Old Swedish Submitted Names

These names were used by medieval Swedish people.
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AABIØRN m Old Swedish
Old Swedish of Ábiǫrn
AABRAM m Old Swedish
Old Swedish variant of Abram.
AABYORN m Old Swedish
Old Swedish variant of Ábiǫrn.
AABYRN m Old Swedish
Old Swedish variant of Ábiǫrn.
AACHE m Old Swedish
Old Swedish variant of Aake.
AADDHE m Old Swedish
Old Swedish variant of Odde or Adde.
AAGGY m Old Swedish
Variant of Aaghe
AAGHE m Old Swedish
Old Swedish variant of Aake
AAGI m Old Swedish
Variant of Aaghe
AAKÄ m Old Swedish
Old Swedish variant of Aake
AAKÆ m Old Swedish
Old Swedish variant of Aake
AÅKE m Old Swedish
Old Swedish of Aake
AAKO m Old Swedish
Variant of Aake
AALE m Old Swedish, Finnish
Old Swedish short form of names beginning with Al- and Finnish diminutive of Aarne or Arvid.
AALFF m Old Swedish
Old Swedish variant of Alf
AALGOTH m Old Swedish
Old Swedish variant of Algot
AALGUT m Old Swedish
Old Swedish variant of Algot
AAN m Old Swedish
Variant of Ánn
ABELEKE f Old Swedish
Diminutive of Abele.
ABILD m Old Swedish
Old Swedish variant of Abel.
ABLUNA f Old Swedish
Old Swedish form of Apollonia.
ACHO m Old Swedish
Latinised form of Ake.
ADELIZA f Medieval English, Old Swedish
Medieval English and Old Swedish form of Adelais. The second wife of Henry I of England bore this name.
ADULPHUS m Ancient Scandinavian, Old Swedish
Latinized form of Oddulf and variant of Adolphus.
ÆRINOLF m Old Swedish
Old Swedish form of ArnulfR.
ÆRNGUN f Old Swedish
Old Swedish form of Æringunnr.
ÆRNOLF m Old Swedish
Old Swedish form of Arnulfr.
ÆSBIORN m Old Swedish
Old Swedish form of Ǣsbiǫrn.
AFKAR m Old Danish, Old Swedish
Old Danish and Old Swedish younger form of Afkarr.
AFKARUS m Old Swedish
Latinised form of Afkar.
AGHADA f Old Swedish
Old Swedish variant of Agatha.
AGHMUND m Old Swedish
Old Swedish form of Agmundr.
AGNE m Old Swedish
Old Swedish and younger form of Agni and masculine form of Agnes.
AGNIIS f Old Swedish
Variant of Agnis.
AGNIS f Old Swedish
Old Swedish variant of Agnes.
ALBRIKT m Ancient Scandinavian, Old Swedish, Norwegian (Rare)
Old Norse and Old Swedish form of Albrecht.
ALEKA f Swedish (Archaic), Old Swedish, Finnish
Low German diminutive of names containing the element adal, especially Adelheid.
ALESANT m Old Swedish
Old Swedish form of Alexander.
ALESANTAR m Old Swedish
Old Swedish form of Alexander.
ALETHA f Old Swedish, Swedish (Archaic)
Latinized contracted form of Adelheid.
ALFRIDH f Old Swedish
Old Norse friðr "beautiful" combined with either alfr "elf", allr "all, entire, whole", or aðal "noble".
ALIKA f English, Swedish (Archaic), Old Swedish, Finnish, Danish, Norwegian, Greenlandic
Low German variant of Aleka, as well as a Greenlandic name of unknown meaning.
ALISSA f Old Swedish
Old Swedish Latinized form of Alice.
ALVER m Ancient Scandinavian, Estonian, Old Swedish
Old Swedish and younger form of AlvéR and Old Norse variant of Alfr.
AMMA f Norse 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]
AMUNDER m Old Swedish
Old Swedish variant of Amund.
ANDVIDH m Old Swedish
Old Swedish form of Andvéttr.
ANGERDIS f Old Swedish (Latinized)
Possibly a younger form of Arngerðr via Angærdh.
ANNEKEN f Low German, Danish, Flemish, Old Swedish
Low German diminutive of Anne.
ANUND m Medieval English, Medieval Scandinavian, Old Swedish, Old Danish
Old Swedish and Old Danish and also younger form of Anundr.
