Old Norse Submitted Names

These names were used by speakers of Old Norse in Scandinavia and other places that the Norse settled. See also about Germanic names.
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Ábiǫrn m Old Norse
Derived from the Germanic name element agi "awe, terror", or egg "edge, sharpness (of a weapon)", or ana, an emphasizing prefix, or anu "ancestor" with Björn.
Adils m Old Norse, Old Danish, Swedish (Rare)
Younger version of Aðils. From the Proto-Norse Aþagīslaz. Aþa, short for aþala, meaning "noble", "foremost". And gīslaz meaning "arrow shaft".
Adulphus m Old Norse, Old Swedish
Latinized form of Oddulf and variant of Adolphus.
Ægileif f Old Norse
The first element Ægi- may be related to Old Icelandic Ægir, "the sea" or "the god of the sea", found in compounds as ægisandr "sea-sand" or the Icelandic place-name Ægisiða... [more]
Ægill m Old Norse
Old Norse variant of Egill.
Ægli m Old Norse
Old Norse variant of Egill.
Æilæifr m Old Norse
Combination of Old Norse einn "one, alone" and leifr "descendent" or ǣvi "life" and leifr "descendent", as well as a variant of Øylæifr.
Æilafr m Old Norse
Old Norse variant of Æilæifr.
Æinarr m Old Norse
Old Norse form of Einar.
Æinráði m Old Norse
Old Norse variant of Einráði.
Æinriði m Old Norse
Ancient Scandinavian name with the combination of einn "one, alone" and Old Norse ríða meaning "to ride", a combination of einn "one, alone" and Old Norse reiða meaning "to swing (a sword)" or a variant form of Einráði.
Æisti m Old Norse
Old Norse variant of Æistr.
Æistmaðr m Old Norse
Derived from Old Norse eistr "Estonians" and maðr "man".
Æistr m Old Norse
Derived from Old Norse eistr "Estonians".
Ænglandsfari m Old Norse
Old Norse variant of Englandsfari.
Ænnibrantr m Old Norse
Derived from Old Norse enni "forehead" and brattr "steep".
Æringærðr f Old Norse
Old Norse variant of Arngerðr.
Æringunnr f Old Norse
Combination of Ancient Scandinavian ǫrn "eagle" and gunnr "battle, fight".
Ærinví f Old Norse
Old Norse name with several possible meanings. The first element can be derived from Old Norse ǫrn or ari, both meaning "eagle". It's also identical to Old Swedish ærin (Old Norse arinn) "hotbed, hearth"... [more]
Ærnfastr m Old Norse
Old Norse variant of Arnfastr.
Ærngautr m Old Norse
Old Norse combination of ǫrn "eagle" and gautr "goth".
Æsa f Old Norse, Icelandic, Faroese
Old Norse, Icelandic and Faroese variant of Ása.
Ǣsbiǫrn m Old Norse
Old Norse variant of Ásbiǫrn.
Ǣstríðr f Old Norse
East Nordic variant of Ástríðr.
Ætill m Old Norse
Variant of Eitill.
Afkarr m Old Norse
Old Norse byname, from Old Norse afkárr meaning "strange", "prodigious".
Áfríðr f Old Norse
Old Norse name with uncertain meaning. The first element Á- is possibly from either Old Norse áss "god", or *az "fear, terror, point, edge", or from *anu "ancestor". The second element is fríðr "beautiful, beloved"... [more]
Ágáta f Old Norse
Old Norse form of Agatha.
Agða f Old Norse, Icelandic
Old Norse and Icelandic form of Agatha.
Ahni m Old Norse
Variant of Agni.
m Old Norse
Variant of Ái.
Albjǫrn m Old Norse
Old Norse variant of Alfbjǫrn.
Albrikt m Old Norse, Old Swedish, Norwegian (Rare)
Old Norse and Old Swedish form of Albrecht.
Aldís f Old Norse, Icelandic
Old Norse variant and Icelandic form of Alfdís.
Aldúlfr m Old Norse
Ancient Scandinavian form of Aldulf.
