Scandinavian Submitted Names

Scandinavian names are used in the Scandinavia region of northern Europe. For more specific lists, see Swedish names, Danish names and Norwegian names. See also about Scandinavian names.
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Aabjørn m Danish
Danish form of Ábiǫrn.
Aacine f Norwegian (Rare, Archaic)
Possibly a variant of Åsine.
Aadel f Norwegian
Variant of Adel.
Aadne m Norwegian
Variant of Ådne.
Aadny f Norwegian
Variant of Oddny.
Aagaat f Norwegian (Rare, Archaic)
Feminine form of Aage, or perhaps a variant spelling of Ågot.
Aagne m Norwegian
Variant of Ågne.
Aagodt f Norwegian
Variant of Ågot.
Aagoth f Norwegian
Variant of Ågot.
Aane m Norwegian (Rare)
Form of Åne, a variant of either Ånund, Ånje, or Áni.
Aaricia f Scandinavian
Likely a variant of Aricia.
Aasta f Norwegian
Variant of Åsta. Famous bearer is Aasta Hansteen, (10 December 1824 – 13 April 1908), Norwegian painter, writer and early feminist.
Aasulf m Norwegian (Rare)
Norwegian variant of Åsulf.
Ábal m Faroese
Faroese form of Abel.
Abbe m Swedish
Diminutive of Abraham, Albin and Albert.
Abel f Swedish (Archaic)
Short form of Abela.
Abela f German (Rare), Low German (Archaic), Swedish (Archaic), Icelandic (Modern)
Obsolete Low German short form of both Apollonia and Alberta. There is, however, another theory which derives this name from Old Saxon aval "strength; force; fortitude"... [more]
Abigajil f Norwegian (Rare, Archaic), Swedish (Rare), Afrikaans (Rare), Danish (Rare)
Variant of Abigail used in the Norwegian translation of the Bible.
Åbjørn m Danish (Rare), Norwegian (Archaic)
Danish and Norwegian form of Ábiǫrn, common in 17th century Norway.
Ábraham m Faroese
Faroese form of Abraham.
Abrahamina f Swedish (Rare)
Feminine form of Abraham.
Ábram m Faroese
Faroese form of Abram.
Absalon m Danish (Rare), Faroese, Norwegian (Rare), Polish, Gascon, French (Archaic), French (Quebec, Archaic)
Polish, French, Gascon, Danish, Faroese and Norwegian form of Absalom.
Achton m Danish (Archaic)
Transferred use of the surname Achton that means "without land".
Adala f Hungarian, Swedish (Rare)
Of uncertain origin and meaning. Theories include a variant of Adela and a short form of names containing the element adal-.
Ádam m Faroese
Faroese form of Adam.
Adar m & f Swedish, Norwegian, Finnish, Danish
Masculine form and feminine variant of Ada.
Addý f Icelandic (Rare)
Icelandic form of Addy.
Adelin f & m Swedish (Rare), Norwegian (Rare), Finnish (Rare), Medieval French, Romanian, Lengadocian, Gascon, Niçard
Scandinavian feminine variant of Adelina, Romanian, Languedocian, Niçard and Gascon masculine form of Adelina and medieval French masculine form of Adeline.
Adí m & f Icelandic (Modern, Rare)
Icelandic form of Adi, or short form of names beginning with Ad.
Adils m Old Norse, Old Danish, Swedish (Rare)
Younger version of Aðils. From the Proto-Norse Aþagīslaz. Aþa, short for aþala, meaning "noble", "foremost". And gīslaz meaning "arrow shaft".
Ådne m Norwegian
Dialectical form of Árni.
Adólf m Icelandic (Rare), Kashubian
Icelandic and Kashubian form of Adolf.
Adonia m Dutch, German, Italian, Swedish
Dutch, German, Italian and Swedish form of 'Adoniyah (see Adonijah) via its hellenized form Adonias.
Adri f & m Italian, English, Spanish, French, Danish, Portuguese
Diminutive of Adrian, Adriana, and other names beginning with Adri.
Adrían m Icelandic
Icelandic form of Adrian.
Adríel m Icelandic
Icelandic form of Adriel.
Adser m Old Danish, Danish (Rare), Icelandic (Archaic)
Danish and Icelandic form of Asher.
Æsa f Old Norse, Icelandic, Faroese
Old Norse, Icelandic and Faroese variant of Ása.
Æsgerður f Icelandic (Rare)
Icelandic younger form of Ǣsgærðr.
Æsir m Icelandic, Norse Mythology
Icelandic masculine form of Æsa. This is the name of a character in Norse mythology.
Ævar m Icelandic
Modern Icelandic form of Ævarr or Ǣvarr, an Old Norse name in which the first element derived from ǣvi meaning "eternity, time, life" (compare Aiva, from the Gothic cognate); the second element may have been herr "army" or geirr "spear".
