Danish Submitted Names

Danish names are used in the country of Denmark in northern Europe. See also about Scandinavian names.
Submitted names are contributed by users of this website. The accuracy of these name definitions cannot be guaranteed.
Aabjørn m Danish
Danish form of Ábiǫrn.
Abigajil f Swedish (Rare), Afrikaans (Rare), Danish (Rare), Biblical Norwegian, Biblical German
Variant of Abigail used in the Norwegian translation of the Bible.
Åbjørn m Danish (Rare), Norwegian (Archaic)
Danish and Norwegian form of Ábiǫrn, common in 17th century Norway.
Absalon m Danish (Rare), Faroese, Norwegian (Rare), Polish, Gascon, French (Archaic), French (Quebec, Archaic)
Polish, French, Gascon, Danish, Faroese and Norwegian form of Absalom.
Achton m Danish (Archaic)
Transferred use of the surname Achton that means "without land".
Adri f & m Italian, English, Spanish, French, Danish, Portuguese
Diminutive of Adrian, Adriana, and other names beginning with Adri.
Adser m Old Danish, Danish (Rare), Icelandic (Archaic)
Danish and Icelandic form of Asher.
Agate f Latvian, Danish (Rare), Norwegian (Rare), Swedish, French (Rare), Picard, Basque
French variant and Nordic, Picard, Basque and Latvian form of Agathe. In French and Basque, the name coincides with the word for the gemstone.
Aggi f & m Danish (Rare), Norwegian (Rare), Icelandic, Swedish (Rare), Old Danish, Old Swedish
Diminutive of Ágúst, Angelica and other names containing Ag.
Agna f Danish (Rare), Swedish (Rare), Norwegian (Rare)
Short form of Agneta and Agnes, but can also be a feminine form of Agnar.
Agne f Norwegian, Swedish (Rare), Danish (Rare), Latvian (Rare)
Scandinavian variant of Agna. In the case of the Latvian usage, this name might also be a variant of Lithuanian Agna.
Agnetus m Danish (Archaic)
Masculine form of Agneta.
Ahlmann m Danish (Archaic), Swedish (Archaic)
Danish and Swedish form of Adelmann.
Aia f Danish, Swedish (Rare), Norwegian (Rare)
Variant of the Finnish name Aija.
Aima f Swedish (Rare), Norwegian (Rare), Danish (Rare)
Of debated origin and meaning. Theories include a feminine form of Aimar and Aimo and a Danish variant of Aimée.
Aisa f Swedish, Danish (Rare), Norwegian (Rare)
Diminutive of Anna-Lisa (see Annalisa).
Ajo f Danish
Danish form of Ayo.
Alea f Swedish (Rare), Norwegian (Rare), Danish (Rare)
Of debated origin and meaning. Theories include an adoption of an obsolete German diminutive of Eulalia and an elaboration of the obsolete East Frisian name Ale.
Alef m Medieval Dutch, Medieval German, Dutch (Rare), Low German, North Frisian (Rare), West Frisian (Rare), Danish (Rare), Swedish (Rare)
Medieval Dutch and German (also Low German) variant of Adolf as well as the North & West Frisian form of the name. Also compare Aalf (its medieval form is Aelf) and Alof.... [more]
Alfa f Swedish, Danish, Finnish, Icelandic, Norwegian
Feminine form of Alf 1, Scandinavian form of Alpha and a short form of Alfrida.
Alfast m Danish (Archaic)
Younger form of Alfastr.
Alfrede f Danish (Archaic)
Feminine form of Alfred.
Alika f English, Swedish (Archaic), Old Swedish, Finnish, Danish, Norwegian, Greenlandic
Low German variant of Aleka, as well as a Greenlandic name of unknown meaning.
Alla f Finnish, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Icelandic (Rare), Greenlandic (Rare)
Diminutive of names containing A(i)l, like Áila or the name element adal, like Aliisa.
Allaine f Danish (Rare, Archaic)
Possibly a Danish form of Adelaide or Alaine.
Allis f Swedish, Danish, Norwegian, Romani (Archaic)
Scandinavian and Romani variant of Alice.
Almar m Norwegian, Swedish, Danish, Dutch, Estonian (Rare)
Younger form of Almarr and masculine form of Alma 1.
