Norwegian Submitted Names

Norwegian names are used in the country of Norway in northern Europe. See also about Scandinavian names.
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AACINE f Norwegian
Variant of ÅSINE.
AADEL f Norwegian
Variant of ADEL.
AADNE m Norwegian
Variant of ÅDNE.
AADNY f Norwegian
Variant of ODDNY.
AAGNE m Norwegian
Variant of ÅGNE.
AAGODT f Norwegian
Variant of ÅGOT.
AAGOTH f Norwegian
Variant of ÅGOT.
AANE m Norwegian
Variant of Åne
AASTA f Norwegian
Variant of ÅSTA. Famous bearer is Aasta Hansteen, (10 December 1824 – 13 April 1908), Norwegian painter, writer and early feminist.
AASULF m Norwegian (Rare)
Norwegian variant of Åsulf.
ABIGAJIL f Norwegian (Rare, Archaic), Swedish (Rare), Afrikaans (Rare), Danish (Rare)
Variant of ABIGAIL used in the Norwegian translation of the Bible.
ABSALON m Norwegian, Polish
Polish and Norwegian form of ABSALOM.
ADELIN f & m Swedish (Rare), Norwegian (Rare), Finnish (Rare), Medieval French, Romanian
Scandinavian feminine variant of ADELINA, Romanian masculine form of ADELINA and medieval French masculine form of ADELINE.
ÅDNE m Norwegian
Dialectical form of ÁRNI.
AGATE f Latvian, Danish (Rare), Norwegian (Rare), French (Rare), Swedish
French variant and Nordic and Latvian form of AGATHE.
AGATON m Swedish, Norwegian (Rare), Polish
Polish and Swedish form of AGATHON.
AGDAR m Norwegian (Archaic)
Norwegian masculine form of AGDA.
AGMUND m Ancient Germanic, Danish, Norwegian, Swedish (Archaic)
The first element of this name is derived from ag, an uncertain element for which a few possible origins exist. The accepted explanation is that it comes from Proto-Germanic *agjo, which means "sharp, pointed." Because of that, it also means "edge", as in the sharp cutting side of a sword - which is why the meaning of the element has ultimately come to be "sword"... [more]
AGNA f Danish, Swedish, Norwegian
Feminine form of AGNI or short form of AGNETA.
ÅGNE m Norwegian (Rare)
Halvemål variant of HOGNE.
AGNE f Norwegian, Swedish (Rare), Danish (Rare), Latvian (Rare)
Scandinavian variant of AGNA. In the case of the Latvian usage, this name might also be a variant of Lithuanian AGNA.
AGRIM m Norwegian (Rare)
Norwegian dialectal variant of AUDGRIM.
ÅGUN f Norwegian
Variant of ÅGUNN.
ÅGUNN f Norwegian
Derived from the Germanic name elements agi "awe, terror" or egg "edge of a weapon" and gunnr "battle, fight".
AILO m Sami, Norwegian, Estonian, Finnish
Sami variant of ÁILU.
AIVA f Swedish (Rare), Norwegian (Rare)
Modern coinage derived from Gothic aiws meaning "time; age; eternity". This name first appeared in Sweden in the late 19th century.
AKSELIANE f Norwegian (Archaic)
Feminine form of AKSEL recorded in the 18th and 19th centuries.
ALARIK m Croatian, Danish, Dutch, Frisian, Norwegian, Swedish
Croatian, Danish, Dutch, Frisian, Norwegian and Swedish form of ALARIC.
ALBRIKT m Ancient Scandinavian, Old Swedish, Norwegian (Rare)
Old Norse and Old Swedish form of ALBRECHT.
ALFIVA f Norwegian
Norwegian form of ÆLFGIFU.
ALFKÆLL m Norwegian
Old Norse variant form of ALFKETILL.
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.
ALLIS f Swedish, Danish, Norwegian
Scandinavian variant of ALICE.
ALMAR m Norwegian, Swedish, Danish, Dutch, Estonian (Rare)
Younger form of ALMARR and masculine form of Alma.
ALOTTE f Norwegian (Rare, Archaic)
Possibly an elaborated form of LOTTE, influenced by ALETTE or French alouette meaning "lark (songbird)" (see ALOUETTE)... [more]
ÅLOV f Norwegian (Rare)
Norwegian younger form of ÁLǪF.
