Old Swedish Submitted Names

These names were used by the medieval Swedish people.
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AALEmOld Swedish, Finnish
Old Swedish short form of names beginning with Al- and Finnish diminutive of Aarne or Arvid.
ABELEKEfOld Swedish
Diminutive of Abele.
ABILDmOld Swedish
Old Swedish variant of Abel.
ABLUNAfOld Swedish
Old Swedish form of Apollonia.
ACHOmOld Swedish
Latinised form of Ake.
ADALRIKmOld Swedish
Swedish form of Athalric.
ADELIZAfMedieval English, Old Swedish
Medieval English and Old Swedish form of Adelais. The second wife of Henry I of England bore this name.
ADULPHUSmAncient Scandinavian, Old Swedish
Latinized form of Oddulf and variant of Adolphus.
ÆRINOLFmOld Swedish
Old Swedish form of ArnulfR.
ÆRNGUNfOld Swedish
Old Swedish form of Æringunnr.
ÆRNOLFmOld Swedish
Old Swedish form of Arnulfr.
ÆSBIORNmOld Swedish
Old Swedish form of Ǣsbiǫrn.
AFKARmOld Danish, Old Swedish
Old Danish and Old Swedish younger form of Afkarr.
AFKARUSmOld Swedish
Latinised form of Afkar.
AGHADAfOld Swedish
Old Swedish variant of Agatha.
AGHMUNDmMedieval English, Medieval Scandinavian, Old Swedish, Old Norman
Possibly a location name for someone from the Hacmunderness (Agemundrenessa, Amounderness), Lancashire. From the elements ac meaning "oak" and mund meaning "protection", meaning in total "a ness or promontory sheltered by oaks"... [more]
AGNEmOld Swedish
Old Swedish and younger form of Agni and masculine form of Agnes.
AGNISm & fLatvian, Old Swedish, Swedish
Swedish variant and Latvian masculine form of Agnes.
ALEKAfSwedish (Archaic), Old Swedish, Finnish
Low German diminutive of names containing the element adal, especially Adelheid.
ALESANTmOld Swedish
Old Swedish form of Alexander.
ALESANTARmOld Swedish
Old Swedish form of Alexander.
ALETHAfOld Swedish, Swedish (Archaic)
Latinized contracted form of Adelheid.
ALFRIDHfOld Swedish
Old Norse friðr "beautiful" combined with either alfr "elf", allr "all, entire, whole", or aðal "noble".
ALIKAfEnglish, Swedish (Archaic), Old Swedish, Finnish, Danish, Norwegian, Greenlandic
Low German variant of Aleka, as well as a Greenlandic name of unknown meaning.
ALISSAfOld Swedish
Old Swedish Latinized form of Alice.
ALVERmAncient Scandinavian, Estonian, Old Swedish
Old Swedish and younger form of AlvéR and Old Norse variant of Alfr.
AMMAfNorse 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]
AMUNDERmOld Swedish
Old Swedish variant of Amund.
ANDVIDHmOld Swedish
Old Swedish form of Andvéttr.
ANGERDISfOld Swedish (Latinized)
Possibly a younger form of Arngerðr via Angærdh.
ANNEKENfLow German, Danish, Flemish, Old Swedish
Low German diminutive of Anne.
ANUNDmMedieval English, Medieval Scandinavian, Old Swedish, Old Danish
Old Swedish and Old Danish and also younger form of Anundr.
ARFRIDHfOld Swedish
Old Swedish variant of Arnfridh.
ARNAfMedieval 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]
ARNFRIDHfOld Swedish
Old Swedish form of Arnfríðr.
ÄRNGUNfOld Swedish
Old Swedish variant of Ærngun.
ARNGUNfOld Swedish
Old Swedish form of Arngunnr.
ÄRNGUNNAfOld Swedish
Old Swedish variant of Ärngun.
ARNLJOTmOld Swedish, Norwegian, Swedish
Old Swedish and younger form of Arnljótr.
ÄRNULFmOld Swedish
Old Swedish form of ArnulfR.
ASAfOld Swedish
Possibly a variant of Åsa.
ASÄLFfOld Swedish
Old Swedish form of ÁsælfR.
ASGRIMmOld Swedish, Norwegian (Rare)
Old Swedish and Norwegian form of Ásgrímr.
ASLAKmNorwegian, Danish, Swedish (Rare), Old Danish, Old Swedish
Younger form of Áslákr, derived from Old Norse áss "god" and leikr "game, play".
ASRIDfOld Swedish
Old Swedish variant of Ástríðr.
