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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Ketel m Danish
Danish modern form of Kætill.
Ketilbern m Medieval, English (Archaic), Icelandic (Archaic)
Old English cytel, Old Icelandic ketill "kettle, cauldron" + Old English bera, beorn, Old Icelandic bjǫrn "bear".
Ketilbjörg f Icelandic
Icelandic younger form of Ketilbjǫrg.
Ketilfríður f Icelandic
Icelandic variant of Ketilriðr.
Ketilríður f Icelandic
Icelandic younger form of Ketilríðr.
Kette f Danish (Rare)
Danish form of Kate.
Ketty f Danish, Swedish, Norwegian (Rare)
Scandinavian variant of Kitty.
Keyla f English, Swedish (Modern, Rare)
Swedish phonetic spelling of Kayla as well as an English variant.
Kía f Icelandic (Modern, Rare)
Icelandic form of Kia.
Kiälla f Swedish (Archaic)
Obsolete Swedish dialectal variant form of Kätilög and female form of Kjell.
Kicki f Swedish
Diminutive of Kristina and its variants.
Kid m & f Swedish
Variant of Kidd.
Kiddie f Swedish, Danish
Feminine form of Kidd.
Kiddý f Icelandic (Rare)
Icelandic form of Kiddie.
Kikkan f Swedish, Norwegian, English
Diminutive of Kristina rarely used as a full given name.
Kikki f Swedish
Diminutive of Kristina and its variants.
Kirsa f Danish, German
Danish form of Kirsi and coincidentally also a Middle High German word for "cherry".
Kirstín f Icelandic
Icelandic form of Kirstin.
Kirstina f Norwegian, English (British)
Norwegian dialectal form (found in the county Sogn og Fjordane) as well as an English variant of Christina or Kirstin (in the case of the English name, it might be an Anglicized form of Cairistìona).
Kirvil f Norwegian (Modern, Rare)
Combination of a name beginning with Kir-, such as Kirstina, and a name ending in -vild, such as Ingvild.
Kis f Danish
Diminutive of Kirsten.
Kiss f Danish
Danish diminutive of Kirsten.
Kisser f Danish
Diminutive of Kirsten.
Kitta f Danish, Finnish, Swedish
Finnish form of Gitta, sometimes used as a diminutive of Kristiina.
Kittil m Norwegian
The name Kittil was used especially from the 1600s to the 1800s, but only in parts of southern Norway. At the same time, other variants were widely used, often distributed in different areas, such as Kjell, Kittel and Kjetil... [more]
Kjalar m Icelandic
Icelandic form of Kjalarr.
Kjalvör f Icelandic
Icelandic variant of Kjölvör.
Kjarta f Faroese
Feminine form of Kjartan.
Kjartan m Danish, Icelandic, Norwegian, Faroese, Swedish
Younger form of Mýrkjartan as well as a Scandinavian form of Certán.
Kjellberg m Norwegian
Norwegian male form of Kjellbjørg.
Kjellbjørg f Norwegian (Rare)
Norwegian younger form of Ketilbjǫrg.
Kjellbjørn m Norwegian (Rare)
Norwegian younger form of Kætilbiǫrn.
Kjelle m Swedish
Diminutive of Kjell.
Kjellina f Swedish (Rare)
Feminine form of Kjell.
Kjellrun f Norwegian, Swedish (Rare), Danish (Rare)
A relatively modern Scandinavian name, it is derived from Old Norse kettil "kettle, cauldron" (see also Kettil) and Old Norse rún "secret lore."
Kjelly f Norwegian (Rare, Archaic)
Variant form of Kjella and a new combination of ketill ('cauldron hat, helmet') and LI.
Kjersten f Danish
Variant of Kjerstin.
Kjertan m Danish
Variant of Kjartan.
Kjesten f Danish
Danish variant of Kjersten.
Kjestine f Danish (Rare)
Danish variant of Christina.
Kjetel m Norwegian
Norwegian dialectal variant form of Kjetil.
Kjói m Icelandic
From Icelandic kjói meaning "skua".
Kjölvör f Icelandic
Modern Icelandic form of Kjǫlvǫr.