ALVDIS f Norwegian (Rare)
Norwegian form of ALFDÍS.
ALVFINN m Norwegian (Archaic)
Archaic Norwegian form of ALFFINNR.
ALVFINNA f Norwegian
Modern variant of ALFFINNA.
ALVGJERD f Norwegian
Modern Norwegian form of ALFGERÐR.
ALVHEID f Norwegian (Rare)
Norwegian form of ALFHEIÐR.
ALVLAUG f Norwegian (Rare, Archaic)
Norwegian younger form of ALFLAUG.
ALVNY f Norwegian
Modern Norwegian form of ALFNÝ.
AMBI m Medieval English, Norwegian
Old Norse short form of Arnbjǫrn.
ANALIUS m Norwegian (Rare)
Masculine form of ANNA. It originates from Lofoten in Norway.
ANBJØRN m Norwegian (Rare)
Norwegian variant of ANNBJØRN.
ANDORF m Norwegian (Rare, Archaic)
Former Norwegian variant of Andor.
ANDRIAS m Norwegian, Faroese
Norwegian and Faroese variant of ANDREAS.
ANDRODER m Norwegian (Rare, Archaic)
Former Norwegian younger form of ARNRØÐR.
ANDROE m Norwegian (Rare)
Norwegian newer form of ANDRODER.
ANFIN m Norwegian
Variant of ANFINN.
ANITRA f Literature, Theatre, Norwegian (Rare), Swedish (Rare)
Coined by Norwegian playwright Henrik Ibsen for an Ethiopian princess in his play Peer Gynt (1867).
ANNÆUS m Norwegian (Rare), Danish (Rare)
Latinised male form of ANNA.
ANNAR m Norwegian, Icelandic, Swedish (Rare)
Newer form of Old Norse name Ánarr meaning "ancestor's army". Derived from Old Norse anu "ancestor, father" and herr "army". ... [more]
ANNBJØRN m Norwegian
Norwegian variant of ARNBJØRN.
ANNELINE f Afrikaans, Dutch, French (Archaic), Danish, Norwegian
Dutch and Afrikaans variant of ANNELIEN as well as a Danish and Norwegian combination of Anne and LINE (and thus a cognate of ANNELIEN) as well as a Danish, Norwegian and archaic French diminutive of Anne found up to the 1700s in the Bourgogne-Franche-Comté region.
ANNEMOR f Norwegian (Modern, Rare), Swedish (Modern, Rare)
Combination of Anne and the name element mor "mother".
ANNFRID f Norwegian, Swedish (Rare), Danish (Rare)
Altered form of ARNFRID, first documented in Norway c.1500 (Arnfrid: 1888).
ANNKJELL m Norwegian (Rare)
Norwegian variant of ARNKJELL.
ANNUL m Norwegian (Archaic)
Former Norwegian dialectal variant of ARNULF.
ANNULV m Norwegian (Archaic)
Former Norwegian dialectal variant of ARNULF.
ANNVEIG f Norwegian (Rare)
Variant of ARNVEIG as well as a younger combination of ANNA and veig "power; strength".
ANTE m Swedish, Danish (Rare), Norwegian (Rare)
Scandinavian diminutive of ANDREAS, ANDERS and ANTON.
ANUL m Norwegian
Younger form of ANNUL.
ANULV m Norwegian (Archaic)
Former variant of ARNULF.
ÅNUND m Norwegian
Norwegian dialectal variant ofANUND.
ARE m Norwegian, Estonian
Modern form of ARI (2). In Norway it has been used predominantly in the regions Aust-Agder and Rogaland (after the Protestant Reformation).
ARENT m Medieval Dutch, East Frisian (Archaic), Dutch (Rare), Danish, Norwegian, Swedish
Medieval Dutch and East Frisian form of ARNOLD as well as a Scandinavian variant of AREND. As for the Netherlands: this given name is still in use there today, but it is not as common there as its modern form AREND is.... [more]
ARIS f Norwegian (Rare), Swedish (Rare), Icelandic (Rare)
Of unknown origin and meaning. Current theories include a variant of IRIS as well as a short form of Greek names beginning with the element aris- (compare ARISTAEUS).
