Greenlandic Submitted Names

Greenlandic names are used by the indigenous people of Greenland.
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AAGGAALI f Greenlandic
Younger form of Ãggâle.
AAGGAATAAT f Greenlandic
Greenlandic younger form of Ãggâtât.
AAGGAATI f Greenlandic
Greenlandic younger form of Ãggâte.
AAJA f Greenlandic
From Greenlandic -aaja, an affix used for and by children used as a name.
AAJAAJAQ f Greenlandic
Greenlandic younger form of Âjâjaĸ.
AAJAMAAK f Greenlandic
Younger form of Âjamâk.
AAJORAT f Greenlandic
Greenlandic younger form of Âjorat.
AAJU m & f Greenlandic
From a childish pronunciation of the Greenlandic word angaju "older sibling of the same sex" (see Angaju).
AAJUNNGUAQ m & f Greenlandic
Means "dear older sibling" in Greenlandic, from a combination of Aaju and the diminutive suffix nnguaq "sweet, dear, little".
AAKAJA f Greenlandic
Greenlandic younger form of Âkaja.
AAKASAK m Greenlandic
Greenlandic younger form of Âkasak.
AAKASIK f Greenlandic
Greenlandic younger form of Âkasik.
AAKATTAK m Greenlandic
Dialect variant of Âkasik
AAKEEQ f Greenlandic
Younger form of Âkêĸ.
AAKKULUK f & m Greenlandic
Greenlandic younger form of Ãkuluk.
AAKOOQ f Greenlandic
Younger form of Âkôĸ.
AAKULU f Greenlandic
Means "sweet little one" in Greenlandic.
AALAARAQ f Greenlandic
Younger form of Âlâraĸ.
AALARI f Greenlandic
Younger form of Âlare.
AALIIT f Greenlandic
Greenlandic younger form of Âlît.
AALIK m Greenlandic
Modern variant of Alik
AALIKSI m Greenlandic
Greenlandic younger form of Âlikse.
AALISSI f Greenlandic
Younger form of Âlíse.
AALLAARITAA m Greenlandic
Greenlandic younger form of Autdlâritâ.
AALUA f Greenlandic
Greenlandic variant of Alua
AAMAASI m Greenlandic
Greenlandic younger form of Âmâse.
AAMANNGUAQ f & m Greenlandic
Derived from Greenlandic aama "glow, glowing coal" (cf. Aamaq) combined with the diminutive suffix nnguaq meaning "sweet, dear, little".
AAMAQ f Greenlandic
Means "ember, glowing coal" in Greenlandic.
AANAARAQ f Greenlandic
Younger form of Ânâraĸ.
AANARSI m Greenlandic
Greenlandic younger form of Ânarse.
AANASI m Greenlandic
Greenlandic younger form of Ânase.
AANASIINA f Greenlandic
Younger form of Ânasîna.
AANI f Greenlandic
Greenlandic younger form of Âne
AANINNGUAQ f Greenlandic
Means "sweet little Aani" in Greenlandic.
AANISSI f Greenlandic
Greenlandic younger form of Âníse.
AANITSI f Greenlandic
Younger form of Ânitse.
AANNGUAQ m & f Greenlandic
Means "sweet one" in Greenlandic.
AANSU f Greenlandic
Greenlandic younger form of Ânso.
AANTA m Greenlandic
Greenlandic younger form of Ânta.
AANTARIARSI m Greenlandic
Greenlandic younger form of Ãntariarse.
AANTUUNITTA f Greenlandic
Greenlandic younger form of Ãntûníta.
AAPARAAMI m Greenlandic
Greenlandic younger form of Âparâme.
AAPIA f Greenlandic
Greenlandic younger form of Âpia.
AAPPALITTOQ m & f Greenlandic
Greenlandic younger form of Augpaligtoκ.
AAPPALITTUATSIAQ m & f Greenlandic
Means "the beautifully red one" in Greenlandic, originally a byname.
AAPPAQ m Greenlandic
Greenlandic younger form of Áipaĸ.
AAQA f Greenlandic
Younger form of Âĸa.
