Greenlandic Submitted Names

Greenlandic names are used by the indigenous people of Greenland.
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LAAPANNI m Greenlandic
Greenlandic younger form of LÂPÁNE.
LAASA m Greenlandic
Greenlandic younger form of LÂSA.
LAATSIAQ f Greenlandic
Greenlandic younger form of LÃTSIAĸ.
LAAVARA f Greenlandic
Greenlandic younger form of LÂVARA.
LÂPÁNE m Greenlandic
Greenlandic form of LABAN.
LÂRTO m Greenlandic
Greenlandic form of LARS.
LÂSA m Greenlandic
Short form of LÂSARUSE.
LÂSARUSE m Greenlandic
Greenlandic form of LAZARUS.
LÃTSIAĸ f Greenlandic
Greenlandic name with the combination RAHAB and suffix -tsiaq "beautiful, precious".
LÂVARA f Greenlandic
Greenlandic form of LAURA.
LÂVARÍSE m Greenlandic
Greenlandic form of LAVRITS.
LÎA f Greenlandic
Greenlandic from of LEA.
LIIKKIIT f Greenlandic
Greenlandic younger form of LIKÎT.
LIILI f Estonian, Greenlandic
Estonian form of LILY and Greenlandic younger form of LÎLE.
LIILIANNI f Greenlandic
Greenlandic younger form of LÎLIÁNE.
LIIU m Greenlandic
Greenlandic younger form of LÎU.
LIKÎT f Greenlandic
Diminutive of RIKÎNA.
LÎLE f Greenlandic
Greenlandic form of LILLI.
LÎLIÁNE f Greenlandic
Greenlandic form of LILIAN.
LÎU m Greenlandic
Greenlandic form of LEO.
LÔĸE m Greenlandic
Diminutive of LÛTIVIK.
LOOQI m Greenlandic
Greenlandic younger form of LÔĸE.
LOORIIT m Greenlandic
Greenlandic younger form of LÔRÎT.
LORENSE m Greenlandic
Greenlandic form of LORENS.
LORENSI m Greenlandic
Greenlandic younger form of LORENSE.
LÔRÎT m Greenlandic
Diminutive of LORENSE.
LÛÍSE m Greenlandic
Greenlandic form of LOUIS.
LÚKA m Greenlandic
Greenlandic form of LUKAS.
LÚKARSE m Greenlandic
Greenlandic variant of LUKAS.
LUKKARSI m Greenlandic
Younger form of LÚKARSE.
LÛSA f Greenlandic
Variant of RÛSA.
LÛSÎA f Greenlandic
Greenlandic form of LUCIA.
LUTIA f Greenlandic
Greenlandic form of LYDIA.
LÛTIVIK m Greenlandic
Greenlandic form of LUDWIG.
LÛTO m Greenlandic
Greenlandic form of LUDO.
LUTSE m Greenlandic
Possibly a Greenlandic form of LOTHAR.
LUTSÎA f Greenlandic
Greenlandic form of LYDIA.
LUTSIA f Greenlandic
Greenlandic form of LYDIA.
LUUI m Greenlandic
Greenlandic form of LOUIS.
LUUISSI m Greenlandic
Greenlandic younger form of LÛÍSE.
LUUSIIA f Greenlandic
Greenlandic younger form of LÛSÎA.
LUUTIVIK m Greenlandic
Greenlandic younger form of LÛTIVIK.
LUUTSI m Greenlandic
Greenlandic younger form of LUTSE.
LUUTSIA f Greenlandic
Greenlandic younger form of LUTSIA.
LUUTSIIA f Greenlandic
Greenlandic younger form of LUTSÎA.
LUUTSIVIK m Greenlandic
Greenlandic younger form of LUTSIVIK.
LUUTU m Greenlandic
Greenlandic younger form of LÛTO.
LUUVI f Greenlandic
Greenlandic younger form of LÛVE.
LÛVE f Greenlandic
Greenlandic form of LOVI.
LÛVÎSA f Greenlandic
Greenlandic form of LOVISA.