Alvard m Swedish (Rare), Danish (Rare), Norwegian (Rare)
Modern form of Alfhard and Norwegian variant of Alvar.
Amaja f Danish (Modern, Rare)
Scandinavian spelling of Amaia.
Amdi m Old Norwegian, Old Danish, Danish, Swedish (Rare)
Old Danish short form of Ámundi and Old Norse form of Amadeus.
Analine f Danish
Variant of Annaline.
Anastazia f Danish (Modern, Rare), Swedish (Modern, Rare), Sicilian, English (Modern, Rare), Czech
Danish, Swedish, Sicilian and English modern variant of Anastasia as well as a traditional Czech variant of Anastázie.
Andersine f Danish
Danish feminine form of Anders.
Anderß m German (Archaic), Danish (Germanized, Archaic)
Variant of Anders recorded in the 17th century.
Andrese f Danish (Archaic)
Feminine form of Andreas.
Ands m Danish (Rare, Archaic)
Contracted form of Anders.
Anelise f Danish
Variant of Annelise.
Anella f Italian, Danish, Swedish
Diminutive of Anna.
Ankjær m Danish (Archaic)
Transferrd use of the surname Ankjær.
Annæus m Norwegian (Rare), Danish (Rare)
Latinised male form of Anna.
Annalia f English, Danish (Rare), Swedish (Rare)
Combination of Anna and the popular name suffix -lia.
Annastasia f English (Rare), Danish (Rare), Swedish (Rare), Romansh (Rare)
Variant of Anastasia. As a Romansh name, it is also a contraction of Anna and Stasia.
Annbritt f Swedish, Danish (Rare)
Combination of Ann and Britt (compare Majbritt).
Annedorte f Danish
Blend of Anna and Dorothea.
Annegrethe f Danish
Danish form of Annegret.
Anneken f Low German, Danish, Flemish, Old Swedish
Low German diminutive of Anne 1.
Anneline f Afrikaans, Dutch, Dutch (Antillean), French (Archaic), Danish, Norwegian
Dutch and Afrikaans variant of Annelien as well as a Danish and Norwegian combination of Anne 1 and Line (and thus a cognate of Annelien) as well as a Danish, Norwegian and archaic French diminutive of Anne 1 found up to the 1700s in the Bourgogne-Franche-Comté region.
Annemette f Danish
Combination of Anne 1 and Mette.
Annesofie f Danish (Rare)
Combination of Anne 1 and Sofie.
Annesophie f Danish (Rare)
Combination of Anne 1 and Sophie.
Annestine f Danish
Danish variant of Annastina.
Annfrid f Norwegian, Swedish (Rare), Danish (Rare)
Altered form of Arnfrid, first documented in Norway c.1500 (Arnfrid: 1888).
Annli f Swedish, Danish
Short form of Anneli.
Anthonie f Danish
Feminine version of Anthon.
Arent m Medieval Dutch, East Frisian (Archaic), Dutch (Rare), Danish, Norwegian, Swedish
Medieval Dutch and East Frisian form of Arnold as well as a Scandinavian variant of Arend. As for the Netherlands: this given name is still in use there today, but it is not as common there as its modern form Arend is.... [more]
Arla f Finnish, Swedish, Danish (Rare), Norwegian (Rare)
Short form of Arnlaug. Also associated with Swedish arla meaning "early (in the morning)".
Arn m Norwegian, Danish, Swedish (Rare), Old Danish, Literature
Variant of Arne 1. Arn Magnusson is a fictional character in the 'Crusades' trilogy (1998-2000) by Swedish author Jan Guillou.
Arna f Medieval German, Medieval Scandinavian, Old Swedish, German (Rare), Dutch (Rare), Norwegian (Rare), Swedish (Rare), Danish (Rare), Icelandic, Faroese (Rare)
Originally a medieval feminine form of Germanic masculine names beginning with the Old High German element arn, Old Norse ǫrn meaning "eagle" (Proto-Germanic *arnuz)... [more]
Arnbjørn m Danish, Norwegian, Faroese
Danish, Norwegian and Faroese form of Arnbjörn.
Arnolphus m Danish
Latinized form of Arnolf.