AAQQAT f Greenlandic
Greenlandic younger form of Ârĸat.
AARALAAT m Greenlandic
Greenlandic younger form of Âralât.
AARSU f Greenlandic
Greenlandic younger form of Ârsso.
AARSUAKKULUK m Greenlandic
Greenlandic younger form of Ârssuákuluk.
AARSUATSIAQ f Greenlandic
Greenlandic younger form of Ârssuatsiaĸ.
AARUNA f & m Greenlandic
Greenlandic younger form of Âruna.
AASAF m Greenlandic
Greenlandic younger form of Âsaf.
AASU m Greenlandic
Greenlandic younger form of Âso.
AATAALIA m Greenlandic
Greenlandic younger form of Âtâlia.
AATAALIANNGUAQ m Greenlandic
Greenlandic younger form of Âtâliánguaĸ.
AATOLFI m Greenlandic
Greenlandic younger form of Âtulfe.
AAVAMIU m Greenlandic
Greenlandic younger form of Âuvamio.
AAVIAAJA f Greenlandic
Greenlandic younger form of Âviâja.
AAVIAK f Greenlandic
Greenlandic younger form of Auiak.
ADAMI m Greenlandic, Georgian
Greenlandic and Older Georgian form of Adam.
AERU f Greenlandic
Greenlandic younger form of Aero.
AERUNA f Greenlandic
Combination of Aeru and the suffix -na, indicating a personal name.
AGAPETA f Greenlandic
Feminine form of Agapetus.
AGDLERÚNGUAĸ f Greenlandic
Meaning unknown.
AGDLÍNA f Greenlandic
Meaning unknown.
AGDLUAĸ m Greenlandic
Means "hole in the ice for fishing" in Greenlandic.
AGDLUNÂĸ m Greenlandic
Means "lace, strap" in Greenlandic.
ÃGGÂLE f Greenlandic
Greenlandic form of Agathe.
ÃGGÂTÂT f Greenlandic
Greenlandic form of Agatha.
ÃGGÂTE f Greenlandic
Greenlandic form of Agathe.
AGGUSTA f Greenlandic
Greenlandic younger form of Avgusta.
AGGUSTIINA f Greenlandic
Greenlandic younger form of Augustîna.
AGGUSTIINUSI m Greenlandic
Greenlandic younger form of Aggustînuse.
AGGUSTÎNUSE m Greenlandic
Greenlandic form of Augustinus.
AGPA f & m Greenlandic
Means "thick-billed Murre", which is a type of bird.
AGPÂĸ f Greenlandic
Means "chick of a a Thick-billed Murre".
AGSSILE m Greenlandic
Greenlandic form of Aksel.
AGTO f Greenlandic
Means "being touched" in Greenlandic, derived from the Greenlandic attorpaa "to touch him/her/it".
AGUNA f Greenlandic
Variant of Ajuna.
AIGSSIARSSUK f Greenlandic
Means "little Ptarmigan chick" in Greenlandic.
AIMA f Greenlandic
Possibly from Natsilingmiut aimavik "home", Kivalliq aivuq "s/he goes towards", Greenlandic aivâ "fetches it", or Greenlandic airuq "coming home". It may also be a variant of Aumaĸ.
AIMÁNGUAĸ f Greenlandic
Diminutive of Aima, using the suffix -nnguaq "sweet, dear".
AIMANNGUAQ f Greenlandic
Greenlandic younger form of Aimánguaĸ.
ÁIPAĸ m Greenlandic
Means "companion, husband" in Greenlandic.
AISIVAK f Greenlandic
Meaning unknown.
AJA f Greenlandic
From Greenlandic aja meaning "maternal aunt".
AJAA f Greenlandic
Variant of Aja.
AJAAJA f & m Greenlandic
Greenlandic younger form of Ajâja.
AJÂJA f & m Greenlandic
Greenlandic pet form of Aja, from a combination of Aja and the diminutive suffix -aaja, a Greenlandic affix used for and by children or a Greenlandic variant form of Ajajak.
ÂJÂJAĸ f Greenlandic
Meaning unknown.