MAALAVIAQ f Greenlandic
Younger form of MÂLAVIAĸ.
MAALIA f Greenlandic
Greenlandic younger form of MÂLIA.
MAALIAANNA f Greenlandic
Greenlandic younger form of MÂLIÃNA.
MAANOOQ m Greenlandic
Greenlandic younger form of MÂNÔĸ.
MAANUSI m Greenlandic
Greenlandic younger form of MÂNUSE.
MAAQUJUK m & f Greenlandic
Greenlandic younger form of MÂĸUJUK.
MAARAQ f Greenlandic
Greenlandic younger form of MÂRAĸ.
MAARITSI f Greenlandic
Greenlandic younger form of MÂRITSE.
MAGSERÁNGUAĸ f & m Greenlandic
Combination of massippoq "rising half up from horisontal position" and -nnguaq, meaning "sweet", "dear", "little". The Greenlandic author Karl Siegstad explains that the name means "flower which is raised up by the heat of the sun, whilst small pieces of ice are still above it" or it means "'sweet little healed one", combined with MAVSÂRAĸ and -nnguaq, "sweet", "dear", "little".
MAKKARITTA f Greenlandic
Greenlandic form of MARGARITA.
MAKKOQ m Greenlandic
Greenlandic younger form of MÁKOĸ.
MÁKOĸ m Greenlandic
Greenlandic form of MARCUS.
MÂĸUJUK m & f Greenlandic
Means "the one who often moans/wails" in Greenlandic.
MÂLAVIAĸ f Greenlandic
Meaning unknown.
MALERAĸ m Greenlandic
Means "the one you follow" or "friend" in Greenlandic.
MALERAQ m Greenlandic
Younger form of MALERAĸ.
MÂLIA f Greenlandic
Greenlandic form of MARIA.
MÂLIÃNA f Greenlandic
Greenlandic form of MARIANNE.
MALIGIAĸ m Greenlandic
Means "mid-size wave" in Greenlandic.
MALIGIAQ m Greenlandic
Younger form of MALIGIAĸ.
MALIINANNGUAQ f Greenlandic
Greenlandic younger form of MALÎNÁNGUAĸ.
MALIIT f Greenlandic
Greenlandic younger form of MALÎT.
MALÎNA f Greenlandic
Means "the one to follow", cognate of malippaa ("to follow someone") and the suffix -na (denotes a personal name). In Greenlandic mythology Malîna is the goddess of the sun and the sister of ANNINGAN, god of the moon... [more]
MALINA f Inuit Mythology, Greenlandic
In Inuit mythology, Malina is the name of a solar goddess. She is constantly fleeing from her brother, the moon god IGALUK (Inuit) or ANNINGAN (Grenlandic), and their eternal chase explains the movement of the sun and moon through the sky.
MALÎNÁNGUAĸ f Greenlandic
Greenlandic name meaning "sweet little one to follow", combined with MALÎNA and -nnguaq "sweet, dear".
MALÎT f Greenlandic
Short form of MATDLÎNA.
MALLIINA f Greenlandic
Greenlandic younger form of MATDLÎNA.
MAMIAĸ f Greenlandic
Meaning unknown.
MAMIAQ f Greenlandic
Greenlandic younger form of MAMIAĸ.
MANGAANGIUSAAQ m Greenlandic
Greenlandic younger form of MANGÂNGIUSSÂĸ.
MANGAANNA m Greenlandic
Younger form of MANGÃNA.
MANGÃNA m Greenlandic
Meaning unknown.
MANGÂNGIUSSÂĸ m Greenlandic
Greenlandic name of unknown meaning, see also MANGÃNA.
MÁNGILIK f Greenlandic
Greenlandic name meaning "the one with the drum song", from a combination of manngaluartoq "singing (drum-)songs" and -lik, a Greenlandic suffix meaning "equipped with" that denotes that the the root word is a form of amulet or helper spirit.
MANNGILIK f Greenlandic
Younger form of MÁNGILIK.
MANO m Greenlandic
Means "under chin" or "frost crystals formed from breath" in Greenlandic.
