Norwegian Submitted Names

Norwegian names are used in the country of Norway in northern Europe. See also about Scandinavian names.
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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.
SYNNI f Norwegian (Rare)
Likely a pet form of Synnøve.
SYNNØV f Norwegian (Rare)
Norwegian dialectal variant of Sunniva.
SYVER m Norwegian
Variant of Sivert. The first part of the name coincides with Norwegian syv "seven", which made this name popular for boys who were the seventh child in their family.
SYVERINE f Norwegian (Archaic)
Feminine form of Syver, a Norwegian variant of Sivert which was sometimes associated with Norwegian syv "seven".
SYVERT m Norwegian
Variant of Sivert.
TALE m & f West Frisian, Norwegian, East Frisian
As a masculine name in Friesland, this name is usually a short form of names containing the Old High Germanic element adal "noble." But in Scandinavia, it is often a variant form of Tole. Finally, as a feminine name in both Friesland and Scandinavia, it is usually a short form of Adelheid.
TALLEIV m Norwegian
Norwegian dialectal variant of Torleiv.
TALLEV m Norwegian (Rare)
Norwegian dialectal variant form of Torleiv.
TARALD m Norwegian
Variant form of Torvald.
TARAN f Norwegian
Norwegian dialectal variant of Torunn.
TARGJERD f Norwegian
Norwegian form of Þorgerðr.
TARJEI m Norwegian
Norwegian form of Torgeir.
TARJER m Norwegian
Norwegian dialectal variant of Torgeir.
TELLA f Norwegian
Diminutive of Ottilia.
TELLEF m Norwegian
Variant of Tellev.
TELLEIV m Norwegian (Rare)
Norwegian dialectal variant of Torleiv.
TELLEV m Norwegian
Norwegian dialectal variant of Torleiv.
TELLI f & m Norwegian, Danish, Swedish, Finnish (Rare)
Norwegian dialectal pet form of Torleiv... [more]
TENGEL m Norwegian
Norwegian form of Þengill.
TEODAHAD m Norwegian, Polish
Norwegian and Polish form of Theodahad.
TEODEBALD m Norwegian
Norwegian form of Theudebald.
TEODEBERT m Norwegian
Norwegian form of Theodebert.
TEODERIK m Danish, Finnish, Norwegian
Danish, Finnish and Norwegian form of Theodoric.
TERGJERD f Norwegian
Dialectal form of Torgjerd.
TERKEL m Old Danish, Danish, Norwegian
Norwegian dialectal variant of Torkel and Danish dialectal (Jutish) variant of Torkel.
TERKJEL m Norwegian (Rare)
Norwegian dialectal variant of Torkel.
TEUDIGISEL m Norwegian
Norwegian form of Theudigisel.
THINE f Danish, Norwegian
Variant of Tine.
THORD m Swedish, Norwegian
Variant of Tord.
THORGIL m Danish (Archaic), Swedish (Archaic), Norwegian (Archaic)
Variant transcription of Þórgísl. The name of 10th century Danish chieftain Thorgil Sprakling.
THORKELL m Norwegian (Rare), Manx (Archaic)
Norwegian variant of Torkel and Manx adoption of Þórkæll.
THORKIL m Old Danish, Old Swedish, Danish, Norwegian
Old Danish and Old Swedish form of Þórkæll and Variant spelling of Torkil.
TIAS m Danish, Swedish, Norwegian
Short form of Mattias.
TIMIAN m Norwegian
From Norwegian timian meaning "thyme". The name of plant of the mint family derives from Latin thymum, from Greek thymon, from Proto Indo European dheu-, a base of words meaning "to rise in a cloud" (related to "fume"); so thyme might be the plant "with a strong odor", or it might be related to thyein meaning "burn as a sacrifice", which would indicate the plant was used as incense.
TJALVE m Swedish (Rare), Norwegian (Rare), Norse Mythology
Variant of Old Norse Þjálfi, which is said to mean "He who keeps together; He who encompasses". The name is sometimes interpreted to mean "conquerer". It may also be derived from *þewa-alfaR meaning "servant-elf"... [more]
TJODBJØRG f Norwegian (Archaic)
Former Norwegian younger form of Þióðbjǫrg.
TJODHILD f Norwegian
Norwegian younger form of Þjóðhildr.
TJODVOR f Norwegian
Norwegian name with the combination of þjóð "folk, people" and vár "spring".
TOBIA f Swedish (Rare), Norwegian (Archaic)
Feminine form of Tobias. In Norway, this name was recorded from the 18th century until about the 1920s.
