Icelandic Submitted Names

Icelandic names are used on the island nation of Iceland. See also about Scandinavian names.
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ABELA f German (Rare), Low German (Archaic), Swedish (Archaic), Icelandic (Modern)
Obsolete Low German short form of both Apollonia and Alberta. There is, however, another theory which derives this name from Old Saxon aval "strength; force; fortitude". ... [more]
ADDÝ f Icelandic (Rare)
Icelandic form of Addy.
ADÍ m & f Icelandic (Modern, Rare)
Icelandic form of Adi, or short form of names beginning with Ad.
ADÓLF m Icelandic (Rare)
Icelandic form of Adolf.
ADRÍAN m Icelandic
Icelandic form of Adrian.
ADRÍEL m Icelandic
Icelandic form of Adriel.
ÆSA f Ancient Scandinavian, Icelandic, Faroese
Old Norse, Icelandic and Faroese variant of Ása.
ÆSGERÐUR f Icelandic (Rare)
Icelandic younger form of Ǣsgærðr.
ÆSIR m Icelandic, Norse Mythology
Icelandic masculine form of Æsa. This is the name of a character in Norse mythology.
ÆVAR m Icelandic
Modern Icelandic form of Ævarr or Ǣvarr, an Old Norse name in which the first element derived from ǣvi meaning "eternity, time, life" (compare Aiva, from the Gothic cognate); the second element may have been herr "army" or geirr "spear".
AGNI m Norse Mythology, Icelandic
Short form of names beginning with Agi- or Egg-. In the Ynglingatal, Agni Skjálfarbondi is a legendary Swedish king, one of the Ynglingar (Swedish royal dynasty in the early Middle Ages). His wife Skalf hanged him with his own necklace.
AGÐA f Ancient Scandinavian, Icelandic
Old Norse and Icelandic form of Agatha.
ÁGÚST m Icelandic
Icelandic form of AUGUSTUS.
ÁGÚSTA f Icelandic
Icelandic form of Augusta.
ÁGÚSTÍNA f Icelandic
Icelandic form of Augustina.
ALDEY f Icelandic
Derived from the Icelandic elements alda "heavy swelling wave, a roller" and ey "island".
ALDÍS f Ancient Scandinavian, Icelandic
Old Norse variant and Icelandic form of Alfdís.
ÁLEIFUR m Icelandic
Modern Icelandic form of Áleifr.
ALETTA f Dutch, Swedish (Archaic), Afrikaans, Icelandic (Modern, Rare)
Dutch variant of Aleida and archaic Swedish diminutive of Alhet. ... [more]
ALEXANDRÍA f Icelandic
Icelandic form of Alexandria.
ALEXÍA f Icelandic
Icelandic form of Alexia.
ALEXÍUS m Icelandic (Rare)
Icelandic form of Alexius.
ÁLFAR m Icelandic (Modern, Rare)
Icelandic younger form of Álfarr.
ÁLFDÍS f Icelandic
Icelandic form of Alfdís.
ÁLFGERÐUR f Icelandic
Icelandic younger form of Álfgerðr.
ÁLFHEIÐUR f Icelandic
Icelandic younger form of Alfheiðr.
ÁLFHILDUR f Icelandic
Icelandic younger form of Álfhildr.
ALFÍFA f Icelandic, Ancient Scandinavian
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]
ALFREÐ m Icelandic
Icelandic form of Alfred.
ÁLFRÓS f Icelandic (Modern, Rare)
Derived from the Icelandic elements alfr "elf" and rós "rose".
ÁLFRÚN f Icelandic
Icelandic younger form of Alfrún.
ÁLFSÓL f Icelandic (Rare)
Derived from the Icelandic elements alfr "elf" and sól "sun".
ÁLFÞÓR m Icelandic (Rare)
Icelandic younger form of Alfþórr.
ÁLFUR m Icelandic
Icelandic younger form of Alfr.
ALGEIR m Icelandic
Short form of Aðalgeir.