Arvin m Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, English (Archaic)
Either a Scandinavian form of Arwin (see Erwin) or a combination of the Old Norse name elements ari "eagle" and vinr "friend".
Ascan m German (Rare), Danish (Archaic)
German and Danish form of Ascanius. It can also be a younger form of an ancient Germanic name that consists of the elements asc meaning "ash tree" and wini meaning "friend".... [more]
Aske m Frisian, Danish
Variant of Asker and Frisian short form of names containing as- and ask-.
Asker m Danish, Swedish (Rare)
Newer form of Ask or Ásgeirr.
Aslak m Norwegian, Danish, Swedish (Rare), Old Danish, Old Swedish, Finnish
Younger form of Áslákr, derived from Old Norse áss "god" and leikr "game, play".
Asma f Swedish, Danish, Norwegian
Feminine form of Asmus.
Asmine f Danish
Feminine form of Asmus, a Danish (South Jutlandic) short form of Erasmus.
Asmus m Danish, Low German, Estonian (Archaic)
Low German short form of Erasmus. Asmus has also seen usage in Denmark from at least the 15th century onward, predominantly in Southern Jutland (Sønderjylland).
Asrun f Old Swedish, Norwegian (Rare), Danish (Rare), Swedish (Rare)
Combination of the Germanic elements as "god" and run "secret"
Atla f Norse Mythology, Swedish (Rare), Danish (Rare), Icelandic (Modern, Rare)
Feminine form of Atli. In Norse mythology, Atla is one of the nine mothers of Heimdallr.
Ava f Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Icelandic
Of debated origin and meaning. Theories include a derivation from Old Saxon aval "strength, power", a Latinization of Awe, a feminine form of Ave and a short form of names ending in -ava, such as Gustava.
Ayo f Danish (Rare), Swedish (Rare)
Possibly from the Spanish word ayo meaning "tutor" or "person who takes care of children". According to another source it might be a Danish form of an Indian name meaning "wonderful".
Ayoe f Danish
Variant of Ayo.
Balzer m Romansh, Danish (Archaic)
Romansh regular and Danish vernacular form of Balthasar. It was borne by Danish politician Balzer Jacobsen, Prime Minister of the Faroe Islands from 1655 to 1661.
Beinta f Faroese, Danish (Rare)
Faroese feminine form of Benedict (originally a short form of Benadikta and Bænadikta, now regarded as an independent name)... [more]
Belena f Old Celtic, German, Danish, Celtic Mythology
Latinized feminine form of Belenus. Belena was the wife of the Gaulish solar god Belenus and the goddess of the sun and the beginning summer.
Bellis f Danish
It can also be inspired by the Latin word bellis "daisy".
Benna f Danish (Rare), Icelandic (Rare)
Short form of names beginning with Ben-, particularly Bente and Benedikte, as well as a short form of names beginning with Bern-, particularly Bernhardine.
Benta f Danish, Icelandic
Variant of Bente.
Berte f Norwegian (Rare), Danish (Rare), French (Rare)
Variant of Berta as well as a French variant of Berthe.
Bertel m Danish (Rare)
Danish form of Bertil. This is the name of Danish sculptor Bertel Thorvaldsen (1770-1844).
Berteline f Danish
Danish diminutive of Berte.
Bibbi f Swedish, Danish (Rare), Norwegian (Rare)
Mainly a diminutive of Birgitta and its variant forms (see also Bibi).
Bibi f Danish, Swedish, Norwegian
Diminutive of Birgitta and its various forms. It can also be used as a diminutive of other names beginning with or containing B, such as Bibiana and Beata... [more]
Biggi f Danish, German
Pet form of Brigitte, Birgit and their variants.
Bille m Danish, Swedish
Perhaps originally a diminutive of Birger.
Birk m Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Literature
Short form of Berkhard. Birk Borkason is a character in Astrid Lindgren's 'Ronia, the Robber's Daughter' (1981). He was originally named Bork before Lindgren realized that it was too easily confused with his father's name (Borka) and thus changed to Birk.
Birreth f Danish (Archaic)
Archaic variant of Birita.
Birtha f Danish
Variant of Birta.
Bit f Danish, Swedish (Rare)
Short form of Bitta.
Bitte f Swedish, Danish, Norwegian
Pet form of Birgitta and its various forms.