ARN m Norwegian, Swedish, Danish, Popular Culture
Derived from Old Norse ǫrn "eagle". It can also be a short form of Arne or other names beginning with Arn-.... [more]
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]
ARNBJØRN m Danish, Norwegian
Danish and Norwegian form of ARNBJÖRN.
ARNBRAND m Medieval English, Old Danish, Norwegian
Possibly from the elements arn "eagle" and brand "fire, swordblade."
ARNDÍS f Norwegian, Icelandic
A Germanic name formed from the name elements arn "eagle" and dís "goddess".
ARNFRID f Norwegian, Swedish
Modern Norwegian form of Arnfríðr, an Old Norse name derived from the elements arn "eagle" and fríðr "peace, love" or "beloved" (later "beautiful, fair"; compare FRÍÐA, an Old Norse short form of Arnfríðr and other feminine names containing the element).
ARNGUNN f Norwegian, Faroese
Norwegian and Faroese younger form of ARNGUNNR.
ARNHILD f Norwegian, Swedish
Modern form of ARNHILDR.
ARNKJELL m Norwegian
Modern Norwegian form of ARNKETILL.
ARNLAUG f Ancient Scandinavian, Norwegian, Icelandic
Combination of Old Norse ǫrn "eagle" and laug possibly meaning "betrothed woman".
ARNLAUG m Norwegian
Norwegian younger form of ARNLAUGR.
ARNLJOT m Old Swedish, Norwegian, Swedish
Old Swedish and younger form of ARNLJÓTR.
ARNLJOT f Norwegian (Rare, Archaic)
Norwegian younger form of ARNLJÓT.
ARNMOD m Norwegian
Norwegian younger form of ARNMÓÐR.
ARNRUN f Norwegian (Rare)
Norwegian combination of ǫrn "eagle" and rún "secret".
ARNSTEIN m Norwegian
Modern form of ARNSTEINN.
ARNTINE f Norwegian (Rare)
Feminine form of ARNDT.
ARNULV m Norwegian
Norwegian form of ARNULF.
ARNVALD m Norwegian, Swedish
Norwegian and Swedish form of ARNOLD.
ARNVEIG f Norwegian
Norwegian name with the combination of ǫrn "eagle" and veig "power, strength".
ARNVID m Norwegian, Swedish (Rare)
Formed of arn meaning "eagle" and vid meaning "tree".
ÅRNY f Norwegian (Rare)
Norwegian form of ÁRNÝ.
ASBJØRG f Norwegian, Danish (Rare)
Norwegian and Danish younger form of ÁSBJǪRG.
ASGAUT m Norwegian
Norwegian younger form of ÁSGAUTR.
ÅSGJERD f Norwegian (Rare)
Norwegian younger form of ÁSGÆRÐR.
ASGRIM m Old Swedish, Norwegian (Rare)
Old Swedish and Norwegian form of ÁSGRÍMR.
ASKJELL m Norwegian
More modern form of ÁSKETILL.
ASLAK m Norwegian, Danish, Swedish (Rare), Old Danish, Old Swedish, Finnish
Younger form of ÁSLÁKR, derived from Old Norse áss "god" and leikr "game, play".
ÅSLAUG f Norwegian
Variant of ASLAUG.
ASLE m Norwegian
Variant of ATLE or ASLEIV.
ÅSLEIK m Norwegian
Norwegian younger form of ÁSLÆIKR.
ÅSLEIV m Norwegian (Rare)
Norwegian variant of ASLEIV.
ASLEIV m Norwegian (Rare)
Norwegian younger form of ÁSLEIFR.
ASLI m Medieval English, Norwegian
Old Norse short form of ÁSLÆIFR.
ASMA f Swedish, Danish, Norwegian
Feminine form of ASMUS.
ÅSNE f Norwegian
Norwegian variant of ÅSNY. A famous bearer is Åsne Guldahl Seierstad, Norwegian journalist and writer, (1970- ).
ÅSNY f Norwegian (Rare)
Norwegian form of ÁSNÝ.
ASNY f Norwegian (Rare)
Norwegian variant of ÅSNY.
ASRUN f Old Swedish, Norwegian (Rare), Danish (Rare), Swedish (Rare)
Combination of the Germanic elements as "god" and run "secret"
ASSAR m Swedish, Norwegian (Rare)
From the proto-Norse byname *AndswaruR meaning "he who answers".
ÅSTE f Norwegian
Variant of ÅSTA.
