Norwegian Submitted Names

Norwegian names are used in the country of Norway in northern Europe. See also about Scandinavian names.
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BRYNDIS f Norwegian (Rare), Faroese
Faroese and Norwegian form of Bryndís.
BRYNEL f Norwegian (Archaic)
Obsolete variant of Brynhild.
BRYNIL m Norwegian
Variant of Brynild.
BRYNJULV m Norwegian
Norwegian form of Bryniulfr.
BRYNTE m Swedish (Rare), Norwegian (Archaic)
Pet form of names beginning with Bryn-, derived from the Old Norse word brynja "armour, protection".
CAROSANDER m Norwegian (Modern, Rare)
Combination of Caro (derived from Latin carus "dear, beloved") and Sander.
CHARLOTT f Swedish, Norwegian (Rare), German (Rare)
Variant of Charlotte reflecting the French pronunciation.
CHILDERIK m Danish, Dutch, Norwegian, Swedish (Archaic)
Danish, Dutch, Norwegian and Swedish form of Childeric.
CHILPERIK m Dutch, Norwegian, Swedish (Archaic)
Dutch, Norwegian and Swedish form of Chilperic.
CHRISANDER m Norwegian (Modern)
Transferred use of a Swedish surname Chrisander.
CORNELIE f Dutch, Danish (Rare), German (Rare), Norwegian (Rare), Swedish (Rare)
Variant of Cornelia, which was probably influenced by its French form Cornélie.
DAGBJØRG f Norwegian, Faroese
Combination of dagr "day" and bjarga "to help", "save", "rescue".
DAGFRID f Norwegian
Norwegian form of Dagfríður.
DAGFRYD m Norwegian
Norwegian variant of Dagfrid.
DAGHILD f Norwegian (Rare), Swedish (Rare)
Derived from Old Norse dagr "day" combined with Old Norse hildr "battle".
DAGRUND f Norwegian
Variant of Dagrun.
DAGRUNN f Norwegian
Variant of Dagrun.
DAGULV m Norwegian (Rare)
Norwegian combination of dagr "day" and ulfr "wolf".
DAGVARD m Norwegian (Rare)
Norwegian combination of dagr "day" and vǫrðr "guard".
DAGVEIG f Norwegian
Norwegian combination of dagr "day" and veig "power, strength".
DAGVIN m Norwegian (Rare)
Norwegian combination of dagr "day" and vinr "friend".
DANELIUS m Norwegian
Latinized form of Daniel.
DEIFOBOS m Romanian (Rare), Polish (Rare), Norwegian (Rare)
Romanian, Polish and Norwegian form of Deiphobus.
DEODOR m Norwegian (Archaic)
Former Norwegian variant of Teodor.
DIDERIK m Dutch (Rare), Danish (Rare), Norwegian (Rare), Swedish (Rare)
Dutch variant of Diederik as well as a Danish, Norwegian and Swedish variant of Didrik.
DIDRIK m Danish (Rare), Norwegian, Swedish, Dutch (Rare)
Danish, Norwegian and Swedish form of Dietrich as well as a rare Dutch shortened form of Diederik.... [more]
DITLEF m Swedish (Rare), Norwegian (Rare)
Swedish and Norwegian form of Detlef.
DORDEI f Norwegian (Archaic)
Norwegian dialectal variant of Dordi recorded in Buskerud.
DORDI f Norwegian, Swedish (Rare, Archaic)
Diminutive of Dorede, which was a variant of Dorete, the Old Swedish form of Dorothea. It has been used in Sweden since at least the 16th century.
DORMOD m Norwegian
Combination of Greek doron "gift" and Germanic móðr "mind, spirit, courage" or a variant of Tormod.
DYVEKE f Frisian, Danish (Rare), Norwegian, Swedish (Rare)
Originally a Frisian diminutive of Dietlinde and other names beginning with the Old High German element thiot meaning "people". It is also associated with Frisian düveke "little dove".