ARFRIDH f Old Swedish
Old Swedish variant of Arnfridh.
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]
ARNFRIDH f Old Swedish
Old Swedish form of Arnfríðr.
ÄRNGUN f Old Swedish
Old Swedish variant of Ærngun.
ARNGUN f Old Swedish
Old Swedish form of Arngunnr.
ÄRNGUNNA f Old Swedish
Old Swedish variant of Ärngun.
ARNLJOT m Old Swedish, Norwegian, Swedish
Old Swedish and younger form of Arnljótr.
ÄRNULF m Old Swedish
Old Swedish form of ArnulfR.
ASA f Old Swedish
Possibly a variant of Åsa.
ASÄLF f Old Swedish
Old Swedish form of ÁsælfR.
ASGRIM m Old Swedish, Norwegian (Rare)
Old Swedish and Norwegian form of Ásgrímr.
ASLAK m Norwegian, Danish, Swedish (Rare), Old Danish, Old Swedish, Finnish
Younger form of Áslákr, derived from Old Norse áss "god" and leikr "game, play".
ASRID f Old Swedish
Old Swedish variant of Ástríðr.
ASRUN f Old Swedish, Norwegian (Rare), Danish (Rare), Swedish (Rare)
Combination of the Germanic elements as "god" and run "secret"
ASULF m Medieval English, Old Swedish, Old Danish
Old Swedish and Old Danish form of Ásulfr.
ASVAST m Old Swedish
Old Swedish form of Ásfastr.
AXOL m Old Swedish
Old Swedish variant of Axel.
BAGGE m Old Swedish, Danish, Swedish, Norwegian
Old Swedish and modern form of Baggi.
BALTZAR m Old Swedish, Swedish
Old Swedish form of Baltasar.
BAMSE m Swedish (Rare), Old Swedish (Rare)
From an Old Scandinavian word meaning "bear". In modern Swedish often used when referring to something large, like a bear or any other large object.
BANXE m Old Swedish (Rare)
Variant spelling of Bamse found in southwest Sweden in the 14th and 16th century.
BÄRDOR m Old Swedish
Younger form of Bärgdor.
BAREBRA f Old Swedish
Old Swedish form of Barbara.
BÄRGDOR m Old Swedish
Old Swedish form of Bergþórr.
BÄRGVIDH m Old Swedish
Old Swedish variant of Biærghvidh.
BARK m Medieval English, Old Swedish
Old Swedish form of Bǫrkr.
BEINKT m Old Swedish
Old Swedish short form of Benedikt.
BERTEKA f Old Swedish
Old Swedish diminutive of Berta.
BESI m Medieval English, Norwegian, Old Swedish
Old Norse diminuitive of Bjorn.
BIÆRGHVIDH m Old Swedish
Old Swedish form of Bergviðr.
BIERLØTA f Old Swedish
Old Swedish form of Biærghliuta.
BIL f & m Norse Mythology, Old Swedish, Norwegian, Medieval English
Means "instant" in Old Norse. In Norse Mythology, Bil and her brother Hjúki follow Máni across the heavens.
BIÖR m Old Swedish
Old Swedish form of Björn.
BIRETA f Old Swedish, Swedish (Archaic)
Old Swedish variant of Birgitta.
BISE m Old Danish, Old Swedish
Old Danish and Old Swedish form of Bisi.
BIUR m Old Swedish
Old Swedish form of Bjórr.
BOE m Danish (Rare), Old Swedish
Old Swedish and Danish younger form of Bói.
BÓFI m Old Swedish
From Old Norse bófi meaning "knave, rogue."
BOLLA m & f Medieval English, Old Swedish, Norwegian
Pet form of names containing the name element BORG. As a feminine name, a diminutive form of Botilda (see Bóthildr).
BORGAR m Old Swedish, Norwegian, Swedish, Danish, Icelandic, Faroese
Old Swedish and modern form of Borgarr.
BORGSTEN m Old Swedish
Old Swedish name with the combination of bjǫrg "help", "deliverance" and stēn "stone".
BOTHILDER f Old Swedish
Old Swedish form of Bóthildr.
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]
BRYNGEL m Old 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.
BRYNILLA f Old Swedish
Old Swedish variant of Brynhild.
BRYNOLF m Finnish, Swedish, Old Swedish
Variant of Bryniulfr. Brynolf is known since the 11th century and found on runestones. Mostly used in the Western parts of Sweden. A variant, Brynjulf, is used in Norway.