TODNI f Norwegian
Norwegian younger form of Þodny.
TOKI m Norwegian, Popular Culture
From Tóki, an Old Norse short form of Þórketill and other similar-sounding names (alternatively, it may have derived from Old Danish toki "jerk, simpleton"). Toki Wartooth is a character in the animated television program 'Metalocalypse'.
TOLLEF m Norwegian
Variant of Torleif.
TOLLEIV m Norwegian
Norwegian variant of Torleiv.
TOLLEK m Norwegian (Rare)
Norwegian younger form of ÞórlæikR.
TØLLEV m Norwegian (Rare)
Norwegian dialectal variant form of Torleiv.
TOLLEV m Norwegian
Norwegian variant of Torleiv.
TØLLI m Norwegian (Rare)
Norwegian dialectal pet form of Torleiv.
TØLLØV m Norwegian
Norwegian dialectal variant form of Torleiv, a younger form of Torleif.
TOLV m Norwegian (Rare, Archaic)
Norwegian younger form of Þolfr.
TOMASINE f Norwegian (Archaic)
Variant form of Thomasina. This name was recorded from the 19th century up until the 1940s.
TOMINE f Norwegian
Contracted form of Tomasine.
TØNNI f Norwegian
Norwegian dialectal variant of Torny.
TONNY m & f Danish, Norwegian, Swedish, Central African (?)
Variant of Toni, a short form of Anthony and Antonia. Notable bearers include Angolan-Dutch soccer player Tonny Vilhena, Danish entrepreneur Tonny Sorenson, and the title character of the 1962 Norwegian film 'Tonny'.
TORARIN m Norwegian
Norwegian form of Þórarinn.
TORARNA f Norwegian
From the Old Norse name Þórarna, a feminine form of Þórarinn.
TORDAR m Norwegian
Either a variant form of Tord, a combination of Þórðr, Tord and herr "army" or þórr "thunder" and sufix -dar/-ðar.
TORDINE f Norwegian (Rare)
Feminine form of Tord.
TORDUR m Norwegian, Danish
Danish and Norwegian form of Þórður and Tórður.
TORFINN m Norwegian
Variant of Thorfinn. ... [more]
TORGAL m Norwegian
Variant of Torgard.
TORGARD m Norwegian
Norwegian form of Þorgarðr.
TORGJERD f Norwegian
Norwegian form of Þorgerðr.
TORGRIM m Norse Mythology, Norwegian
From the Old Norse name ÞórgrímR which probably meant "Thor's helmet". From Old Norse Þór "Thor" and grímr "person wearing a helmet, face mask".
TORGUN f Swedish, Norwegian
Modern Swedish form of Thorgun.
TORJE m Norwegian
Norwegian variant of Torgeir.
TORJUS m Norwegian
Variant of Torgils.
TORKIL m Norwegian, Danish
From the Old Norse name Þórkætill meaning "Thor's helmet" or "Thor's cauldron". From the name of the Norse god Þórr combined with ketill "helmet, cauldron".... [more]
TORKJEL m Norwegian
Norwegian dialectal variant of Torkjell.
TORKJELL m Norwegian
Norwegian younger form of Þórkæll.
TORLEIK m Norwegian, Swedish (Rare)
Norwegian younger form of Þorleikr.
TORLEIV m Norwegian
Norwegian form of Þorleifr.
TORODD m Norwegian
Norwegian younger form of Þóroddr.
TORØY f Norwegian (Rare)
Norwegian younger form of Þórey.
TORUN f Swedish, Norwegian
From the Old Norse name Þórunn, Þórunnr, which was derived from the name of the Norse god Þórr (see Thor) combined with unna "to love" (or unnr "to wave, to billow").
TORVARD m Swedish, Norwegian
Younger form of Þorvarðr.
TOV m Norwegian
Norwegian dialectal younger form of Þolfr.
TRASAMUND m Norwegian
Norwegian form of Thrasamund.
TRINELISE f Norwegian
Norwegian combination of Trina and Lise.
TRINKEN f Norwegian
Norwegian diminutive of Trine (via Low German and Frisian Trinchen).
TRONDA f Norwegian
Female form of Trond or from the place name Trondheim. The father of the first girl named Tronda came from Trondheim.
TRONDEN m Norwegian
Tronden is a mountain in central Norway.
TULLA f Swedish (Rare, Archaic), Norwegian (Rare), Danish (Rare)
From Swedish tulla, tulta "little girl" or from Norwegian tulle meaning "little girl".