EASTVOLD m & f Norwegian
Transferred use of the surname Eastvold.
EDEL f German, German (Austrian), Danish, English, Finnish, Greenlandic, Icelandic, Norwegian, Sami, Swedish
Short form of names that begin with or end in the element "Edel-" meaning "noble", for example Edeltraud, Edelgard.... [more]
EDEVART m Norwegian
Variant of Edvard.
EDGEIR m Norwegian (Rare)
Norwegian variant of Edgar.
EDIAS m Norwegian
Norwegian form of Egidius.
EDVINA f Croatian, Lithuanian, Danish (Rare), Norwegian (Rare), Swedish (Rare)
Croatian, Lithuanian and Scandinavian form of Edwina.
EFFI f Swedish (Rare, Archaic), Danish (Rare, Archaic), Norwegian (Archaic), German (Archaic), Literature
Scandinavian diminutive of Eufemia, and a German diminutive of Elfriede. This is the name of the central character in 'Effi Briest' (1896) by Theodor Fontane, one of the most famous German realist novels.
EGIR m Norwegian
Norwegian variant of Ægir.
EIDA f Low German (Archaic), Swedish (Rare), Norwegian (Rare), Finnish
Frisian variant of Ida, the Frisian short form of Old High German names beginning with Agi- and a short form of Nordic names beginning with Eid-.
EIDBJØRG f Norwegian
A Norwegian name with the combination of eiðr "oath" and bjǫrg "help, deliverance".
EIDI f Norwegian, Swedish
Uncertain origin. Could be a Norwegian dialectal form of Heidi. The name is predominately used in Vestfold, Norway.
EIDIS f & m Norwegian
Variant of Eydis or Edias.
EIDUNN f Norwegian (Archaic)
Combination of Old Norse eiðr "oath" and unnr "wave" or unna "to love".
EIEL m Norwegian
Norwegian variant of Eigil.
EIGIL m Danish, Norwegian
Variant of Egil.
EIGILL m Norwegian
Norwegian dialectal variant of Egil.
EILA f Norwegian, Finnish, Swedish, Danish
Norwegian dialectical short form of Elina.
EILEIV m Norwegian
Norwegian younger form of ÆilæifR.
EILI f Norwegian (Rare), Swedish (Rare)
Norwegian dialectal variant of Eila or Eli.
EILIF m Medieval Scandinavian, Danish, Faroese, Norwegian, Swedish (Rare)
Eilif originates from the Norse name ÆilífR, which is either a variant of ÆilæifR or combined by either aina, which means "alone" or "one", or aiwa, which means "always", and Leifr which means "heir".
EILIN f Norwegian, Faroese
Norwegian and Faroese variant of Elin as well as a Norwegian and Faroese adoption of Eileen.
EILIV m Norwegian
Variant of Eilif.
EILOV f Norwegian (Rare)
Norwegian name, possibly a feminine form of Eilev or Eileiv, which are Norwegian forms of Old Norse Eileifr.
EIMAR m Norwegian (Rare), Swedish (Rare)
Combination of ei, a modern name element of uncertain origin, and Old Norse mærr "famous".
EIMUND m & f Norwegian, Finnish (Rare)
Modern form of Eymundr.
EINER m Danish, Norwegian, Swedish
Danish variant of Einar.
EINRIDE m Norwegian
Norwegian modern form of Æinriði.
EIRHILD f Norwegian
Norwegian name with the combination of eir "protection, peace, calm, help" and hildr "battle,fight".
EIRIL f Norwegian
Variant of Eirhild.
EIRILL f Norwegian
Variant of Eirhild.
EIRUNN f Norwegian
Norwegian form of Eyrún.
EIVIN m Norwegian
Variant form of Eivind. Known bearers of this name include the Norwegian jazz musician Eivin One Pedersen (1956-2012) and Eivin Kilcher from the reality TV series "Alaska: The Last Frontier".
EIVINN m Norwegian
Variant of Eivind.