ALÍDA f Icelandic (Modern)
Icelandic form of Alida.
ALÍSA f Icelandic
Icelandic form of Alisa.
ALLÝ f Icelandic (Modern)
Icelandic form of Ally.
ALREKUR m Icelandic (Rare, Archaic)
Icelandic younger form of Alrekr.
ALRÚN f Icelandic, Faroese
Icelandic and Faroese form of Alrun.
AMALÍA f Icelandic
Icelandic form of Amalia.
AMBRÓSÍUS m Icelandic
Icelandic variant of Ambrose or Ambrosius
AMELÍA f Icelandic
Icelandic form of Amelia.
AMÍR m Icelandic
Icelandic form of Amir.
AMÍRA f Icelandic (Modern)
Icelandic form of Amira.
AMÝ f Icelandic (Modern)
Icelandic form of Amy.
ANDRÁ f Icelandic (Modern)
Directly taken from Icelandic andrá "breath of air; moment".
ANDRI m Icelandic
Possibly from the Old Norse word andri, meaning "snow shoe". Alternatively, it could have originally been a diminutive form of the name Andríður.
ANDRÍANA f Icelandic (Rare)
Icelandic form of Andriana.
ANDRÍÐUR m Icelandic
Means "rival, enemy" in Icelandic.
ANGANTÝR m Ancient Scandinavian, Icelandic
Ancient Scandinavian and Icelandic name with the combination of angi "sweet odour" and tívar "gods".
ANGELÍKA f Icelandic
Icelandic form of Angelika.
ANGI m Icelandic
From Old Norse angi meaning "sweet odour".
ANÍKA f Icelandic
Icelandic form of Anika.
ANÍNA f Icelandic (Rare)
Icelandic form of Anina.
ANÍTA f Icelandic
Icelandic form of Anita.
ANNAR m Norwegian, Icelandic, Swedish (Rare)
Newer form of Old Norse name Ánarr meaning "ancestor's army". Derived from Old Norse anu "ancestor, father" and herr "army". ... [more]
ANNARR m Ancient Scandinavian, 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.
ANNÍA f Icelandic
Icelandic form of Annia.
ANNÝ f Icelandic, Faroese
Icelandic and Faroese form of Annie.
ANTONÍA f Icelandic
Icelandic form of Antonia.
ÁRA f Faroese, Icelandic
Faroese and Icelandic form of Aura.
ÁRBJARTUR m Icelandic (Modern, Rare)
Icelandic combination of ár "year" and the suffix björt meaning "bright" (from Old Norse bjartr).
ÁRBJÖRN m Icelandic
Icelandic variant of Arnbjörn.
ÁRELÍA f Icelandic
Icelandic form of Aurelia.
ÁRGILS m Icelandic (Rare, Archaic)
Icelandic combination of ár "year" and gísl "pledge", "hostage" or a Icelandic form of Arngils.
ARÍA f Icelandic (Modern, Rare)
Icelandic form of Aria.
ARÍANA f Icelandic (Modern)
Icelandic form of Ariana.
ARÍANNA f Icelandic (Modern)
Icelandic form of Arianna.
ARÍAÐNA f Icelandic (Rare)
Icelandic form of Ariadna.
ARÍELLA f Icelandic (Modern)
Icelandic form of Ariella.
ARILÍUS m Icelandic (Rare)
Possibly a Latinized form of Arild or a variant of Árelíus.
ARÍNA f Icelandic
Icelandic form of Arina.
ARINBJÖRN m Icelandic (Modern)
Modern Icelandic form of Arinbiǫrn.
ARÍS f Icelandic
Icelandic variant of Aris.
ARIS f Norwegian (Rare), Swedish (Rare), Icelandic (Rare)
Of unknown origin and meaning. Current theories include a variant of Iris as well as a short form of Greek names beginning with the element aris- (compare Aristaeus).