AJAJAK f Greenlandic
Means "the one chanting 'ajaaja'" in Greenlandic. Ajaaja is an onomatopoeia.
ÂJAKORSSUAĸ m Greenlandic
Meaning unknown.
ÂJAMÂK f Greenlandic
Meaning unknown.
AJANO f Greenlandic
Meaning unknown.
AJANU f Greenlandic
Greenlandic younger form of Ajano.
AJIKUTÔĸ m Greenlandic
Meaning unknown.
ÂJO f & m Greenlandic
Older form of Aaju.
ÂJORAT f Greenlandic
Meaning unknown.
AJUNA f Greenlandic
Greenlandic variant form of Ajut or a combination of it and -na, a Greenlandic suffix indicating a personal name.
AJUT f Greenlandic, Inuit Mythology
Derived from Canadian Arctic ajujuq meaning "runs away". In Greenland mythology Ajut is the name of the woman who flees from her pursuer and becomes the sun.
ÂĸA f Greenlandic
Short form of Aleĸa.
ÂKAJA f Greenlandic
Meaning unknown.
AKAPIITA f Greenlandic
Greenlandic younger form of Agapeta.
ÂKASAK m Greenlandic
Greenlandic masculine form of Âkasik.
ÂKASIK f Greenlandic
Means "poor little mite" in Greenlandic.
ÁKÃTSIAĸ m Greenlandic
Means "beautiful, precious uncle (father's brother)" from Greenlandic Áka and -tsiaq "beautiful, precious".
ÂKÊĸ f Greenlandic
Meaning unknown.
AĸIGSSEĸ f Greenlandic
Means "Rock Ptarmigan" in Greenlandic. A Rock Ptarmigan is a type of bird.
AĸIGSSIAĸ f Greenlandic, Inuit Mythology
Means "Ptarmigan chick" in Greenlandic.
AKIMIU f & m Greenlandic
Means "one who roams by the place under windows opposite the plank bed" in Greenlandic.
AKKAATSIAQ m Greenlandic
Greenlandic younger form of Ákãtsiaĸ.
AKOĸ f Greenlandic
Means "thighbone of a seal" or "corner of a fur/fleece" in Greenlandic.
AKOQ f Greenlandic
Greenlandic younger form of Akoĸ.
AKSILE m Greenlandic
Greenlandic form of Aksel.
AKSILI m Greenlandic
Greenlandic younger form of Aksile.
ÁKUE m Greenlandic
Greenlandic short form of Aquila.
AKULLUANA f Greenlandic
Greenlandic younger form of Akuvdluana.
ÃKULUK f & m Greenlandic
Means "sweet little one" in Greenlandic.
AKULUK f Greenlandic
Feminine variant of Ãkuluk.
AKUVDLUANA f Greenlandic
Meaning unknown.
ALAAPPAAT m Greenlandic
Greenlandic younger form of Alãpât.
ALAAQ m Greenlandic
Younger form of Alâĸ.
ALAGSANTERE m Greenlandic
Greenlandic form of Alexander.
ALÂĸ m Greenlandic
Meaning unknown.
ÂLÂRAĸ f Greenlandic
Meaning unknown.
ÂLARE f Greenlandic
Meaning unknown.
ALASSANTERI m Greenlandic
Greenlandic younger form of Alagsantere.
ALEĸ m Greenlandic
Means "harpoon line" in Greenlandic.
ALEĸA f Greenlandic
Means "older sister (of a boy)" in Greenlandic.
ALEĸATSIAĸ f & m Greenlandic
Means "beautiful, precious older sister of a boy" in Greenlandic, from a combination of Aleĸa and the suffix -tsiaq "beautiful, precious".
ALEKSANTARE m Greenlandic
Greenlandic form of Alexander.
ALEQ m Greenlandic
Greenlandic younger form of Aleĸ.
ALEXANDARI m Greenlandic
Greenlandic younger form of Aleksantare.
ALEXE m Greenlandic, Romanian
Romanian short form of Alexandru and Greenlandic form of Alex.
ALEXI m Greenlandic
Greenlandic younger form of Alexe.