EIVOR f Swedish, Norwegian
From the Old Norse name Eyvör or Eyvǫr, which was derived from the elements *auja "gift, good fortune" (or ey "island"; compare Eyja) and vor "vigilant, cautious" (also associated with vár, a poetic word for "woman").
ELBERG m Norwegian, Icelandic
Norwegian and Icelandic masculine form of Elbjørg.
ELBJØRN m Norwegian (Rare)
Norwegian variant of Eldbjørn.
ELDA f Danish, Finnish, Norwegian, Swedish (Rare)
Short form of names containing the element eld, from Old Norse eldr, "fire".
ELDAR m Norwegian, Swedish, Danish (Rare), Icelandic (Rare)
Combination of Old Norse eldr "fire" and herr "army, warrior".
ELDBJØRG f Norwegian, Faroese
Variant of Hallbjørg, the first element sometimes associated with Old Norse eldr meaning "fire".
ELDBJØRN m Norwegian, Faroese
Combination of eldr "fire" and biǫrn "bear".
ELDIS f Norwegian (Rare)
Combination of eld meaning "fire" and dis meaning "goddess, wise woman".
ELDRID f Norwegian
From the Old Norse name Eldríðr, possibly from the elements eldr "fire" and fríðr "beautiful". Alternatively it may have derived from the Old English name Æðelþryð or the Old High German name Hildifrid (via Frankish Eldrit).
ELDRUN f Norwegian
Norwegian name with the combination of eldr "fire" and rún "secret".
ELGUNN f Norwegian
Norwegian name with the combination of eldr "fire" and gunnr "battle, fight" or combination of Ella and gunnr "battle, fight".
ELIANE f Dutch, German, Swedish (Rare), Norwegian (Rare), Danish (Rare)
Dutch, German and Norwegian form of Eliana (see Éliane).
ELIDA f Norwegian, Swedish (Rare), Danish (Rare), Finnish (Rare), Faroese
Variant of Ellida, a feminine form of Elliði.
ELISIF f Norwegian (Rare), Danish (Rare), Swedish (Rare)
Variant of Elisiv, the Old Swedish form of the Russian name Yelizaveta.
ELLAUG f Norwegian
Norwegian combination of eldr "fire" or Elin and laug possibly meaning "betrothed woman".
ELLBJØRG f Norwegian
Norwegian dialectal variant of Eldbjørg.
ELLEF m Norwegian, Danish
Variant of Ellev.
ELLERT m West Frisian, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish
West Frisian variant of Allert and Scandinavian variant of Eilert.
ELLEV m Norwegian
Norwegian younger form of Eileiv.
ELLING m Norwegian, Swedish
Norwegian variant of Erling meaning "descendent of the jarl".
ELNA f Swedish, Finnish, Norwegian, Danish, Dutch (Rare), Afrikaans, Catalan, Medieval Catalan
Southern Swedish form of Elin as well as a Danish, Dutch and Medieval Catalan short form of Helena which are now used as given names in their own right and a Danish contracted form of Eleonora.
ELSEBE f Low German (Archaic), Medieval Baltic, Medieval Scandinavian, Old Norwegian, Norwegian (Rare)
Low German variant of Elsabe, recorded between the 15th and 18th centuries, which was also used in 15th-century Latvia and in Medieval Norway.
ELSELILL f Swedish, Norwegian
Swedish and Norwegian name with the combination of Elsa and lítill "little".
ELVIDA f Norwegian (Rare)
Norwegian combination of Ella and viðr "forest, wood, tree".
EMBJØR f Norwegian (Rare, Archaic)
Norwegian dialectal short form of Embjørg.
EMBJØRG f Norwegian
Norwegian dialectal variant of Ingeborg.
EMELI f English (Modern), Swedish, Norwegian (Rare), Danish (Rare)
Variant of Emily. A notable bearer is Scottish singer Emeli Sandé.
EMELIAN m Norwegian
Masculine form of Emelia.