ÁRLAUG f Icelandic (Rare, Archaic)
Icelandic name with the combination of ár "year", "plenty", "abundance", "fruitfulnes" and laug possibly meaning "betrothed woman" or an Icelandic variant of Arnlaug.
ÁRMEY f Icelandic
Combination of the Old Norse name elements ǫrn / ari "eagle" and mǣr "little girl; virgin, unmarried girl" or mær "daughter" or mėy "girl".
ÁRNA f Faroese, Icelandic
Icelandic and Faroese form of Arna.
ARNA f Medieval German, Ancient Scandinavian, 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]
ARNAR m Icelandic
Derived from the Old Norse elements arn "eagle" and arr "warrior".
ARNBERGUR m Icelandic (Rare)
Icelandic masculine form of Arnborg.
ARNDÍS f Norwegian, Icelandic
A Germanic name formed from the name elements ARN "eagle" and DÍS "goddess".
ARNFRÍÐUR f & m Icelandic, Faroese
Icelandic younger form of Arnfríðr and Faroese younger form of Arnfrøðr.
ARNGRÍMUR m Icelandic, Faroese
Modern Icelandic and Faroese form of Arngrímr.
ARNGUNNUR f Icelandic
Icelandic younger form of Arngunnr.
ARNHEIÐUR f Icelandic, Faroese
Icelandic and Faroese younger form of Arnheiðr.
ÁRNÍNA f Icelandic
Icelandic form of Arnina.
ARNLAUG f Ancient Scandinavian, Norwegian, Icelandic
Combination of Old Norse ǫrn "eagle" and laug possibly meaning "betrothed woman".
ARNLAUGUR m Icelandic
Modern Icelandic form of Arnlaugr.
ARNLÍN f Icelandic (Rare)
Icelandic combination of ǫrn "eagle" and lín "flax", "linen", "linen garment", "linen gear".
ARNLJÓTUR m Icelandic, Faroese
Icelandic and Faroese younger form of Arnljótr.
ARNMÓÐUR m Icelandic
Modern Icelandic form of Arnmóðr.
ARNRÓS f Icelandic (Rare, Archaic)
Icelandic combination of ǫrn "eagle" and rós "rose".
ARNRÚN f Icelandic
Icelandic form of Arnrun.
ARNÞRÚÐUR f Icelandic
Icelandic younger form of Arnþrúðr.
ARNÚLFUR m Icelandic
Younger form of ArnulfR.
ARNVIÐUR m Icelandic (Rare)
Icelandic form of Arnviðr.
ÁRNÝ f Icelandic
Combination of ár ("year", "plenty, abundance" or "successful") and ("new moon").
ÁRÓRA f Icelandic
Icelandic form of Aurora.
ÁRSÆLL m Icelandic
Derived from Old Norse ár "year" and sæll "blissful, happy".
ÁRSÓL f Icelandic
Icelandic combination of ár "year" and sól "sun".
ÁRÞÓRA f Icelandic (Rare)
Icelandic variant of Arnþóra.
ÁRÚN f Icelandic (Modern, Rare)
Possibly a variant of Arnrún or a combination of ár "successful" and rún "secret".
ÁRVEIG f Icelandic
Icelandic form of Arnveig.
ÁRVÖK f Icelandic
Icelandic feminine form of Árvakr.
ÁS m Icelandic
Icelandic masculine form of Ása.
ÁSAR m Faroese, Icelandic
Faroese and Icelandic form of Aser.
ÁSBJÖRG f Icelandic
Icelandic younger form of Ásbjǫrg.
ÁSGAUTUR m Icelandic
Icelandic younger form of Ásgautr.
ÁSGERÐUR f Icelandic
Icelandic younger form of Ásgærðr.
ÁSGRÍMUR m Icelandic, Faroese
Icelandic and Faroese younger form of Ásgrímr.
ÁSHILDUR f Icelandic
Icelandic younger form of Áshildr.
ÁSHJÁLMUR m Icelandic
Icelandic variant of Anselm.
