Norwegian Submitted Names

Norwegian names are used in the country of Norway in northern Europe. See also about Scandinavian names.
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OLUFFA f Swedish, Faroese, Norwegian
Feminine form of Oluf.
OLUFINE f Norwegian (Rare)
Feminine form of Oluf.
ØLVE m Norwegian
Variant of Olve.
ØLVER m Old Swedish, Norwegian
Old Swedish form of Ǫlvér.
OLYDIA f Norwegian (Rare, Archaic)
Combination of Ole and Lydia. This name was first recorded in 1846 and has already disappeared again.
ØMBJØRG f Norwegian (Rare)
Norwegian dialectal variant form of Ingeborg.
ØRGER m Norwegian
Variant of Ørjer.
ORGUNN f Norwegian
Variant of Årgunn.
ØRJE m Norwegian
Norwegian variant of Ørjan.
ØRJER m Norwegian (Archaic)
Former Norwegian variant of Ørjan.
ORLAUG f Norwegian
Variant of Arnlaug.
ORM m Medieval English, Old Danish, Old Swedish, Norwegian (Rare), Swedish (Rare), Norse Mythology
Medieval English, Old Danish, Old Swedish and modern Scandinavian form of the Old Norse name Ormr, which itself was derived from Old Norse ormr "snake, serpent".... [more]
ØRNULF m Norwegian
Norwegian form of Ǫrnulfr.
ØRNULV m Norwegian
Norwegian younger form of Ǫrnulfr.
ØSTEIN m Norwegian
Norwegian dialectal variant of Øystein.
ØSTINE f Norwegian (Rare)
Feminine form of Østen.
OTHELIUS m Norwegian
A Norwegian name derived from the female name Otelie, a form of Otilie, which comes from Odila, a pet form of Oda, which means 'prosperity, fortune, riches'.
OTTAR m Old Danish, Old Swedish, Norwegian, Faroese, Swedish (Rare), Manx (Archaic)
Younger form of Óttarr which was also used on the Isle of Man.
OVA f Swedish (Rare), Danish (Rare), Norwegian (Rare)
Feminine form of Ove as well as a contracted form of Olova.
OVEDIA f Norwegian (Rare)
Feminine form of Ove as well as a variant of Ovidia.
ØVEN m Norwegian
Norwegian dialectal variant form of Even.
OVEN m Norwegian (Rare)
Norwegian variant of Augen.
OVER m Norwegian
Norwegian younger form of Ǫlvér.
OWE m Swedish, Norwegian, Danish
Variant of Ove.
ØYBJØRG f Norwegian (Rare)
Norwegian younger form of Øyborg.
ØYFRID f Norwegian
Norwegian name with the combination of ey "island" and fríðr "beautiful".
ØYLAUG f Norwegian (Archaic)
Norwegian younger form of Eylaug.
ØYRUN f Norwegian
Norwegian form of Eyrún.
ØYUNN f Norwegian
Derived from the Old Norse elements ey "good fortune" or "island" and unnr "to wave, to billow".
ØYVARD m Norwegian
Norwegian name with the combination of ey "island" and vǫrðr "guard".
ØYVINE f Norwegian
Female form of Øyvind (see Eyvindr).
PAAL m Norwegian
Norwegian form of Paul.
PALME m Norwegian
Variant of Pálmi.
PARELIUS m Norwegian (Archaic)
Transferred use of the surname Parelius.
PAULFRID f Norwegian
Norwegian name with the combination of Paul and fríðr "beautiful".
PEIK m Finnish (Rare), Norwegian (Rare), Swedish (Rare), Danish (Rare)
Meaning uncertain. It could be derived from Finnish peikko "troll" or poika "boy" (the Swedish word for boy, pojke, is derived from the Finnish word). The name appears in folk tales in the Swedish-speaking parts of Finland.... [more]
PENETTA f Norwegian (Archaic)
Feminine form of Per using the popular suffix netta, found in such names as Annette and Jeanette.
PEOLIVE f Norwegian (Archaic)
Combination of Per and Oliv.
PERDIS f Norwegian
Norwegian combination of Per and dís "goddess".