EMELIUS m Swedish, Norwegian
Masculine form of Emelia.
EMERENTSE f Norwegian (Archaic)
Norwegian variant of Emerentia.
EMINA f Swedish, Danish, Norwegian
Diminutive of Emma.
EMINDA f Norwegian
Extended form of Minda.
EMRIK m Swedish, Norwegian
Swedish and Norwegian form of Emmerich.
EMUND m Old Swedish, Swedish (Rare), Norwegian (Rare)
Old Swedish form of Æimundr or a variant of Ømund. Æimundr is derived from Old Norse einn "one, alone" and mund "protection". Ømund is possibly derived from Old Norse ey island" and mund... [more]
ENDOR m Norwegian
Norwegian form of Einþór.
ENDRIKE f Norwegian (Archaic)
Feminine form of Endre.
ENDRINE f Norwegian (Archaic)
Feminine form of Endre.
ENGEBRET m Norwegian (Rare)
Norwegian form of Engelbert.
ENGLA f Swedish, Norwegian (Rare), Danish (Rare), Icelandic (Modern)
Strictly feminine form of the Old German name Engel as well as a Swedish dialectal form of Ingel. ... [more]
ENGVOLD m Norwegian (Archaic)
Former Norwegian variant of Ingvald.
ERLA f English (Rare), Icelandic, Faroese, Swedish (Rare), Norwegian (Rare), Danish (Rare)
Scandinavian feminine form of Jarl (compare Erle), and an English feminine form of Earl. This also coincides with the Icelandic and Faroese name for a type of bird, commonly known as "wagtail" in English (erla (or maríuerla) being derived from Old Norse ertla).
ERMANARIK m Dutch, Norwegian, Swedish (Archaic)
Dutch, Norwegian and Swedish form of Ermanaric.
ERNAR m Norwegian, Swedish (Rare)
Masculine form of Erna.
ESAJAS m Danish, Norwegian, Swedish (Rare)
Scandinavian form of Isaiah.
ESKILD m Danish, Norwegian
Variant form of Askild.
ESTEN m Norwegian
Variant of Øystein.
ESTINE f Norwegian (Archaic)
Feminine form of Esten.
EURIK m Croatian, Dutch, Frisian, Norwegian, Swedish (Archaic)
Croatian, Dutch, Frisian, Norwegian and Swedish form of Euric.
EVALILL f Swedish, Norwegian
Swedish and Norwegian name with the combination of Eva and lítill "little".
EVINE f Norwegian (Rare)
Feminine form of Evin.
EYOLF m Norwegian
Old Norse, meaning "Lucky Wolf." Also appears in Henrik Ibsen's play "Little Eyolf."
EYSTEIN m Norwegian
Norwegian form of Eysteinn.
EYVIND m Danish, Norwegian, Swedish
More modern form of Eyvindr, see Øyvind.
EYVOR f Norwegian (Rare), Swedish (Rare)
Norwegian younger form of Eyvǫr.
FALENTIN m Norwegian (Rare)
Norwegian dialectal variant of Fartein and Valentin.
FALTIN m Norwegian
Norwegian dialectal variant of Falentin.
FARTEIN m Norwegian
Norwegian form of Farþegn. A famous bearer is Olav Fartein Valen (25 August 1887 – 14 December 1952), a Norwegian composer.
FAST m Norwegian, Swedish
Norwegian dialectal variant of Faste.
FASTE m Old Swedish, Swedish, Norwegian
Old Swedish and modern form of Fasti.
FASTER m Norwegian (Rare)
Norwegian younger form of Fastr.
FIA f Swedish, Norwegian (Rare), Danish (Rare)
Diminutive of Sofia and other names containing the element -fia-.
FILEMON m Dutch (Rare), Danish, Norwegian, Polish, Swedish (Rare)
Dutch, Polish and Scandinavian form of Philemon.... [more]
FINNBERG m Norwegian (Rare, Archaic)
Former Norwegian male form of Finnborg.
