Lunasol's Personal Name List

Aksel
Gender: Masculine
Usage: Danish, Norwegian
Rating: 33% based on 9 votes
Variant of Axel.
Anders
Gender: Masculine
Usage: Swedish, Norwegian, Danish
Pronounced: AN-desh(Swedish) AHN-nəsh(Norwegian) AHN-us(Danish)
Rating: 22% based on 6 votes
Scandinavian form of Andreas (see Andrew). A famous bearer was the Swedish physicist Anders Jonas Ångström (1814-1874).
Anker
Gender: Masculine
Usage: Danish
Rating: 33% based on 6 votes
From the Old Danish name Ankarl, of uncertain meaning, possibly a combination of Old Norse arn "eagle" and karl "man".
Asger
Gender: Masculine
Usage: Danish
Rating: 25% based on 6 votes
From the Old Norse name Ásgeirr, derived from the elements áss meaning "god" and geirr meaning "spear".
Beau
Gender: Masculine & Feminine
Usage: English, Dutch (Modern)
Pronounced: BO(English)
Rating: 100% based on 1 vote
Means "beautiful" in French. It has been used as a given name since the middle of the 20th century. In Margaret Mitchell's novel Gone with the Wind (1936) this is the name of Ashley and Melanie's son.

Although this is a grammatically masculine adjective in French, it is given to girls as well as boys in Britain and the Netherlands. In America it is more exclusively masculine. It is not commonly used as a name in France itself.

Finn 2
Gender: Masculine
Usage: Danish, Norwegian, Swedish, Dutch, German
Pronounced: FIN(Danish)
Rating: 59% based on 7 votes
From the Old Norse name Finnr, which meant "Sámi, person from Finland".
Folke
Gender: Masculine
Usage: Swedish, Danish
Pronounced: FAWL-keh(Swedish)
Rating: 22% based on 6 votes
Short form of various Old Norse names that contain the element folk meaning "people", and thus a cognate of Fulk.
Frej
Gender: Masculine
Usage: Danish, Swedish
Pronounced: FRIE(Danish) FRAY(Swedish)
Rating: 28% based on 8 votes
Danish and Swedish form of Freyr.
Frits
Gender: Masculine
Usage: Dutch
Pronounced: FRITS
Rating: 23% based on 6 votes
Dutch diminutive of Frederik.
Holger
Gender: Masculine
Usage: Danish, Swedish, Norwegian, German
Rating: 20% based on 7 votes
From the Old Norse name Hólmgeirr, derived from the elements holmr "island" and geirr "spear". In La Chanson de Roland and other medieval French romances, this is the name of one of Charlemagne's knights, also named Ogier. He is said to be from Denmark.
Karl
Gender: Masculine
Usage: German, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Icelandic, English, Finnish, Estonian, Ancient Germanic
Pronounced: KARL(German) KAHL(Swedish, Danish) KAHRL(English, Finnish)
Rating: 40% based on 6 votes
German and Scandinavian form of Charles. This was the name of seven emperors of the Holy Roman Empire and an emperor of Austria, as well as kings of Sweden and Norway. Other famous bearers include Karl Marx (1818-1883), the German philosopher and revolutionary who laid the foundations for communism, and Karl Jaspers (1883-1969), a German existentialist philosopher.
Milo
Gender: Masculine
Usage: English, Ancient Germanic [1]
Pronounced: MIE-lo(English)
Rating: 32% based on 6 votes
Old Germanic form of Miles, as well as the Latinized form. This form of the name was used in official documents during the Middle Ages, and it has been used independently since the 19th century [2].
Noam
Gender: Masculine & Feminine
Usage: Hebrew, French
Other Scripts: נוֹעַם(Hebrew)
Pronounced: NAW-AM(French)
Rating: 58% based on 6 votes
Means "pleasantness" in Hebrew. A famous bearer is Noam Chomsky (1928-), an American linguist and philosopher.
Otto
Gender: Masculine
Usage: German, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Dutch, English, Finnish, Ancient Germanic [1]
Pronounced: AW-to(German) AHT-o(English) OT-to(Finnish)
Rating: 43% based on 6 votes
Later German form of Audo or Odo, originally a short form of various names beginning with the Germanic element aud meaning "wealth, fortune". This was the name of four kings of Germany, starting in the 10th century with Otto I, the first Holy Roman emperor, who was known as Otto the Great. This name was also borne by a 19th-century king of Greece who was originally from Bavaria. Another notable bearer was the German chancellor Otto von Bismarck (1815-1898).
Skjold
Gender: Masculine
Usage: Norwegian, Danish
Rating: 27% based on 6 votes
Danish and Norwegian younger form of Skjǫldr.
Sophus
Gender: Masculine
Usage: Ancient Greek (Latinized)
Other Scripts: Σόφος(Ancient Greek)
Rating: 28% based on 12 votes
From the Greek name Σόφος (Sophos) meaning "skilled, clever".
Storm
Gender: Masculine & Feminine
Usage: English (Modern), Dutch (Modern), Danish (Modern), Norwegian (Modern)
Pronounced: STAWRM(English, Dutch)
Rating: 47% based on 3 votes
From the vocabulary word, ultimately from Old English or Old Dutch storm, or in the case of the Scandinavian name, from Old Norse stormr.
Valdemar
Gender: Masculine
Usage: Danish, Swedish, Finnish
Pronounced: VAHL-deh-mahr(Finnish)
Rating: 25% based on 6 votes
Scandinavian form of Waldemar. This was the name of four kings of Denmark.
Viggo
Gender: Masculine
Usage: Norwegian, Danish, Swedish
Pronounced: VEE-go(Danish) VIG-go(Swedish)
Rating: 24% based on 7 votes
Short form of names containing the Old Norse element víg "war".
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