MANUMINA f & m Greenlandic
Means "small piece of fur under the chin" in Greenlandic.
MÂNUSE m Greenlandic
Greenlandic form of MAGNUS.
MANUTOOQ m Greenlandic
Means "one with a big fur under chin" in Greenlandic.
MAQQIOQ m Greenlandic
Younger form of MARĸIOĸ.
MAQUJUK m & f Greenlandic
Greenlandic younger form of MÂĸUJUK.
MÂRAĸ f Greenlandic
Means "sweet little one" in Greenlandic.
MARE f Greenlandic
Greenlandic form of MARIE.
MARIAANNA f Greenlandic
Greenlandic younger form of MARIÃNA.
MARIÃNA f Greenlandic
Greenlandic form of MARIANNA.
MÂRIO m Greenlandic
Greenlandic form of MARIUS.
MÂRITSE f Greenlandic
Greenlandic form of MARIT.
MARĸIOĸ m Greenlandic
Means "the one uttering healing formulas" in Greenlandic.
MARKITSE f Greenlandic
Greenlandic form of MARGIT.
MARKITSI f Greenlandic
Greenlandic younger form of MARKITSE.
MASAANI f Greenlandic
Younger form of MASÁUNE.
MASAANNA f Greenlandic
Younger form of MASÁUNA.
MASÁUNA f Greenlandic
Variant form of MASAUNA or maybe a combination of massaat meaning "plaster for a wound" and suffix -na.
MASAUNA m Greenlandic
Greenlandic name with the combination of masaut (masaujjuq) meaning "wet snow" and suffix -na.
MASAUTSIAΚ m Greenlandic
Greenlandic name with the combination of MASÁUNA and suffix -tsiaq "beautiful, precious".
MASIK m & f Greenlandic
From Greenlandic masik meaning "the curved cross-tree in front of the ring of a kayak" and from Greenlandic masik meaning "gills (of a fish)", depending per dialect.
MASSAAQ m Greenlandic
Younger form of MAVSÂĸ.
MASSAARANNGUAQ m Greenlandic
Greenlandic younger form of MÁSSÂRÁNGUAĸ.
MASSAARAQ m Greenlandic
Younger form of MAVSÂRAĸ.
MASSANNGUAQ f & m Greenlandic
Younger form of MAVSÁNGUAĸ.
MÁSSÂRÁNGUAĸ m Greenlandic
Greenlandic name meaning "sweet little healed one", combined with MAVSÂRAĸ and -nnguaq "sweet, dear".
MÁTALÎNA f Greenlandic
Greenlandic form of MAGDALENA.
MATDLÎNA f Greenlandic
Greenlandic form of MALINA.
MATIARSE m Greenlandic
Greenlandic variant of MATTHIAS.
MATIARSI m Greenlandic
Greenlandic younger form of MATIARSE.
MATÎUSE m Greenlandic
Greenlandic form of MATTHÆUS.
MAVSÂĸ m Greenlandic
Means "healed, cured" in Greenlandic.
MAVSALUGTOĸ m Greenlandic
Means "the insufficiently healed one" in Greenlandic.
MAVSÁNGUAĸ f & m Greenlandic
Greenlandic name meaning "sweet little healed one", combined with MAVSÂĸ and -nnguaq "sweet, dear".
MAVSANNGUAQ f & m Greenlandic
Greenlandic younger form of MAVSÁNGUAĸ.
MAVSÂRAĸ m Greenlandic
Combination of Greenlandic MAVSÂĸ and -âraĸ "young animal".
f Greenlandic
Greenlandic form of MINA.
MEERAQ f & m Greenlandic
Greenlandic younger form of MÊRAĸ.
MEQO f Greenlandic
Meaning and origin unknown.
MEQQISAALIK m Greenlandic
Greenlandic younger form of MERĸISÂLIK.
MEQQOQ f & m Greenlandic
Younger form of MERĸOĸ.
MEQQUSAALIK m Greenlandic
Greenlandic name meaning "coarse woollen material", "rug", "travelling rug".
