Greenlandic Submitted Names

Greenlandic names are used by the indigenous people of Greenland.
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ARNAQA f Greenlandic
Greenlandic younger form of ARNAĸA.
ARNAQAT f Greenlandic
Greenlandic younger form of ARNAĸAT.
ARNÂRAĸ f Greenlandic
Greenlandic name meaning "little woman". Combination of ARNAĸ and suffix -raq meaning "young animal".
ARNARIGSOĸ f Greenlandic
Means "the well-made female" in Greenlandic.
ARNARISSOQ f Greenlandic
Greenlandic younger form of ARNARIGSOĸ.
ARNATUK f Greenlandic, Inuit Mythology
The name is from the mythological concept of soul or name wandering: arnattartoq: arnattoq/arnappoq meaning "seeks a mother".
ARNAVARAĸ f Greenlandic
Greenlandic name meaning "little woman". Combination of ARNAĸ and suffix -raq "young animal".
ARNAVARAQ f Greenlandic
Greenlandic younger form of ARNAVARAĸ.
ARNAVIAĸ f Greenlandic
Means "female animal" in Greenlandic.
ARNAVIAQ f Greenlandic
Younger form of ARNAVIAĸ.
ARNAVÍNGUAĸ f Greenlandic
Greenlandic feminine name with the combination of ARNAVIAĸ and Greenlandic suffix -nnguaq "sweet, dear".
ARNISAQ f Greenlandic
Younger form of ARNISSAĸ.
ARNISSAĸ f Greenlandic
Meaning unknown.
ARPAARTI m Greenlandic
Younger form of ARPÂRTE.
ARPALLAK f Greenlandic
Younger form of ARPATDLAK.
ARPÂRTE m Greenlandic
Greenlandic name meaning "messenger". From Greenlandic arpappoq meaning "runs" (arpaartoq meaning "runs from house to house to give a message").
ARPATDLAK f Greenlandic
Meaning unknown.
ARRÚTAĸ m Greenlandic
From Greenlandic arrusaq meaning "small pelagic marine gastropod" (Latin name: "clione limicina") which is gelatinous and transparent, and shaped like little angels, having flapping "wings", hence their name in English: "sea angels".... [more]
ARRUTTAQ m Greenlandic
Younger form of ARRÚTAĸ.
ÂRSSO f Greenlandic
Meaning unknown. It maybe a diminutive of ÂRSSUÁKULUK or ÂRSSUATSIAĸ.
ÂRSSUÁKULUK m Greenlandic
Meaning unknown.
ÂRSSUATSIAĸ f Greenlandic
Meaning unknown.
ÂRUNA f & m Greenlandic
Greenlandic name meaning "there he/she is", combined with -na (a Greenlandic suffix indicating a personal name).
ÂSAF m Greenlandic
Greenlandic form of ASAF.
ASASAQ m Greenlandic
Younger form of ASASSAĸ.
ASASSAĸ m Greenlandic
From Greenlandic asassaĸ meaning "dear, loved one"... [more]
ASIARPAK f Greenlandic
Means "platanthera hyperborea" in Greenlandic.
ÂSO m Greenlandic
Meaning unknown.
ASORUT m Greenlandic
From Greenlandic asorut meaning "dandelion".
ASSILI m Greenlandic
Greenlandic younger form of AGSSILE.
ASSINGÚNGE m Greenlandic
Meaning unknown.
ÁSSINGÚNGITSOĸ m Greenlandic
Meaning unknown, though it is probably related to ASSINGÚNGE.
ASSINGUNNGITSOQ m Greenlandic
Greenlandic younger form of ÁSSINGÚNGITSOĸ.
ÂTÂLIA m Greenlandic
Means "he whose course is set towards aataat (harps seals)" in Greenlandic.
ÂTÂLIÁNGUAĸ m Greenlandic
Greenlandic name with the combination of ÂTÂLIA and suffix nnguaq meaning "sweet, dear".
ÂTAME m Greenlandic
Greenlandic form of ADAM.
ATDLARNEĸ m Greenlandic
Means "clear sky" in Greenlandic.
ATSA f Greenlandic
From Greenlandic atsa "aunt, father's sister".
ÂTULFE m Greenlandic
Greenlandic form of ADOLF.