ALIGOĸ m Greenlandic
Means "mountain crystal, quartz" in Greenlandic.
ALIGOQ m Greenlandic
Greenlandic younger form of Aligoĸ.
ALIKA f English, Swedish (Archaic), Old Swedish, Finnish, Danish, Norwegian, Greenlandic
Low German variant of Aleka, as well as a Greenlandic name of unknown meaning.
ÂLIKSE m Greenlandic
Greenlandic form of Alex.
ÂLÍSE f Greenlandic
Greenlandic form of Alice.
ÂLÎT f Greenlandic
Greenlandic form of Alice.
ALLAQ m Greenlandic
Means "brown bear" in Greenlandic.
ALLARNEQ m Greenlandic
Greenlandic younger form of Atdlarneĸ.
ALLERUNNGUAQ f Greenlandic
Greenlandic younger form of Agdlerúnguaĸ.
ALLINNA f Greenlandic
Greenlandic younger form of Agdlína.
ALLUAQ m Greenlandic
Means "hole in the ice for fishing" in Greenlandic.
ALLUNAAQ m Greenlandic
Greenlandic younger form of Agdlunâĸ.
ALORNERK m & f Inuit, Greenlandic
Means "under-feet" in Inuktitut.
ALORUGTAĸ m Greenlandic
Meaning unknown.
ALORUTTAQ m Greenlandic
Greenlandic younger form of Alorugtaĸ.
ALTOORA f Greenlandic
Greenlandic younger form of Altôra.
ALTÔRA f Greenlandic
Greenlandic form of Halldóra.
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.
AMAARTIVAT f & m Greenlandic
Greenlandic younger form of Amârtivat.
ÁMÂLIA f Greenlandic
Greenlandic form of Amalia.
AMÂLIA f Greenlandic
Greenlandic younger form of Amalia.
AMAREĸ m Greenlandic
Greenlandic variant of Amaroĸ.
AMAREQ m Greenlandic
Greenlandic younger form of Amareĸ.
AMAROQ m Greenlandic
Greenlandic younger form of Amaroĸ.
AMÂRTIVAT f & m Greenlandic
Meaning unknown.
ÂMÂSE m Greenlandic
Meaning unknown.
AMEĸ f Greenlandic
Means "skin" in Greenlandic.
AMEQ f Greenlandic
Greenlandic younger form of Ameĸ.
AMERAĸ f Greenlandic
Means "velvet (on stag antlers), bark" in Greenlandic.
AMERSAĸ f Greenlandic
Means "worn-out cover made of skin" in Greenlandic.
AMINAĸ m Greenlandic
Meaning unknown.
AMINAQ m Greenlandic
Greenlandic younger form of Aminaĸ.
AMINNGUAQ f Greenlandic
Greenlandic Inuit feminine name derived from ameq meaning "skin" and -nnguaq meaning "dear, little".
AMMA f Norse Mythology, Old Swedish, Greenlandic
Has several possible meanings. May be a short form of names beginning with Arn- or Am-, derived from Old Swedish amma ("wet nurse"), Old Norse amma ("grandmother") or Old Norse ama ("dark one").... [more]
ANANIARSE m Greenlandic
Greenlandic form of Ananias.
ANANIARSI m Greenlandic
Greenlandic younger form of Ananiarse.
ÂNÂRAĸ f Greenlandic
Means "there is the little one!" in Greenlandic.
ÂNARSE m Greenlandic
Greenlandic form of Anders.
ANASE m Greenlandic
Variant of Ânase.
ANASI m Greenlandic
Greenlandic younger form of Anase.
ÂNASÎNA f Greenlandic
Greenlandic form of Hansîna.
ANATA m Greenlandic
Short form of Ãntariarse.
ANDERSE m Greenlandic
Greenlandic form of Anders.
ÂNE f Greenlandic
Greenlandic form of Ane.
ANE m Greenlandic
From Greenlandic ane meaning "big brother of a girl".
ÁNGA f Greenlandic
Means "niece (her brother's daughter)" in Greenlandic.
ANGAJO f & m Greenlandic
Old spelling of Angaju (according to the Greenlandic spelling reform of 1973).