MÊRAĸ f & m Greenlandic
Means "child" in Greenlandic.
MERĸOĸ m & f Greenlandic
Means "feather" in Greenlandic.
MERĸUPALUK f Greenlandic
Greenlandic name with the combination of MERĸOĸ and suffix -paluk "dear little".
MERĸUSÂĸ m Greenlandic
Greenlandic name meaning "featherlike" or "that which resembles feather" or "new or recently grown fur".
MIGDLIAĸ m Greenlandic
Greenlandic name meaning "umbilical cord", meaning "a mat to place for food, dish", "a piece of skin or cloth under food" or Greenlandic shaman's language name meaning "an older brother to a girl".
MIGGILE m Greenlandic
Greenlandic form of MIKKEL.
MIGGILI m Greenlandic
Greenlandic younger form of MIGGILE.
MII f Greenlandic
Greenlandic younger form of .
MIILLA f Greenlandic
Greenlandic younger form of MÎTDLA.
MIILLAARAQ f Greenlandic
Possibly related to the Greenlandic word millalaarpoq "humming (of an insect)", combined with the diminutive suffix araq.
MIIUK m Greenlandic
Younger form of MÎUK.
MIKERTIK f Greenlandic
Meaning unknown.
MIKERTINA m Greenlandic
Greenlandic combination of MIKERTIK and -na, a Greenlandic suffix indicating a personal name.
MÍKIKE m Greenlandic
Meaning unknown.
MIKILE m Greenlandic
Greenlandic form of MIKKEL.
MIKILI m Greenlandic
Greenlandic younger form of MIKILE.
MIKKIKI m Greenlandic
Younger form of MÍKIKE.
MIKKILI m Greenlandic
Greenlandic younger form of MÍKILE.
MILAK m Greenlandic
Meaning unknown.
MILÍNGUAĸ m Greenlandic
Meaning unknown, with the suffix -nnguaq "sweet, dear".
MILLIAQ m Greenlandic
Greenlandic younger form of MIGDLIAĸ.
MÎNA f Greenlandic
Greenlandic form of MINA.
MINAGO m Greenlandic
Meaning unknown.
MINAGU m Greenlandic
Younger form of MINAGO.
MINEĸ f & m Greenlandic
Greenlandic name meaning "little bit" (originally a diminutive ending).
MINEQ f & m Greenlandic
Younger form of MINEĸ.
MINIK m & f Greenlandic
Greenlandic name meaning "blubber" (i.e., "viscid train oil which is being used as sealing for skin boats") or "earwax" (a mainstream interpretation). It seemed to rise in popularity in the late 20th century after several books were published about the controversy surrounding the Inughuit boy Minik (c.1890-1918), who was among a group brought by the explorer Robert E. Peary from their home in northwest Greenland to New York in 1897... [more]
MÎTDLA f Greenlandic
Greenlandic form of Mitra.
MITEĸ m Greenlandic
Means "sea duck" in Greenlandic.
MITEQ m Greenlandic
Younger form of MITEĸ.
MITERAĸ f Greenlandic
Greenlandic name meaning "chick of a sea duck, Common Eider". Combination of MITEĸ and -raq "young animal".
MITERAQ f Greenlandic
Younger form of MITERAĸ.
MITSÍKA f Greenlandic
Meaning unknown.
MITSIKKA f Greenlandic
Younger form of MITSÍKA.
MÎUK m Greenlandic
Meaning unknown.
MÔRTÉNE m Greenlandic
Greenlandic form of MORTEN.
MOTZFELDTE m Greenlandic
Greenlandic name derived from the German surname Motzfeldt, from the place name Motzfeld.
MÛNA f Greenlandic
Greenlandic form of MONA.
MUSAASAQ f Greenlandic
Younger form of MUSSAUSSAĸ.
MUSSAUSSAĸ f Greenlandic
Meaning unknown.
MUTSE m Greenlandic
Short form of MOTZFELDTE.
MUTSI m Greenlandic
Greenlandic younger form of MUTSE.
MUTTI m Greenlandic
Greenlandic younger form of MUTSE.