Ale m Swedish, Old Norse, Folklore
Probably a short form of various Old Norse names, for example Áleifr and Alríkr. Oldest known usage of the name is from a runic inscription from the 9th century.
Aleinn m Old Norse
Old Norse form of Alain.
Álfarr m Old Norse
Old Norse variant of Alfarr.
Alfbjǫrn m Old Norse
Combination of the Old Norse elements alfr "elf" and bjǫrn "bear".
Alfdís f Old Norse
Combination of the Old Norse elements alfr "elf" and dís "goddess".
Álfeiðr f Old Norse
Old Norse variant of Alfheiðr.
Alffinna f Old Norse
Feminine form of Alffinnr.
Alffinnr m Old Norse
Combination of Old Norse alfr "elf" and finnr "finn, lapp".
Alfgeirr m Old Norse
Derived from Old Norse alfr "elf" combined with Old Norse geirr "spear".
Álfgerðr f Old Norse
An Ancient Scandinavian with the combination of alfr "elf" and garðr "enclosure, protection".
Alfheiðr f Old Norse
Derived from Old Norse alfr "elf" and heiðr "bright, clear, cloudless; honour".
Alfífa f Icelandic, Old Norse
Old Norse name of uncertain meaning, the first element possibly from *alu "protection, fortune" or alfr "elf"; the second element, fífa means "cotton grass" and occurs in Old Icelandic poetry as a metaphor for "arrow" (a similar word, fífla, was used in 'Grettis saga' to mean "a girl")... [more]
Alfketill m Old Norse
Derived from Old Norse alfr "elf" combined with Old Norse kettil "kettle, cauldron" (see also Kettil).
Alflaug f Old Norse
Derived from Old Norse alfr "elf" and laug possibly meaning "betrothed woman".
Álfmóðr m Old Norse
Old Norse name, combination of ALF "elf" and MOD "excitement, concern, wrath; courage."
Alfný f Old Norse
Derived from the Germanic name elements alf "elf" and ny "new".
Alfrigg m Norse Mythology, Old Norse
Variant of Alfríkr or combination of alf "elf" and freginn "experienced". This is the name of one of the four dwarfs who made Freyja's necklace Brísingamen in Norse mythology.
Alfrún f Old Norse
Derived from the Germanic name elements alfr "elf" and rún "secret".
Alfþórr m Old Norse
Derived from Old Norse alfr "elf" and þórr "thunder".
Alfvaldr m Old Norse
Derived from Old Norse alfr "elf" combined with Old Norse valdr "ruler".
Allvaldi m Old Norse, Norse Mythology
Variant of Alvaldr. In Norse mythology this is the name of Þjazi's father.
Almarr m Old Norse
Old Norse name from the combination of the name elements ALM "elm" and HER "army." It is the Nordic form of the Old High German name Athalmar and a variant form of Álmgeirr.
Álmgeirr m Old Norse
Old Norse name, combination of ALM "elm" and GEIR "spear."
Almod m Medieval English, Old Norse
Old Norse younger form of Almóðr.
Almóðr m Old Norse
Old Norse variant form of Álfmóðr.
Almsteinn m Old Norse
Combination of Old Norse álmr "elm tree" and steinn "stone".
Almveig f Old Norse
Combination of Old Norse álmr "elm tree" and veig "power", "strength".
Alrekr m Old Norse
Old Norse form of Alaric.
Alríkr m Old Norse
Possibly a variant of Alarik, Adalrik or Alfríkr... [more]
Alsvartr m Old Norse, Norse Mythology
Derived from the Germanic name elements allr "all, everybody, entire" and svartr "black". This is the name of a giant in Norse Mythology.
Alsviðr m Old Norse, Norse Mythology
Derived from Old Norse ala "entire, all" and svinnr "fast, clever". In Norse mythology this is the name of both a jotunn and one of Sól's horses.
Alþjófr m Norse Mythology, Old Norse
Derived from Old Norse ala "all, entire" and þjófr "thief". This is the name of a dwarf in Norse mythology.
Alvaldr m Old Norse, Norse Mythology
Derived from Old Norse ala "all, entire" and valdr "ruler, mighty one".