ASKJA f Icelandic (Modern)
Directly taken from Icelandic askja "little box; caldera (of a vulcano)". The name is also related to the Old Norse name element askr "ash tree".
ÁSLA f Icelandic, Faroese
Icelandic and Faroese short form of Áslaug and Ásleyg.
ÁSLÁKUR m Icelandic (Rare)
Icelandic younger form of Áslákr.
ÁSLAUGUR m Icelandic
Icelandic masculine form of Áslaug.
ÁSMAR m Icelandic (Rare)
Icelandic younger form of Ásmarr.
ÁSNÝ f Ancient Scandinavian, Icelandic (Rare)
Derived from Old Norse áss "god" and "new".
ÁSRÓS f Icelandic
Altered form of Ástrós, from the Old Norse name element áss "god" combined with Icelandic rós "rose" (from Latin rosa).
ÁSRÚN f Icelandic
Icelandic form of Asrun.
ÁST f Icelandic (Modern, Rare)
Variant of Ásta, although folk etymology likes to connect this name to Icelandic ást "love".
ÁSTBJÖRG f Icelandic
Icelandic variant of Ásbjörg.
ÁSTDÍS f Icelandic
Icelandic variant of Ásdís.
ÁSTFRÍÐUR f Icelandic
Icelandic variant of Ástríður.
ÁSTGEIR m Icelandic (Rare)
Icelandic variant of Ásgeir.
ÁSTGERÐUR f Icelandic (Rare)
Icelandic variant of Ásgerður.
ÁSTHEIÐUR f Icelandic, Faroese
Icelandic form of the Old Norse name Ásheiðr or Ǣshæiðr, which was derived from the elements áss "god" and heiðr "brightness" (compare Ragnheiðr; alternatively, the element heiðr could have meant "heath, field" (compare Heidrun) or "honour")... [more]
ÁSTHILDUR f Icelandic
Icelandic younger form of Áshildr.
ÁSÞÓR m Icelandic
Derived from the Old Norse elements áss "god" and the name of the Norse god Þórr (see THOR).
ÁSTMAR m Icelandic
Variant of Ásmar.
ÁSTRÁÐUR m Icelandic
Icelandic younger form of Ástráðr.
ÁSTRÓS f Icelandic
Derived from Icelandic ást meaning "affection, love, devotion" and rós "rose". This is a modern coinage, perhaps inspired by the similar name Ástríður (the Icelandic form of Ástríðr), in which the first element is a form of Old Norse áss "god", which in proper names becomes Ást- when it precedes the liquid r (this according to the Viking Answer Lady).
ÁSTÞÓR m Icelandic
Icelandic variant of Ásþór.
ÁSTÞÓRA f Icelandic
Feminine form of Ástþór.
ÁSTVAR m Icelandic (Rare)
Possibly a variant of Ásvarður.
ÁSTVEIG f Icelandic
Icelandic form of Åsveig.
ÁSVARÐUR m Faroese (Archaic), Icelandic (Archaic)
Icelandic and Faroese younger form of Ásvarðr.
ÁSVÖR f Icelandic (Rare)
Icelandic younger form of Ásvǫr.
ATALÍA f Icelandic (Modern)
Icelandic form of Athalia.
AÐALBERGUR m Icelandic
Masculine form of Aðalborg.
AÐALBERT m Icelandic (Modern, Rare), Ancient Scandinavian
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]
AÐALBJÖRN m Icelandic
Icelandic combination of aðal "noble" and bjǫrn "bear" (Compare Adalbero).
AÐALBJÖRT f Icelandic
An Icelandic name with the combination of aðal "noble" and bjartr "light, shining".
AÐALBORG f Faroese, Icelandic
Icelandic and Faroese form of Adalburg.
AÐALDÍS f Icelandic (Modern, Rare)
Icelandic combination of aðal "noble" dís "goddess".
AÐALFRÍÐUR f Icelandic (Rare)
Derived from Icelandic aðal "noble" and fríðr "beautiful".
