Old Danish Submitted Names

These names were used by the medieval Danish people.
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AFKARmOld Danish, Old Swedish
Old Danish and Old Swedish younger form of Afkarr.
AKKARmOld Danish
Old Danish variant of Afkar.
ALFRIKmOld Danish
Old Danish form of AlfríkR.
AMLETHUSmOld Danish
Latinised form of Amlóði.
ANKARLmOld Danish
Old Danish name of uncertain meaning. It could be a combination of Old Norse ari, ǫrn "eagle" and karl "man".
ANUNDmMedieval English, Medieval Scandinavian, Old Swedish, Old Danish
Old Swedish and Old Danish and also younger form of Anundr.
ARNBRANDmMedieval English, Old Danish, Norwegian
Possibly from the elements arn "eagle" and brand "fire, swordblade."
ARNFRITHfOld Danish
Old Danish form of Arnfríðr.
ASLAKmNorwegian, Danish, Swedish (Rare), Old Danish, Old Swedish
Younger form of Áslákr, derived from Old Norse áss "god" and leikr "game, play".
ASTRATHmOld Danish
Old Danish form of Ástráðr.
ASULFmMedieval English, Old Swedish, Old Danish
Old Swedish and Old Danish form of Ásulfr.
ASWARfOld Danish
Old Danish form of Ásvǫr.
ATLImAncient 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.
AXELENmOld Danish
Old Danish form of Absalon.
AXELNmOld Danish
Old Danish short form of Axelen.
AXLANmOld Danish
Old Danish short form of Axelen.
BALLImAncient Scandinavian, Old Danish
Either from Old Norse ballr "dangerous, risky, bold, brave" or bollr "ball".
BARNImMedieval English, Old Danish
Derived from Old Norse barn "child".
BEGHELmOld Danish
Old Danish form (byname) of BægliR.
BIARNImMedieval English, Old Danish
Old Norse and Old Danish variant of Biǫrn as well as short form of names containing the element Björn.
BIAVERmOld Danish
Old Danish form of Bjórr.
BISEmOld Danish, Old Swedish
Old Danish and Old Swedish form of Bisi.
BOELDfOld Danish
Old Danish form of Bóthildr.
BOLDEmOld Danish
Old Danish name of uncertain origin and meaning. Maybe related to the name element bald.
BÓNDImOld Danish, Norse Mythology, Ancient Scandinavian
Variant of Bóandi. This is the name of one of Karl and Snør's sons in Norse mythology.
BÓSImOld Danish
From Old Norse bósi meaning "plump, chubby man".
BROTHIRmMedieval English, Old Danish
Old Danish and Medieval English form of Bróðir.
BRUNmMedieval English, Old Danish, Old Swedish, Swedish
The Old English masculine name Brun is identical with the adjective brun meaning ‘brown’ (OE brūn). It appears to have become established as an independent forename only in the later tenth century, its earliest recorded bearers living c. 970... [more]
BRUNKILmOld Danish
Old Danish form of Brynkætill.
BRUNMANmOld Danish
Old Danish form of Brúnmaðr.
BUGGImMedieval English, Old Danish
Old Norse byname, related to the Nynorsk word bugge meaning "powerful man."
BULLEmOld Danish, Old Swedish
Old Swedish and Old Danish form of Bolli.
BUNDImOld Danish
Old Danish form of Bóandi.
DOTIRfOld Danish
Old Danish form of Dóttir.
DVÆRGHmOld Danish
Old Swedish form of Dvergr.
DWERGmOld Danish
Old Danish form of DvergR.
EBBImMedieval English, Icelandic, Old Danish, Faroese
Old Danish, Icelandic and Faroese form of Ebbe.
EDELAfGerman, Old Danish, Old Swedish, Swedish (Rare), Spanish
Short form of names containing the name element adal.
EGHILmOld Swedish, Old Danish
Old Swedish and Old Danish form of Egill.
ELEFmOld Danish, Old Swedish
Old Danish and Old Swedish form of Æilæifr.
ERPmOld Danish
Old Danish form of Jarpr.
ESGERmMedieval English, Old Danish
Old Danish variant of Asger.
ESGERTHfOld Danish
Old Danish form of Ásgærðr.