BULLE m Old Danish, Old Swedish
Old Swedish and Old Danish form of Bolli.
BYRGHITA f Old Swedish, Medieval Scandinavian
Old Swedish and Medieval Norwegian variant of Birgitta.
BYRITA f Old Swedish
Old Swedish variant of Byrghita (see Birgitta).
DAGHER m Old Swedish
Old Swedish form of Dagr, which means "day."
DISA f Swedish, 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]
DRÆNGE m Old Swedish
Old Swedish form of Drængr.
DROSBO m Old Swedish
Old Swedish form of Drósbói.
DRYLLINA f Old Swedish (Rare)
Obscure Old Swedish name of unknown origin.
EDELA f East Frisian (Archaic), Old Danish, Old Swedish, Portuguese (Brazilian)
Short form of names containing the East Frisian name element ethel-, a cognate of Old High German adal-.
EGHIL m Old Swedish, Old Danish
Old Swedish and Old Danish form of Egill.
EIRNY f Old Swedish
Old Swedish form of Eirný.
ELEF m Old Danish, Old Swedish
Old Danish and Old Swedish form of Æilæifr.
ELISIV f Old Swedish, Swedish
Old Swedish form of Elizabeth via Russian Yelizaveta
ELSIKA f Old Swedish
Diminutive of Elsa.
EMUND m Old Swedish, Swedish (Rare), Norwegian (Rare)
Old Swedish form of Æimundr or a variant of Ømund. Æimundr is derived from Old Norse einn "one, alone" and mund "protection". Ømund is possibly derived from Old Norse ey island" and mund... [more]
ENIKA f Old Swedish, Icelandic (Rare)
Rare Icelandic and Old Swedish name of unknown origin.
ERENGISLE m Old Swedish
Old Swedish form of Old High German Ärngils. It was first documented in 1225 and was most common in Småland and Blekinge, two historical provinces in southern Sweden.
ERICUS m Old Swedish
Latinized form of Erik. Swedish theologian and historian Ericus Olai (? - 1486) was a famous bearer.
EST m Old Danish, Old Swedish
Old Danish and Old Swedish form (byname) of Æistr.
ESTMAN m Old Swedish
Old Swedish form of Æistmaðr and variant of Østman.
EYBA f Old Swedish
Older form of Ebba as well as a short form of Old High German names beginning with eylb- (see agi).
FADHIR m Old Swedish
Old Swedish form of Faðir.
FARBIORN m Old Swedish
Old Swedish form of Farbiǫrn.
FARDHE m Old Swedish
Short form of Farþegn.
FARMAN m Medieval English, Old Danish, Old Swedish
Old Swedish and Old Danish form of Farmaðr.
FASTE m Old Swedish, Swedish, Norwegian
Old Swedish and modern form of Fasti.
FENISSA f Old Swedish
Possibly a diminutive of names starting with F-, Fe-/Fi-, or Fen-/Fin- (compare Rikissa).
FILPUS m Old Swedish, Finnish (Rare)
Old Swedish and Finnish short form of Philippus.
FINNVID m Old Swedish, Swedish (Rare)
Old Swedish and modern Swedish form of Finnviðr.
FINNVIDH m Old Swedish
Old Swedish form of Finnviðr.
FINVID m Old Swedish
Old Swedish variant of Finvidh.
FINVIDH m Old Swedish
Old Swedish form of Finnviðr.
FOLKSTEN m Old Swedish
Old Swedish form of Folkstæinn.
FOLKVI f Old Swedish
Old Swedish form of Folkví.
FOLKVIDH m Old Swedish
Old Swedish form of Folkviðr.
FORKUN m Old Swedish
Old Swedish form of Forkunnr.
FRANSES m Old Swedish
Old Swedish form of Franciscus.
FRIDHI m Old Swedish
Old Swedish form of Friði.
FRIDHKIL m Old Swedish
Old Swedish name with the combination of friðr "love", "peace" and kætil "cauldron".
FRIDHLEF m Old Swedish
Old Swedish form of FriðlæifR.
FRÖ m & f Old Swedish, Swedish (Rare)
Old Swedish form of Freyr. It coincides with modern Swedish frö "seed, grain", which might explain it's modern unisex usage.
FRODHE m Old Swedish
Old Swedish form of Fróði.
FRÖGÄRDH f Old Swedish
Old Swedish form of Frøygærðr.
