kettil).
ARNLAUG f Ancient Scandinavian, Norwegian, Icelandic
Combination of Old Norse ǫrn "eagle" and laug possibly meaning "betrothed woman".
ARNLAUGR m Ancient Scandinavian
Ancient Scandinavian male form of Arnlaug.
ARNLJÓTR m Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse combination of ǫrn "eagle" and ljótr "shining, bright".
ARNMÓÐR m Ancient Scandinavian
Derived from the Germanic name elements ǫrn "eagle" and móðr "mind, spirit, courage".
ARNMUNDR m Ancient Scandinavian
Derived from Old Norse ǫrn "eagle" and mund "protection".
ARNNIÚTR m Ancient Scandinavian
Derived from Old Norse ǫrn "eagle" and njóta "to use".
ARNSTEINN m Ancient Scandinavian
Derived from Old Norse ari or arn "eagle" combined with Old Norse steinn "stone".
ARNÞJÓFR m Ancient Scandinavian
Derived from the Germanic name elements ǫrn "eagle" and þjófr "thief".
ARNÞRÚÐR f Ancient Scandinavian
Derived from the Germanic elements ǫrn "eagle" and þrúðr "strength".
ARNÚLFR m Ancient Scandinavian
Ancient Scandinavian form of Arnulf.
ARNULFR m Ancient Scandinavian
Derived from the Germanic name elements ǫrn "eagle" and ulfr "wolf".
ÁRVAKR m Norse Mythology, Ancient Scandinavian
Means "early awake, early rising". This is the name of one of Sól's horses in Norse mythology.
ÁSABRAGR m Ancient Scandinavian, Norse Mythology
Means "best of the Æsir". This is a by-name for Odin and Thor in Norse mythology.
ÁSÆLFR f Ancient Scandinavian
Derived from Old Norse áss "god" and alfr "elf".
ÁSBIǪRN m Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse name, combination of as "god" and BJÖRN "bear."
ÁSBJǪRG f Ancient Scandinavian
Derived from the Germanic name elements ás "god" and borg "castle".
ÁSBRANDR m Ancient Scandinavian
Derived from Old Norse áss "god" combined with Old Norse brandr "sword."
ÁSFASTR m Ancient Scandinavian
Derived from the Germanic name elements áss "god" and fastr "firmly, fast".
ÁSFRIÐR m Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse name derived from Old Norse áss "god" and friðr "love; peace; protection".
ÁSGÆRÐR f Ancient Scandinavian
Derived from Old Norse áss "god" and garðr "enclosure, protection".
ÁSGRÍMR m Ancient Scandinavian
Derived from Old Norse áss "god" and grímr "person wearing a mask".
ÁSHILDA f Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse younger variant of Áshildr.
ÁSKELL m Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse name composed of the elements áss "god" + ketill "cauldron, helmet".
ÁSLÆIFR m Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse younger form of Ansulaibaz.
ÁSLÆIKR m Ancient Scandinavian
Derived from Old Norse ás ("god") and leikr ("game, sport, battle, warrior").
ÁSLÁKR m Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse variant of ÁslakR.
ÁSLAKR m Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse variant of ÁslæikR.
ÁSMARR m Ancient Scandinavian
Derived from the Germanic name elements áss "god" and marr "sea, ocean, lake".
ÁSMÓÐR m Ancient Scandinavian
Combination of Old Norse as "god" and mod "excitement, concern, wrath, courage".
ÁSNÝ f Ancient Scandinavian, Icelandic (Rare)
Derived from Old Norse áss "god" and "new".
ASPIRN m Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse variant of Ásbiǫrn.
ÁSTRÁÐR m Ancient Scandinavian
Derived from Old Norse áss "god" and ráð "advise, counsel, decision". The first name element is sometimes associated with the Old Norse word ást meaning "love, affection", but a connection is not likely.
ASTRITH f Ancient Scandinavian
Possible transliteration of Ástríðr (Astrid), taking into account the 'th' pronunciation of the letter eth (ð) in Old English and Old Norse, as well as the modern pronunciation of modern Icelandic Ástríður... [more]
ÁSULFR m Ancient Scandinavian
Derived from Old Norse as "god" and ulf "wolf."