ESTmOld Danish, Old Swedish
Old Danish and Old Swedish form (byname) of Æistr.
ESTImOld Danish
Old Danish form of Æisti.
ESTRITHfOld Danish
Old Danish form of Ǣstríðr.
EWINDmOld Danish
Old Danish form of Eyvindr.
FARMANmMedieval English, Old Danish, Old Swedish
Old Swedish and Old Danish form of Farmaðr.
FASTImAncient Scandinavian, Old Danish
From Old Norse fast meaning "fast, firmly".
FATHIm & fOld Danish
Old Danish form of Faði.
FRETHImOld Danish
Old Danish form of Friði.
FRITHLEFmOld Danish
Old Danish form of FriðlæifR.
FRØGERTHfOld Danish
Old Danish form of Frøygærðr.
FROSTImAncient Scandinavian, Old Danish, Icelandic, Norse Mythology
Originally a byname, from Old Norse frost "frost". In Norse legend this was the name of a dwarf.
FROTHImOld Danish
Old Danish form of Fróði.
FULmOld Danish
Old Danish form of Fúll.
GÆSLINGmOld Danish, Old Swedish
Old Danish and Old Swedish form of GæslingR.
GAMALmOld Swedish, Old Danish, Medieval English, Swedish (Rare), Danish (Rare), Norwegian (Rare), Arabic (Egyptian)
Old Danish and Old Swedish form of Gamall, and the Egyptian form of Jamal. A famous namesake is Gamal Abdel Nasser (1918–1970), President of Egypt.
GEDDAmAncient Scandinavian, Old Danish
Old Norse byname, from Old Norse gedda meaning "pike".
GERLØGHfOld Danish
Old Danish form of GæiRlaug.
GERWARf & mOld Danish
Old Danish form of Gæirvǫr or Gæirvarr.
GERWARAfOld Danish
Variant of Gerwar or a feminine form of Gæirvarr.
GETIRmOld Danish
Old Danish form of GæitiR.
GISEmOld Danish, Old Swedish
Old Danish and Old Swedish form of Gísi.
GISLAfOld Danish, Old Swedish, Medieval English
Old Danish and Old Swedish form of Gísla.
GØTmOld Danish, Old Swedish
Old Danish and Old Swedish form of Gautr.
GØTImOld Danish
Old Danish form of Gautr.
GOTImAncient Scandinavian, Old Danish, Icelandic
From Old Norse goti meaning "Gotlander." Gotland is an island in the Baltic sea about 60 miles off the southeastern coast of Sweden.
GREPmOld Danish, Old Swedish
Old Danish and Old Swedish form of Græipi.
GRIMmAnglo-Saxon, Old Danish, Old Swedish, Swedish, Norwegian
Medieval form of Grímr meaning "mask, helmet", which remained popular in Anglo-Scandinavian areas well into the 12th century. This was used as another name for the Norse god Odin. Alternatively, as an Old Danish and Old Swedish name derived form Old Norse grimmr "cruel, grim"... [more]
GUNBIØRGHfOld Danish
Old Danish form of Gunnbiǫrg.
GUNILDf & mMedieval English, Old Danish, Norwegian
Danish variant of Gunhild and former Norwegian variant of GunnulfR.
GUNKILmOld Danish, Old Swedish
Old Danish and Old Swedish form of Gunnkæll.
GUNLEFmOld Danish
Old Danish form of Gunnlæifr.
GUNNAfMedieval Scandinavian, Old Danish, Old Swedish, Danish, Swedish (Rare), Faroese
Old Norse pet form of names containing the name element GUNN (see also Gunni) and a pet form of Guðrún.
GUNNILDfOld Swedish, Old Danish, Danish
Old Swedish form of Gunnhildr and Danish variant of Gunild.
GUNNULFmOld Danish, Old Swedish
Old Danish, Old Swedish and modern form of GunnulfR.
GUNNURfIcelandic, Old Danish, Old Swedish, Faroese
Icelandic and Faroese form of Gunnr.
GUNSTENmOld Swedish, Old Danish, Swedish (Modern)
Old Swedish, Swedish and Old Danish form of Gunnstæinn.
GUTEmOld Danish, Old Swedish, Swedish
Variant of either Guti or Goti.
