AMMAfNorse Mythology, Old Swedish, Greenlandic Has several possible meanings. May be a short form of names beginning with Arn- or Am-, derived from Old Swedish amma ("wet nurse"), Old Norse amma ("grandmother") or Old Norse ama ("dark one").... [more]
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]
BRYNGELmOld Swedish (Rare, Archaic) Bryngel is a variant of the old Norse name Brynolf/Brynjulf which combined the two words brynja meaning coat of mail and ulv/ulf meaning wolf. Bryngel was mostly used in the Western part of Sweden during the 17th and 18th century.
DISAfSwedish, Old Swedish From a medieval Swedish form of the Old Norse name Dísa, a short form of other feminine names containing the element dís "goddess". This is the name of a genus of South African orchids, which honours a heroine in Swedish legend... [more]