Affe m Swedish
Diminutive of Alf 1.
Agate f Latvian, Danish (Rare), Norwegian (Rare), Swedish, French (Rare), Picard, Basque
French variant and Nordic, Picard, Basque and Latvian form of Agathe. In French and Basque, the name coincides with the word for the gemstone.
Agaton m Swedish, Norwegian (Rare), Polish
Polish and Swedish form of Agathon.
Agdar m Norwegian (Archaic)
Norwegian masculine form of Agda.
Aggi f & m Danish (Rare), Norwegian (Rare), Icelandic, Swedish (Rare), Old Danish, Old Swedish
Diminutive of Ágúst, Angelica and other names containing Ag.
Aggusteinus m Faroese
Faroese form of Augustinus.
Ägir m Swedish (Rare)
Swedish form of Ægir.
Agmund m Ancient Germanic, Danish, Norwegian, Swedish (Archaic)
The first element of this name is derived from ag, an uncertain element for which a few possible origins exist. The accepted explanation is that it comes from Proto-Germanic *agjo, which means "sharp, pointed." Because of that, it also means "edge", as in the sharp cutting side of a sword - which is why the meaning of the element has ultimately come to be "sword"... [more]
Agna f Danish, Swedish, Norwegian
Feminine form of Agni or short form of Agneta.
Agnas f Faroese
Faroese form of Agnes.
Ågne m Norwegian (Rare)
Halvemål variant of Hogne.
Agne f Norwegian, Swedish (Rare), Danish (Rare), Latvian (Rare)
Scandinavian variant of Agna. In the case of the Latvian usage, this name might also be a variant of Lithuanian Agna.
Agnetus m Danish (Archaic)
Masculine form of Agneta.
Agni m Norse Mythology, Icelandic
Short form of names beginning with Agi- or Egg-. In the Ynglingatal, Agni Skjálfarbondi is a legendary Swedish king, one of the Ynglingar (Swedish royal dynasty in the early Middle Ages). His wife Skalf hanged him with his own necklace.
Agny f Danish (Rare)
Diminutive of Agneta.
Agny f Norwegian (Modern, Rare)
Combination of Agnes and the name element *ny.
Agrim m Norwegian (Rare)
Norwegian dialectal variant of Audgrim.
Agða f Old Norse, Icelandic
Old Norse and Icelandic form of Agatha.
Ågun f Norwegian
Variant of Ågunn.
Ågunn f Norwegian
Derived from the Germanic name elements agi "awe, terror" or egg "edge of a weapon" and gunnr "battle, fight".
Ágúst m Icelandic
Icelandic form of Augustus.
Ágústa f Icelandic
Icelandic form of Augusta.
Ágústína f Icelandic
Icelandic form of Augustina.
Ahlmann m Danish (Archaic), Swedish (Archaic)
Danish and Swedish form of Adelmann.
Ailin f Norwegian, Swedish
Scandinavian form of Aileen.
Ailo m Sami, Norwegian, Estonian, Finnish
Sami variant of Áilu.
Aima f Swedish (Rare), Norwegian (Rare), Danish (Rare)
Of debated origin and meaning. Theories include a feminine form of Aimar and Aimo and a Danish variant of Aimée.
Airin f Norwegian (Rare), Swedish (Rare)
Scandinavian spelling of the English pronunciation of Irene.
Aisa f Swedish, Danish, Norwegian
Scandinavian form of Aisha and a diminutive of Annalisa.
Aiva f Swedish (Rare), Norwegian (Rare)
Modern coinage derived from Gothic aiws meaning "time; age; eternity". This name first appeared in Sweden in the late 19th century.
Ajda f Swedish (Archaic)
Local form of Agda traditionally found in Scania.
Ajo f Danish
Danish form of Ayo.
Akleja f Swedish (Modern, Rare)
Swedish form of Aquilegia, the name of a genus of plants derived from Latin aquila, "eagle".
Aksal m Faroese
Faroese variant of Aksel.
Akseliane f Norwegian (Archaic)
Feminine form of Aksel recorded in the 18th and 19th centuries.
Aland m Swedish (Rare)
Likely a variant of Arland.
Alberg m Swedish (Archaic)
Either a masculine form of Adalburg or a variant of Albert.
Albrikt m Old Norse, Old Swedish, Norwegian (Rare)
Old Norse and Old Swedish form of Albrecht.
Aldey f Icelandic
Derived from the Icelandic elements alda "heavy swelling wave, a roller" and ey "island".
Aldís f Old Norse, Icelandic
Old Norse variant and Icelandic form of Alfdís.