Alvér m Old Norse
Variant of Ǫlvér, or possibly derived from allr "all, entire" and vér "fighter" or aluh "temple" and vér.
Alver m Old Norse, Old Swedish, Estonian (Archaic)
Old Norse variant of Alfr as well as the Old Swedish form of Alvér.
Áma f Old Norse, Greenlandic, Norse Mythology
Feminine form of Ámr or a Greenlandic form of Amma. In Norse mythology this is the name of a giantess.
Ámgerðr f Old Norse, Norse Mythology
Derived from Old Norse ámr "black, loathsome, dark" and garðr "enclosure, protection". This is the name of a giantess in Norse mythology.
Amlóði m Old Norse
Means "poor, weak fellow; fool, simpleton" in Old Norse, or derived from a combination of Old Norse of ama "to vex, annoy, molest" and Odin.
Ámr m Old Norse
Means "black, loathsome, reddish brown, dark" in Old Norse.
Án m Old Norse
Variant of Ánn.
Ánarr m Old Norse
Derived from Old Norse anu "ancestor" and herr "army".
Anarr m Old Norse, Norse Mythology
Variant of Annarr. This is the name of a dwarf in Norse mythology.
Andhrímnir m Norse Mythology, Old Norse
Combination of and "against, opposite, hostile" and hrīm "rime, soot". In Norse mythology this is the name of both an eagle and a cook in Valhalla.
Andvéttr ᛅᚾᛏᚢᚽᛏᚱ m Old Norse
Possibly means "opponent, enemy" in Old Norse.
Angantýr m Old Norse, Norse Mythology, Icelandic
Combination of Old Norse angi "sweet odour" and tívar "gods". It's the name of three characters in Norse Mythology.
Áni m Old Norse
Old Norse variant of Ánn.
Ánn m Old Norse, Norse Mythology
Means "old" in Old Norse. Ánn is the name of a dwarf mentioned in the Vǫluspá.
Annarr m Old Norse, Icelandic, Norse Mythology
Either a variant of Ánarr or from Old Norse meaning "the second one" or . In Norse mythology this is the name of Nótt's second husband, the father of Jǫrð.
Anundr m Old Norse
Old Norse name of uncertain meaning. The first element could be derived from Old Norse *anu "ancestor". The second element could be derived from Old Norse vǫndr "staff" or Proto-Norse -winduR "winner"... [more]
Arinbiǫrn m Old Norse
Old Norse variant of Arnbjǫrn.
Ármóðr m Old Norse
Old Norse variant of Arnmóðr.
Armóðr m Old Norse
Old Norse variant of Ármóðr.
Arna f Medieval German, Old Norse, 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]
Arnaldr m Old Norse
Old Norse form of Arnold.
Arnbrandr m Old Norse
Derived from Old Norse ari or arn "eagle" combined with Old Norse brandr "sword."
Arndís f Icelandic, Old Norse
A Germanic name formed from the name elements arn "eagle" and dís "goddess".
Arnfastr m Old Norse
Derived from Old Norse arn "eagle" combined with Old Norse fastr "firm, fast".
Arnfríðr f Old Norse
Combination of the Old Norse elements ǫrn "eagle" and fríðr "beautiful", originally "beloved".
Arnfrøðr m Old Norse
Derived from Old Norse ǫrn "eagle" and friðr "love, peace".
Arngeirr m Old Norse
Derived from Old Norse ari or arn "eagle" combined with Old Norse geirr "spear".
Arngerðr f Old Norse
Derived from Old Norse arn "eagle" and gerd "enclosure".
Arngrímr m Old Norse
Derived from Old Norse ǫrn "eagle" and grímr "person wearing a face mask".
Arngunnr f Old Norse
Old Norse variant of Æringunnr.
Arnheiðr f Old Norse
Derived from Old Norse ǫrn "eagle" and heiðr "honor".
Arnhildr f Old Norse
Derived from Old Norse ari or arn "eagle" combined with Old Norse hildr "battle".