ÅSTEIN m Norwegian
Norwegian dialectal variant of ØYSTEIN.
ASTRINE f Norwegian (Archaic)
Norwegian dialectal variant of ASTRID.
ÅSVAR m Norwegian (Rare)
Norwegian variant of ÅSVARD.
ASVAR m Norwegian (Rare)
Norwegian variant of ASVARD.
ÅSVARD m Norwegian (Rare)
Norwegian younger form of ÁSVARÐR.
ASVARD m Norwegian (Rare)
Norwegian variant form of ÅSVARD.
ÅSVEIG f Norwegian, Swedish
A relatively modern Scandinavian name, it is derived from Old Norse áss "god" combined with Old Norse veig "strength".
ASVEIG f Norwegian
Variant of ÅSVEIG.
ATALARIK m Croatian, Swedish (Archaic), Norwegian
Croatian, Swedish and Norwegian form of ATHALARIC.
ATANARIK m Croatian (Rare), Norwegian, Swedish (Archaic)
Croatian, Swedish and Norwegian form of ATHANARIC.
ATHANARIK m Dutch, Norwegian
Dutch and Norwegian form of ATHANARIC.
AUDEN m Norwegian (Rare)
Variant form of the (masculine) name AUDUN.
AUDGAR m Norwegian
Variant of AUDGARD. This was the middle name of comedian and actor Åsleik Engmark (1965-2017).
AUDGARD m Norwegian (Rare)
Norwegian form of AUÐGARÐR.
AUDGRIM m Norwegian (Rare)
Norwegian younger form of AUÐGRÍMR.
AUDGUNN f Norwegian
Norwegian younger form of AUÐGUÐR.
AUDRUN f Norwegian (Rare)
Norwegian form of AUÐRÚN.
AUDULV m Norwegian
Norwegian modern form of AUÐULFR.
AUDUN m Norwegian
Younger form of AUÐUN.
AUDVARD m Norwegian (Archaic)
Norwegian name with the combination of auðr "prosperity", "fortune", "riches" and vǫrðr "guard".
AUER m Norwegian (Archaic)
Dialectal form of ALVER recorded in the Telemark and Agder regions.
AUGEN m Norwegian (Rare)
Norwegian variant of AUGUN.
AURELIAN m English, Dutch, History, Romanian, Swedish (Rare), Danish (Rare), Norwegian (Rare), German (Rare), Polish
Form of Aurelianus (see AURELIANO). This name was borne by a Roman emperor from the 3rd century AD.
AUSTE m Norwegian
Diminutive of names containing the element aust (from austr, "the east").
AUVER m Norwegian
Dialectal variant of ALVÉR.
BABBEN f Norwegian, Swedish
A diminutive of BARBRO.
BALKI m Medieval English, Norwegian
From Old Norse balkr meaning "ridge of land."
BÅRNI f Norwegian (Archaic)
Norwegian dialectal variant of BORGNY used in Vestlandet.
BARO m Norwegian (Rare)
Form of BERGTOR via the dialectal variant Bardo. Mainly used on Trøndelag county in Norway.
BARTOLV m Norwegian
Variant of BARTHOLD or a combination of bjartr ("light, shining") and ulfr ("wolf").
BAUGEID f Norwegian
Modern Norwegian form of BAUGEIÐR.
BELLEST m Norwegian
Variant of BELEST.
BENDIKA f Norwegian
Feminine form of BENDIK.
BENDIKE f Norwegian
Feminine form of BENDIK.
BENTEIN m Norwegian (Rare)
Modern Norwegian form of BENTEINN.
BENTINE f Norwegian (Rare)
Elaboration of BENTE.
BEOLIN m Norwegian
Variation of Beollan. About 1222 BEOLIN the judge witnessed a charter by Randulf de Strathphethain.
BERGNY f Norwegian (Rare)
Norwegian variant of BORGNY.
BERGTOR m Norwegian
Norwegian younger form of BERGÞÓRR.
BERGULFR m Norwegian
Old Norse variant of BJǪRGULFR.
BERGULV m Norwegian (Rare, Archaic)
Modern Norwegian form of BERGULFR.
BERTE f Norwegian (Rare), Danish (Rare), French (Rare)
Variant of BERTA as well as a French variant of BERTHE.