AUGPALIGTOΚ m & f Greenlandic
Means "the red one" in Greenlandic.
AUGUSTÎNA f Greenlandic
Greenlandic form of AUGUSTINA.
AUIAK f Greenlandic
Means "coagulated blood" in Greenlandic.
AUMAĸ f Greenlandic
Older form of AAMAQ.
AUTDLÂRITÂ m Greenlandic
Meaning unknown.
ÂUVAMIO m Greenlandic
Meaning unknown.
ÁVA m Greenlandic
Diminutive of names beginning with Av-.
AVAARAQ f Greenlandic
Younger form of AVÂRAĸ.
AVÂRAĸ f Greenlandic
Means "little back of the head" in Greenlandic.
AVATAĸ m Greenlandic
Means "float made of sealskin (used in the kayak)" in Greenlandic.
AVATAQ m Greenlandic
Younger form of AVATAĸ.
AVATARSSUAĸ m Greenlandic
Greenlandic name meaning "big float made of sealskin (used in the qajaq)", combined with AVATAĸ and -rsuaq "big, great".
AVATARSUAQ m Greenlandic
Greenlandic younger form of AVATARSSUAĸ.
AVIAAJA f Greenlandic
From an East Greenlandic stem meaning "cousin".
AVIAĸ f Greenlandic
Older form of AVIAQ.
AVIAKUTDLUK f Greenlandic
Meaning unknown.
AVIAQ f Greenlandic
Greenlandic feminine (formerly unisex) name meaning "family member, relative", derived from the stem avik "part (of the family)" which is itself composed of aak "blood" and the suffix vik "real".... [more]
AVIO m Greenlandic
Greenlandic name related to aviorpoq "sound", "ring", "twitter", "buzzing" (in the ears), "whistle". The notion that buzzing in the ears (aviutitsineq or avequllattaaneq) as a plea for food from a deceased is known thoughout most of Greenland... [more]
AVIU m Greenlandic
Greenlandic younger form of AVIO.
AVVA m Greenlandic
Younger form of ÁVA.
BENJAMINI m Greenlandic
Greenlandic form of BENJAMIN.
BERTILÎNA f Greenlandic
Greenlandic form of BERTELINE.
BIBE f Greenlandic
Greenlandic form of PHOEBE.
BIIBI f Greenlandic
Greenlandic younger form of BIBE.
BÍTE f Greenlandic
Greenlandic diminutive of PETRINE.
BITTI f Swedish (Rare), Greenlandic
Variant form of BITTE or from Swedish bitti (short form of bittida) meaning "early" and Greenlandic younger spelling of BÍTE.
BOA f Greenlandic, Swedish
Feminine form of BÚI.
BOLA f Greenlandic
Short form of BOLATTA.
BOLATTA f Greenlandic
Greenlandic form of BOLETTE.
BÛTE f Greenlandic
Short form of BÛTILE.
BÛTILE f Greenlandic
Greenlandic form of BOTILDE.
BUUTI f Greenlandic
Greenlandic younger form of BÛTE.
BUUTILI f Greenlandic
Greenlandic younger form of BÛTILE.
CUPUN m & f Inuit, Greenlandic
Means "coal".
DAAVI m Greenlandic (Rare)
Greenlandic form of DAVID.
EDEL f German, German (Austrian), Danish, English, Finnish, Greenlandic, Icelandic, Norwegian, Sami, Swedish
Short form of names that begin with or end in the element "Edel-" meaning "noble", for example EDELTRAUD, EDELGARD.... [more]
EELISI f Greenlandic
Greenlandic younger form of ÊLISE.
EERILINNGI m Greenlandic
Greenlandic younger form of ÊRLÍNGE.
EERIMAAT m Greenlandic
Greenlandic younger form of ÊRIMÂT.
EERIU m Greenlandic
Short form of EERIUFFI.
EERIUFFI m Greenlandic
Greenlandic form of HERJULF.
EERLIMAAT m Greenlandic
Greenlandic younger form of ÊRLIMÂT.
EERSTA f Greenlandic
Greenlandic younger form of ÊRSTA.
EIKILE m Greenlandic
Greenlandic form of EIGIL.
EIKILI m Greenlandic
Greenlandic younger form of EIKILE.
EJNARE m Greenlandic
Greenlandic form of EJNAR.
