Old Danish Submitted Names
were used by medieval Danish people.
Submitted names are contributed by users of this website. The accuracy of these name definitions cannot be guaranteed.
ANKARL m Old Danish
Old Danish name of uncertain meaning. It could be a combination of Old Norse ari, ǫrn
"eagle" and karl
BOLDE m Old Danish
Old Danish name of uncertain origin and meaning. Maybe related to the name element bald
BRUN m Medieval 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]
GRIM m Anglo-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]
PALNI m Ancient Scandinavian, Old Danish
The origin and meaning is uncertain. Some theories include, from Old Danish pólina
meaning "pole" or from Old Danish páll
RIGMÁR f Old Danish
Old Danish form of Ricmot
. The last element of the name has later sometimes been associated with Old Danish már
meaning "girl, virgin".
SWEYN m English, 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).