Arnhǫfði m Norse Mythology, Old Norse
Means "eagle-headed", derived from Old Norse ǫrn "eagle" and hǫfuð "head". This is a by-name for Odin.
Arnkætill m Old Norse (Archaic)
Old Norse name, combination of arn "bird" and ketillL "helmet."
Arnketill m Old Norse
Derived from Old Norse ari or arn "eagle" combined with Old Norse kettil "kettle, cauldron" (see also Kettil).
Arnlaug f Old Norse, Norwegian, Icelandic
Combination of Old Norse ǫrn "eagle" and laug possibly meaning "betrothed woman".
Arnlaugr m Old Norse
Ancient Scandinavian male form of Arnlaug.
Arnliótr m Old Norse
Old Norse variant of Arnljótr.
Arnljótr m Old Norse
Old Norse combination of ǫrn "eagle" and ljótr "shining, bright".
Arnmóðr m Old Norse
Derived from the Germanic name elements ǫrn "eagle" and móðr "mind, spirit, courage".
Arnmundr m Old Norse
Derived from Old Norse ǫrn "eagle" and mund "protection".
Arnniútr m Old Norse
Derived from Old Norse ǫrn "eagle" and njóta "to use".
Arnrøðr m Old Norse
Old Norse variant of Arnfrøðr.
Arnsteinn m Old Norse
Derived from Old Norse ari or arn "eagle" combined with Old Norse steinn "stone".
Arnþjófr m Old Norse
Derived from the Germanic name elements ǫrn "eagle" and þjófr "thief".
Arnþrúðr f Old Norse
Derived from the Germanic elements ǫrn "eagle" and þrúðr "strength".
Arnúlfr m Old Norse
Ancient Scandinavian form of Arnulf.
Arnulfr m Old Norse
Derived from the Germanic name elements ǫrn "eagle" and ulfr "wolf".
Árvakr m Norse Mythology, Old Norse
Means "early awake, early rising". This is the name of one of Sól's horses in Norse mythology.
Ásabragr m Old Norse, Norse Mythology
Means "best of the Æsir". This is a by-name for Odin and Thor in Norse mythology.
Ásælfr f Old Norse
Derived from Old Norse áss "god" and alfr "elf".
Ásbiǫrn m Old Norse
Old Norse name, combination of as "god" and BJÖRN "bear."
Ásbjǫrg f Old Norse
Derived from the Germanic name elements ás "god" and borg "castle".
Ásbrandr m Old Norse
Derived from Old Norse áss "god" combined with Old Norse brandr "sword."
Ásfastr m Old Norse
Derived from the Germanic name elements áss "god" and fastr "firmly, fast".
Ásfriðr m Old Norse
Old Norse name derived from Old Norse áss "god" and friðr "love; peace; protection".
Ásgærðr f Old Norse
Derived from Old Norse áss "god" and garðr "enclosure, protection".
Ásgautr m Old Norse
Combination of Old Norse ás "god" and gautr "Goth, Geat".
Ásgrímr m Old Norse
Derived from Old Norse áss "god" and grímr "person wearing a mask".
Ásgunnr f Old Norse
Combination of Old Norse áss "god" and gunnr "war, battle, fight".
Áshilda f Old Norse
Old Norse younger variant of Áshildr.
Ási m Old Norse, Icelandic, Faroese
Short form of names beginning with the name element Ás- "(heathen) god".
Áslæifr m Old Norse
Old Norse younger form of *Ansulaibaz.
Áslæikr m Old Norse
Derived from Old Norse ás ("god") and leikr ("game, sport, battle, warrior").
Áslákr m Old Norse
Old Norse variant of Áslakr.
Áslakr m Old Norse
Old Norse variant of Áslæikr.
Ásmarr m Old Norse
Derived from the Germanic name elements áss "god" and marr "sea, ocean, lake".
Ásmóðr m Old Norse
Combination of Old Norse as "god" and mod "excitement, concern, wrath, courage".
Ásný f Old Norse, Icelandic (Rare)
Derived from Old Norse áss "god" and "new".
Aspirn m Old Norse
Old Norse variant of Ásbiǫrn.
Ásti m Old Norse
Short form of Ástráðr.