Bjørk f Faroese, Danish, Norwegian
Faroese form of Björk which was also adopted into Danish and Norwegian.
Bjørka f Danish
Quasi-Latinization of Bjørk.
Boe m Danish (Rare), Old Swedish
Old Swedish and Danish younger form of Bói.
Boeline f Danish
Diminutive of Boel.
Boell f Danish (Rare, Archaic)
Former Danish variant of Boel.
Bøggild m Danish (Modern)
Danish variant of Bøgild.
Bøgild m Danish (Modern)
Transferred use of the surname Bøgild.
Bøje m Danish
Danish variant of Boye.... [more]
Bolethe f Danish
Variant of Bolette.
Bolette f Danish, Theatre, Greenlandic, Norwegian (Rare), Swedish (Rare)
Diminutive of Bodil. Bolette Wrangel is a character in the play 'Fruen fra havet' (Engl. 'The Lady from the Sea') written by Norwegian playwright Henrik Ibsen in 1888.
Boline f Danish (Rare)
Elaborated form of Bol.
Botilde f Danish
Variant of Botilda.
Boy m North Frisian, West Frisian, East Frisian, Dutch, Danish, German, English (Rare)
Variant form of Boye. In English-speaking countries, the name is usually derived from the English word boy meaning "boy" (in a manner comparable to the name Sonny) or a short form of the given names Boyce and Boyd.... [more]
Broder m Danish (Rare), Low German (Rare)
Modern form of Old Norse Bróðir.
Brynjolfur m Danish
Danish form of Bryniulfr.
Budolf m Danish
Danish form of Botulf.
Cæcilie f Danish
From the Latin name Caecilia.... [more]
Carit m Danish (Rare)
Invented by the Danish author Carl Brosbøll (1816-1900) for use as a pen name; his pseudonym, Carit Etlar, was an anagram of Carl and Tertia (his given name and that of his muse, Tertia Fabricius).
Cathrina f Norwegian (Rare), Danish (Rare), Faroese, Swedish (Rare), German (Rare), Romansh
Scandinavian variant of Katrina, German contraction of Catharina and Romansh variant of Catrina.
Celie f English, Swedish, Danish (Rare), Literature
Adoption of French Célie outside the francophone world. This form of the name was used in Alice Walker's 1982 epistolary novel The Color Purple.
Childerik m Danish, Dutch, Norwegian, Swedish (Archaic)
Danish, Dutch, Norwegian and Swedish form of Childeric. The name is only used in translations of historical documents.
Christ m & f Dutch, Flemish, Danish (Archaic), German (Archaic)
Short form of given names that contain the Greek adjective χριστός (christos) meaning "anointed", such as Christiaan, Christian, Christine and Christoffel.... [more]
Christence f Danish (Rare)
Combination of Christina and Crescentia as well as an obsolete French diminutive of names beginning with Christ-.... [more]
Cirkeline f Danish (Modern, Rare)
Usage probably inspired by the Danish comic book character with same name, created by Hanne Hastrup in 1957.
Clarentius m Danish (Archaic), German (Archaic), Dutch (Rare)
Saint Clarentius was a bishop of Vienne, in France, who lived in the early part of the 7th century.
Cornelie f Dutch, Danish (Rare), German (Rare), Norwegian (Rare), Swedish (Rare)
Variant of Cornelia, which was probably influenced by its French form Cornélie.
Daga f Swedish, Danish (Rare)
Feminine form of Dag as well as a short form of names beginning with Dag-.
Dea f Danish, Swedish, Croatian, Slovene, English, Albanian
Of debated origin and meaning. Theories include a derivation from Latin dea "goddess" and a short form of Dorotea, Andrea 2 and Desideria... [more]
Dicte f Danish
Shortened form of Benedicte.
Didde f Danish
Variant of Ditte.
Diderik m Dutch (Rare), Danish (Rare), Norwegian (Rare), Swedish (Rare)
Dutch variant of Diederik as well as a Danish, Norwegian and Swedish variant of Didrik.
Didrik m Danish (Rare), Norwegian, Swedish, Dutch (Rare)
Danish, Norwegian and Swedish form of Dietrich as well as a rare Dutch shortened form of Diederik.... [more]
Dines m Danish
Danish form of Denis.