FINNBJØRN m Norwegian, Faroese
Norwegian and Faroese younger form of Finnbjǫrn.
FINNBO m Norwegian (Rare)
Norwegian short form of Finnboge.
FINNBOGE m Norwegian (Rare)
Norwegian modern form of Finnbogi.
FINNKJELL m Norwegian
Norwegian younger form of Finnkell.
FINNVED m Norwegian (Rare)
Norwegian form of Finnviðr.
FJALLAR m Norwegian
Norwegian modern spelling of Fjallarr.
FLEMING m Danish, Norwegian, Swedish, American (Rare, Archaic)
Transferred use of the surname Fleming and younger form of Flæmingr.
FLOEN m Norwegian
Norwegian form of Flavius.
FOLKVARD m Norwegian
Norwegian younger form of Folkvarðr.
FORDEL m Norwegian
From the Middle Low German word vordēl "advantage".
FREDERIC m Norwegian (Rare), Danish (Rare), Swedish (Rare), Catalan, Provençal
Scandinavian variant of Frederik and Catalan and Provençal form of Frederick. This name was borne by Provençal writer and lexicographer of the Occitan language Frederic Mistral (Frédéric Mistral in French) who received the 1904 Nobel Prize in Literature.
FREDLEIV m Norwegian (Rare)
Norwegian variant of Fridleif.
FREDNY f Norwegian (Archaic), Swedish (Archaic)
Norwegian and Swedish form of Friðný.
FREDSTEIN m Norwegian
Former Norwegian variant of Friðsteinn.
FRID m & f Swedish, Norwegian
Variant of Fride and modern form of Fríðr.
FRIDBJØRG f Danish (Rare), Norwegian (Rare)
Danish and Norwegian variant of Fridborg.
FRIDLEIV m Norwegian (Rare)
Norwegian variant of Fredleiv.
FRIDSTEIN m Norwegian (Rare)
Norwegian younger form of Friðsteinn.
FRIKK m Norwegian
Norwegian short form of Fredrik.
FRIMANN m Norwegian
Norwegian form of Friedemann.
FRØYDIS f Norwegian
Younger form of Frøydís.
FRØYSTEIN m Norwegian
Norwegian younger form of Frøystæinn.
FRYD f Norwegian (Modern, Rare)
Either a variant of Frid or taken directly from Norwegian fryd "joy, delight".
GÆIRI m Norwegian
Old Norse short form of names containing the name element GEIR.
GANDALV m Norwegian
Norwegian form of Gandalfr.
GAUT m Norwegian
Norwegian form of Gautr.
GAUTARR m Norwegian
Derived from the Old Norse elements gaut "of Gautland" and her "army."
GAUTREK m Norwegian
Norwegian younger form of Gautrekr.
GEIRFINN m Norwegian
Norwegian modern form of Geirfinnr.
GEIRFRID f Norwegian (Rare)
Norwegian younger form of GæiRfríðr.
GEIRLAUG m Norwegian
Norwegian younger form of Geirlaugr.
GEIRMUND m Norwegian
More modern form of Geirmundr.
GEIRRID f Norwegian (Rare)
Norwegian younger form of Geirríðr.
GEISERIK m Dutch, Norwegian, Swedish (Archaic)
Dutch, Norwegian and Swedish form of Geiseric.
GEMANDA f Norwegian (Archaic)
Norwegian combination of Ge- and -manda recorded in the 19th century.
GERLOFF m Norwegian (Rare)
Norwegian younger form of GæiRlæifR.
GISKEN f Norwegian
Diminutive of Giske, a Norwegian variant of the Low German name Geseke, itself a diminutive of Gesa. This was common in Norway in the 17th, 18th and 19th centuries. It was borne by Norwegian writer Gisken Wildenvey (1895-1985; born Jonette Pauline Andreassen).