Kjønik m Norwegian
Norwegian form of Köneke.
Klabbe m Swedish
Swedish diminutive of Klas.
Kládía f Icelandic (Modern)
Icelandic form of Claudia.
Klæmint m Faroese
Faroese form of Klement.
Klasse m Swedish
Diminutive of Klas.
Kláus m Faroese
Faroese form of Klaus.
Klementína f Icelandic (Modern), Slovak (Rare)
Icelandic form of Klementina and Slovak feminine form of Klement.
Kleópatra f Icelandic
Icelandic form of Cleopatra.
Klotar m Danish, Norwegian, Croatian
Danish, Norwegian and Croatian form of Chlothar.
Knörr m Icelandic
Icelandic younger form of Knǫrr.
Knúd m Faroese
Faroese form of Knud.
Knút m Faroese
Faroese form of Knut.
Knútur m Icelandic, Faroese
Icelandic and Faroese younger form of Knútr.
Kolbeinn m Ancient Scandinavian, Icelandic
Compound of Old Norse elements kolr meaning ''coal'' (synonym for 'black, dark') and bein meaning ''bone, leg''.
Kolbjörn m Icelandic, Swedish (Rare, Archaic)
Icelandic and Swedish form of Old Norse Kolbjǫrn.
Kolbjørn m Norwegian, Faroese, Danish (Rare)
Younger form of Kolbjǫrn. The name was very popular in the Medieval Age of Norway. In modern age, the name was very popular in the 1900s in the Norwegian language.
Kolbrún f Ancient Scandinavian, Icelandic, Faroese
Old Norse byname, from Old Norse meaning ''black eyebrows''.
Kolbrun f Danish (Rare), Norwegian (Rare), Swedish (Rare)
Danish, Norwegian and Swedish form of Kolbrún.
Koldís f Icelandic
Icelandic combination of kolr "coal" (synomym for "black, dark") and dís "goddess".
Kolfinna f Ancient Scandinavian, Icelandic, Faroese
Feminine form of Kolfinnr. This name appears in the 'Landnámabók' (in chapters 25 and 59 belonging to Kolfinna, daughter of Illugi the Black; in ch... [more]
Kolfinnur m Icelandic, Faroese
Modern Icelandic and Faroese form of Kolfinnr.
Kolfreyja f Icelandic (Rare)
Icelandic combination of kolr 'coal' (synomym for 'black, dark') and freyja 'lady'.
Kolgrímur m Icelandic, Faroese
"Black Mask" from the Old Norse elements kolr "coal, black, dark" and grim "mask, helmet"
Kolka f Ancient Scandinavian, Icelandic
Old Norse byname, from Old Norse kolka meaning "stain", "spot".
Kolur m Icelandic
Icelandic younger form of Kolr.
Konkordía f Icelandic
Icelandic form of Concordia.
Konráð m Icelandic
Icelandic form of Konrad.
Konstancia f Swedish (Rare), Hungarian
Hungarian feminine form of Konstantin and Swedish variant of Constantia.
Kormak m Norwegian (?)
Younger form of Kormákr.
Kornelía f Icelandic
Icelandic form of Cornelia.
Kræn m Danish
Diminutive of Kresten
Krestine f Danish
Variant of Kristine.
Kría f Icelandic (Modern)
Derived from Icelandic kría "Arctic Tern" (denoting the bird).
Krille m Swedish
Diminutive of Kristian and Kristoffer.
Krisse f & m Swedish, Finnish
Variant of Chris.
Kristafár m Faroese
Faroese form of Christopher.
Kristbjörg f Icelandic
Icelandic form of Kristbjørg.
Kristbjørg f Norwegian, Faroese
Norwegian and Faroese form of Kristbjörg.
Kristbjörn m Icelandic
Icelandic form of Kristbjørn.
Kristbjørn m Norwegian
Norwegian combination of Kristen and bjørn "bear".
Kristdór m Icelandic
Icelandic variant of Kristþór.
Kristey f Icelandic
Combination of krist "Christ" and the Old Norse name element ey "island; flat land along a coast" (which is also often related to the Old Norse name element auja "(gift of) luck; fortune").