FRÖGER m Old Swedish
Old Swedish form of FrøygæiRR.
FRØGER m Old Swedish
Old Swedish form of FrøygæiRR.
FRØRICUS m Old Swedish
Latinized form of Frörik.
FRÖRIK m Old Swedish
Old Swedish form of FrøyríkR.
FUGHLE m Old Swedish
Old Swedish form of Fugli.
GÆSLING m Old Danish, Old Swedish
Old Danish and Old Swedish form of GæslingR.
GERDIKA f Old Swedish
Diminutive of Gerda.
GERFRIDH f Old Swedish
Old Swedish form of GæiRfríðr.
GERLÖG f Old Swedish
Old Swedish form of Gæirlaug.
GERTHORN m Old Swedish
Derived from Old Swedish ger meaning "spear" combined with Old Swedish þorn meaning "thorn".
GESA f Frisian, Low German, German, Old Swedish
Originally a Low German short form of names beginning with either of the Old High German elements gêr meaning "spear" (especially Gertrud) or gisil "pledge, hostage" (compare Giselle), this name is now generally considered a short form of Gertrud.
GESIKA f Old Swedish
Diminutive of Gesa.
GILDE m Old Swedish
Old Swedish form of Gildi.
GILLA f Medieval Scandinavian, Old Swedish, Swedish (Rare)
Of debated origin and meaning. Some academics consider this name a short form of Gillaug, while others see it as a feminine form of Gilli. In Swedish-speaking Finland, it is occasionally used as a diminutive of Gunilla.
GILLE m Old Swedish
Old Swedish variant of Gilde.
GISE m Old Danish, Old Swedish
Old Danish and Old Swedish form of Gísi.
GISLA f Old Danish, Old Swedish, Medieval English
Old Danish and Old Swedish form of Gísla.
GISSLE m Old Swedish, Swedish (Rare)
Old Swedish dialectal form of Gísl.
GÖREL f Old Swedish, Swedish
Swedish form of Gerhild.
GOSTAUUS m Old Swedish
Latinized form of Gustaf.
GØT m Old Danish, Old Swedish
Old Danish and Old Swedish form of Gautr.
GÖTAR m Old Swedish, Medieval English
Swedish modern form of Gautarr.
GREP m Old Danish, Old Swedish
Old Danish and Old Swedish form of Græipi.
GRETIKA f Old Swedish
Diminutive of Greta.
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 from Old Norse grimmr "cruel, grim", often used as a part of a name such as Tyrgrim or Grimulf.
GROA f Old Swedish
Old Swedish form of Gróa.
GUBBE m Old Swedish
Old Swedish form of Gubbi or from Old Swedish gubbe meaning "old man".
GUDHFRIDH m Old Swedish
Old Swedish form of Guðfríðr.
GUDHIR m Old Swedish
Old Swedish form of GuðvéR.
GUDHLEF m Old Swedish
Old Swedish form of GuðlæifR.
GUDHLEK m Old Swedish
Old Swedish form of Guðleikr.
GUDHMUND m Old Swedish
Old Swedish form of Guðmundr.
GUDHMUNDH m Old Swedish
Old Swedish variant form of Gudhmund.
GUDHNIUT m Old Swedish
Old Swedish form of Guðniútr.
GUDHVI f Old Swedish
Old Swedish form of Guðví.
GUDVIE f Old Swedish
Old Swedish variant of Guðví.
GULLE m & f Old Swedish
Old Swedish short form of Guðleifr, a masculine variant of Gulla, or a feminine spelling variant of Gulla.
GUMME m Swedish (Archaic), Old Swedish
From Old Swedish gumme "husband, man". Also a diminutive of names like Gudhmar and Gudmund.
GUNBIORN m Old Swedish
Old Swedish form of Gunnbiǫrn.
GUNBORGH f Old Swedish
Old Swedish form of Gunnbiǫrg.
GUNDHARD m Old Swedish, Upper German
Old High German name, combination of GUNN "battle, fight" and HARD "hard, strong."
GUNDO m Old Swedish, Swedish (Rare)
Latinized form of Gunde.
GUNHARD m Old Swedish, Finnish
Swedish form of Gundhard.
GUNKIL m Old Danish, Old Swedish
Old Danish and Old Swedish form of Gunnkæll.
GUNNA f Medieval 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.
GUNNILD f Old Swedish, Old Danish, Danish (Rare)
Old Swedish form of Gunnhildr and Danish variant of Gunild.