ANGAJOORAQ f & m Greenlandic
Greenlandic younger form of Angajôraĸ.
ANGAJÔRAĸ f & m Greenlandic
Greenlandic name with the combination of Angajo and suffix -raq "young animal".
ANGAJU f & m Greenlandic
Means "older sibling of the same sex" in Greenlandic, thus either "big brother (to a boy)" or "big sister (to a girl)".
ANGAJUGDLEĸ m & f Greenlandic
Means "the oldest one" in Greenlandic.
ANGAJULLEQ m & f Greenlandic
Greenlandic younger form of Angajugdleĸ.
ÁNGÁNGÛJUK m Greenlandic, Greenlandic Mythology
Derived from Greenlandic anngak ("her brother's child" and the suffix -nguujuk, meaning "sweet little". This is the name of a character in Greenlandic mythology.
ANGERDLÁNGUAĸ f & m Greenlandic
Means "the dear one who has returned home" in Greenlandic.
ANGERDLARTOĸ m & f Greenlandic
Means "the one returning back home" in Greenlandic.
ANGERLANNGUAQ f & m Greenlandic
Greenlandic younger form of Angerdlánguaĸ.
ANGERLARNEQ f Greenlandic
South Greenlandic name meaning "she who has returned home", originally used as a nickname for someone named after a deceased family member, due to ritual name avoidance (taboos in mentioning names of deceased relatives, even when newborns had been named for them).
ÁNGILIK f Greenlandic
Means "European Golden Plover" in Greenlandic.
ANGNÎTA f Greenlandic
Greenlandic form of Agneta.
ÃNGUAĸ m Greenlandic
Means "sweet little one" in Greenlandic.
ANGUK m Greenlandic
Meaning unknown.
ANGÚNGUAĸ f Greenlandic
Combination of Anguk and -nnguaq meaning "sweet, dear".
ANGUSÍNÂĸ m Greenlandic
Means "the One proficient in catching sea mammals" in Greenlandic.
ANGÚSSUÁNGUAĸ m Greenlandic
Meaning unknown.
ANGUSUATSIAĸ m Greenlandic
Means "may he be able to catch plenty of sea mammals" in Greenlandic.
ANGUT m Greenlandic
From Greenlandic angut meaning "man".
ANGUTE m Greenlandic
Variant of Angut.
ANGUTI m Greenlandic
Greenlandic younger form of Angute.
ANGUTIVDLUARSSUGSSUAĸ m Greenlandic
Meaning unknown. It is probably related to Angut.
ANI m Greenlandic
Variant of Ane.
ANIA m Greenlandic
Greenlandic variant form of Ane or Greenlandic name meaning "her older brother", from a combination of Ane and -a, a Greenlandic possessive-genitive marker.
ANINGAAQ m Greenlandic
Greenlandic younger form of Aningâĸ.
ANINGÂĸ m Greenlandic, Inuit Mythology
Means "big brother of a girl" in Greenlandic. Aningâĸ is the name of the moon in Greenlandic mythology.
ANINGAN m Inuit Mythology, Greenlandic
The god of the moon among the Inuit of Greenland. He is called Igaluk by the Inuit of Canada and Alaska.
ANÍNGUAĸ m Greenlandic
Combination of Ane and -nnguaq "sweet, dear".
ANINNGUAQ m Greenlandic
Younger form of Anínguaĸ.
ÂNÍSE f Greenlandic
Greenlandic form of Agnes.
ÂNITSE f Greenlandic
Meaning unknown.
ANNASI m Greenlandic
Greenlandic younger form of Ánáse.
ANNGA f Greenlandic
Greenlandic younger form of Ánga.
ANNGILIK f Greenlandic
Younger form of Ángilik.
ANO m Finnish, Greenlandic
Finnish name meaning "asked for", derived from the Finnish verb anoa meaning "to ask" and Greenlandic name of unknown meaning.
ANORAANNGUAQ m Greenlandic
Greenlandic younger form of Anorãnguaĸ.
ANORÃNGUAĸ m Greenlandic
Maybe a combination of Anore and -nnguaq "sweet, dear".