Astradh m Old Norse
Old Swedish form of Ástráðr.
Ástráðr m Old Norse
Derived from Old Norse áss "god" and ráð "advise, counsel, decision". The first name element is sometimes associated with the Old Norse word ást meaning "love, affection", but a connection is not likely.
Ástraðr m Old Norse
Old Norse variant of Ástráðr.
Astrith f Old Norse
Possible transliteration of Ástríðr (Astrid), taking into account the 'th' pronunciation of the letter eth (ð) in Old English and Old Norse, as well as the modern pronunciation of modern Icelandic Ástríður... [more]
Ásulfr m Old Norse
Derived from Old Norse as "god" and ulf "wolf."
Ásvarðr m Old Norse
Old Norse combination of áss "god" and vǫrðr "guard".
Ásvǫr f Old Norse
Old Norse combination of áss "god" and vár "spring".
Aðalbert m Icelandic (Modern, Rare), Old Norse
Old Norse and modern Icelandic cognate of Adalbert or Ethelbert. The name is a compound of the Old West Norse elements aðal "nature, disposition" or "noble; foremost, premier" + bjartr "bright" (cf... [more]
Aðalbjörk f Old Norse
Derived from the Old Norse elements aðal "noble" and björk "birch tree".
Aðalbrandr m Old Norse
Ancient Scandinavian form of Adalbrand.
Aðalbrikt m Old Norse
Old Norse variant of Aðalbert (cf. modern German Albrecht, Ruprecht and modern Dutch Robrecht, Hubrecht)... [more]
Aðalbriktr m Old Norse
Old Norse variant of Albrikt.
Aðalmækir f Old Norse
Old Norse byname, from Old Norse AðalmækiR meaning "noble sword".
Aðalríkr m Old Norse
Ancient Scandinavian form of Adalric.
Aðalvaldr m Old Norse
Ancient Scandinavian form of Adalwald.
Aðils m Old Norse
Old Norse and Icelandic variant form of Aðísl.
Aðísl m Old Norse
Old Norse younger form of *Aþa-gíslaR, a combination of the name elements ADAL "noble" and GISL "hostage, pledge."
Áti m Old Norse
From Old Norse át meaning "food".
Atríðr m Norse Mythology, Old Norse
Means "attacker". This is a byname for Odin.
Attill m Old Norse
From Old Norse atti meaning "ructious, aggressive".
Atvarðr m Norse Mythology, Old Norse
Means "defender" or "relative". This is the name of a dwarf in Norse mythology.
Aulir m Old Norse
Variant of Alvér.
Aulver m Old Norse
Variant of Alvér.
Aunvindr m Old Norse
Derived from the Germanic name elements Aun (an unknown element) and -winduR "winner".
Aurboða f Norse Mythology, Old Norse
Derived from aur "again; water; sand" and boð "message". In Norse mythology this is the name of both a jotunn, the wife of Gymir and the mother of Gerðr, and one of Menglǫð's maids.
Aurgrímnir m Norse Mythology, Old Norse
Derived from aur "sand, clay" and grímr "person wearing a face mask or helmet" or grimmr "grim". This is the name of a jotunn in Norse mythology.
Aurkonungr m Old Norse, Norse Mythology
Derived from aur "again; sand" and konungr "king". This is a by-name for the god Hœnir.
Aurvangr m Old Norse, Norse Mythology
Means "one from Aurvangar". Aurvangar "the gravelly wetlands", also called Jǫruvellir "sandy plain", is the home of the dwarfs. In Norse mythology Aurvangr is the name of a dwarf.
Austbiǫrn m Old Norse
Old Norse combination of austr "east" and bjǫrn "bear".
Austmaðr m Old Norse
Derived from the Germanic name elements austr "east" and maðr "man".
Austri m Old Norse, Icelandic (Rare), Norse Mythology
From Old Norse austr meaning 'east'. In Norse mythology this is the name of a dwarf who supports the sky made of Ymir's skull in the east.
Auða f Old Norse
Short form of names beginning with the element Auð-, which itself is derived from Old Norse auðr "prosperity, fortune, riches".