TULLIK f Norwegian
Norwegian variant of Tulla.
TURILDE f Norwegian
Norwegian (Hordaland dialectal) variant of Torild, a cognate of Torhild.
TURINE f Norwegian
Variant of Turina.
TUTTI f & m German, Norwegian (Archaic), Popular Culture, Italian
German diminutive of Gertrude and other names containing the Germanic element thrud meaning "strength". This was used for one of Barbie's little sisters, now discontinued.
TYKE m Norwegian, Swedish
From the Old Norse name Týki, a diminutive of Þórketill (making it a variant of Tóki; see Toki). It was sometimes Latinized as Tycho.
TYRI f Norwegian (Rare), Swedish (Rare)
From the Ancient Scandinavian name Þýri. It may be a variant of Tyris.
ULVAR m Old Swedish, Norwegian
Old Swedish and Norwegian younger form of Ulfarr.
UNDIS f Norwegian, Swedish (Rare), Literature
Variant of Unndís. Used by Swedish writer Astrid Lindgren in her novel 'Ronia the Robber's daughter'.
UNNVEIG f Norwegian (Rare)
Norwegian combination of unnr "to wave, to billow" or unna "to love" and veig "power, strength".
URIA m Dutch (Rare), Italian, Norwegian, Swedish
Dutch, Italian, Norwegian and Swedish form of 'Uriyah (see Uriah) via its latinized form Urias.
URSILLE f Norwegian
Variant of Ursula.
UV m Norwegian
Norwegian dialectal variant of Ulv.
VAGN m Danish, Swedish, Norwegian (Rare), Icelandic (Rare), Faroese, Old Danish, Old Swedish
Old Norse byname meaning "carriage, wagon".
VAILET f Swedish (Rare), Norwegian (Archaic)
Swedish phonetic spelling of Violet reflecting the English pronunciation.
VALA f Icelandic, Swedish (Rare), Danish (Rare), Norwegian (Rare)
Short form of names containing the Old Norse name element valr- "the slain (in Valhalla)" as well as a direct adoption of Swedish vala (or völva) "fortune teller; prophet" (ultimately from Old Norse vǫlva).
VALBJØRN m Norwegian (Rare), Faroese
Norwegian and Faroese modern form of Valbjǫrn.
VALBORG f Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Finnish
Scandinavian form of Walburga.
VALDINE f Swedish (Rare), Finnish (Rare), Norwegian (Archaic)
Diminutive of names containing the element vald- as well as a feminine form of masculine names containing the element vald-, first and foremost Valdemar.
VALGARD m Norwegian (Rare)
Norwegian younger form of Valgarðr.
VALGAUT m Norwegian (Rare)
Norwegian younger form of Valgautr.
VALGJERD f Norwegian
Norwegian younger form of Valgerðr.
VALIANT m Literature, Popular Culture, Dutch (Rare), Danish (Rare), Swedish (Rare), Norwegian (Rare)
From the English word valiant, which denotes a person who has and shows courage. The word is derived from Anglo-French vaillant "brave, strong, worthy", which itself is ultimately derived from Latin valens meaning "strong, vigorous, powerful"... [more]
VALLY f Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, English, German
Pet form of names beginning with Val-, Wal-.
VALNY f Swedish, Norwegian
Swedish and Norwegian form of Valný.
VÅR f Norwegian
Younger form of Vár.
VÅRIN f Norwegian (Rare)
Elaboration of Vör, perhaps influenced by Karin. It is also associated with the Norwegian word vår meaning "spring (the season)".
VÅRRULL f Norwegian
A newly constructed girl's name used in Norway. The first known person to carry this name was born in 2012, as reported by online news media. The literal meaning of the name is "spring roll", derived from the East Asian and Southeast Asian dish.
VASTE m Swedish (Rare), Norwegian (Archaic)
Short form of Old Swedish names ending in -vast (see Fasti).
VEBJØRN m Norwegian
Modern Norwegian form of Vébjörn.
VEDIS f Norwegian (Rare), Danish (Rare)
Norwegian younger form of Védís.
VELAUG f Norwegian
Younger form of Vélaug.
VELGJERD f Norwegian (Rare)
Norwegian dialectal variant of Valgjerd.
VEMUND m Norwegian, Swedish (Rare)
Modern Norwegian and Swedish form of Vémundr.
VENDEL m Swedish (Rare), Norwegian (Rare), Hungarian
Swedish, Norwegian and Hungarian form of Wendel.