GISLAUG f Norwegian (Rare)
Modern form of Old Norse Gíslaug composed of the elements gísl "hostage, pledge" and laug possibly meaning "betrothed woman". ... [more]
GJELLAU f Norwegian (Archaic)
Norwegian dialectal variant of Geirlaug recorded in Østfold.
GJERLAUG m Norwegian
Norwegian variant of Geirlaug.
GJERMUND m Norwegian
Variant form of Geirmund.
GJERT m Norwegian
Norwegian variant spelling of Gert.
GJERTINE f Norwegian (Rare)
Feminine form of Gjert.
GJERTRUD f Norwegian
Norwegian variant of Gertrud.
GJESINE f Norwegian (Archaic)
Norwegian variant of Gesine.
GJESKE f Norwegian (Archaic)
Norwegian form of Geske.
GJEST m Norwegian
Norwegian younger form of Gestr. Famous bearer is Gjest Baardsen (early 1791 - 13th May 1849), Norwegian outlaw, jail-breaker, non-fiction writer, songwriter and memoirist
GJØRID f Norwegian (Rare)
Norwegian dialectal variant of Gyrid found in Vestlandet.
GJØRIL f Norwegian (Rare)
Norwegian form of Görel.
GJØTE m Norwegian
Variant of Gøte.
GLØDER m Norwegian
Younger form of Glœðir.
GNUP m Norwegian (Rare)
Younger form of Gnúpr.
GODARD m Dutch (Rare), Faroese, Norwegian
Faroese and Norwegian form of Godehard and Dutch variant form of Godhard. Also compare the English given name Goddard.... [more]
GODBERG m Norwegian
Norwegian new male form of Gudbjørg.
GODIGISEL m Ancient Germanic, English, German, Italian, Norwegian, History
Variant spelling of Godegisel. Godigisel was a 4th-century king of the Hasdingi Vandals.
GODMANN m Norwegian (Archaic)
Former Norwegian dialectal variant of Gudmann.
GODVIN m Swedish, Norwegian
Younger form of Goðvini.
GONDRO m Norwegian (Rare)
Norwegian variant of Gundro.
GØRILD f Norwegian
Norwegian variant of Gerhild.
GORO f Norwegian
Dialectal variant of Guro.
GRAM m Swedish, Finnish, Norwegian
Younger form of Gramr.
GREIP f & m Ancient Scandinavian, Norse Mythology, Norwegian
Old Norse female form of Græipi or Norwegian variant of Greipr. In Norse mythology this is the name of a sorceress.
GRETAR m Danish, Norwegian, Swedish
New combination of Gret, name element deriving from the name Greta and Germanic element hari "army".
GRIM m Anglo-Saxon, Old Danish, Old Swedish, Swedish, Norwegian
Medieval form of Grímr meaning "mask, helmet", which remained popular in Anglo-Scandinavian areas well into the 12th century. This was used as another name for the Norse god Odin. Alternatively, as an Old Danish and Old Swedish name derived from Old Norse grimmr "cruel, grim", often used as a part of a name such as Tyrgrim or Grimulf.
GRUNDE m Norwegian (Rare)
Younger form of Grundi.
GUDBJØRG f Norwegian, Faroese
Norwegian and Faroese younger form of Guðbjǫrg.
GUDBJØRN m Norwegian (Rare)
Norwegian modern form of Guðbiǫrn.
GUDLEIF m Norwegian
Younger form of Guðleifr.
GUDMANDA f Norwegian (Archaic)
Feminine form of Gudmann as well as a variant of Gudmunda recorded in the late 19th century.
GUDMANN m Norwegian (Archaic)
Former Norwegian younger form of Guðmann.
GUDMAR m Swedish (Rare), Norwegian (Rare)
Derived from Old Norse goð "god, good" and mærr "famous".
GUDOR m Norwegian (Archaic)
Norwegian variant of Guddor.
GUDVAR m Norwegian
Variant of Gudvard.
GUDVE f Norwegian (Archaic), Medieval Scandinavian
Variant of Guðvé or Gudveig recorded in the late Middle Ages.