AÐALGEIR m Faroese, Icelandic
Icelandic and Faroese form of Æðelgár.
AÐALHEIÐUR f Icelandic, Faroese
Icelandic and Faroese form of Adelheid.
AÐALRÁÐUR m Icelandic (Rare, Archaic)
Derived from Icelandic aðal "noble" and ráð "advise", "counsel", "decision".
AÐALRÓS f Icelandic (Modern, Rare)
Combination of the Germanic elements aðal "noble" and rós "rose".
AÐALSTEINA f Icelandic
Feminine form of Aðalsteinn.
AÐALSTEINUNN f Icelandic (Rare)
Derived from the Old Norse elements aðal "noble", steinn "stone" and unnr "wave". (Cf. Aðalsteinn, Steinunn.)
AÞENA f Icelandic
Icelandic form of Athena. Currently popular in Iceland.
AÐÓLF m Icelandic
Icelandic form of Adolf.
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.
ATLI m Ancient Scandinavian, Old Danish, Norse Mythology, Icelandic, Faroese
Old Norse form of the Gothic name Attila. In Scandinavia it is also sometimes associated with the vocabulary word atall meaning "violent, wild". Atli ("the terrible") was also an epithet of the god Thor.
AUSTAR m Icelandic (Rare)
Derived from Old Norse austr "east" and herr "army".
AUSTMANN m Icelandic
Icelandic younger form of Austmaðr.
AUSTRI m Ancient Scandinavian, 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.
AUÐBERGUR m Icelandic
Icelandic masculine form of Auðbjörg.
AUÐBERT m Icelandic (Rare)
Icelandic masculine form of Auðbjört.
AUÐBJÖRG f Icelandic
Icelandic younger form of Auðbjǫrg.
AUÐBJÖRT f Icelandic (Rare, Archaic)
Icelandic combination of auðr "prosperity, fortunate" and bjartr "bright".
AUÐLÍN f Icelandic
Icelandic name with the combination of auðr "prosperity, fortune, riches" and lín "flax, linen, linen garment, linen gear".
AUÐNÝ f Ancient Scandinavian, Icelandic
Combination of Old Norse auðr meaning "prosperity, fortune" or "fate, destiny" and nýr "new".
AUÐÓLFUR m Icelandic (Rare)
Icelandic younger form of AuðulfR.
AUÐRÚN f Icelandic (Rare)
Icelandic combination of auðr "prosperity", "fortune", "riches" and rún "secret".
AUÐUN m Ancient Scandinavian, Icelandic
Old Norse and Icelandic variant of Auðin.
AUÐUR f Icelandic
Icelandic form of the Old Norse name Auðr, which meant "prosperity, fortune, riches" (cognate with the Germanic Auda). In 2008 this was the 10th most popular name for Icelandic girls aged 0-4.
AXELÍA f Icelandic (Archaic)
Icelandic form of Axelia.
AXELMA f Icelandic (Rare)
Of unknown origin and meaning. Current theories include a combination of Axel and Selma.
BÆRON m Icelandic (Modern, Rare)
Icelandic adoption of Byron.
BALDEY f Icelandic
Derived from Icelandic baldr "strong, bold, dangerous" and ey "island".
BÁRA f Norse Mythology, Icelandic, Faroese
Means "wave, billow" in Old Norse. In Norse mythology, Bára was the daughter of Ægir and Rán. She was sometimes referred to as Drǫfn, also meaning "wave, billow".
BARBÁRA f Icelandic
Icelandic variant of Barbara.
BARÐI m Ancient Scandinavian, Icelandic
From Old Norse barð meaning "beard, brim, verge, beak of a ship".
BÁRÐUR m Icelandic, Faroese
Icelandic and Faroese younger form of Bárðr.
BASTÍAN m Icelandic, Spanish
Icelandic and Spanish form of Bastian.
BAUGUR m Icelandic
Icelandic form of Baugr.
BAUI m Icelandic (Modern, Rare)
Icelandic younger form of Baugi.