VENY f Norwegian, Swedish
Younger form of Véný.
VERALD m Norwegian (Rare, Archaic)
Norwegian younger form of Veraldr.
VESLA f Norwegian (Rare)
Directly taken from Norwegian vesle "little".
VIA f & m Danish, Norwegian, Swedish, Finnish
This is used in Scandinavia as a short form of Olivia, Sylvia, and other names ending with the same sound (compare Vivi).... [more]
VIBE f Danish, Norwegian, Swedish
Nordic spelling of Wiebe and from Danish vibe meaning "Northern lapwing".
VIDA f Swedish (Modern), Norwegian, Danish (Rare)
Feminine form of Vide or short form Arvida, Alvida, or other names ending with -vida.
VIDKUNN m Norwegian
Norwegian younger form of Víðkunnr.
VIDUNN f Norwegian
Norwegian name with the combination of viðr "forest", "wood", "tree" and unnr "wave" or a combination of víðr "wide", "large", "extensive" and unnr "wave".
VIGHILD f Norwegian
Norwegian name with the combination of vígr "in fighting condition, able to fight" and hildr "battle, fight".
VIGMUND m Old Swedish, Norwegian
Old Swedish and Norwegian form of Vígmundr.
VILDRED f Norwegian
Modern coinage taken from Vilhelm and the feminine ending -(f)rid.
VILGERD f Norwegian (Rare)
Norwegian younger form of Vilgerðr.
VILHELMINE f Danish (Rare), Norwegian (Rare)
Danish and Norwegian form of Wilhelmine.
VILJA f Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Finnish
Of uncertain origin and meaning. Current theories include a derivation from Finnish vilja "grain; cereal", a derivation from Swedish vilja and Norwegian vilje "will; strong desire" and a feminine form of Viljar.
VILJE f Norwegian
Variant of Vilja.
VILJEN m Norwegian (Rare)
Norwegian variant of Vilhelm.
VILLEMO f Swedish, Norwegian (Rare), Literature
This name was first used by the Swedish writer August Strindberg (1849-1912) for one of his poems. He may have based it on the names Vellamo or Wilhelma, or perhaps he combined the Old Norse name element vil, vili "will, desire" with Scandinavian mor "mother" (compare Lillemor, Moa).
VILLY m Danish, Swedish, Norwegian
Nordic form of Willy.
VINJAR m Norwegian
Either derived from of Old Norse vinr "friend" and herr "army" or based on place names that contains the Old Norse element vin "meadow, pasture".
VIOLETT f English (Modern), Norwegian (Rare), Swedish (Rare), Hungarian (Rare), Afrikaans (Rare)
English variant and Swedish form of Violet as well as a Hungarian borrowing of French Violette. This name coincides with the Swedish word violett "purple (the color)".
VIVETTE f French (Rare), English (Rare), Dutch (Rare), Afrikaans (Rare), Norwegian (Rare)
Possibly a diminutive form of Vivienne (see also Viviette), but it could also be an independent name that is ultimately derived from Latin vivus "alive" or Latin vividus "full of life, lively, spirited".
VORM m Danish, Icelandic, Norwegian
Danish dialectal form of Ormr.
WERMUND m Ancient Germanic, Norwegian
Possibly composed of the elements wer "true" and mund "protector".
WIBEKE f Norwegian
Feminine form of Wiebe.
WITTERIK m Dutch, Norwegian
Dutch and Norwegian form of Witeric.
YMBJØRG f Norwegian
Norwegian dialectal variant of Ingeborg.
YNGVIL f Norwegian
Variant of Ingvild.
YNWA f Norwegian (Modern, Rare)
An acronym for You Never Walk Alone, the motto of F.C. Liverpool.
YRJA f Icelandic, Norwegian (Rare), Swedish (Rare)
Feminine form of Yrjan and Yrjar as well as a variant of Irja as well as a derivation from Old Norse yrja "drizzling rain".
YRJAN m Norwegian, Swedish
Younger form of Yrian.
YRSA f Ancient Scandinavian, Danish, Swedish, Norwegian, Icelandic, Faroese
Of unknown meaning. Theories include a derivation from an Ancient Norse word for "she-bear" with the same roots as Latin ursa (compare Ursula, which used to be used as a Latinization of Yrsa), even though this seems rather unlikely... [more]
YSTEIN m Norwegian (Archaic)
Former Norwegian dialectal variant of Øystein.
YSTEN m Norwegian (Archaic)
Dialectal variant of Øystein.