GUTHBIORNmOld Danish
Old Danish form of Guðbiǫrn.
GUTHIRmOld Danish
Old Danish form of GuðvéR.
GUTHMUNDmOld Danish
Old Danish form of Guðmundr.
GYRTHmOld Danish, Old Swedish
Old Danish and Old Swedish form of Gyrðr.
HAGHNImOld Danish
Old Danish form of Hagni.
HAKUNmOld Danish
Old Danish form of Hákon.
HALSmAncient Scandinavian, Old Danish, Old Swedish
Old Norse name and byname, from Old Norse hals "throat", "neck".
HAREKmOld Danish
Old Danish form of Hárekr.
HASSEmOld Danish
Means "from Hesse, Germany".
HASTENmOld Danish, Old Swedish
Old Danish and Old Swedish form of Hásteinn.
HEFNImOld Danish
Old Danish form of Hæfnir.
HELGHImOld Danish
Old Danish form of Helgi.
HENKILmOld Danish, Old Swedish
Old Danish and Old Swedish form of Hæimkæll.
HERLUGHmOld Danish
Old Danish form of HærlaugR.
HERMOTHmOld Danish
Old Danish form of Herimot.
HIELMmOld Danish
Old Danish form of HialmR.
HITHINmOld Danish
Old Danish form of Heðinn.
HOGHNImOld Danish
Old Danish form of Hǫgni.
HØKmOld Danish, Old Swedish
Old Danish and Old Swedish form of HaukR.
HOLGERDfOld Danish (Rare)
Likely derived from the male given name Holger.
HOLMmOld Danish, Old Swedish, Scandinavian
Derived from Old Norse holmr "small island".
HOLMSTENmOld Swedish, Old Danish
Old Swedish and Old Danish form of Holmstæinn.
HUGHEmOld Danish
Old Danish form of Hugi.
HWITmOld Danish
Old Danish form of Hvítr.
ILLUGHImOld Swedish, Old Danish
Old Swedish and Old Danish form of Illhugi.
INGIARAfOld Danish
Old Danish form of Yngvǫr.
INGIBURGHfOld Danish
Old Danish form of Ingiborg.
INGIMOTHfOld Danish
Old Danish form of Ingimóð.
INGIMUNDmOld Danish, Faroese
Old Danish form of Ingimundr.
INGIRITHfOld Danish
Old Danish form of Ingiríðr.
INGIWARAfOld Danish
Old Danish form of Yngvǫr.
INGWALDmOld Danish
Old Danish form of Ingivaldr.
IOARmOld Swedish, Old Danish
Old Swedish and Old Danish form of Jóarr.
IULFRITHfOld Danish
Old Danish form of Ígulfríðr.
IULGERmOld Danish
Old Danish form of ÍgulgæiRR.
KRAGHmOld Danish
Old Danish form of Krákr.
KRISTIARNmOld Danish
Old Danish form of Christian.
LÆFFmOld Danish
Old Danish form of LjúfR.
LAUGEmDanish, Old Danish
Danish variant of Lage meaning "fellow, partner".
LEGmOld Danish
Old Danish form of Leikr.
LIEFmOld Danish, Literature
Old Danish form of LjúfR.
LOTHENmOld Danish
Old Danish form of Loðinn.
MANNImAncient Scandinavian, Old Danish
Derived from Old Norse maðr "man". Could also be a variant transcription of Máni.
MODERfOld Swedish, Old Danish
Old Swedish and Old Danish variant of Modher.
MOTHAfOld Danish
Old Danish form of Móða.
MULImOld Danish
Old Danish form of Múli.
NÆWEmOld Danish
Old Danish form of Nefi.
NAFNEmOld Danish, Old Swedish
Old Swedish and Old Danish form of Nafni.
NAFNImAncient Scandinavian, Old Danish
Old Norse name and byname, from Old Norse nafni meaning "namesake" or from Old Norse nafn meaning "name".
ØGRIMmOld Danish
Old Danish form of AuðgrímR.
ØIARmOld Danish, Old Swedish
Old Danish and Old Swedish form of Øyarr.
ORMmMedieval English, Old Danish, Old Swedish, Norwegian (Rare), Swedish (Rare), Norse Mythology
Medieval English, Old Danish, Old Swedish and modern Scandinavian form of the Old Norse name Ormr, which itself was derived from Old Norse ormr "snake, serpent".... [more]
OTHERmOld Danish
Old Danish form of Otr.