Kristfríður f Icelandic
Icelandic name with the combination of Kristjana and fríðr "beautiful".
Kristgerður f Icelandic
Icelandic combination of Kristjana and garðr "enclosure', 'protection".
Kristhall m Norwegian (Rare)
Norwegian modern form of Kristhallr.
Kristiana f Bulgarian, Croatian, Norwegian, Danish, Swedish, Kashubian
Scandinavian variant and Croatian and Kashubian form of Christiana as well as a Bulgarian variant transcription of Кристиана (see Kristiyana).
Kristinn m Icelandic
Icelandic form of Christian.
Kristjón m Icelandic
Icelandic name with the combination of Kristian and Jón.
Kristlaug f Norwegian (Rare), Icelandic (Rare)
Combination of Kristina and laug possibly meaning "betrothed woman".
Kristleifur m Icelandic
Icelandic combination of Kristján and leif "inheritance, legacy".
Kristleivur m Faroese
Faroese form of Kristleifur.
Kristlín f Icelandic (Rare)
Combination of the name elements krist "Christ" and lín "flax; linen; linen garment, linen gear".
Kristlind f Icelandic (Rare)
Combination of krist "Christ" and the Old Norse name element lind "lime-tree, linden tree; (protective shield of) linden wood; linden spear-shaft".
Kristmar m Icelandic, Faroese
Icelandic and Faroese combination of krist "Christ" and the Old Norse name element marr "famous".
Kristmar f Norwegian (Rare)
Combination of krist "Christ" and the Old Norse name element mėy "girl" or mær "daughter or mǣr# "little girl, virgin, unmarried girl".
Kristmey f Icelandic
Icelandic form of Kristmar.
Kristmundur m Icelandic, Faroese
Combination of Kristján and mund "protection".
Kristný f Icelandic
Icelandic name with the combination of Kristín and nýr "new".
Kristoff m English, Popular Culture, Swedish (Rare), Norwegian (Rare), Danish (Rare), Finnish (Rare), Flemish
Variant of Christoph. This is the name of Kristoff Bjorgman from Frozen.
Kristoffur m Faroese
Faroese form of Christopher.
Kristólína f Icelandic (Rare)
Combination of krist "Christ" and Ólína.
Kristrún f Medieval Scandinavian, Icelandic, Faroese
Combination of krist "Christ" and the Old Norse name element rún "secret; secret lore".
Kristþór m Icelandic
Combination of Kristján and Þór
Kristþóra f Icelandic
Icelandic feminine form of Kristþór.
Kristtór m Faroese
Faroese form of Kristþór.
Kristvaldur m Icelandic (Rare, Archaic)
Icelandic name with the combination of Kristján and valdr "ruler, mighty one, powerful one".
Kristvar m Faroese
A combination of Krist from Christianus and Var, which means "alert" and "careful".
Kristvarður m Icelandic (Rare)
Icelandic combination of Kristján and vǫrðr "guard".
Kristveig f Icelandic
Icelandic combination of Kristín and veig "power, strength".
Kristvin m Icelandic
Icelandic name with the combination of Kristján and vinr "friend".
Kristvør f Faroese
Combination of krist "Christ" and the Old Norse name element vár "spring (the season); woman (in a poetic context); truth".
Krusmynta f Swedish (Rare), Literature
From the Swedish name for a type of mint, known as curly mint in English. This is one of the middle names of Pippi Långstrump (English: Pippi Longstocking), full name Pippilotta Viktualia Rullgardina Krusmynta Efraimsdotter Långstrump, a character invented by Swedish author Astrid Lindgren.
Kurre m Swedish, Finnish
Diminutive of Kurt.
Kvasir m Ancient Scandinavian, Norse Mythology, Icelandic (Modern, Rare)
Derived from the name given to the fermented juice of berries. In Norse mythology Kvasir was the wisest of all beings. The dwarfs Fjalarr and Galarr killed him, poured his blood into the vessels Boðn, Són and Óðrœrir, and mixed it with honey to make the skaldic mead, which would make whoever drank it a poet.
Kvirinus m Faroese
Faroese form of Quirinus.