PERGOT f Norwegian (Rare)
Norwegian combination of Per and got (from names like Ågot).
PERNELIUS m Norwegian
Masculine form of Pernelle.
PETREA f & m English, Romanian, Danish, Swedish (Rare), Norwegian (Rare), Icelandic (Rare)
Elaborated form of Petra and Romanian variant of Petre.
RÅDGJERD f Norwegian (Rare)
Norwegian younger form of Ráðgerðr.
RÅDGJERDA f Norwegian (Rare)
Norwegian variant of Rådgjerd.
RÅDGRID f Norwegian
Norwegian form of Ráðgríðr.
RÅDMUND m Norwegian (Rare)
Norwegian younger form of Ráðmundr.
RÅDNY f Norwegian, Swedish
Younger form of Ráðný.
RAGNBORG f Ancient Scandinavian, Old Swedish, Swedish, Finnish, Norwegian
Combination of regin "advise, decision, might, power (of the gods)" and bjǫrg "help, deliverance".
RAGNHEID f Norwegian
Norwegian younger form of Ragnheiðr.
RAGNI f Norwegian, Swedish
Short form of Ragnhild.
RAGNOR m Norwegian (Rare, Archaic)
Norwegian name with the combination of regin "advise", "decision", "might", "power" and norðr "north".
RAGNVOR f Swedish, Norwegian (Rare)
Norwegian younger form of Ragnvǫr.
RAIÅR m Norwegian
Norwegian dialectal variant of Reidar.
RAMBORG f Norwegian, Swedish
Younger variant of Ragnborg.
RANNVEIG f Ancient Scandinavian, Danish (Rare), Faroese, Icelandic, Norwegian, Swedish (Rare)
The first element of this name is either derived from Old Norse regin or rögn "advice", or from Old Norse rann "house." The second element is derived from Old Norse veig "strength".
RANSTEIN m Norwegian (Rare, Archaic)
Norwegian combination of rann "house" and steinn "stone".
RASMINE f Danish (Rare), Norwegian (Archaic)
Danish and Norwegian feminine form of Rasmus. However, in Denmark, Rasmine has been used as a term for domineering, despotic, tyrannical, bossy women.
RAVN m Norwegian, Danish
Modern Norwegian and Danish form of Hrafn.
RAVNHILD f Faroese, Norwegian (Archaic)
Younger form of Hrafnhildr as well as a Faroese variant form of Ragnhild.
REIÅR m Norwegian (Rare)
Norwegian dialectal variant of Reidar.
REIDMAR m Norwegian, Swedish (Rare, Archaic)
Norwegian and Swedish form of Hreiðrmarr.
REIDULF m Norwegian
Norwegian younger form of HræiðulfR.
REIEL m Norwegian
Norwegian dialectal variant of Reidulf.
REIULF m Norwegian
Norwegian dialectal variant of Reidulf.
REJAR m Norwegian
Norwegian variant form of Reidar.
RIND f Norwegian, Swedish
Norwegian and Swedish form of Vrindr.
RISA f Danish (Rare), Swedish (Rare), Norwegian (Rare)
Short form for Richiza and names that end in ris, risa, or rise.
RIULF m Norwegian
Norwegian dialectal variant of Reidulf.
RIULV m Norwegian
Variant of Riulf.
RODGJERD f Norwegian (Rare)
Norwegian younger variant of Ráðgerðr.
RODMUND m Norwegian (Rare, Archaic)
Norwegian younger form of Hróðmundr.
ROGERD f Norwegian (Rare)
Norwegian younger variant of Ráðgerðr.
ROMUND m Old Swedish, Norwegian
Old Swedish and Norwegian form of Hrómundr.
RØNNAUG f Norwegian
Norwegian feminine variant of the given name Rannveig.
ROSKVA f Norwegian (Rare)
Norwegian form of Røskva.
RUSLA f Norwegian
Rusla, sometimes translated as "Rusila" is the nickname given to a fierce Norwegian warrior from the 900's C.E. She is mentioned in Gesta Danorum of Saxo Grammaticus.