ØTHGERmOld Danish
Old Danish form of AuðgæiRR.
ØTHGERTHfOld Danish
Old Danish form of Auðgærðr.
ØTHINmOld Danish
Old Danish form of Auðin.
OTHINmOld Danish
Old Danish form of Auðin.
OTHINKARmOld Danish
Old Danish form of Óðinkárr.
ØTHULFmOld Danish
Old Danish form of AuðulfR.
PAmOld Danish, Old Swedish
Old Danish and Old Swedish form of Pái.
PALNImAncient Scandinavian, Old Danish
The origin and meaning is uncertain. Some theories include, from Old Danish pólina meaning "pole" or from Old Danish páll meaning "pole".
RAFNmIcelandic, Old Danish
Old Danish form of Hrafn.
RAGGImAncient Scandinavian, Old Danish
Old Norse name and byname, from Old Norse rǫgg meaning "a tuft, shagginess".
RAGHImOld Danish
Old Danish form of Ragi.
RAGNFRITHfOld Danish
Old Danish form of Ragnfríðr.
RANIm & fFaroese, Old Danish
Faroese and Old Danish form of Hrani.
REGNAfOld Danish
Old Danish variant of Ragna.
REGNERmOld Danish, Danish
Old Danish and Danish form of Ragnarr.
REKmOld Danish
Old Danish form of Rinkr.
RETHERmOld Danish
Old Danish form of Hræiðarr.
RIGMÁRfOld Danish
Old Danish form of Ricmot. The last element of the name has later sometimes been associated with Old Danish már meaning "girl, virgin".
RINKmOld Danish, Greenlandic
Old Danish and Greenlandic form of Rinkr.
ROSTENmOld Danish
Old Danish form of Hróðstæinn.
RØTHmOld Danish
Old Danish form of Rauðr.
RØTHEmOld Danish
Old Danish form of Rauði.
SAMmOld Danish
Old Danish form of SámR.
SCALLImOld Danish
Old Danish form of Skalli.
SEBBImAncient Scandinavian, Old Danish
Old Norse and Old Danish diminutive of Sǽbiǫrn.
SEBIORNmOld Danish
Old Danish form of Sǽbiǫrn.
SELVImOld Danish
Old Danish form of Sialfi.
SEMUNDmOld Danish, Norwegian
Old Danish and modern form of Sǽmundr and variant of Sigmund.
SIGGImAncient Scandinavian, Old Danish, Danish (Rare), German
Pet form of names containing the name element SIG
SIGHBURGHfOld Danish
Old Danish form of Sigbiǫrg.
SIGHMUNDmOld Danish, Old Swedish
Old Danish and Old Swedish form of Sigmundr.
SIGHNIfOld Danish, Old Swedish
Old Danish and Old Swedish form of Signý.
SIGHRIKmOld Danish
Old Danish form of SigríkR.
SIGHRITHfOld Danish
Old Danish form of Sigríðr.
SIGHTRYGGmOld Danish, Old Swedish
Old Danish and Old Swedish form of SigtryggR.
SIGHWARTHmOld Danish
Old Danish form of Sigurd.
SKAGHEmOld Danish
Old Danish form of Skagi.
SKAGHImOld Danish, Old Swedish
Old Danish and Old Swedish form of Skagi.
SKARPmOld Danish
Old Danish form of Skarpi.
SKARPEmAncient Scandinavian, Old Danish, Old Swedish
Old Norse variant and Old Danish and Old Swedish form of Skarpi.
SMITHmOld Danish
Old Danish form of Smiðr.
SNIOmOld Danish
Old Danish form of Snær.
SÖFFRENmOld Danish
Old Danish form of Severin.
SÖFRENmOld Danish
Old Danish form of Severin.
SPAKmOld Danish, Old Swedish
Old Danish and Old Swedish form of SpakR.
SPORGHmOld Danish
Old Danish form of Spǫrr.
STALImOld Danish
Old Danish form of Stáli.
STENKILmOld Swedish, Old Danish
Combination of Old Norse steinn "stone" and ketill "kettle, helmet".