ÁSVARÐR m Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse combination of áss "god" and vǫrðr "guard".
ÁSVǪR f Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse combination of áss "god" and vár "spring".
AÐALBERT m Icelandic (Modern, Rare), Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse and modern Icelandic cognate of Adalbert or Ethelbert. The name is a compound of the Old West Norse elements aðal "nature, disposition" or "noble; foremost, premier" + bjartr "bright" (cf... [more]
AÐALBJÖRK f Ancient Scandinavian
Derived from the Old Norse elements aðal "noble" and björk "birch tree".
AÐALBRANDR m Ancient Scandinavian
Ancient Scandinavian form of Adalbrand.
AÐALBRIKT m Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse variant of Aðalbert (cf. modern German Albrecht, Ruprecht and modern Dutch Robrecht, Hubrecht). The name is a compound of the Old West Norse elements aðal "nature, disposition" or "noble; foremost, premier" + bjartr "bright" (cf... [more]
AÐALMÆKIR f Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse byname, from Old Norse AðalmækiR meaning "noble sword".
AÐALRÍKR m Ancient Scandinavian
Ancient Scandinavian form of Adalric.
AÐALVALDR m Ancient Scandinavian
Ancient Scandinavian form of Adalwald.
ÁTI m Ancient Scandinavian
From Old Norse át meaning "food".
ATRÍÐR m Norse Mythology, Ancient Scandinavian
Means "attacker". This is a byname for Odin.
ATTILL m Ancient Scandinavian
From Old Norse atti meaning "ructious, aggressive".
ATVARÐR m Norse Mythology, Ancient Scandinavian
Means "defender" or "relative". This is the name of a dwarf in Norse mythology.
AUNVINDR m Ancient Scandinavian
Derived from the Germanic name elements Aun (an unknown element) and -winduR "winner".
AURBOÐA f Norse Mythology, Ancient Scandinavian
Derived from aur "again; water; sand" and boð "message". In Norse mythology this is the name of both a jotunn, the wife of Gymir and the mother of Gerðr, and one of Menglǫð's maids.
AURGRÍMNIR m Norse Mythology, Ancient Scandinavian
Derived from aur "sand, clay" and grímr "person wearing a face mask or helmet" or grimmr "grim". This is the name of a jotunn in Norse mythology.
AURKONUNGR m Ancient Scandinavian, Norse Mythology
Derived from aur "again; sand" and konungr "king". This is a by-name for the god Hœnir.
AURVANGR m Ancient Scandinavian, Norse Mythology
Means "one from Aurvangar". Aurvangar "the gravelly wetlands", also called Jǫruvellir "sandy plain", is the home of the dwarfs. In Norse mythology Aurvangr is the name of a dwarf.
AUSTBIǪRN m Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse combination of austr "east" and bjǫrn "bear".
AUSTMAÐR m Ancient Scandinavian
Derived from the Germanic name elements austr "east" and maðr "man".
AUSTRI m Ancient Scandinavian, Icelandic (Rare), Norse Mythology
From Old Norse austr meaning 'east'. In Norse mythology this is the name of a dwarf who supports the sky made of Ymir's skull in the east.
AUÐA f Ancient Scandinavian
Short form of names beginning with the element Auð-, which itself is derived from Old Norse auðr "prosperity, fortune, riches".
AUÐBJǪRG f Ancient Scandinavian
Derived from Old Norse auðr "fate, fortune" and borg "castle".
AUÐFRÍÐR f Ancient Scandinavian
Derived from Old Norse auðr "fate, fortune" and fríðr "beautiful, beloved".
AUÐGÆIRR m Ancient Scandinavian
Derived from the Germanic elements auðr "prosperity, fortune, riches" and geirr "spear".
AUÐGÆRÐR f Ancient Scandinavian
Derived from Old Norse auðr "prosperity, fortune, riches" and garðr "enclosure", "protection".
AUÐGI m Ancient Scandinavian
From Old Norse auðigr meaning "rich".
AUÐGRÍMR m Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse combination of auðr 'prosperity, fortune, riches' and grímr 'person wearing a face mask'.
AUÐGUÐR f Ancient Scandinavian
Ancient Scandinavian feminine name with the combination of auðr "prosperity, fortune, riches" and gunnr "battle, fight".