SÆBJØRG f Ancient Scandinavian, Norwegian, Faroese
Ancient Scandinavian, Norwegian and Faroese combination of sær "sea" and bjǫrg "help, deliverance".
SÆBJØRN m Norwegian, Faroese
Norwegian and Faroese younger form of Sǽbiǫrn.
SÆDIS f Faroese, Norwegian
Faroese and Norwegian form of Sædís.
SÆFINN m Norwegian (Rare, Archaic)
Norwegian younger form of Sæfinnr.
SÆMUND m Old Swedish, Norwegian
Old Swedish form and Norwegian younger form of Sǽmundr.
SÆVALD m Norwegian (Rare), Icelandic
Norwegian younger form of Sævaldi.
SAKINE f Swedish (Rare), Norwegian (Rare), Danish (Rare)
Nordic feminine variant of Zacharias and short form of Isakine.
SAKKEUS m Finnish, Norwegian
Finnish and Norwegian form of Zacchaeus.
SALGJERD f Norwegian (Rare)
Norwegian younger form of Salgerðr.
SALM m Norwegian (Rare)
Norwegian form of Salmo.
SAMELINE f Norwegian (Archaic)
Norwegian dialectal variant of Samuline recorded in Austlandet.
SAMINE f Norwegian (Archaic), Danish (Rare), Swedish (Rare)
Feminine form of Samuel. In modern times, this is also considered a variant of Samina.
SAMULINE f Norwegian (Rare)
Feminine form of Samuel.
SARKE f Low German, Frisian, Norwegian
Low German and Frisian diminutive of Sara.
SÅVI m Norwegian (Rare)
Norwegian form of Salve.
SEBJØRN m Norwegian
Meaning unknown.
SEDVARD m Norwegian (Rare)
Norwegian combination of siðr "custom", "habit", "manner" and vǫrðr "guard".
SELLA f Swedish (Rare), Norwegian (Rare)
Variant of Sälla as well as a Norwegian diminutive of Cecilia.
SELMER m Norwegian
Variant of Selmar as well as an elaborated form of Selm.
SELMINE f Norwegian (Archaic)
Elaborated form of Selma as well as a feminine form of Selmer.
SEMUND m Old Danish, Norwegian
Old Danish and modern form of Sǽmundr and variant of Sigmund.
SERINIUS m Norwegian
Masculine form of Serina.
SET m Catalan, Italian, Norwegian, Spanish, Swedish
Catalan, Italian, Norwegian, Spanish and Swedish form of Seth.
SEVARD m Norwegian
Norwegian name with the combination of sær "sea" and vǫrðr "guard".
SEVRIN m Norwegian, Faroese
Norwegian dialectal variant and Faroese form of Severin.
SIDKIA m Finnish, Norwegian, Swedish
Finnish, Norwegian and Swedish form of Tzidqiyyahu (see Zedekiah). This name appears in the Swedish and Norwegian translations of the Bible, but is not used as a given name in Sweden or Norway.
SIGBJØRG f Norwegian
From the Old (West) Norse name Sigbjörg which was composed of the elements sigr "victory" and björg "protection, help".
SIGBJØRN m Danish, Norwegian
Danish and Norwegian form of Sigbjörn.
SIGERIK m Croatian, Dutch, Norwegian
Croatian, Dutch and Norwegian form of Sigeric.
SIGFAST m Old Swedish, Swedish (Rare), Norwegian (Rare)
Old Swedish and younger form of Sigfastr.
SIGFRIDA f Norwegian (Rare)
Norwegian variant of Sigfrid.
SIGFUS m Norwegian
Norwegian form of Sigfúss.
SIGGARD m Norwegian
Younger form of Siggarðr.
SIGGAUT m Norwegian (Rare, Archaic)
Norwegian younger form of Siggautr.
SIGNAR m Norwegian, Swedish
Derived from Old Norse sigr "victory" combined with Old Norse harja or herr "army".
SIGNELILL f Swedish, Norwegian
Diminutive of Signe. It literally means "little Signe".