EJNARI m Greenlandic
Greenlandic younger form of EJNARE.
EĸILANA f Greenlandic
Greenlandic name of unknown meaning, maybe a combination of EĸILAT and -na, a Greenlandic suffix indicating a personal name.
EĸILAT f Greenlandic
Meaning unknown.
EĸÍTAGAĸ m Greenlandic
Meaning unknown.
EĸUAĸ m Greenlandic
Meaning unknown.
ÊLI f Greenlandic
Greenlandic form of ELI.
ELIASER m Greenlandic
Greenlandic form of ELIESER.
ÊLISE f Greenlandic
Greenlandic form of ELSE.
EQILANA f Greenlandic
Younger form of EĸILANA.
EQILAT f Greenlandic
Younger form of EĸILAT.
EQQAARAQ f Greenlandic
Younger form of ERĸÂRAĸ.
EQUAQ m Greenlandic
Younger form of EĸUAĸ.
ERE m Greenlandic
An abbreviation from eriarnaq meaning "be good", "like", "clean", "beautiful".
ERI m Greenlandic
Younger form of ERE.
ÊRIK m Greenlandic
Greenlandic form of ERIK.
ÊRIMÂT m Greenlandic
Greenlandic form of HERMAN.
ERĸÂRAĸ f Greenlandic
Meaning unknown.
ERLIMAAT m Greenlandic
Greenlandic younger form of ERDLIMÂT.
ÊRLÍNGE m Greenlandic
Greenlandic form of ERLING.
ERNANGNAĸ m Greenlandic
Means "winged harpoon" in Greenlandic.
ERNANNAQ m Greenlandic
Younger form of ERNANGNAĸ.
ERNEERAQ m Greenlandic
From erneq meaning 'son' and -eraq, diminutive suffix
ERNEĸ m Greenlandic
Means "son" in Greenlandic.
ERNEQ m Greenlandic
Younger form of ERNEĸ.
ERNINNGUAQ m Greenlandic
Means "sweet little son", derived from Greenlandic erneq "son" (cf. ERNEQ) combined with the diminutive suffix nnguaq meaning "sweet, dear, little".
ERNITSIAĸ m Greenlandic
Greenlandic name meaning "good son", from the combination of ERNEĸ and -tsiaq, a Greenlandic suffix meaning "beautiful", "fair", "fairly good", "precious", "sweet", "fair-sized", "nice", "good", "handsome".
ERNITSIAQ m Greenlandic
Greenlandic younger form of ERNITSIAĸ.
ÊRSTA f Greenlandic
Greenlandic form of ESTHER.
FALIITALIK m Greenlandic
Greenlandic younger form of FALÎTALIK.
FARE m Greenlandic, Ancient Germanic
Greenlandic short form of FARÎTARIK and Ancient Germanic variant of FARO.
FARI m Ancient Scandinavian, Greenlandic
Old Norse short form of names containing the name element fara meaning "to go", "to move", "to travel", as well as the Greenlandic younger form of FARE.
FARIITARIK m Greenlandic
Greenlandic younger form of FARÎTARIK.
FARÎTARIK m Greenlandic
Greenlandic form of FRIEDERICH.
FARÎTARÍKA f Greenlandic
Greenlandic form of FRIEDERIKE and FREDERIKA
FÎA f Greenlandic
Greenlandic form of FIA.
FIIA f Finnish, Greenlandic
Finnish form of FIA and Greenlandic younger form of FÎA.
FILÍPE m Greenlandic
Greenlandic form of FILIP.
FÍNA m Greenlandic
Greenlandic form of Finn.
FÍNE m Greenlandic
Variant of FÍNA.
FINNA m Greenlandic
Younger form of FÍNA.
GAABA m Greenlandic
Variant of KAAPA.
GABA m Greenlandic
Variant of GAABA.
GÛTIVFARÎT m Greenlandic
Greenlandic form of GODAFRID.
HÃNSE m Greenlandic
Greenlandic form of HANS.
HANSIINA f Greenlandic
Greenlandic younger form of HANSÎNA.
HANSÎNA f Greenlandic
Greenlandic form of HANSINA.
HANSINNGUAQ m Greenlandic
Greenlandic combination of HANS and -nnguaq "sweet, dear".