AUÐHELGA f Ancient Scandinavian
Ancient Scandinavian feminine name with the combination of auðr "prosperity, fortune, riches" and heill "lucky".
AUÐHILDR f Ancient Scandinavian
Derived from Old Norse auðr "fate, fortune" and hildr "battle".
AUÐHUMLA f Ancient Scandinavian, Norse Mythology
Derived from Old Norse auðr "prosperity, riches" and humala "hornless". In Norse mythology this is the name of the primeval cow who freed Buri, the first god, from ice.
AUÐIN m Ancient Scandinavian
Derived from Old Norse auðr "prosperity, fortune, riches" and vinr "friend".
AUÐNÝ f Ancient Scandinavian, Icelandic
Combination of Old Norse auðr meaning "prosperity, fortune" or "fate, destiny" and nýr "new".
AUÐSTÆINN m Ancient Scandinavian
Derived from Old Norse auðr "fate, fortune" and steinn "stone".
AUÐULFR m Ancient Scandinavian
Derived from the Germanic name elements auðr "prosperity, fortune, riches" and ulfr "wolf".
AUÐUN m Ancient Scandinavian, Icelandic
Old Norse and Icelandic variant of Auðin.
AUTIR m Ancient Scandinavian
Unknown meaning.
BÆGLIR m Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse name deriving from a verb related to Nynorsk begla meaning "to hinder, to stand in someone's way" or a noun related to Nynorsk begla meaning "contrary, sullen, obstinate person".
BÆILIR m Ancient Scandinavian
Probably an Old Norse variant of BægliR.
BÁFURR m Ancient Scandinavian, Norse Mythology
Meaning unknown. This is the name of a dwarf in Norse mythology.
BALLI m Ancient Scandinavian, Old Danish
Either from Old Norse ballr "dangerous, risky, bold, brave" or bollr "ball".
BARI m Ancient Scandinavian, Norse Mythology
Derived from barr "harsh". Related to Swedish bare "magical being". In Norse mythology this is the name of a dwarf.
BARÐI m Ancient Scandinavian, Icelandic
From Old Norse barð meaning "beard, brim, verge, beak of a ship".
BAÐI m Ancient Scandinavian, Norse Mythology
Diminutive of names containing the element bǫð "battle". In Norse mythology this is the name of a Jotunn.
BAUGHEIÐR f Ancient Scandinavian
Derived from the Germanic name elements baugr "ring, armlet, money" and heiðr "honour".
BAUGI m Ancient Scandinavian, Norse Mythology
Variant of Baugr. This was the name of a jotunn in Norse mythology.
BAUGR m Ancient Scandinavian
Derived from Old Norse baugr "ring, money". This was the name of the sacred temple ring on which oaths were made.
BEGLA m Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse variant of Bæglir.
BEINIR m Ancient Scandinavian, Icelandic, Faroese
From Old Norse beini(r) meaning "help, benefit".
BEITI m Ancient Scandinavian
From Old Norse beita meaning "to pasture cattle", "to use a weapon", "to harness to a vehicle", "to steer or sail near the wind, to cruise".
BEKKHILDR f Ancient Scandinavian
Derived from the Germanic name elements bekkr "bench" and hildr "battle, fight".
BELI m Norse Mythology, Ancient Scandinavian
Derived from Old Norse belja "to roar". This is the name of a jotunn in Norse mythology.
BELWAR m Ancient Scandinavian
Reconstructed Old Norse name, derived from belja "to bellow".
BENGEIRR m Ancient Scandinavian
Derived from the Germanic name elements ben "wound" and geirr "spear".
BENTEINN m Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse name and byname, originally a kenning for a sword, combined with ben "(mortal) wound" and teinn "twig, sprout".
BENTI m Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse diminutive of Benteinn.
BERGDÍS f Ancient Scandinavian, Icelandic
Combination of the Old Norse name elements borg "stronghold, fortification, castle" or bjǫrg "help, deliverance" and dís "goddess; woman, lady; sister" or dis "wise woman, seeress; woman, virgin".
BERGELMIR m Norse Mythology, Ancient Scandinavian
Derived from berg "rock, cliff, highlands" and galmr "shouting one". This is the name of Ymir's grandson, the ancestor of the frost giants.