SIGNHILD f Norwegian, Swedish
Possibly from an Old High German name composed of the elements sigu "victory" and hild "battle", or perhaps derived from the Nordic name Signelill.
SIGREK m Norwegian
Norwegian younger form of SigríkR.
SIGRI f Norwegian
Variant of Sigrid.
SIGSTEIN m Norwegian
Norwegian form of Sixten.
SIGTONA f Norwegian
Variant of Sitona or a combination of sigr "victory" and Tona.
SIGURDA f Norwegian
Feminine form of Sigurd.
SIGVALD m Norwegian, Swedish, Danish (Rare), Old Swedish
Modern Scandinavian cognate of Sigivald.
SIGVE m Norwegian
Modern Norwegian form of Sigvid.
SIGVEIG f Ancient Scandinavian, Norwegian (Rare)
Old Norse variant and Norwegian form of Sigvæig.
SIGVID m Norwegian
More or less old-fashioned form of Sigviðr.
SILKE f Danish, Norwegian, Swedish
From the Scandinavian word silke meaning "silk".
SILVER m Swedish, Norwegian, Danish
From Old Norse silfr meaning "silver". (Compared Silver and Silfur).
SIMA m Swedish (Rare), Danish (Rare), Finnish (Rare), Norwegian (Rare)
Swedish and Norwegian dialectal form of Simon.
SIMÅ m Norwegian (Rare)
Norwegian dialectal variant of Simon.
SIMUND m Norwegian
Norwegian variant of Sigmund or Sæmund.
SIPPORA f Swedish, Norwegian, Azerbaijani, Dutch, Dutch (Surinamese)
Scandinavian variant and Azerbaijani form of Zipporah.
SIREN f Norwegian, Swedish (Rare)
Of debated origin.... [more]
SIRIL f Norwegian
Combination of Siri and hildr "battle, fight" or a combination of Siri and any name ending in -il.
SITONA f Norwegian (Archaic)
Possibly a Norwegian form of Sidonia.
SIW f Swedish, Norwegian, Danish
Variant of Siv.
SIXTEIN m Norwegian (Rare, Archaic)
Former Norwegian form of Sixten.
SJOVARD m Norwegian
Norwegian variant of Sevard.
SJOVOR f Norwegian (Rare, Archaic)
Norwegian younger form of Søyvǫr.
SJUGURD m Norwegian (Rare)
Norwegian dialectal variant of Sigurd.
SJUR m Norwegian, Swedish (Rare)
Norwegian dialectal form of Sigurd. Sjur Røthe is a Norwegian cross-country skier.
SKAGE m Norwegian
Norwegian form of Skagi.
SKIRNE m Norwegian
Norwegian form of Skírnir.
SKJALDBJØRN m Norwegian
Modern Norwegian form of Skjaldbjǫrn.
SKJALDE m Norwegian
Younger form of Skjaldi.
SKJALDVØR f Norwegian (Rare)
Norwegian variant of Skjaldvor.
SKJALVOR f Norwegian (Rare)
Norwegian variant of Skjaldvor.
SKJELLUV m Norwegian (Rare)
Norwegian dialectal variant of Skjoldulv.
SKJOLD m Norwegian, Danish
Danish and Norwegian younger form of Skjǫldr.
SKJOLDULV m Norwegian
Norwegian younger form of Skjǫldulfr.
SKJOLDVOR f Norwegian
Norwegian younger form of Skjaldvǫr.
SKJØLLE m Norwegian (Rare)
Norwegian variant of Skjøller and Skjalde.
SKJØLLER m Norwegian (Rare)
Norwegian dialectal variant of Skjoldulv.
SKJØLLOV m Norwegian (Rare)
Norwegian dialectal variant of Skjoldulv.
SMED m Swedish, Norwegian (Rare)
Younger form of Smiðr.
SNEFRID f Norwegian
Norwegian form of Snæfríðr.
SNEFRYD f Norwegian
Norwegian feminine name derived from snær meaning "snow" and fríðr meaning "beautiful".
SNØFRID f Norwegian
Norwegian younger form of Snœfríðr.