Kyrre m Norwegian, Swedish, Danish
Younger form of Kyrri.
Kyrri m Ancient Scandinavian, Faroese
Old Norse byname derived from the word kyrr meaning "calm, peaceful".
Labolina f Swedish (Modern), Popular Culture
Probably as a feminine form of Laban. 'Lilla spöket Laban' (known in English as 'The Little Ghost Godfrey') is a Swedish children's book character. Labolina is the name Laban's little sister.
Læla f Icelandic
Icelandic form of Laila.
Lagertha f History (?), Popular Culture, Norwegian
Likely a latinization of Old Norse Hlaðgerðr. According to legend, Lagertha was a Viking shieldmaiden from what is now Norway and the first wife of the famous Viking Ragnar Lodbrok.
Laíla f Icelandic (Rare)
Icelandic variant of Laila.
Lajla f Bosnian, Croatian, Danish, Swedish, Norwegian (Rare), Dutch (Rare)
Bosnian variant spelling of Lejla and Scandinavian variant spelling of Laila.
Lamberth m Swedish
Variant of Lambert.
Lárey f Icelandic
Combination of Lára and the Old Norse name element ey "island; flat land along a coast" (which is also often related to the Old Norse name element auja "(gift of) luck; fortune").
Larissia f Swedish
Variant of Larissa.
Larsa m Swedish
Diminutive of Lars.
Larvas m Faroese
Faroese variant of Lavars.
Lassine f Norwegian (Archaic)
Feminine form of Lasse recorded from the 18th century onwards.
Laufey f Norse Mythology, Icelandic
Derived from the Old Norse elements lauf "leaf, foliage" and ey "island" or "good fortune". In Norse legend Laufey is the mother of Loki, Helblindi and Býleistr.
Laufhildur f Icelandic (Rare)
Icelandic name with the combination of lauf "leaf, foliage" and hildr "battle, fight".
Laurentse f Norwegian (Rare)
Feminine form of Laurents as well as a variant of Laurentia.
Laurids m Danish, Low German, Literature
Variant spelling of Laurits.... [more]
Laurs m Danish
Contracted form of Laurits.
Laust m Danish
Danish dialectical (Jylland) form of Laurits.
Lava f Swedish
Short form of Olava.
Lavars m Faroese
Faroese variant of Lavrants.
Lave m & f Swedish
Variant of Lage and Lava.
Lavrans m Norwegian
Norwegian form of Laurentius.
Lavrants m Ancient Scandinavian, Norwegian
Ancient Scandinavian and Norwegian form of Laurentius.
Lavrits m Danish
Variant of Laurits.
Lávus m Faroese
Faroese short form of Olavus.
Lázarus m Faroese
Faroese form of Lazarus.
Leckard m Swedish
Younger Swedish form of Lechardus.
Ledis f Norwegian (Rare)
Norwegian form of Hlédís.
Lefa m Swedish, Finnish
A diminutive of Leif.
Leffe m Swedish
Swedish diminutive of Leif.
Leidulf m Norwegian
Norwegian younger form of Leiðulfr.
Leiff m Danish (Rare)
Variant of Leif.
Leija f Swedish (Modern), Finnish (Rare), Estonian (Rare)
Finnish variant of Lea. The name coincides with the Finnish word leija "kite".
Leik m Norwegian
Younger form of Leikr.
Leiki m Faroese
Faroese modern form of Leikr.
Leikny f Norwegian
Combination of Old Norse leikr "game; play; sport; fight" and nýr "new; young; fresh" or "new moon; waxing moon". Another theory, however, considers this an adoption (and Old Norse adaption) of some unknown foreign name.
Leikný f Ancient Scandinavian, Icelandic
Old Norse as well as the Icelandic form of Leikny.
Leivur m Faroese
Faroese modern form of Leifr.
Lejf m Danish
Variant of Leif.
Lek m Old Swedish, Swedish
Old Swedish form of Leikr.
Lenna f Danish (Rare), English
Of uncertain origin and meaning. Theories include a Danish and English variant of Lena (in the case of the English name the spelling mimicks the pronunciation of Lena in various European languages), a Danish diminutive of Leonharda and a modern English feminine form of Lennon.