Auðbjǫrg f Old Norse
Derived from Old Norse auðr "fate, fortune" and borg "castle".
Auðfríðr f Old Norse
Derived from Old Norse auðr "fate, fortune" and fríðr "beautiful, beloved".
Auðgæirr m Old Norse
Derived from the Germanic elements auðr "prosperity, fortune, riches" and geirr "spear".
Auðgærðr f Old Norse
Derived from Old Norse auðr "prosperity, fortune, riches" and garðr "enclosure", "protection".
Auðgarðr m Old Norse
Masculine form of Auðgærðr.
Auðgerðr f Old Norse
Old Norse variant of Auðgærðr.
Auðgi m Old Norse
From Old Norse auðigr meaning "rich".
Auðgrímr m Old Norse
Old Norse combination of auðr 'prosperity, fortune, riches' and grímr 'person wearing a face mask'.
Auðguðr f Old Norse
Ancient Scandinavian feminine name with the combination of auðr "prosperity, fortune, riches" and gunnr "battle, fight".
Auðhelga f Old Norse
Ancient Scandinavian feminine name with the combination of auðr "prosperity, fortune, riches" and heill "lucky".
Auðhildr f Old Norse
Derived from Old Norse auðr "fate, fortune" and hildr "battle".
Auðhumla f Old Norse, Norse Mythology
Derived from Old Norse auðr "prosperity, riches" and humala "hornless". In Norse mythology this is the name of the primeval cow who freed Buri, the first god, from ice.
Auðin m Old Norse
Derived from Old Norse auðr "prosperity, fortune, riches" and vinr "friend".
Auðný f Old Norse, Icelandic
Combination of Old Norse auðr meaning "prosperity, fortune" or "fate, destiny" and nýr "new".
Auðstæinn m Old Norse
Derived from Old Norse auðr "fate, fortune" and steinn "stone".
Auðsteinn m Old Norse
Old Norse variant of Auðstæinn.
Auðulfr m Old Norse
Derived from the Germanic name elements auðr "prosperity, fortune, riches" and ulfr "wolf".
Auðun m Old Norse, Icelandic
Old Norse and Icelandic variant of Auðin.
Autir m Old Norse
Unknown meaning.
Áviðr ᛅᚢᛁᚦᚱ m Old Norse
Probably a combination of the Germanic element *az- "edge, point" and Old Norse viðr "forest".
Bæglir m Old Norse
Old Norse name deriving from a verb related to Nynorsk begla meaning "to hinder, to stand in someone's way" or a noun related to Nynorsk begla meaning "contrary, sullen, obstinate person".
Bæilir m Old Norse
Probably an Old Norse variant of Bæglir.
Báfurr m Old Norse, Norse Mythology
Meaning unknown. This is the name of a dwarf in Norse mythology.
Balli ᛒᛆᛚᛁ m Old Norse, Old Danish
Either from Old Norse ballr "dangerous, risky, bold, brave" or bollr "ball".
Bari m Old Norse, Norse Mythology
Derived from barr "harsh". Related to Swedish bare "magical being". In Norse mythology this is the name of a dwarf.
Barði m Old Norse, Icelandic
From Old Norse barð meaning "beard, brim, verge, beak of a ship".
Baði m Old Norse, Norse Mythology
Diminutive of names containing the element bǫð "battle". In Norse mythology this is the name of a Jotunn.
Baugeið f Old Norse
Old Norse variant of Baugheiðr.
Baugeiðr f Old Norse
Old Norse variant of Baugheiðr.
Baugheiðr f Old Norse
Derived from the Germanic name elements baugr "ring, armlet, money" and heiðr "honour".
Baugi m Old Norse, Norse Mythology
Variant of Baugr. This was the name of a jotunn in Norse mythology.
Baugr m Old Norse
Derived from Old Norse baugr "ring, money". This was the name of the sacred temple ring on which oaths were made.
Begla m Old Norse
Old Norse variant of Bæglir.
Beinir m Old Norse, Faroese, Icelandic (Archaic)
From Old Norse beini(r) meaning "help, benefit".