Aldis f Swedish, Norwegian, Finnish (Rare)
Younger form of Aldís and variant of Halldis.
Aldor m Swedish
Younger form of Alfþórr and Hallþórr.
Ale m Swedish, Old Norse, Folklore
Probably a short form of various Old Norse names, for example Áleifr and Alríkr. Oldest known usage of the name is from a runic inscription from the 9th century.
Alea f Swedish (Rare), Norwegian (Rare), Danish (Rare)
Of debated origin and meaning. Theories include an adoption of an obsolete German diminutive of Eulalia and an elaboration of the obsolote East Frisian name Ale.
Alef m Medieval Dutch, Medieval German, Dutch (Rare), Low German, North Frisian (Rare), West Frisian (Rare), Danish (Rare), Swedish (Rare)
Medieval Dutch and German (also Low German) variant of Adolf as well as the North & West Frisian form of the name. Also compare Aalf (its medieval form is Aelf) and Alof.... [more]
Áleifur m Icelandic
Modern Icelandic form of Áleifr.
Aleka f Low German (Rare), Old Swedish, Swedish (Archaic)
Originally a Low German diminutive of names containing the element adal, particularly Adelheid, now used as a given name in its own right.
Aleksandur m Faroese
Faroese form of Alexander.
Aleksius m Finnish, Faroese
Finnish and Faroese variant of Alexius.
Aleph m Swedish (Rare), Hebrew (Rare)
Variant of Alef. In the case of Natalie Portman's son, it refers to the first letter of the Hebrew alphabet.
Aletha f Old Swedish, Swedish (Archaic)
Latinized contracted form of Adelheid.
Aletta f Dutch, Swedish (Archaic), Afrikaans, Icelandic (Modern, Rare), Hungarian
Archaic Swedish diminutive of Alhet and Dutch variant of Aleida as well as a Hungarian adoption of the Dutch name... [more]
Alexandría f Icelandic
Icelandic form of Alexandria.
Alexandur m Faroese
Faroese variant of Aleksandur.
Alexía f Icelandic
Icelandic form of Alexia.
Alexíus m Icelandic (Rare)
Icelandic form of Alexius.
Alfa f Swedish, Danish, Finnish, Icelandic, Norwegian
Feminine form of Alf 1, Scandinavian form of Alpha and a short form of Alfrida.
Álfar m Icelandic (Modern, Rare)
Icelandic younger form of Álfarr.
Alfast m Danish (Archaic)
Younger form of Alfastr.
Álfdís f Icelandic
Icelandic form of Alfdís.
Alfdis f Swedish (Rare)
Swedish form of Alfdís.
Alfeus m Swedish (Rare)
Swedish variant form of Alphaeus.
Álfgerður f Icelandic
Icelandic younger form of Álfgerðr.
Álfheiður f Icelandic
Icelandic younger form of Alfheiðr.
Álfhildur f Icelandic
Icelandic younger form of Álfhildr.
Alfífa f Icelandic, Old Norse
Old Norse name of uncertain meaning, the first element possibly from *alu "protection, fortune" or alfr "elf"; the second element, fífa means "cotton grass" and occurs in Old Icelandic poetry as a metaphor for "arrow" (a similar word, fífla, was used in 'Grettis saga' to mean "a girl")... [more]
Alfina f Swedish
Variant of Alfa or short form of Adolfina.
Alfiva f Norwegian
Norwegian form of Ælfgifu.
Alfkæll m Norwegian
Old Norse variant form of Alfketill.
Alfrede f Danish (Archaic)
Feminine form of Alfred.
Alfreð m Icelandic
Icelandic form of Alfred.
Álfrós f Icelandic (Modern, Rare)
Derived from the Icelandic elements alfr "elf" and rós "rose".
Álfrún f Icelandic
Icelandic younger form of Alfrún.
Álfsól f Icelandic (Rare)
Derived from the Icelandic elements alfr "elf" and sól "sun".
Alfsol f Swedish
Swedish form of Álfsól.
Álfþór m Icelandic (Rare)
Icelandic younger form of Alfþórr.
Álfur m Icelandic
Icelandic younger form of Alfr.
Älg m Swedish (Rare)
Means "moose" in Swedish.
Algeir m Icelandic
Short form of Aðalgeir.
Alída f Icelandic (Modern)
Icelandic form of Alida.
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.
Alin f Swedish, Norwegian, Danish
Short form of Alina / Aline.
Alinda f Dutch, Afrikaans, Finnish, Swedish (Rare), Hungarian, Gascon
Dutch, Afrikaans, Finnish, Swedish and Hungarian contracted form of Adelinda and Gascon contracted form of Aidelina.
Alinde f Swedish
Variant of Alinda.
Alísa f Icelandic
Icelandic form of Alisa.