Leó m Icelandic, Hungarian
Icelandic and Hungarian form of Leo. A bearer is Daníel Leó Grétarsson, who is an Icelandic footballer and Leó Weiner who is a Hungarian composer.
Leofred m Norwegian (Rare), Medieval English
Norwegian combination of leo "lion" and friðr "love, peace".
Lér m Icelandic
Icelandic variant of Hlér.
Lerke f Danish, Low German, Norwegian
Danish and Norwegian variant and German form of Lærke.
Leví m Spanish, Biblical Spanish, Icelandic
Spanish and Icelandic form of Levi.
Levine f Norwegian (Rare), Swedish (Rare)
Of debated origin and meaning. Current theories include a feminine form of Levi, a feminine form of Levin and a truncated form of Olevine.
Levion m Norwegian
Variant of Levi.
Levor m Norwegian
From Old Norse meaning "kin, pack" and "ward".
Lexí f Icelandic (Modern, Rare)
Icelandic form of Lexi.
Leyvoy f Faroese
Faroese form of Laufey.
Li f Swedish
Short form of names starting, containing, or ending with li. In some cases it may be seen as a strictly feminine form of Lee.
Líam m Icelandic
Icelandic form of Liam.
Lida f Russian, Ukrainian, Danish (Rare), Finnish (Rare), Norwegian (Rare), Swedish (Rare)
Short form of Lidia or Lidiya. In Scandinavia it has also been used as a short form of Alida and other names ending in -lida.
Lidvor f Norwegian (Rare)
Norwegian combination of liðr "limb" and vár "spring".
Líf f Ancient Scandinavian, Norse Mythology, Icelandic
Old Norse and Icelandic variant of Hlíf. In Norse mythology, Líf and Lífþrasir are the only people to survive Ragnarǫk and become the ancestors of the post-Ragnarǫk human race.
Lífdís f Icelandic (Rare)
Combination of the Old Norse name elements hlíf "cover; shelter; protection (especially a shield)" and dís "goddess; woman, lady; sister" or dis "wise woman, seeress; woman, virgin".
Liff f Danish, Swedish
Danish and Swedish form of Líf.
Lífgjarn m Icelandic
Icelandic name meaning "eager/willing to live".
Líggjas m Faroese
Faroese short form of Elias.
Liljar m Icelandic
Icelandic masculine form of Lilja.
Lilje f Danish, Norwegian
Danish and Norwegian form of Lilja influenced by Danish and Norwegian lilje "lily".
Liljurós f Icelandic (Modern, Rare)
Icelandic combination of lilja "lily" and rós "rose".
Lill f Swedish, Norwegian, Danish
Based on the Swedish word lilla meaning "little". It is also used as a diminutive of Elisabet (compare Lilly) and other names containing li, e.g., Cecilia, Emilia, Julie, Karolina, Olivia, etc... [more]
Lillebil f Swedish (Rare), Norwegian (Rare)
Combination of Lill and an unknown second element.
Lillebror m Swedish
Means "little brother" in Swedish.
Lillegerd f Swedish (Rare)
Means "little Gerd" or "little enclosure", first used in Sweden in 1921.
Lilleman m Swedish (Modern, Rare)
Means "little man" in Swedish. Combination of lille "little" and man "man".
Lillemor f Swedish, Norwegian (Rare), Danish (Rare)
Originally a Norwegian name, which is derived from Norwegian lille, the weak declension of liten, "little" (ultimately from Old Norse lítill) and mor "mother" (ultimately from Old Norse móðir).
Lillevi f Swedish
From the Swedish word lilla "little" combined with the popular name suffix vi, found in such names as Alvi, Åsvi, Hillevi, Kjellvi and Torvi... [more]
Lillmor f Swedish
Variant of Lillemor.
Lín f Faroese, Icelandic
Icelandic and Faroese feminine form of Líni as well as the Faroese form of Hlín.
Lína f Icelandic
Icelandic form of Lina.
Lindberg m Icelandic
Icelandic masculine form of Lindbjørg.
Lindbjørg f Norwegian
Norwegian name with the combination of lind "lime-tree, linden tree" and bjarga "to help, save, rescue".