STOREmOld Danish, Old Swedish
Old Danish and Old Swedish form of Stóri.
SUNImAncient Scandinavian, Old Danish, Faroese, Danish
From Old Norse sunr meaning "son".
SWARTmOld Danish
Old Danish form of Svartr.
SWARTEmOld Danish
Old Danish form of Svarti.
SWEYNmEnglish, Danish, Old Danish
Derived from the Old Norse given name SVEINN. The name was fairly common among Scandinavian royalty and nobility, belonging to Sweyn Godwinson (brother to Harold II of England); Kings Sweyn Forkbeard, Sweyn II, and Sweyn III of Denmark; King Sweyn Knutsson of Norway; and Blot-Sweyn of Sweden (who was most likely the same person as Håkan the Red).
TAKImOld Danish, Swedish (Rare)
Old Danish byname, from Old Danish taka meaning "to take'" taki meaning "receiver", "guarantor", "surety".
TERKELmOld Danish, Danish, Norwegian
Norwegian dialectal variant of Torkel and Danish dialectal (Jutish) variant of Torkel.
THOLFmOld Danish, Old Swedish
Old Swedish and Old Danish form of ÞólfR.
THORBIORNmOld Swedish, Old Danish
Old Swedish and Old Danish form of Þórbiǫrn.
THORFREDfOld Danish
Old Danish form of Þórfríðr.
THORGARDfOld Danish
Old Danish form of Þorgerðr.
THORGARTHmOld Danish
Old Danish form of Þorgarðr.
THORGUNfOld Danish, Old Swedish, Swedish
Old Danish and Old Swedish form of Þórgunnr or variant of Torgun.
THORGUNNfOld Danish
Old Danish variant of Thorgun.
THORImOld Danish, Greenlandic
Old Danish variant of Thorir, Old Danish short form of names containing the name element þórr "thunder" or Greenlandic younger form of Thore.
THORIRmOld Danish
Old Danish form of Þórir.
THORKILmOld Danish, Old Swedish, Danish, Norwegian
Old Danish and Old Swedish form of Þórkæll and Variant spelling of Torkil.
THORLAFmOld Danish
Old Danish form of ÞórlafR.
THORLOFfOld Danish, Old Swedish
Old Danish and Old Swedish form of Þórlǫf.
THORMARmOld Danish
Old Danish form of Þórmarr.
THORMOTHmOld Danish
Old Danish variant of Þormóðr.
THORUNfOld Danish, Old Swedish
Old Danish and Old Swedish form of Þórunnr.
THROKILmOld Danish
Old Danish variant of Thorkil.
TOFImOld Danish
Old Danish form of Tófi.
TOLEmOld Danish, Old Swedish
Old Danish and Old Swedish form of Tóli.
TORLACUSmOld Danish
Latinized form of ÞórlakR.
TULIRmOld Danish
Maybe an Old Danish form of TóliR.
TUMImOld Danish, Icelandic
Old Danish and Icelandic form of Túmi.
UBBImAncient Scandinavian, Old Danish, Icelandic
Old Norse byname and first name which might be derived from UlfR or from Old Norse úfr (Proto-Norse *ūƀ-) meaning "unfriendly".
UDDERmOld Danish, Old Swedish
Old Swedish form of Oddr and Old Danish form of Otr.
ULFIATmOld Danish
Old Danish form of Wluiet.
ULFKILmOld Danish
Old Danish form of Ulfkæll.
ULFRIKmOld Danish, Old Swedish
Old Danish and Old Swedish form of UlfríkR.
UNKERmOld Danish
Old Danish variant of Othinkar.
UTHWAGINmOld Danish
Old Danish form of Óþvaginn.
VAGNmDanish, Swedish, Norwegian (Rare), Icelandic (Rare), Faroese, Old Danish, Old Swedish
Old Norse byname meaning "carriage, wagon".
WÆTHERmOld Danish
Old Danish form of Veðr.
WAGHNmOld Danish
Old Danish form of Vagn.
WEMUNDmOld Danish
Old Danish form of Vímundr.
WETHERmOld Danish
Old Danish form (byname) of Veðr.
WIGHMANmOld Danish
Old Danish form of Vígmaðr.
WINTERmOld Danish
Old Danish form of Vetr.