HARAALI m Greenlandic
Greenlandic younger form of HARÂLE.
HARÂLE m Greenlandic
Greenlandic form of HARALD.
HÂRALTE m Greenlandic
Greenlandic form of HARALD.
HENÍNGE m Greenlandic
Greenlandic form of HENNING.
IANSÎNA f Greenlandic
Greenlandic form of JENSINA.
IARSILARTEĸ f Greenlandic
Meaning unknown.
IGAĸ f Greenlandic
Means "cooking pot" in Greenlandic.
IGALAAQ m Greenlandic
Younger form of IGALÂĸ.
IGALÂĸ m Greenlandic
Greenlandic name meaning 'window'.
IGALIKO m Greenlandic
Means "abandoned hearth, fireplace" in Greenlandic.
IGALIKU m Greenlandic
Greenlandic younger form of IGALIKO.
IGAQ f Greenlandic
Younger form of IGAĸ.
IGASOQ f Greenlandic
Younger form of IGASSOĸ.
IGASSOĸ f Greenlandic
Means "cook" in Greenlandic.
IGDLAOĸ m Greenlandic
Greenlandic name meaning "fetus of a whale or a seal".
IGGIÁNGUAĸ m Greenlandic
Greenlandic name meaning "sweet little throat". With the combination of IGGIAQ and suffix -nnguaq.
IGGIÁNGUAPALUK m Greenlandic
Greenlandic name meaning "dear little sweet throat". With the combination of IGGIÁNGUAĸ and suffix -paluk.
IGGIAQ m Greenlandic
Means "throat" in Greenlandic.
ÎGGITE m Greenlandic
Greenlandic form of EGEDE.
IGIMAĸ m Greenlandic
Means "foreshaft of a harpoon" in Greenlandic.
IGIMAQ m Greenlandic
Younger form of IGIMAĸ.
ÎGITE m Greenlandic
Greenlandic form of EGEDE.
IGNÂTIUSE m Greenlandic
Greenlandic form of IGNATIUS.
IIGGITI m Greenlandic
Greenlandic younger form of ÎGGITE.
IIGITI m Greenlandic
Greenlandic younger form of ÎGITE.
IIKKILA m Greenlandic
Greenlandic younger form of IKILA.
IINGILI f Greenlandic
Greenlandic younger form of ÎNGILE.
IINGKA f Greenlandic
Greenlandic younger form of INGKA.
IINTARIINA f Greenlandic
Greenlandic younger form of INTARÎNA.
IISAJA m Greenlandic
Greenlandic younger form of ÎSAIA.
IISIMALEQ f Greenlandic
Younger form of ÎSIMALEĸ.
IISTA f Greenlandic
Greenlandic younger form of ÎSTA.
IITUI f Greenlandic
Greenlandic younger form of ÎTUE.
IIVALTI m Greenlandic
Greenlandic younger form of ÎVÂLTE.
IIVANNI m Greenlandic
Greenlandic younger form of ÎVÁNE.
IJAAKAAQ m Greenlandic, Inuit Mythology
Greenlandic name meaning "moon".... [more]
ÍKAĸ m Greenlandic
Meaning unknown.
ÍKIK m Greenlandic
Greenlandic name meaning "gums, gingival".
IKILA m Greenlandic
From Greenlandic iikkuluk meaning 'how sweet you are'.
IKÍNGUT f & m Greenlandic
Means "friend" in Greenlandic.
IKINNGUT f & m Greenlandic
Means "friend" in Greenlandic.
IKKAQ m Greenlandic
Younger form of ÍKAĸ.
IKKIK m Greenlandic
Younger form of ÍKIK.
ILAATSOQ f & m Greenlandic
Younger form of ILAITSOĸ.
ILAATSUK f & m Greenlandic
Greenlandic variant of ILAITSUK.
ILAITSOĸ f & m Greenlandic
Means "the one who lacks kin" in Greenlandic.
ILAITSOQ f & m Greenlandic
Younger form of ILAITSOĸ.
ILAITSUK f & m Greenlandic
Variant of ILAITSOQ.
ILÁNA f Greenlandic
Greenlandic form of ILANA.
ILANNA f Greenlandic
Younger form of ILÁNA.