Linddís f Icelandic (Modern, Rare)
Combination of the Old Norse name elements lind "lime-tree, linden tree; (protective shield of) linden wood; linden spear-shaft" and dís "goddess; woman, lady; sister".
Líndís f Icelandic
Combination of the Old Norse name elements lín "flax; linen; linen garment, linen gear" and dís "goddess; woman, lady; sister" or dis "wise woman, seeress; woman, virgin".
Lindis f Norwegian, Danish (Rare), Swedish (Rare), Finnish (Rare)
Norwegian form of Líndís as well as of Linddís. This name is also occasionally used as a truncated form of Germanic names ending in -lindis.
Lindorm m Swedish (Rare, Archaic)
Combination of Old Swedish linnr "dragon" and ormber "snake".
Linette f French, Danish, Dutch (Rare)
French diminutive of Line and Lina.
Lineus m Swedish (Rare)
Variant of Linnéus which is derived from the surname Linnaeus.
Líney f Icelandic
Combination of the Old Norse name elements lín "flax; linen; linen garment, linen gear" and ey "island; flat land along a coast" (which is also often related to the Old Norse name element auja "(gift of) luck; fortune").
Lingný f Icelandic (Modern)
Derived from the Germanic elements lyng "heather" and "new".
Línhildur f Icelandic
Icelandic younger form of Línhildr.
Líni m Icelandic (Rare)
From Old Norse lín meaning "flax, linen, linen garment, linen gear".
Linken f Norwegian
Diminutive of Line, via Low German (compare Trinken, Minken, Lisken).
Linna f Swedish (Modern, Rare)
Variant of both Lina 2 and Linn.
Linnar m Swedish (Rare)
Dialectal variant of Lindor, itself a short form of Lindorm.
Linné m Swedish
Masculine form of Linnéa. It is also used as a surname (see Linné).
Linneus m Swedish
Variant of Lineus.
Linni f Swedish, Norwegian, Danish (Rare), Finnish (Rare)
Diminutive of Linnea and other similar names.... [more]
Líó m Icelandic (Modern, Rare)
Icelandic form of Lio.
Lísa f Icelandic
Icelandic form of Lisa.
Lisabet f Swedish, Norwegian
Truncated form of Elisabet.
Lisabeth f German, Danish, Norwegian, Swedish, Alsatian
German and Alsatian truncated form of Elisabeth and Scandinavian variant of Lisabet.
Lísandra f Icelandic (Rare)
Icelandic form of Lisandra.
Lísbet f Icelandic
Icelandic form of Lisbet.
Lisbeta f Swedish (Archaic)
Swedish variant of Lisbet.
Lisbetta f Swedish (Archaic)
Swedish variant of Lisbet.
Lísbita f Faroese
Faroese variant of Lisbet.
Lisen f Swedish
Short form of Elizabeth
Lisken f Swedish (Archaic)
Archaic Swedish, Frisian and Low German diminutive of Elisabet.... [more]
Liss m & f Swedish
Dialectal name from Dalarna, Sweden meaning "small". ... [more]
Lisse f Dutch (Rare), Danish (Rare), English (Rare), Swedish (Rare), Literature
It is used in the science fiction novel Invitation to the Game as the name of the main character. It is also the name of a fine gauze fabric.
Lisskulla f Swedish (Rare)
Means "little girl" in Dalmål or Dalecarlian, a group of dialects spoken in Dalarna, Sweden. It corresponds with Elfdalian liss-, combining form of litn "little" (cf. Liss), and kulla "girl".
List f Icelandic
From Old Norse list meaning "art", "craft"; "skill", "adroitness", "dexterity".
Listalín f Icelandic (Modern, Rare)
Combination of the Old Norse name elements list "skill; dexterity; art; craft" and lín "flax; linen; linen garment".
Lita f Danish, Norwegian (Rare), Swedish (Rare)
From Norwegian liten, lita meaning "small, little". Also a diminutive of Elisabet.
Liten f Swedish (Modern, Rare), Norwegian (Rare)
Variant of Lita. Also means "small, little" in Swedish and Norwegian.