Old Swedish Submitted Names
were used by the medieval Swedish people.
Submitted names are contributed by users of this website. The accuracy of these name definitions cannot be guaranteed.
Old Norse friðr
"beautiful" combined with either alfr
"all, entire, whole", or aðal
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]
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
, all of which are ultimately derived from Proto-Germanic *arnu-
Old Swedish name with the combination of bjǫrg
"help", "deliverance" and stēn
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.
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]
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.
Older form of Ebba
as well as a short form of Old High German names beginning with eylb-
Old Swedish name with the combination of friðr
"love", "peace" and kætil
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]
Old Swedish name of unknown origin. Found in Östergötland in Sweden and in Finland.
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).
Old Swedish combination of holmr
"small island" and gunnr