ILASIAQ m Greenlandic, Inuit Mythology
Means "a companion acquired (through magic)" in Greenlandic. This occurs in a legend from the Upernavik region of northern Greenland.
ÎLE m Greenlandic
Greenlandic form of ELI.
ILIGSSAĸ f Greenlandic
Meaning unknown.
ILISIPAT f Greenlandic
Greenlandic form of ELISABET.
ILISSAQ f Greenlandic
Younger form of ILIGSSAĸ.
ILIÚNÛLA f Greenlandic
Greenlandic form of ELEONORA.
ILLAAQ m Greenlandic
Younger form of IGDLAOĸ.
ILSIAĸ m Greenlandic
Means "child acquired through magic". This is the name of a character in a legend from Greenland's Upernavik region.
ILUNA f Greenlandic
Meaning and origin unknown.
ILUUNA f Greenlandic
Variant of ILUNA.
IMAJUIK f Greenlandic
Greenlandic name meaning "meek, quiet": "(Child) who is not wont to crying".
IMANEĸ m Greenlandic
Means "soft-shell clam" in Greenlandic.
IMANEQ m Greenlandic
Younger form of IMANEĸ.
IME f Greenlandic
Old spelling of IMI (per the 1973 spelling reform of Greenlandic).
IMERAARSUK m Greenlandic
Said to mean "nice little water", derived from Greenlandic imeq "water" (cf. IMI) and a diminutive suffix.
IMERAARSUNNGUAQ m Greenlandic
Greenlandic name meaning 'sweet nice little water', with the combination of IMERÂRSSUK and -nnguaq.
IMERÂRSSUAĸ m Greenlandic
Greenlandic name meaning "nice big water", combined with IME and -rsuaq "big, great".
IMI f Greenlandic
Presumably from Greenlandic imeq "water".
IMÎLIA f Greenlandic
Greenlandic form of EMILIA.
IMÎNA m Greenlandic
Possibly combined with Greenlandic imiit "scoop, bailer, mug or chalice" and -na (Greenlandic suffix indicating a personal name).
IMÍNGUAĸ f & m Greenlandic
Greenlandic name meaning "sweet little water". Combination of IME and -nnguaq "sweet, dear".
IMINNGUAQ f & m Greenlandic
Greenlandic younger form of IMÍNGUAĸ.
IMOQQALAK f Greenlandic
Younger form of IMORĸALAK.
IMORĸALAK f Greenlandic
Meaning unknown.
ÍNA f Greenlandic
Greenlandic short form of ÍNARIÁTA.
ÍNARIÁTA f Greenlandic
Greenlandic form of HENRIETTE.
ÍNARIK m Greenlandic
Greenlandic form of HENRIK.
INEĸO f & m Greenlandic
Short form of inequnaq meaning 'sweet', 'cute'.
INEĸUNÂĸ f & m Greenlandic
Greenlandic name meaning "handsome", "beautiful", "sweet", "attractive" (variant form of INEĸO).
INEQU f & m Greenlandic
Younger form of INEĸO.
INEQUNAAQ f & m Greenlandic
Greenlandic younger form of INEĸUNÂĸ.
ÍNGE f Greenlandic
Greenlandic form of INGE.
ÎNGILE f Greenlandic
Greenlandic form of INGRID.
ÍNGIPÔĸ f Greenlandic
Greenlandic form of INGIBORG.
INGKA f Greenlandic
Greenlandic form of INGA.
INGNERÛLAĸ f Greenlandic
Greenlandic name meaning 'lacerate dandelion'.
ÍNISAĸ m Greenlandic
Either a variant of ÍNARIK or means "one who was given life through the aid of innersuit (the fire beings; helper spirits)". According to legends a powerful shaman could mention this name in the ear of a deceased person and they would come back to life.
INNAATIUSI m Greenlandic
Greenlandic younger form of IGNÂTIUSE.
INNALIATTA f Greenlandic
Greenlandic younger form of ÍNALIÁTA.
INNARIK m Greenlandic
Younger form of ÍNARIK.
INNGI f Greenlandic
Greenlandic younger form of ÍNGE.
INNGILIITA f Greenlandic
Greenlandic younger form of INGILÎTA.
INNGIPOOQ f Greenlandic
Greenlandic younger form of ÍNGIPÔĸ.