ASRUNfOld Swedish, Norwegian (Rare), Danish (Rare), Swedish (Rare)
Combination of the Germanic elements as "god" and run "secret"
ASULFmMedieval English, Old Swedish, Old Danish
Old Swedish and Old Danish form of Ásulfr.
ASVASTmOld Swedish
Old Swedish form of Ásfastr.
ATLEmNorwegian, Swedish, Old Swedish, Danish
Old Swedish and modern form of Atli.
AXOLmOld Swedish
Old Swedish variant of Axel.
BAGGEmOld Swedish, Danish, Swedish, Norwegian
Old Swedish and modern form of Baggi.
BALTZARmOld Swedish, Swedish
Old Swedish form of Baltasar.
BÄRDORmOld Swedish
Younger form of Bärgdor.
BAREBRAfOld Swedish
Old Swedish form of Barbara.
BÄRGDORmOld Swedish
Old Swedish form of Bergþórr.
BÄRGVIDHmOld Swedish
Old Swedish variant of Biærghvidh.
BEINKTmOld Swedish
Old Swedish short form of Benedikt.
BERTEKAfOld Swedish
Old Swedish diminutive of Berta.
BESImMedieval English, Norwegian, Old Swedish
Old Norse diminuitive of Bjorn.
BIÆRGHVIDHmOld Swedish
Old Swedish form of Bergviðr.
BIERLØTAfOld Swedish
Old Swedish form of Biærghliuta.
BILf & mNorse Mythology, Old Swedish, Norwegian, Medieval English
Means "instant" in Old Norse. In Norse Mythology, Bil and her brother Hjúki follow Máni across the heavens.
BIÖRmOld Swedish
Old Swedish form of Björn.
BISEmOld Danish, Old Swedish
Old Danish and Old Swedish form of Bisi.
BIURmOld Swedish
Old Swedish form of Bjórr.
BOEmDanish (Rare), Old Swedish
Old Swedish and Danish younger form of Bói.
BÓFImOld Swedish
Old Norse bófi meaning "knave, rogue."
BOLLAm & fMedieval English, Old Swedish, Norwegian
Pet form of names containing the name element BORG. As a feminine name, a diminutive form of Botilda (see Bóthildr).
BORGARmOld Swedish, Norwegian, Swedish, Danish, Icelandic, Faroese
Old Swedish and modern form of Borgarr. Name day is June 11th in Norway.
BORGSTENmOld Swedish
Old Swedish name with the combination of bjǫrg "help", "deliverance" and stēn "stone".
BOTHILDERfOld Swedish
Old Swedish form of Bóthildr.
BOTILDISfOld Swedish
Latinized form of Bothild.
BRUNmMedieval English, Old Danish, Old Swedish, Swedish
The Old English masculine name Brun is identical with the adjective brun meaning ‘brown’ (OE brūn). It appears to have become established as an independent forename only in the later tenth century, its earliest recorded bearers living c. 970... [more]
BRYNGELmOld Swedish (Rare, Archaic)
Bryngel is a variant of the old Norse name Brynolf/Brynjulf which combined the two words brynja meaning coat of mail and ulv/ulf meaning wolf. Bryngel was mostly used in the Western part of Sweden during the 17th and 18th century.
BRYNILLAfOld Swedish
Old Swedish variant of Brynhild.
BRYNOLFmFinnish, Swedish, Old Swedish
Variant of Bryniulfr. Brynolf is known since the 11th century and found on runestones. Mostly used in the Western parts of Sweden. A variant, Brynjulf, is used in Norway.
BULLEmOld Danish, Old Swedish
Old Swedish and Old Danish form of Bolli.
BYRITAfOld Swedish
Old Swedish variant of Byrghita (see Birgitta).
DAGHERmOld Swedish
Old Swedish form of Dagr, which means "day."
DISAfSwedish, Old Swedish
From a medieval Swedish form of the Old Norse name Dísa, a short form of other feminine names containing the element dís "goddess". This is the name of a genus of South African orchids, which honours a heroine in Swedish legend... [more]
DRÆNGEmOld Swedish
Old Swedish form of Drængr.
DROSBOmOld Swedish
Old Swedish form of Drósbói.
DRYLLINAfOld Swedish (Rare)
Obscure Old Swedish name of unknown origin.
EDELAfGerman, Old Danish, Old Swedish, Swedish (Rare), Spanish
Short form of names containing the name element adal.
EGHILmOld Swedish, Old Danish
Old Swedish and Old Danish form of Egill.
EIRNYfOld Swedish
Old Swedish form of Eirný.