BERTINE f Dutch, French (Rare), Norwegian
French feminine form of BERT.
BESI m Medieval English, Norwegian, Old Swedish
Old Norse diminuitive of BJORN.
BIBBI f Swedish, Danish (Rare), Norwegian (Rare)
Mainly a diminutive of BIRGITTA and its variant forms (see also Bibi (1)).
BIBI f Danish, Swedish, Norwegian (Rare)
Diminutive of BIRGITTA and its various forms. It can also be used as a diminutive of other names beginning with or containing B, such as BIBIANA and BEATA... [more]
BIL f & m Norse Mythology, Old Swedish, Norwegian, Medieval English
Means "instant" in Old Norse. In Norse Mythology, Bil and her brother HJÚKI follow MÁNI across the heavens.
BIRGA f Swedish (Rare), Norwegian (Archaic), German (Rare)
Contracted form of BIRGITTA, as well as a feminine form of BIRGER.
BITTE f Swedish, Danish, Norwegian
Pet form of BIRGITTE or from Danish bitte meaning "bit, little" or from Danish lille bitte meaning "tiny".
BJART m Norwegian
Norwegian form of BJARTR.
BJARTMAR m Icelandic, Faroese, Norwegian (Rare)
Combination of Old Norse bjartr "bright" and mærr "famous".
BJERMUND m Norwegian
Norwegian name with the combination of bjǫrn "bear" and mund "protection".
BJERTE m Norwegian
Variant of BJARTE.
BJOR m Norwegian
Modern form of BJÓRR.
BJØRGA f Norwegian
Variant of BJØRG.
BJØRGE m Norwegian
Masculine form of BJØRG.
BJØRGNY f Norwegian
Modern Norwegian variant of BORGNY.
BJØRK f Faroese, Danish, Norwegian
Faroese form of BJÖRK which was also adopted into Danish and Norwegian.
BJØRNE m Norwegian
Variant of BJARNE.
BJØRNHILD f Norwegian
Norwegian form of BJÖRNHILD.
BJØRNMUND m Norwegian
Norwegian variant of BJERMUND.
BJØRNSTJERNE m Norwegian
Combination of BJØRN and Norwegian stjerne meaning "star". Bjørnstjerne Bjørnson (1832-1910) was a Norwegian writer and Nobel laureate (Literature, 1903).
BODHILD f Norwegian
Variant of BODIL.
BODHILL f Norwegian
Variant form of BODHILD.
BODO m Ancient Germanic, German, Danish, Norwegian, Swedish
Originally a short form of names beginning with the Germanic element bod "lord, ruler", which later acquired the meaning "messenger, tidings" due to confusion with bode "messenger" (also "to announce, command").
BOLLA m & f Medieval English, Old Swedish, Norwegian
Pet form of names containing the name element BORG. As a feminine name, a diminutive form of BOTILDA (see BÓTHILDR).
BØR m Norwegian
Short form of BØRGE or a Norwegian modern form of BJÓRR.
BORGAR m Old Swedish, Norwegian, Swedish, Danish, Icelandic, Faroese
Old Swedish and modern form of BORGARR.
BØRGE m Danish, Norwegian
Danish variant of BIRGER.
BØRGER m Norwegian (Rare)
Dialectal variant of BIRGER or variant of BORGAR.
BORGER m Norwegian
Variant of BYRGER or BORGAR.
BORGINE f Norwegian
Pet form of names containing the name element BORG "stronghold", "fortification", "castle".
BORGNY f Norwegian, Danish
Modern form of BORGNÝ.
BORGRUN f Norwegian (Rare)
Norwegian combination of borg "castle" and rún "secret".
BØRJE m Norwegian
Norwegian form of BÖRJE.
BORNI f Norwegian (Rare)
Norwegian dialectal variant of BORGNY.
BØRRE m Danish, Norwegian
Variant form of BIRGER; see also BØRGE.
BOTEL m & f Norwegian (Rare, Archaic)
Former variant of BOTHILD or BOTOLV.
BOTI m Medieval English, Norwegian
Diminutive of names containing the name element bot.
BOTOLF m Norwegian
Variant form of BOTULF.
BOTOLV m Norwegian
Norwegian modern form of BÓTOLFR.
BOTULPH m English, Norwegian
Derived from Botulphus, which was the latinized form for both BOTULF and BÓTULFR.
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