GUNNULF m Old Danish, Old Swedish
Old Danish, Old Swedish and modern form of GunnulfR.
GUNNUR f Icelandic, Old Danish, Old Swedish, Faroese
Icelandic and Faroese form of Gunnr.
GUNSTEN m Old Swedish, Old Danish, Swedish (Modern)
Old Swedish, Swedish and Old Danish form of Gunnstæinn.
GUNTHRUDH f Old Swedish
Old Swedish form of Gunnþrúðr.
GUNVIDH m Old Swedish
Old Swedish form of Gunnviðr.
GUTE m Old Danish, Old Swedish, Swedish
Variant of either Guti or Goti.
GUTI m Old Swedish
Old Swedish form of Gautr or Goti.
GYRIDH f Old Swedish, Swedish (Rare)
Old Swedish form of Gyríðr.
GYRITH f Old Swedish
Younger form of Gyríðr.
GYRTH m Old Danish, Old Swedish
Old Danish and Old Swedish form of Gyrðr.
HÆGHVALD m Old Swedish
Old Swedish form of Hægvaldr.
HÆGHVIDH m Old Swedish
Old Swedish form of Hægviðr.
HÆLGHE m Old Swedish
Old Swedish form of Helgi.
HÆRMODH m Old Swedish
Old Swedish form of Herimot.
HAGHNE m Old Swedish
Old Swedish form of Hagni.
HÄGHVIDH m Old Swedish
Old Swedish variant spelling of Hæghvidh.
HALBERTUS m Old Swedish
Old Swedish variant of Albertus.
HALBIORN m Old Swedish
Old Swedish form of Hallbiǫrn.
HALDAN m Old Swedish
Old Swedish variant of Halfdan.
HALDEN m Old Swedish
Old Swedish variant of Halfdan.
HÄLGHE m Old Swedish
Old Swedish form of Helgi.
HALLBIORN m Old Swedish
Old Swedish form of Hallbiǫrn.
HALS m Ancient Scandinavian, Old Danish, Old Swedish
Old Norse name and byname, from Old Norse hals "throat", "neck".
HALWYA f Old Swedish
Old Swedish variant of Halvi.
HÄRBORG f Old Swedish
Old Swedish variant of Herborg.
HARIK m Old Swedish
Old Swedish form of Hárekr.
HÄRJULF m Old Swedish, Swedish
Old Swedish form of HæriulfR.
HÄRLEF m Old Swedish
Old Swedish form of Herleifr.
HÄRLEK m Old Swedish
Old Swedish form of Herleikr.
HÄRLÖG m Old Swedish
Old Swedish form of Herlaugr.
HARTIKA m Old Swedish
Old Swedish form of Harteke.
HARTWIK m Old Swedish
Old Swedish form of Hartwig.
HASTEN m Old Danish, Old Swedish
Old Danish and Old Swedish form of Hásteinn.
HEBBLA f Old Swedish
Old Swedish name of unknown origin. Found in Östergötland in Sweden and in Finland.
HEDHINDIS f Old Swedish
Old Swedish form of Heðindís.
HELGER m Old Swedish, Swedish
Old Swedish form of HæilgæiRR or Swedish variant of Helge.
HELIGA f Old Swedish
Variant of Helga.
HELMUASTUS m Old Swedish
Latinized form of Hialmfastr.
HEMKIL m Old Swedish
Old Swedish form of Hæimkæll.
HEMMINGUS m Old Swedish
Latinized form of Hemming.
HENKIL m Old Danish, Old Swedish
Old Danish and Old Swedish form of Hæimkæll.
HERBORG f Ancient Scandinavian, Old Swedish, Faroese, Norwegian, Danish (Rare), Swedish (Rare), Icelandic
Derived from Old Norse harja or herr "army" combined with Old Norse björg "protection, help".
HERSE m Old Swedish
Derived from the Old Norse 'hersir' (Viking chief or prince). Often associated with the wide-ranging Bure dynasty, who trace their lineage back to Herse Falesson Bure (born circa 1350), and possibly even to Herse Bure (born circa 940).
HESTHER f Old Swedish
Old Swedish variant of Hester.
HIÆLM m Old Swedish
Old Swedish form of HialmR.
HIÆLMGER m Old Swedish
Old Swedish form of HialmgæiRR.
HIÄLMDIS f Old Swedish
Old Swedish form of Hialmdís.