Beiti m Old Norse
From Old Norse beita meaning "to pasture cattle", "to use a weapon", "to harness to a vehicle", "to steer or sail near the wind, to cruise".
Bekkhildr f Old Norse
Derived from the Germanic name elements bekkr "bench" and hildr "battle, fight".
Beli m Norse Mythology, Old Norse
Derived from Old Norse belja meaning "to roar". This is the name of a jotunn in Norse mythology.
Bengeirr m Old Norse
Derived from the Germanic name elements ben "wound" and geirr "spear".
Benteinn m Old Norse
Old Norse name and byname, originally a kenning for a sword, combined with ben "(mortal) wound" and teinn "twig, sprout".
Benti m Old Norse
Old Norse diminutive of Benteinn.
Bergdís f Old Norse, Icelandic
Combination of the Old Norse name elements borg "stronghold, fortification, castle" or bjǫrg "help, deliverance" and dís "goddess; woman, lady; sister" or dis "wise woman, seeress; woman, virgin".
Bergelmir m Norse Mythology, Old Norse
Derived from berg "rock, cliff, highlands" and galmr "shouting one". This is the name of Ymir's grandson, the ancestor of the frost giants.
Bergfinnr m Old Norse
Derived from Old Norse borg "castle, fort" or bjǫrg "help" and finnr "Finn, Laplander".
Bergliót f Old Norse
Old Norse variant of Bergljót.
Bergljótr m Old Norse
Derived from the Germanic name elements bjǫrg "help, deliverance" and ljótr "ugly, hideous, misshapen".
Bergr m Old Norse
From the Old Norse name element berg "protection, help".
Bergþórr m Old Norse
Combination of borg "castle" and þórr "thunder".
Bergviðr m Old Norse
Derived from Old Norse bjǫrg "help, save, rescue" and viðr "forest, wood, tree".
Bersa f Old Norse
Feminine form of Bersi.
Beyla f Old Norse, Norse Mythology
Younger form of the reconstructed Proto-Norse name Baunila. In Norse mythology, Beyla is a servant of Freyr with her husband Bryggvir.
Bialfi m Old Norse
From Old Norse bjalfi meaning "fur, pelt".
Biarnheðinn m Old Norse
Old Norse variant of Bjarnheðinn.
Biarnhǫfði m Old Norse
Means "bear-head" in Old Norse from bjǫrn "bear" and hǫfuð "head".
Biarnlaugr m Old Norse
Derived from the Germanic name elements bjǫrn "bear" and laug possibly meaning "betrothed woman".
Biartr m Old Norse
Variant of Bjartr.
Biflindi m Old Norse, Norse Mythology
Derived from Old Norse bifa "story" and lind "lime-tree" or bif "movement; air; water" and lind. This is another name for Odin.
Bifliði m Old Norse, Norse Mythology
Combination of bif 'movement', 'air', 'water' and liði 'one who goes', 'one who fares'. Bifliði is a name for Óðinn.
Bifurr m Old Norse, Norse Mythology
Possibly derived from German biber or bever both meaning "beaver", or an Old Norse name meaning "the quaking one". In Norse mythology this is the name of a dwarf.
Bíldr m Old Norse, Norse Mythology
Derived from Old Norse bíldr, a knife for blood-letting. This is the name of a dwarf in Norse mythology.
Billingr m Old Norse, Norse Mythology
Derived from Old Norse billingr "twin" or from Ancient Germanic bhi- "two-, double-" and -ingr, a suffix denoting "belonging to" or "descended from". In Norse mythology this is the name of both a dwarf and a giant, the latter of whom is the father of a girl Odin wants to seduce.
Biǫrn m Old Norse
Means "bear" in Old Norse.
Biórr m Old Norse
Variant of Bjórr.
Birla f Old Norse
Old Norse diminutive of Bera.
Birsa f Old Norse
Old Norse variant of Bersa.
Bisi m Old Norse
Old Norse byname, from Old Norse bisi "commander", "leader" or related to Norwegian bias "to chat", "to trifle".