BERGFINNR m Ancient Scandinavian
Derived from Old Norse borg "castle, fort" or bjǫrg "help" and finnr "Finn, Laplander".
BERGLJÓTR m Ancient Scandinavian
Derived from the Germanic name elements bjǫrg "help, deliverance" and ljótr "ugly, hideous, misshapen".
BERGR m Ancient Scandinavian
From the Old Norse name element berg "protection, help".
BERGÞÓRR m Ancient Scandinavian
Combination of borg "castle" and þórr "thunder".
BERGVIÐR m Ancient Scandinavian
Derived from Old Norse bjǫrg "help, save, rescue" and viðr "forest, wood, tree".
BERSA f Ancient Scandinavian
Feminine form of Bersi.
BEYLA f Ancient Scandinavian, Norse Mythology
Younger form of the reconstructed Proto-Norse name Baunila. In Norse mythology, Beyla is a servant of Freyr with her husband Bryggvir.
BIALFI m Ancient Scandinavian
From Old Norse bjalfi meaning "fur, pelt".
BIARNHǪFÐI m Ancient Scandinavian
Means "bear-head" in Old Norse from bjǫrn "bear" and hǫfuð "head".
BIARNLAUGR m Ancient Scandinavian
Derived from the Germanic name elements bjǫrn "bear" and laug possibly meaning "betrothed woman".
BIFLINDI m Ancient Scandinavian, Norse Mythology
Derived from Old Norse bifa "story" and lind "lime-tree" or bif "movement; air; water" and lind. This is another name for Odin.
BIFLIÐI m Ancient Scandinavian, Norse Mythology
Combination of bif 'movement', 'air', 'water' and liði 'one who goes', 'one who fares'. Bifliði is a name for Óðinn.
BIFURR m Ancient Scandinavian, Norse Mythology
Possibly derived from German biber or bever both meaning "beaver", or an Old Norse name meaning "the quaking one". In Norse mythology this is the name of a dwarf.
BÍLDR m Ancient Scandinavian, Norse Mythology
Derived from Old Norse bíldr, a knife for blood-letting. This is the name of a dwarf in Norse mythology.
BILLINGR m Ancient Scandinavian, Norse Mythology
Derived from Old Norse billingr "twin" or from Ancient Germanic bhi- "two-, double-" and -ingr, a suffix denoting "belonging to" or "descended from". In Norse mythology this is the name of both a dwarf and a giant, the latter of whom is the father of a girl Odin wants to seduce.
BIǪRN m Ancient Scandinavian
Means "bear" in Old Norse.
BIRLA f Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse diminutive of Bera.
BIRSA f Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse variant of Bersa.
BISI m Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse byname, from Old Norse bisi "commander", "leader" or related to Norwegian bias "to chat", "to trifle".
BIÚRSTÆINN m Ancient Scandinavian
Ancient Scandinavian masculine name with the combination of bjórr "beaver" and steinn "stone".
BJARNEYJA f Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse byname, meaning "bear island". Could possibly be combined with bjǫrn "bear" and ey "island".
BJARNHEÐINN m Ancient Scandinavian
Derived from Old Norse bjǫrn "bear" and heðinn "jacket of fur or skin".
BJARNVARÐR m Ancient Scandinavian
Derived from Old Norse bjǫrn "bear" and vǫrðr "guard".
BJǪLR m Ancient Scandinavian, Norse Mythology
Younger form of Belwar. In Norse mythology this was the name of a jǫtunn.
BJÖRNÚLFR m Ancient Scandinavian
Derived from Old Norse björn "bear" combined with Old Norse úlfr "wolf."
BJÓRR m Ancient Scandinavian
From Old Norse bjórr meaning "beaver".
BJǪRT f Norse Mythology, Ancient Scandinavian
Female form of Bjartr. This is the name of one of Menglǫð's maids in Norse mythology.
BLÆINGR m Ancient Scandinavian, Icelandic
Means "raven", literally "blue-black one" from Old Icelandic blár "blue, dark, livid" (the colour used to describe corpses and bruises, e.g., hel-blár "black as death") combined with the patronymic suffix ingr "descendant of" or "son of", "belonging to", etc (compare Erling).