ELEFmOld Danish, Old Swedish
Old Danish and Old Swedish form of Æilæifr.
ELISIVfOld Swedish, Swedish
Old Swedish form of Elizabeth via Russian Yelizaveta
EMUNDmOld 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]
ENIKAfOld Swedish, Icelandic (Rare)
Rare Icelandic and Old Swedish name of unknown origin.
ERENGISLEmOld Swedish
Old Swedish form of Old High German Ärngils. It was first documented in 1225 and was most common in Småland and Blekinge, two historical provinces in southern Sweden.
ERICUSmOld Swedish
Latinized form of Erik. Swedish theologian and historian Ericus Olai (? - 1486) was a famous bearer.
ESTmOld Danish, Old Swedish
Old Danish and Old Swedish form (byname) of Æistr.
ESTMANmOld Swedish
Old Swedish form of Æistmaðr and variant of Østman.
EYBAfOld Swedish
Older form of Ebba as well as a short form of Old High German names beginning with eylb- (see agi).
FADHIRmOld Swedish
Old Swedish form of Faðir.
FARBIORNmOld Swedish
Old Swedish form of Farbiǫrn.
FARMANmMedieval English, Old Danish, Old Swedish
Old Swedish and Old Danish form of Farmaðr.
FASTEmOld Swedish, Swedish, Norwegian
Old Swedish and modern form of Fasti.... [more]
FENISSAfOld Swedish
Possibly a diminutive of names starting with F-, Fe-/Fi-, or Fen-/Fin- (compare Rikissa).
FILPUSmOld Swedish, Finnish (Rare)
Old Swedish and Finnish short form of Philippus.
FINNVIDmOld Swedish, Swedish (Rare)
Old Swedish and modern Swedish form of Finnviðr.
FINNVIDHmOld Swedish
Old Swedish form of Finnviðr.
FINVIDmOld Swedish
Old Swedish variant of Finvidh.
FINVIDHmOld Swedish
Old Swedish form of Finnviðr.
FOLKSTENmOld Swedish
Old Swedish form of Folkstæinn.
FOLKVIfOld Swedish
Old Swedish form of Folkví.
FOLKVIDHmOld Swedish
Old Swedish form of Folkviðr.
FORKUNmOld Swedish
Old Swedish form of Forkunnr.
FRANSESmOld Swedish
Old Swedish form of Franciscus.
FRIDHImOld Swedish
Old Swedish form of Friði.
FRIDHKILmOld Swedish
Old Swedish name with the combination of friðr "love", "peace" and kætil "cauldron".
FRIDHLEFmOld Swedish
Old Swedish form of FriðlæifR.
FRODHEmOld Swedish
Old Swedish form of Fróði.
FRÖGÄRDHfOld Swedish
Old Swedish form of Frøygærðr.
FRÖGERmOld Swedish
Old Swedish form of FrøygæiRR.
FRØGERmOld Swedish
Old Swedish form of FrøygæiRR.
FRØRICUSmOld Swedish
Latinized form of Frörik.
FRÖRIKmOld Swedish
Old Swedish form of FrøyríkR.
FUGHLEmOld Swedish
Old Swedish form of Fugli.
GÆSLINGmOld Danish, Old Swedish
Old Danish and Old Swedish form of GæslingR.
GAMALmOld Swedish, Old Danish, Medieval English, Swedish (Rare), Danish (Rare), Norwegian (Rare), Arabic (Egyptian)
Old Danish and Old Swedish form of Gamall, and the Egyptian form of Jamal. A famous namesake is Gamal Abdel Nasser (1918–1970), President of Egypt.
GERDIKAfOld Swedish
Diminutive of Gerda.
GERFRIDHfOld Swedish
Old Swedish form of GæiRfríðr.
GERLÖGfOld Swedish
Old Swedish form of Gæirlaug.
GESAfFrisian, Low German, German, Old Swedish
Originally a Low German short form of names beginning with either of the Old High German elements gêr meaning "spear" (especially Gertrud) or gisil "pledge, hostage" (compare Giselle), this name is now generally considered a short form of Gertrud.
GESIKAfOld Swedish
Diminutive of Gesa.
GILDEmOld Swedish
Old Swedish form of Gildi.
GILLAfMedieval Scandinavian, Old Swedish, Swedish (Rare)
Of debated origin and meaning. Some academics consider this name a short form of Gillaug, while others see it as a feminine form of Gilli. In Swedish-speaking Finland, it is occasionally used as a diminutive of Gunilla.
GILLEmOld Swedish
Old Swedish variant of Gilde.