BEINIR m Ancient Scandinavian, Icelandic, Faroese
From Old Norse beini(r) meaning "help, benefit".
BEINTEINN m Icelandic (Rare)
Icelandic younger form of Benteinn.
BEITIR m Icelandic (Rare)
Icelandic variant of Beiti.
BENÍA f Icelandic (Rare)
Icelandic form of Benja.
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.
BENNÝ f Icelandic (Archaic)
Icelandic form of Berny.
BENÓNÝ m Icelandic
Icelandic form of Benoni.
BENTEY f Icelandic (Modern, Rare)
Combination of Bente and the Old Norse name element ey "island; flat land along a coast" (which is also often related to the Old Norse name element auja "(gift of) luck; fortune").
BENTÍNA f Icelandic
Icelandic form of Bentina.
BERGDÍS f Ancient Scandinavian, 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".
BERGFINNUR m Icelandic, Faroese
Icelandic and Faroese younger form of Bergfinnr.
BERGLIND f Icelandic
Combination of the Old Norse name elements borg "stronghold, fortification, castle" or bjǫrg "help, deliverance" and lind "lime-tree, linden tree; linden spear-shaft; (protective shield of) linden wood".
BERGMANN m Icelandic
An Icelandic name with the combination of borg "stronghold, fortification, castle" and mann "man".
BERGMANNÍA f Icelandic
Icelandic feminine form of Bergmann.
BERGNÝ f Icelandic, Faroese
Icelandic and Faroese variant of Borgný.
BERGRÁN f Icelandic (Modern, Rare)
Icelandic combination of berg 'rock, boulder; cliff, precipice' and Rán (Germanic name element derived from the name of the goddess).
BERGRÓS f Icelandic
Combination of the Old Norse name elements borg "stronghold, fortification, castle" or bjǫrg "help, deliverance" and rós "rose" (ultimately from Latin rosa "rose").
BERGSTEINN m Icelandic
Icelandic form of Borgsten.
BERGÞÓR m Icelandic
Icelandic younger form of Bergþórr.
BERGUR m Icelandic, Faroese
Icelandic and Faroese younger form of Bergr.
BERNHARÐUR m Icelandic
Icelandic form of Bernhard.
BERNÓDÍA f Icelandic (Modern, Rare)
Icelandic feminine form of Bernódus.
BERNÓDUS m Icelandic (Rare)
Icelandic form of Bernodus.
BETTÝ f Icelandic, Faroese
Icelandic and Faroese form of Betty.
BETÚEL m Icelandic (Rare)
Icelandic form of Bethuel.
BÍBÍ f Icelandic
Icelandic form of Bibi.
BÍNA f Icelandic (Rare)
Icelandic form of Bina.
BIRNA f Icelandic, Faroese
Female form of Biǫrn. Currently popular in Iceland.
BIRNIR m Icelandic
Icelandic masculine form of Birna.
BJARGAR m Icelandic (Rare)
Icelandic variant of Borgar.
BJARGHEIÐUR f Icelandic, Faroese
An Icelandic name, from Old Norse bjarga meaning "to help, save, rescue" or "stronghold, fortification, castle" (compare Bjørg) combined with heiðr "bright, clear" or "honour".
BJARKAN m Icelandic (Modern)
Icelandic masculine form of Björk.
BJARKAR m Icelandic
Icelandic combination of bjǫrk 'birch tree' and herr 'army'.
BJARKEY f Icelandic
Combination of the Old Norse name elements bjǫrk "birch tree" or bjarkan "birch tree; name of the B-rune" and ey "island; flat land along a coast" (which is also often related to the Old Norse name element auja "(gift of) luck; fortune").
BJARKLIND f Icelandic
Combination of the Old Norse name elements bjǫrk "birch tree" or bjarkan "birch tree; name of the B-rune" and lind "lime-tree, linden tree; linden spear-shaft; (protective shield of) linden wood".
BJARMA f Icelandic, Faroese
Feminine form of Bjarmi.