MUUNA f Greenlandic
Greenlandic younger form of MÛNA.
NAAJA f Greenlandic
Younger form of NAUJA.
NAALA f Greenlandic
Greenlandic younger form of NÂLA.
NAAMAAQ m Greenlandic
Greenlandic younger form of NAIMÂĸ.
NAASOQ f Greenlandic
Means "plant, flower" in Greenlandic.
NAASU f Greenlandic
Younger form of NAUSSO.
NAASUNNGUAQ f Greenlandic
Greenlandic female name meaning ''sweet little flower'', from naasoq meaning ''flower, plant'' and nnguaq a suffix meaning ''sweet, dear''.
NAATAT m Greenlandic
Greenlandic younger form of NÂTAT.
NAGDLIGSSAĸ m Greenlandic
Meaning unknown.
NAGTORALIK m Greenlandic
Means "white-tailed sea-eagle" in Greenlandic.
NAIMÂĸ m Greenlandic
Meaning unknown.
NAJAAJA f Greenlandic
Greenlandic younger form of NAJÂJA.
NAJAARAQ f Greenlandic
Means "little Naja", derived from the popular Greenlandic name NAJA combined with the diminutive suffix araq.
NAJAATI f Greenlandic
Greenlandic younger form of NAJAUTE.
NAJAGTÂ f Greenlandic
Greenlandic variant of NAJAGTÂĸ.
NAJAGTÂĸ f Greenlandic
Means "a boy's new little sister" in Greenlandic.
NAJAGTÃNGUAĸ f Greenlandic
Greenlandic name meaning "a brother's new sweet little sister", combined with NAJAGTÂĸ and -nnguaq "sweet, dear".
NAJÂJA f Greenlandic
Greenlandic name with the combination of NAJA and affix -aaja is a Greenlandic affix used for and by children.
NAJÂKA f Greenlandic
Greenlandic diminutive of NAJA.
NAJÁKULUK f Greenlandic
Meaning unknown.
NAJÁNGUAĸ f Greenlandic
Greenlandic name meaning "a boy's sweet little sister". Combination of NAJA and suffix -nnguaq "sweet, dear".
NAJANNGUAQ f Greenlandic
Combination of NAJA, meaning "little sister (to a boy)" and nnguaq, a suffix meaning "sweet" or "dear."
NAJAUTE f Greenlandic
Meaning unknown.
NAKUARTAĸ m Greenlandic
Meaning unknown.
NAKUARTAQ m Greenlandic
Younger form of NAKUARTAĸ.
NÂLA f Greenlandic
Meaning unknown.
NÁNAVINA f Greenlandic
Meaning unknown.
NANNAVINA f Greenlandic
Younger form of NÁNAVINA.
NANO m Greenlandic
Means "(polar) bear" in Greenlandic.
NANOĸ m Greenlandic (Archaic)
Old (Kleinschmidt orthography) spelling of NANOQ.
NANOQ m Greenlandic
Means "polar bear" in Greenlandic.
NANU m Greenlandic
Greenlandic younger form of NANO.
NAPAAQ m Greenlandic
Younger form of NAPÂĸ.
NAPAARTOQ m & f Greenlandic
Younger form of NAPÂRTOĸ.
NAPAATSIAQ m Greenlandic
Greenlandic younger form of NAPÃTSIAĸ.
NÁPAJAKÚTAK f Greenlandic
Meaning unknown.
NAPÂĸ m Greenlandic
Meaning unknown.
NAPÂRTOĸ m & f Greenlandic
Greenlandic name meaning "standing upright" or "Greenland mountain ash".
NAPASSO m Greenlandic
Greenlandic name meaning "the risen one", "the erect one"
NAPASU m Greenlandic
Greenlandic younger form of NAPASSO.
NAPÃTÔĸ m Greenlandic
Meaning unknown.
NAPÃTSIAĸ m Greenlandic
Means "beautiful tree" in Greenlandic.
NAQQOQ m Greenlandic
Younger form of NARĸOĸ.