GISEmOld Danish, Old Swedish
Old Danish and Old Swedish form of Gísi.
GISLAfOld Danish, Old Swedish, Medieval English
Old Danish and Old Swedish form of Gísla.
GISSLEmOld Swedish, Swedish (Rare)
Old Swedish dialectal form of Gísl.
GOSTAUUSmOld Swedish
Latinized form of Gustaf.
GØTmOld Danish, Old Swedish
Old Danish and Old Swedish form of Gautr.
GÖTARmOld Swedish, Medieval English
Swedish modern form of Gautarr.
GREPmOld Danish, Old Swedish
Old Danish and Old Swedish form of Græipi.
GRETIKAfOld Swedish
Diminutive of Greta.
GRIMmAnglo-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 form Old Norse grimmr "cruel, grim"... [more]
GROAfOld Swedish
Old Swedish form of Gróa.
GUBBEmOld Swedish
Old Swedish form of Gubbi or from Old Swedish gubbe meaning "old man".
GUDHFRIDHmOld Swedish
Old Swedish form of Guðfríðr.
GUDHIRmOld Swedish
Old Swedish form of GuðvéR.
GUDHLEFmOld Swedish
Old Swedish form of GuðlæifR.
GUDHLEKmOld Swedish
Old Swedish form of Guðleikr.
GUDHMUNDmOld Swedish
Old Swedish form of Guðmundr.
GUDHMUNDHmOld Swedish
Old Swedish variant form of Gudhmund.
GUDHNIUTmOld Swedish
Old Swedish form of Guðniútr.
GUDHVIfOld Swedish
Old Swedish form of Guðví.
GUDVIEfOld Swedish
Possibly a variant of Guðví.
GULLEm & fOld Swedish
Old Swedish short form of Guðleifr, a masculine variant of Gulla, or a feminine spelling variant of Gulla.
GUMMEmSwedish (Archaic), Old Swedish
From Old Swedish gumme "husband, man". Also a diminutive of names like Gudhmar and Gudmund.
GUNBIORNmOld Swedish
Old Swedish form of Gunnbiǫrn.
GUNBORGHfOld Swedish
Old Swedish form of Gunnbiǫrg.
GUNDHARDmOld Swedish, Upper German
Old High German name, combination of GUNN "battle, fight" and HARD "hard, strong."
GUNKILmOld Danish, Old Swedish
Old Danish and Old Swedish form of Gunnkæll.
GUNNAfMedieval Scandinavian, Old Danish, Old Swedish, Danish, Swedish (Rare), Faroese
Old Norse pet form of names containing the name element GUNN (see also Gunni) and a pet form of Guðrún.
GUNNILDfOld Swedish, Old Danish, Danish
Old Swedish form of Gunnhildr and Danish variant of Gunild.
GUNNILDAfOld Swedish
Old Swedish Latinized form of Gunhild.
GUNNULFmOld Danish, Old Swedish
Old Danish, Old Swedish and modern form of GunnulfR.
GUNNURfIcelandic, Old Danish, Old Swedish, Faroese
Icelandic and Faroese form of Gunnr.
GUNSTENmOld Swedish, Old Danish, Swedish (Modern)
Old Swedish, Swedish and Old Danish form of Gunnstæinn.
GUNTHRUDHfOld Swedish
Old Swedish form of Gunnþrúðr.
GUNVIDHmOld Swedish
Old Swedish form of Gunnviðr.
GUTEmOld Danish, Old Swedish, Swedish
Variant of either Guti or Goti.
GUTImOld Swedish
Old Swedish form of Gautr or Goti.
GYRITHfOld Swedish
Possibly a variant of Gyridh.
GYRTHmOld Danish, Old Swedish
Old Danish and Old Swedish form of Gyrðr.
HÆGHVALDmOld Swedish
Old Swedish form of Hægvaldr.
HÆGHVIDHmOld Swedish
Old Swedish form of Hægviðr.
HÆLGHEmOld Swedish
Old Swedish form of Helgi.
HÆRMODHmOld Swedish
Old Swedish form of Herimot.
HAGHNEmOld Swedish
Old Swedish form of Hagni.
HÄGHVIDHmOld Swedish
Old Swedish variant spelling of Hæghvidh.
HALBIORNmOld Swedish
Old Swedish form of Hallbiǫrn.
HALDANmOld Swedish
Old Swedish variant of Halfdan.
HALDENmOld Swedish
Old Swedish variant of Halfdan.
HÄLGHEmOld Swedish
Old Swedish form of Helgi.
HALLBIORNmOld Swedish
Old Swedish form of Hallbiǫrn.
