Icelandic Submitted Names

Icelandic names are used on the island nation of Iceland. See also about Scandinavian names.
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Submitted names are contributed by users of this website. The accuracy of these name definitions cannot be guaranteed.
Ýmir m Icelandic
Icelandic younger form of Ymir.
Yngvör f Icelandic
Modern Icelandic form of Yngvǫr.
Ynja f Icelandic
Directly taken from Old Norse ynja "female animal, she-animal".
Ýr f Icelandic, Faroese
Directly taken from Old Norse ýr "yew tree; bow".
Ýrar m Icelandic (Rare)
Derived from the Germanic name elements œrr "mad, furious, wild" and herr "army".
Yrja f Icelandic, Norwegian (Rare), Swedish (Rare)
Feminine form of Yrjan and Yrjar as well as a variant of Irja as well as a derivation from Old Norse yrja "drizzling rain".
Yrkill m Icelandic
Meaning unknown, though it may be related to Old Norse yrkja meaning "work".
Ýrr f Ancient Scandinavian, Icelandic
From Old Norse œrr meaning "mad, furious, wild".
Yrsa f Ancient Scandinavian, Danish, Swedish, Norwegian, Icelandic, Faroese
Of unknown meaning. Theories include a derivation from an Ancient Norse word for "she-bear" with the same roots as Latin ursa (compare Ursula, which used to be used as a Latinization of Yrsa), even though this seems rather unlikely... [more]
Zakaría m Icelandic
Icelandic form of Zakaria.
Zakarías m Icelandic
Icelandic form of Zacharias.
Zophonías m Icelandic
Icelandic form of Sophonias.