SOFUS m Danish, Norwegian, Faroese, Swedish (Rare)
From the Greek name Σοφος (Sophos) which meant "skilled, clever".
SØGNI f Norwegian
Norwegian dialectal variant of Signy.
SOLAN m Norwegian
Scandinavian name from "sol," meaning "sun."
SOLAUG f Norwegian
Variant of Sollaug.
SOLBJØRG f Danish, Norwegian
Danish and Norwegian variant of Solborg.
SOLBORG f Norwegian (Rare), Swedish (Rare)
From an Old Norse name derived from the elements sól meaning "the sun" (or sölr "sun-coloured, yellow, sallow"; according to NordicNames.de, this name element's original meaning of "house with one room, big room, hall" (compare Salabert) has been displaced by the later interpretation "sun") and björg "protection, help".
SOLGULL f Norwegian
Norwegian modern coinage taken from sol meaning "sun" and gull meaning "gold".
SOLGUN f Swedish, Norwegian
Swedish name with the combination of sól "sun" and gunnr "battle, fight".
SOLGUNN f Norwegian
Norwegian form of Solgun.
SOLHILD f Norwegian
Norwegian combination of sól "sun" and hildr "battle, fight".
SOLLA f Norwegian (Archaic), Sami
Obsolete Norwegian dialectal variant of Solveig recorded in Trøndelag and Nordland.
SOLLAUG f Norwegian
Variant of Solveig or a combination of sól "sun" and laug possibly meaning "betrothed woman".
SOLO f Norwegian (Rare)
Norwegian dialectal variant of Solveig.
SOLRUN f Danish, Norwegian
The first element of this name is derived from either Old Norse sól "sun", Old Norse salr "house, living room" (see also Salabert) or Old Norse sölr "yellow, sallow." The second element of this name is derived from Old Norse rún "secret lore."
SOLRUNN f Norwegian
Variant of Solrun.
SOLUNN f Norwegian (Rare)
Combination of Norwegian sol "sun" and unnr "to wave, to billow" or unna "to love".
SOLVÅR f Norwegian
Consist of two words (both nouns), "sol" and "vår". "Sol" means sun, "vår" means spring.
SOLVIND f Norwegian
sol means sun and vind means wind in Norwegian.
SØMJO m Norwegian (Rare)
Norwegian dialectal variant of Simeon.
SONE m Old Swedish, Swedish, Norwegian
Variant of Sune and younger form of Sóni, sometimes associated with the Swedish verb sona meaning "to expiate".
SØNNEV f Norwegian (Archaic)
Norwegian dialectal variant of Sunniva recorded in Austlandet in the late 18th century.
SØNNEVA f Norwegian (Rare)
Norwegian dialectal variant of Sunniva recorded in Vestlandet from the late 18th century onwards.
SØNNEVE f Norwegian (Rare)
Norwegian dialectal variant of Sunniva recorded in Vestlandet from the late 18th century onwards.
SØNNIK m Norwegian (Rare)
Norwegian form of Sönnick. The earliest usage was documented in 1880.
SØNNØV f Norwegian (Archaic)
Norwegian dialectal variant of Sunniva recorded in Oppland, Buskerud and Møre og Romsdal in the late 18th century.
SØVEI f Norwegian (Archaic)
Norwegian dialectal variant of Solveig recorded in Telemark.
STAALE m Norwegian
Norwegian variant of Ståle.
STÅL m Norwegian
Norwegian dialectal variant of Ståle.
STEINBJØRN m Danish (Rare), Faroese, Norwegian (Rare)
Faroese and Norwegian younger form of Stæinbiǫrn.
STEINFINN m Norwegian
Norwegian younger form of Steinfinnr.
STEINFRID f Norwegian
Norwegian younger form of Stæinfríðr.
STEINKJELL m Norwegian (Rare)
Norwegian younger form of Stæinkæll.
STEINTOR m Norwegian (Rare)
Norwegian younger form of Steinþórr.
STEINUNN f Icelandic, Danish (Rare), Norwegian (Rare), Swedish (Rare), Faroese
Younger form of Steinunnr. Currently popular in Iceland.... [more]
STENETTA f Norwegian (Archaic)
Elaborated form of Stena by way of adding the then-fashionable name suffix -etta. This name was recorded in the 18th century.
