KittilmNorwegian 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]
KristeyfIcelandic 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").
KrusmyntafSwedish (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.
LabolinafSwedish (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.
LeiknyfNorwegian Combination of Old Norse leikr "game; play; sport; fight" and nýr "new; young; fresh" or ný "new moon; waxing moon". Another theory, however, considers this an adoption (and Old Norse adaption) of some unknown foreign name.
LennafDanish (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.
LífdísfIcelandic (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".
LillemorfSwedish, 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).
LindbjørgfNorwegian Norwegian name with the combination of lind "lime-tree, linden tree" and bjarga "to help, save, rescue".
LinddísfIcelandic (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".
LíndísfIcelandic 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".
LíneyfIcelandic 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").
LisskullafSwedish (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".
ListfIcelandic From Old Norse list meaning "art", "craft"; "skill", "adroitness", "dexterity".