BJARMI m Icelandic
Of unknown origin and meaning. Current theories include a direct adoption of Icelandic bjarmi "loom, gleam of light" and a derivation from bjarmar, the Old Norse name for a branch of Finno-Ugric peoples called Permians in English (formerly also Bjarmians)... [more]
BJARNAR m Icelandic
Icelandic form of Bjørnar.
BJARNDÍS f Icelandic
Combination of the Old Norse name elements bjǫrn "bear" and dís "goddess; woman, lady; sister" or dis "wise woman, seeress; woman, virgin".
BJARNEY f Icelandic
Combination of the Old Norse name elements bjǫrn "bear" and ey "island; flat land along a coast" (which is also often related to the Old Norse name element auja "(gift of) luck; fortune").
BJARNFREÐUR m Icelandic (Rare)
Icelandic combination of bjǫrn meaning "bear" and friðr meaning "love, peace".
BJARNFRÍÐUR f Icelandic
Icelandic combination of bjǫrn "bear" and fríðr "beautiful", originally "beloved".
BJARNGERÐUR f Icelandic (Rare)
Icelandic combination of bjǫrn "bear" and garðr "enclosure", "protection".
BJARNHÉÐINN m Icelandic (Archaic)
Icelandic younger form of Bjarnheðinn.
BJARNLAUG f Icelandic
Feminine form of Bjarnlaugur.
BJARNLAUGUR m Icelandic
Icelandic younger form of BiarnlaugR.
BJARNSTEINN m Icelandic
Icelandic form of Bjørnstein.
BJARTMAR m Icelandic, Faroese, Norwegian (Rare)
Combination of Old Norse bjartr "bright" and mærr "famous".
BJARTMEY f Icelandic (Rare)
Combination of the Old Norse name elements bjartr "light; bright, shining" and mǣr "little girl; virgin, unmarried girl" or mær "daughter" or mėy "girl".
BJARTÞÓR m Icelandic
Combination of bjartr "light, shining" and þórr "thunder".
BJÖRGHEIÐUR f Icelandic (Rare)
Icelandic combination of bjarga "to help, save, rescue" and heiðr "bright, clear, cloudless".
BJÖRGÚLFUR m Icelandic
Derived from Old Norse björg meaning "protection, help" (see also Björg) combined with Old Norse úlfr meaning "wolf".
BJÖRGVIN m Icelandic
Derived from the Old Norse elements bjǫrg "help" or "deliverance" and vinr "friend".
BJÖRNÓLFUR m Icelandic
Icelandic younger form of Bjǫrnulfr.
BJÖRT f Icelandic
Feminine form of Bjartur.
BLÆDÍS f Icelandic
Combination of the Old Norse name elements blǣr "wind gust, gentle breeze" and dís "goddess; woman, lady; sister" or dis "wise woman, seeress; woman, virgin".
BLÆINGR m Ancient Scandinavian, 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).
BLÆNGUR m Icelandic
Icelandic modern form of Blæingr.
BLÆR m & f Icelandic (Modern, Rare)
Directly taken from the Old Norse name element blǣr "wind gust, gentle breeze".
BLÆVAR m Icelandic (Rare)
Icelandic combination of blǣr 'wind gust, gentle breeze' and varr 'attentive'.
BLÁEY f Icelandic (Modern, Rare)
Combination of the Old Norse name elements blár "blue; dark; black" and ey "island; flat land along a coast" (which is also often related to the Old Norse name element auja "(gift of) luck; fortune").
BLÍÐA f Icelandic (Rare)
Directly taken from Old Norse blíða "friendliness, gentleness" (compare Blida).
BLÓMEY f Icelandic (Rare)
Combination of the Old Norse name elements blóm "bloom, blossom, flower" and ey "island; flat land along a coast" (which is also often related to the Old Norse name element auja "(gift of) luck; fortune").
BOBBA f Icelandic
Variant of Bobbi.
BÓEL f Icelandic
Icelandic form of Boel.