NARĸOĸ m Greenlandic
Means "arrowhead" in Greenlandic.
NARSINGALEĸ f Greenlandic
Meaning unknown.
NASAASAQ f & m Greenlandic
Younger form of NASAUSSAĸ.
NASAUSSAĸ f & m Greenlandic
Greenlandic name meaning "hood of a woman's furjacket" or "the bladder on the head of a hooded seal".
NASSAAQ m Greenlandic
Greenlandic younger form of NAVSSÂĸ.
NASUGAĸ f Greenlandic
Meaning unknown.
NASUGAQ f Greenlandic
Younger form of NASUGAĸ.
NÂTA m Greenlandic
Greenlandic form of NATHAN.
NÂTAT m Greenlandic
Greenlandic form of NATHAN.
NATUK f Greenlandic
This is believed to have originated as a nursery form of the Greenlandic word inequnartoq "sweet, cute", shortened and simplified to natuk through the common custom of babbling or cooing with a baby... [more]
NAUJA f Inuit, Greenlandic
Directly taken from Greenlandic nauja "gull, seagull".
NAUJÁNGUAĸ f Greenlandic
Greenlandic name meaning "Ross's Gull" with the combination of combination of NAUJA and -nnguaq meaning "sweet, dear".
NAUJARDLUK f Greenlandic
Means "greater black-back gull" in Greenlandic.
NAUJARLUK f Greenlandic
Younger form of NAUJARDLUK.
NAUSSOĸ f Greenlandic
Greenlandic name meaning "flower, plant" or "growing".
NAVAGIAĸ m Greenlandic
Means "the one who travelled from place to place". In Greenlandic mythology this is the name of a character who dies and travels from animal to animal as a spirit until he is finally reborn as a human.
NAVAGIAQ m Greenlandic
Younger form of NAVAGIAĸ.
NAVARANA f Greenlandic, Danish (Rare)
Greenlandic name meaning "one who alternates between different parties", derived from the Proto-Eskimo root *naverar "to trade, exchange" and the name suffix na. In legend Navarana was an Inuit woman who brought about disunity by alternating between her tribe of native Greenlanders and the Norse colonists... [more]
NAVSSÂĸ m Greenlandic
Means "find, discovery" in Greenlandic.
NAVSSÃNGUAĸ m Greenlandic
Greenlandic name meaning "sweet/dear find/discovery", combined with NAVSSÂĸ and -nnguaq "sweet, dear".
NAVSSÂPALUK m Greenlandic
Greenlandic name meaning "dear little find/discovery". Combination of NAVSSÂĸ and -paluk "dear little".
NAVSSÂRSSUAĸ m Greenlandic
Greenlandic name meaning "big/great find/discovery". Combination of NAVSSÂĸ and suffix -rsuaq "big, great".
NEĸE m Greenlandic
Means "meat" in Greenlandic.
NEQI m Greenlandic
Younger form of NEĸE.
NERDLÂĸ f Greenlandic
Means "greater white-fronted goose chick" in Greenlandic.
NERLAAQ f Greenlandic
Younger form of NERDLÂĸ.
NGAANGA f Greenlandic
Greenlandic younger form of NGÂNGA.
NGÂNGA f Greenlandic
Greenlandic name, onomatopoetic for baby bawling.
NIAĸOĸ m & f Greenlandic
Means "head" in Greenlandic.
NIAQOQ m & f Greenlandic
Younger form of NIAĸOĸ.
NIILSI m Greenlandic
Greenlandic younger form of NILSE.
NIKKULAAT m Greenlandic
Greenlandic younger form of NÍKULÂT.
NIKKULIINA f Greenlandic
Greenlandic younger form of NÍKOLÎNA.
NIKKULIIT f Greenlandic
Greenlandic younger form of NÍKULÎT.
NÍKOLÎNA f Greenlandic
Greenlandic form of NIKOLINA.
NÍKULÂT m Greenlandic
Greenlandic form of NICOLAI.
NÍKULINGUAĸ f Greenlandic
Combination of NÍKOLÎNA and -nnguaq meaning "sweet, dear".
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