ANORE m Greenlandic
Old spelling of Anori (as per the Greenlandic spelling reform of 1973).
ANORI m Greenlandic
Means "wind" in Greenlandic.
ÃNSE m Greenlandic
Greenlandic form of Hans.
ÂNTA m Greenlandic
Short form of Ãntariarse.
ÃNTARIARSE m Greenlandic
Greenlandic form of Andreas.
ANTARIARSI m Greenlandic
Greenlandic younger form of Antariarse.
ÃNTÛNÍTA f Greenlandic
Greenlandic form of Antoinette.
ÃNTÛT m Greenlandic
Greenlandic form of Anton.
ANTUUNITTA f Greenlandic
Greenlandic younger form of Antûníta.
ANTUUT m Greenlandic
Greenlandic younger form of Antût.
ÂPARÂME m Greenlandic
Greenlandic form of Abraham.
ÂPIA f Greenlandic
Greenlandic form of Abia.
APUT m & f Inuit, Greenlandic
Inuit meaning "Snow."
APUTSIAĸ f & m Greenlandic
Greenlandic name meaning "snow crystal" with the combination of Aput and suffix -tsiaq "beautiful", "fair", "fairly good", "precious", "sweet", "fair-sized", "nice", "good", "handsome".
APUTSIANNGUAQ f & m Greenlandic
Means "dear little snow crystal" in Greenlandic, from a combination of Aputsiaĸ and suffix -nnguaq "sweet", "dear", "little".
AQIGSSIAQ m Greenlandic, Greenlandic Mythology
Variant of Aĸigssiaĸ. This is the name of the main character in one of Greenland's best known myths.
AQISSEQ f Greenlandic
Younger form of Aĸigsseĸ.
AQISSIARSUK f Greenlandic
Means "little ptarmigan chick", derived from Greenlandic aqisseq "rock ptarmigan" (cf. Aqisseq) combined with a diminutive suffix.
AQQA m Greenlandic
Greenlandic younger form of Arĸa.
AQQALU m Greenlandic
Greenlandic younger form of Arĸalo.
ÂRALÂT m Greenlandic
Greenlandic form of Harald.
ARIIGGIIT f Greenlandic
Greenlandic younger form of Arîggît.
ARĸA m Greenlandic
Short form of Arĸalo.
ARĸALO m Greenlandic
Means "older sister's younger brother" in Greenlandic.
ARĸALUAĸ m Greenlandic
Means "younger brother of a girl" in Greenlandic.
ÂRĸAT f Greenlandic
Means "mitten, glove" in Greenlandic.
ARNAJAAQ f Greenlandic
Younger form of Arnajâĸ.
ARNAJARAĸ f Greenlandic
Means "little girl" in Greenlandic.
ARNAJARAQ f Greenlandic
Younger form of Arnajaraĸ.
ARNAK f Greenlandic
Variant of Arnaĸ.
ARNAĸ f Greenlandic
Means "girl, woman" in Greenlandic.
ARNAĸA f Greenlandic
Short form of Arnaĸat.
ARNAĸAT f Greenlandic
Means "fellow woman, girl friend, female friend" in Greenlandic.
ARNALUAĸ f Greenlandic
Meaning unknown.
ARNALUÁNGUAĸ f Greenlandic
Greenlandic name of unknown meaning, possibly combination of Arnaluaĸ and suffix -nnguaq meaning "sweet, dear".
ARNALUAQ f Greenlandic
Younger form of Arnaluaĸ.
ARNAMINEĸ f Greenlandic
Greenlandic name of unknown meaning, maybe a combination of Arnaĸ and suffix -mineq meaning "little bit".
ARNAMINEQ f Greenlandic
Greenlandic younger form of Arnamineĸ.
ARNÁNGUAĸ f Greenlandic
Means "sweet little woman" in Greenlandic.
ARNANNGUAQ f Greenlandic
Greenlandic feminine name meaning "sweet little woman" (or perhaps "dear Arnaq"), derived from arnaq "woman" combined with the endearing diminutive suffix nnguaq.