STOE m Norwegian
Norwegian variant of Stov.
STOFFA f Norwegian
Short form of Kristoffa.
STOLV m Norwegian
Norwegian younger form of Stólfr.
STØRK m Norwegian (Rare, Archaic)
Norwegian variant of Styrk.
STOV m Norwegian
Norwegian younger form of Stolv.
STRØMME m Norwegian
Norwegian younger form of Styrme.
STURLA m Ancient Scandinavian, Norwegian, Icelandic
Old Norse byname meaning "the loon", from sturla "to derange, disturb". Sturla Sigvatsson was a powerful Icelandic chieftain and the nephew of Snorri Sturluson, the author of the Prose Edda.
STURLE m Norwegian
Norwegian variant of Sturla.
STYLIANE f Greek, German (Rare), Late Greek, Danish (Rare), Norwegian (Rare)
German and Scandinavian (excluding Swedish) feminine form of Stylianos, as well as the Greek variant transcription of Styliani.
STYRBJØRN m Faroese, Danish, Norwegian (Rare)
Faroese and Norwegian modern form of Styrbiǫrn.
STYRK m Ancient Scandinavian, Norwegian (Archaic)
From Old Norse styrkr meaning "strength, force, help".
STYRME m Norwegian
Norwegian younger form of Styrmir.
SULU f Norwegian (Archaic)
Norwegian dialectal variant of Solveig.
SUMARLE m Norwegian
From the Old Norse name Sumarliðr (variant of Somarliðr), derived from sumarliði "summer-farer", and possibly originally a nickname for a man who raided during the summer months as opposed to a full-time Viking.
SUNNI f Norwegian, Swedish
Short form of Sunniva.
SVALA f Ancient Scandinavian, Icelandic, Swedish (Rare), Danish (Rare), Norwegian (Rare)
Derived from Old Norse svala "swallow (bird)". This name is also considered a short form of Svalaug.
SVANAUG f Norwegian (Rare)
Newer form of Svanlaug, a combination of Old Norse svanr "swan" and laugr "promise".
SVANLAUG f Medieval Scandinavian, Icelandic, Norwegian (Rare)
Combination of the Old Norse name elements svanr "(male) swan" and laug, itself derived from Proto-Germanic *-lauʒ- "to celebrate marriage; to swear a holy oath; to be dedicated; promised (in names)".
SVANRUN f Norwegian (Rare, Archaic)
Norwegian combination of svanr "swan" and rún "secret".
SVAVAR m Danish, Swedish, Norwegian, Icelandic
Masculine form of Svava and younger form of Svávarr.
SVEINAR m Norwegian, Icelandic
Norwegian and Icelandic name with the combination of sveinn "boy" and herr "army".
SVEINOV m Norwegian (Rare, Archaic)
Former Norwegian dialectal variant of Sveinulf.
SVEINULF m Norwegian
Norwegian combination of sveinn "boy" and ulfr "wolf"
SVEINUNG m Norwegian
Derived from Old Norse sveinungr meaning "son of Svein".
SVENDA f Norwegian (Archaic), Swedish (Archaic)
Female form of Svend (maybe inspired by Blenda). Not used in modern Sweden and Norway.
SVENINE f Norwegian (Rare)
Feminine form of Sven.
SVENNING m Danish (Rare), Swedish (Rare), Norwegian (Rare)
Newer form of Old Swedish Svenung meaning "Sven's son" or "Sven's heir".
SVENNY f & m Norwegian (Rare), Swedish (Rare)
Norwegian and Swedish form of Svenný and variant of Svenna.
SYGNI f Norwegian
Norwegian dialectal variant of Signy.
SYLFEST m Norwegian
Norwegian form of Silvester.
SYMRA f Norwegian (Rare)
Norwegian variant of Symre.
SYMRE f Norwegian (Modern, Rare)
Directly taken from Norwegian symre "anemone".
SYNNEV f Norwegian (Rare)
Norwegian dialectal variant of Sunniva.