Biúrstæinn m Old Norse
Ancient Scandinavian masculine name with the combination of bjórr "beaver" and steinn "stone".
Bívorr m Old Norse
Variant of Bifurr.
Bivörr m Old Norse
Variant of Bifurr.
Bjarnarðr m Old Norse
Old Norse form of Bernhard.
Bjarnheðinn m Old Norse
Derived from Old Norse bjǫrn "bear" and heðinn "jacket of fur or skin".
Bjarnvarðr m Old Norse
Derived from Old Norse bjǫrn "bear" and vǫrðr "guard".
Bjólan m Old Norse
Old Norse form of Beollán.
Bjǫlr m Old Norse, Norse Mythology
Younger form of Belwar. In Norse mythology this was the name of a jǫtunn.
Bjǫrgulfr m Old Norse
Old Norse variant of Borgulfr.
Björnúlfr m Old Norse
Derived from Old Norse björn "bear" combined with Old Norse úlfr "wolf."
Bjórr m Old Norse
From Old Norse bjórr meaning "beaver".
Bjǫrt f Norse Mythology, Old Norse
Female form of Bjartr. This is the name of one of Menglǫð's maids in Norse mythology.
Blæingr m Old Norse, Icelandic
Means "raven", literally "blue-black one" from Old Icelandic blár "blue, dark, livid" (the colour used to describe corpses and bruises, e.g., hel-blár "black as death") combined with the patronymic suffix ingr "descendant of" or "son of", "belonging to", etc (compare Erling).
Bláinn m Old Norse
From Old Norse blár meaning "blue, dark, black".
Blankiflúr f Old Norse
Old Norse form of Blanchefleur.
Blapþvari m Old Norse, Norse Mythology
Means "babbling pole; staff". This is the name of a Jotunn in Norse mythology.
Blátǫnn m Old Norse
Old Norse byname, combination of blár "blue", "dark", "black" and tǫnn "tooth". Means "blue-tooth".
Blǫvurr m Norse Mythology, Old Norse
Related to Norwegian blava "to shine". This is the name of a dwarf in Norse mythology.
m Old Norse
Variant of Búi.
Bóandi m Old Norse
Means "farmer, peasant, landowner" in Old Norse.
Boddi m Old Norse, Norse Mythology
Possibly a variant of Baði. Related to Icelandic budda "money-bag" and Norwegian boddi "newborn pet". In Norse mythology Boddi is one of the sons of Karl and Snør.
Bǫfarr m Norse Mythology, Old Norse
Meaning unknown; possibly related to Bófi. This is the name of a dwarf in Norse mythology.
Bogi m Old Norse, Icelandic (Rare), Faroese
From Old Norse bogi meaning "bow".
Bóla m Old Norse
From Old Norse bóla meaning "blain, botch".
Boldi m Old Norse
Old Norse variant of Buldi.
Bolli m Old Norse, Icelandic
From Old Norse bolli meaning "round one."
Bǫlþorn m Old Norse, Norse Mythology
Old Norse combination of bǫl 'bale', 'misfortune'; 'sin'; 'arrow' and þorn 'thorn, spike, thorn-bush'. Bǫlþorn is a jǫtunn, He is the father of Bestla.
Bǫlverkr m Old Norse, Norse Mythology
Old Norse name meaning "evil-doer, malefactor" with the combination of bǫl "misfortune", "evil", "bale" and verk "work, piece of work, business, deed". Bǫlverkr is another name for Óðinn who is a character in Norse Mythology.
Bóndi m Old Danish, Norse Mythology, Old Norse
Variant of Bóandi. This is the name of one of Karl and Snør's sons in Norse mythology.
Bǫngull m Old Norse
Old Norse byname meaning "blighter, rascal".
Borga f Old Norse
Short form of names beginning with or ending in the element borg.
Borgarhjǫrtr m Old Norse
Derived from the Germanic name elements bjǫrg "help, deliverance" and hjǫrtr "hart, stag".
Borgarr m Old Norse
Derived from Old Norse borg "castle" and herr "army".
Borggæirr m Old Norse
From Old Norse borg "castle" and geirr "spear".