BLÁINN m Ancient Scandinavian
From Old Norse blár meaning "blue, dark, black".
BLAPÞVARI m Ancient Scandinavian, Norse Mythology
Means "babbling pole; staff". This is the name of a Jotunn in Norse mythology.
BLÁTǪNN m Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse byname, combination of blár "blue", "dark", "black" and tǫnn "tooth". Means "blue-tooth".
BLǪVURR m Norse Mythology, Ancient Scandinavian
Related to Norwegian blava "to shine". This is the name of a dwarf in Norse mythology.
BÓANDI m Ancient Scandinavian
Means "farmer, peasant, landowner" in Old Norse.
BODDI m Ancient Scandinavian, Norse Mythology
Possibly a variant of Baði. Related to Icelandic budda "money-bag" and Norwegian boddi "newborn pet". In Norse mythology Boddi is one of the sons of Karl and Snør.
BǪFARR m Norse Mythology, Ancient Scandinavian
Meaning unknown; possibly related to Bófi. This is the name of a dwarf in Norse mythology.
BOGI m Ancient Scandinavian, Icelandic (Rare), Faroese
From Old Norse bogi meaning "bow".
BÓLA m Ancient Scandinavian
From Old Norse bóla meaning "blain, botch".
BOLDI m Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse variant of Buldi.
BOLLI m Ancient Scandinavian, Icelandic
From Old Norse bolli meaning "round one."
BǪLÞORN m Ancient Scandinavian, Norse Mythology
Old Norse combination of bǫl 'bale', 'misfortune'; 'sin'; 'arrow' and þorn 'thorn, spike, thorn-bush'. Bǫlþorn is a jǫtunn, He is the father of Bestla.
BǪLVERKR m Ancient Scandinavian, Norse Mythology
Old Norse name meaning "evil-doer, malefactor" with the combination of bǫl "misfortune", "evil", "bale" and verk "work, piece of work, business, deed". Bǫlverkr is another name for Óðinn who is a character in Norse Mythology.
BÓNDI m Old Danish, Norse Mythology, Ancient Scandinavian
Variant of Bóandi. This is the name of one of Karl and Snør's sons in Norse mythology.
BǪNGULL m Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse byname meaning "blighter, rascal".
BORGA f Ancient Scandinavian
Short form of names beginning with or ending in the element borg.
BORGARHJǪRTR m Ancient Scandinavian
Derived from the Germanic name elements bjǫrg "help, deliverance" and hjǫrtr "hart, stag".
BORGARR m Ancient Scandinavian
Derived from Old Norse borg "castle" and herr "army".
BORGGÆIRR m Ancient Scandinavian
From Old Norse borg "castle" and geirr "spear".
BORGNÝ f Ancient Scandinavian, Icelandic, Faroese
Combination of the Old Norse name elements borg "stronghold, fortification, castle" or bjǫrg "help, deliverance" and nýr "new; young; fresh" or "new moon, waxing moon".
BORGULFR m Ancient Scandinavian
Derived from Old Norse borg "stronghold, fortification, castle" and ulfr "wolf."
BORGUNNA f Ancient Scandinavian
Derived from the Germanic name elements borg "stronghold, fortification, castle" and unna "to love".
BǪRKR m Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse name and byname meaning "bark".
BÓTFRÍÐR f Ancient Scandinavian
Derived from Old Norse bót "remedy" and fríðr "beautiful".
BOÞE m Ancient Scandinavian
Pet form of names containing the element böð "battle", related to Boddi.
BÓTHEIÐR f Ancient Scandinavian
Derived from the Germanic name elements bót "bettering, help" and heiðr "honour".
BOÐI m Ancient Scandinavian, Icelandic (Rare)
Old Norse pet form of words containing the element böð "battle", related to Boddi.
BǪÐMÓÐR m Ancient Scandinavian
Derived from the Germanic name elements bǫð "battle" and móðr "mind, spirit, courage".
BǪÐVARR m Ancient Scandinavian
From the reconstructed Proto-Norse name Baðuherr, composed of Old Norse bǫð "battle" and herr "army" (or possiby Proto-Norse harjaR "warrior, leader of an army").