Faroese Names

Faroese names are used on the Faroe Islands.
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ANNA f English, Italian, German, Dutch, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Finnish, Estonian, Latvian, Greek, Hungarian, Polish, Russian, Ukrainian, Belarusian, Czech, Slovak, Bulgarian, Icelandic, Faroese, Catalan, Occitan, Breton, Biblical, Old Church Slavic, Biblical Latin, Biblical Greek
Form of Channah (see HANNAH) used in the Greek and Latin Old Testament. Many later Old Testament translations, including the English, use the Hannah spelling instead of Anna. The name appears briefly in the New Testament belonging to a prophetess who recognized Jesus as the Messiah. It was a popular name in the Byzantine Empire from an early date, and in the Middle Ages it became common among Western Christians due to veneration of Saint Anna (usually known as Saint Anne in English), the name traditionally assigned to the mother of the Virgin Mary.... [more]
ÁSA f Ancient Scandinavian, Icelandic, Faroese
Old Norse, Icelandic and Faroese form of ÅSA.
BIRITA f Faroese
Faroese form of BRIDGET.
BJARNI m Ancient Scandinavian, Icelandic, Faroese
Old Norse diminutive of BJǪRN and other names containing the element bjǫrn meaning "bear".
DÁNIEL m Hungarian, Faroese
Hungarian and Faroese form of DANIEL.
DÁNJAL m Faroese
Faroese form of DANIEL.
EVA f Spanish, Italian, Portuguese, English, Czech, Slovak, German, Dutch, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Icelandic, Faroese, Greek, Slovene, Bulgarian, Croatian, Russian, Georgian, Old Church Slavic, Biblical Latin
Form of EVE used in various languages. This form is used in the Latin translation of the New Testament, while Hava is used in the Latin Old Testament. The name appears in Harriet Beecher Stowe's novel Uncle Tom's Cabin (1852) belonging to the character Little Eva, whose real name is in fact Evangeline.... [more]
JÁKUP m Faroese
Faroese form of JACOB (or JAMES).
JÓANNES m Faroese
Faroese form of Iohannes (see JOHN).
JÓGVAN m Faroese
Faroese form of Iohannes (see JOHN).
JÓHANNES m Icelandic, Faroese
Icelandic and Faroese form of Iohannes (see JOHN).
JÓN m Icelandic, Faroese
Icelandic and Faroese form of JOHN.
JÓNA f Icelandic, Faroese
Icelandic and Faroese feminine form of JOHN.
JÓNAS m Icelandic, Faroese
Icelandic and Faroese form of JONAH.
KRISTINA f Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Russian, German, Slovene, Czech, Lithuanian, Serbian, Croatian, Faroese, English, Bulgarian
Form of CHRISTINA in several languages. It is also an English variant of CHRISTINA and a Bulgarian variant of HRISTINA.
LILJA f Icelandic, Faroese, Finnish
Icelandic, Faroese and Finnish cognate of LILY.
LÝDIA f Slovak, Faroese
Slovak and Faroese form of LYDIA.
MARIA f & m Italian, Portuguese, Catalan, Occitan, German, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Faroese, Dutch, Frisian, Greek, Polish, Romanian, English, Finnish, Corsican, Sardinian, Basque, Russian, Bulgarian, Ukrainian, Biblical Greek, Biblical Latin, Old Church Slavic
Latin form of Greek Μαρία, from Hebrew מִרְיָם (see MARY). Maria is the usual form of the name in many European languages, as well as a secondary form in other languages such as English (where the common spelling is Mary). In some countries, for example Germany, Poland and Italy, Maria is occasionally used as a masculine middle name.... [more]
MIKKJAL m Faroese
Faroese form of MICHAEL.
ÓLAVUR m Faroese
Faroese form of OLAF.
PÁLL m Icelandic, Faroese
Icelandic and Faroese form of PAUL.
PETUR m Faroese
Faroese form of PETER.
REBEKKA f German, Dutch, Danish, Norwegian, Icelandic, Faroese, Finnish
Form of REBECCA used in various languages.
RÚNA f Ancient Scandinavian, Icelandic, Faroese
Old Norse, Icelandic and Faroese feminine form of RUNE.
RÚNI m Ancient Scandinavian, Faroese
Old Norse and Faroese form of RUNE.
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