HALSmAncient Scandinavian, Old Danish, Old Swedish
Old Norse name and byname, from Old Norse hals "throat", "neck".
HALWYAfOld Swedish
Old Swedish variant of Halvi.
HÄRBORGfOld Swedish
Old Swedish variant of Herborg.
HARIKmOld Swedish
Old Swedish form of Hárekr.
HÄRJULFmOld Swedish, Swedish
Old Swedish form of HæriulfR.
HÄRLEFmOld Swedish
Old Swedish form of Herleifr.
HÄRLEKmOld Swedish
Old Swedish form of Herleikr.
HÄRLÖGmOld Swedish
Old Swedish form of Herlaugr.
HARTIKAmOld Swedish
Old Swedish form of Harteke.
HARTWIKmOld Swedish
Old Swedish form of Hartwig.
HASTENmOld Danish, Old Swedish
Old Danish and Old Swedish form of Hásteinn.
HEBBLAfOld Swedish
Old Swedish name of unknown origin. Found in Östergötland in Sweden and in Finland.
HEDHINDISfOld Swedish
Old Swedish form of Heðindís.
HELGERmOld Swedish, Swedish
Old Swedish form of HæilgæiRR or a Swedish variant form of Helge.
HEMKILmOld Swedish
Old Swedish form of Hæimkæll.
HEMMINGUSmOld Swedish
Latinized form of Hemming.
HENKILmOld Danish, Old Swedish
Old Danish and Old Swedish form of Hæimkæll.
HERBORGfAncient Scandinavian, Old Swedish, Faroese, Norwegian, Danish (Rare), Swedish (Rare), Icelandic
Derived from Old Norse harja or herr "army" combined with Old Norse björg "protection, help".
HERSEmOld Swedish
Derived from the Old Norse 'hersir' (Viking chief or prince). Often associated with the wide-ranging Bure dynasty, who trace their lineage back to Herse Falesson Bure (born circa 1350), and possibly even to Herse Bure (born circa 940).
HESTHERfOld Swedish
Old Swedish variant of Hester.
HIÆLMmOld Swedish
Old Swedish form of HialmR.
HIÆLMGERmOld Swedish
Old Swedish form of HialmgæiRR.
HIÄLMDISfOld Swedish
Old Swedish form of Hialmdís.
HIÄLMLÖGfOld Swedish
Old Swedish form of Hialmlaug.
HIDHINmOld Swedish
Old Swedish form of Heðinn.
HILDEGÆRDHfOld Swedish
Old Swedish form of Hildegard.
HJÄLMmOld Swedish
Old Swedish variant of Hiælm.
HJÄLMGERmOld Swedish
Old Swedish form of HialmgæiRR.
HØGHNEmOld Swedish
Old Swedish form of Hǫgni.
HØKmOld Danish, Old Swedish
Old Danish and Old Swedish form of HaukR.
HOLMmOld Danish, Old Swedish, Scandinavian
Derived from Old Norse holmr "small island".
HOLMDISfOld Swedish
Old Swedish form of Holmdís.
HOLMGUNfOld Swedish
Old Swedish combination of holmr "small island" and gunnr "battle, fight".
HOLMLÖGfOld Swedish
Old Swedish form of Holmlaug.
HOLMSTANUSmOld Swedish
Latinized form of Holmsten.
HOLMSTENmOld Swedish, Old Danish
Old Swedish and Old Danish form of Holmstæinn.
HUGHImOld Swedish
Old Swedish form of Hugi.
HVITmOld Swedish
Old Swedish form of Hvítr.
IÆRPmOld Swedish
Reconstructed Old Swedish form of Jarpr.
IGHULBIORNmOld Swedish
Old Swedish form of Ígulbiǫrn.
IGHULFASTmOld Swedish
Old Swedish form of Ígulfastr.
ILLUGHImOld Swedish, Old Danish
Old Swedish and Old Danish form of Illhugi.
INGEBIORNmOld Swedish
Old Swedish form of Ingibjǫrn.
INGEBORGHfOld Swedish
Old Swedish form of Ingiborg.
INGEMODHfOld Swedish
Old Swedish form of Ingimóð.
INGERDAfOld Swedish
Likely an Old Swedish form of Ingegerd.
INGERTHmOld Swedish
Old Swedish variant form of Ingiärd.
INGERUNfOld Swedish, Swedish
Old Swedish and modern form of Ingirún.
INGEVALDmOld Swedish, Swedish
Old Swedish and younger form of Ingivaldr.
INGIÄRDfOld Swedish
Old Swedish short form of Ingigärdh.