INNISAQ m Greenlandic
Younger form of ÍNISAĸ.
INOORAQ f & m Greenlandic
Younger form of INÔRAĸ.
INÔRAĸ f & m Greenlandic
Means "little human being" in Greenlandic.
INTARÎNA f Greenlandic
Greenlandic form of HENDRINA.
INUAĸ m Greenlandic
Means "toe, finger" in Greenlandic.
INUAQ m Greenlandic
Younger form of INUAĸ.
INUARAĸ m Greenlandic
Diminutive of INUAĸ.
INUARAQ m Greenlandic
Greenlandic younger form of INUARAĸ.
INUGPALUK f Greenlandic
Greenlandic name of unknown meaning. Maybe a combination of INUK and suffix -paluk meaning "dear little".
INÛGUK f Greenlandic
Meaning unknown.
INÛJÔĸ m & f Greenlandic
Variant of INÛJUK.
INÛJUK m Greenlandic
Greenlandic name meaning "the one who lives", "the living one", "the youth", "the one who wishes to live". In the legend about Pakaasi and his family an extremely old woman was called Inûjuk.
INUK m & f Greenlandic
Means "human being, man" in Greenlandic.
IÑUKSUK m Yupik, Greenlandic, Inuit
Means "that which acts in the capacity of a human" in Inuktitut. An inuksuk is a human-made stone landmark, used as a point of navigation and reference in the Arctic circle, where few natural landmarks exist.
INUMINEĸ m Greenlandic
Greenlandic name meaning 'little bit of man', combination of INUK and -mineq. Also meaning 'Greenlandic food'.
INUMINEQ m Greenlandic
Younger form of INUMINEĸ.
INÛNA f Greenlandic
Greenlandic pet name for a baby, probably related to NÛNO.
INUNA f Greenlandic
Greenlandic younger form of INÛNA.
INUNNGUAQ m Greenlandic
Greenlandic male name meaning ''sweet little person/man'', from inuk ''human being, man'' and nnguaq, a suffix meaning ''sweet, dear'',
INÛNO m Greenlandic
Greenlandic masculine form of INÛNA.
INUPPALUK f Greenlandic
Greenlandic younger form of INUGPALUK.
INÛTEĸ m Greenlandic
Greenlandic name meaning "human in one's possession" or "my human being".
INUUGUK f Greenlandic
Greenlandic younger form of INÛGUK.
INUUJOOQ m & f Greenlandic
Greenlandic younger form of INÛJÔĸ.
INUUJUK m & f Greenlandic
Younger form of INÛJUK.
INUUNA f Greenlandic
Greenlandic younger form of INÛNA.
INUUNU m Greenlandic
Greenlandic younger form of INÛNO.
INUUTEQ m Greenlandic
Younger form of INÛTEĸ.
INVANEĸ m Greenlandic
Means "the one who has brooded" or "the one who has been brooded on" in Greenlandic.
IPEQQIAQ f Greenlandic
Younger form of IPERĸIAĸ.
IPERAĸ m Greenlandic
Means "peat moss" in Greenlandic.
IPERAQ m Greenlandic
Younger form of IPERAĸ.
IPERĸIAĸ f Greenlandic
Meaning unknown.
IRIQTAQ f Greenlandic, Yupik, Inupiat
Meaning, “concealed object.”
ÎSAIA m Greenlandic
Greenlandic variant of ÎSÂJA.
ÎSAIARSE m Greenlandic
Greenlandic form of ISAIAH.
ÎSÂJA m Greenlandic
Short form of ÎSAIARSE.
ISAJA m Greenlandic
Greenlandic younger form of ISAIA.
ISAROĸ m Greenlandic
Means "wing bone (of a bird)" in Greenlandic.
ISAROQ m Greenlandic
Younger form of ISAROĸ.
ISEĸ f Greenlandic
Means "steam, smoke" in Greenlandic.
ISEQ f Greenlandic
Greenlandic feminine name taken from the word iseq meaning "steam, smoke".
ISIGAALAQ m Greenlandic
Younger form of ISIGAILAĸ.
ISIGAILAĸ m Greenlandic
Meaning unknown.
ÎSIMALEĸ f Greenlandic
Meaning unknown.
ISORTAĸ f Greenlandic
Means "beluga whale calf" in Greenlandic.
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