Alka f Low German, Swedish (Rare)
Contracted form of Alika 2.
Älla f Swedish (Modern, Rare)
Swedish variant of Ella.
Alla f Finnish, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Icelandic (Rare), Greenlandic (Rare)
Diminutive of names containing A(i)l, like Áila or the name element adal, like Aliisa.
Allaine f Danish (Rare, Archaic)
Possibly a Danish form of Adelaide or Alaine.
Alle m Swedish
Swedish diminutive of names starting with Al-, like Alexander and Albin.
Allis f Swedish, Danish, Norwegian
Scandinavian variant of Alice.
Allý f Icelandic (Modern)
Icelandic form of Ally.
Almar m Norwegian, Swedish, Danish, Dutch, Estonian (Rare)
Younger form of Almarr and masculine form of Alma.
Alotte f Norwegian (Rare, Archaic)
Possibly an elaborated form of Lotte, influenced by Alette or French alouette meaning "lark (songbird)" (see Alouette)... [more]
Ålov f Norwegian (Rare)
Norwegian younger form of Álǫf.
Alrekur m Icelandic (Rare, Archaic)
Icelandic younger form of Alrekr.
Alrik m Swedish
Modern Swedish form of Old Norse Alríkr.
Alrún f Icelandic, Faroese
Icelandic and Faroese form of Alrun.
Älva f Swedish (Modern)
Variant of Elva 2 influenced by the Swedish word älva "elf, fairy".
Alvard m Swedish (Rare), Danish (Rare), Norwegian (Rare)
Younger form of Alfhard and Norwegian variant of Alvar.
Álvdis f Faroese
Faroese form of Alfdís.
Alvdis f Norwegian (Rare)
Norwegian form of Alfdís.
Alvfinn m Norwegian (Archaic)
Archaic Norwegian form of Alffinnr.
Alvfinna f Norwegian
Modern variant of Alffinna.
Álvfinnur m Faroese
Modern Faroese form of Alffinnr.
Álvgerð f Faroese
Modern Faroese form of Alfgerðr
Alvgjerd f Norwegian
Modern Norwegian form of Alfgerðr.
Alvheid f Norwegian (Rare)
Norwegian form of Alfheiðr.
Álvheiður f Faroese
Modern Faroese form of Alfheiðr.
Alvi f Swedish
Short form of names starting with Alvi-, such as Alvina and Alvilda.
Alvlaug f Norwegian (Rare, Archaic)
Norwegian younger form of Alflaug.
Alvny f Norwegian
Modern Norwegian form of Alfný.
Álvur m Faroese
Modern Faroese form of Alfr.
Ama f Swedish, Finnish, Norwegian, Old Norwegian
Variant of Amma 2 or short form of Amalia.
Amaja f Danish (Modern, Rare)
Scandinavian spelling of Amaia.
Amalía f Icelandic
Icelandic form of Amalia.
Amaliel m Faroese
Uncertain origin and meaning, maybe Faroese male form of Amalie.
Amalja f Faroese
Faroese variant of Amalia.
Ambi m Medieval English, Norwegian
Old Norse short form of Arnbjǫrn.
Ambra f Swedish
Short form of Ambrosia.
Ambrósíus m Icelandic
Icelandic variant of Ambrose or Ambrosius
Amdi m Old Norwegian, Old Danish, Danish, Swedish (Rare)
Old Danish short form of Ámundi and Old Norse form of Amadeus.
Amelía f Icelandic
Icelandic form of Amelia.
Amilía f Icelandic
Version of Amilia officially approved in Iceland.
Amír m Icelandic
Icelandic form of Amir.
Amíra f Icelandic (Modern)
Icelandic form of Amira.
Amý f Icelandic (Modern)
Icelandic form of Amy.
Analia f English, Swedish (Rare)
Either a variant of Analía or a combination of Ana and the popular name suffix -lia.
Analine f Danish
Variant of Annaline.
Analius m Norwegian (Rare)
Masculine form of Anna. It originates from Lofoten in Norway.
Ánania f Faroese
Feminine form of Ánanias.
Ánanias m Faroese
Faroese form of Ananias.
Ananías m Icelandic, Spanish
Icelandic and Spanish form of Hananiah via it's Hellenized form Ananias.
Anastazia f Danish (Modern, Rare), Swedish (Modern, Rare), Sicilian, English (Modern, Rare), Czech
Danish, Swedish, Sicilian and English modern variant of Anastasia as well as a traditional Czech variant of Anastázie.
Anbjørn m Norwegian (Rare)
Norwegian variant of Annbjørn.
Andersine f Danish
Danish feminine form of Anders.
Anderß m German (Archaic), Danish (Germanized, Archaic)
Variant of Anders recorded in the 17th century.