MärthafSwedish Variant of Märta. Notable bearers include Princess Märtha of Sweden (1901-1954), the mother of Norway's current king (Harald V), and Princess Märtha Louise of Norway (1971-), her granddaughter.
MiamajafDanish Combination of Mia and Maja. It may be partly inspired by the similar name Mia-Maria, which the Swedish children's author Astrid Lindgren used for a character (sister of the central character, Lotta) in her books 'Barnen på Bråkmakargatan' (1958) and 'Lotta på Bråkmakargatan' (1961).
MímirmNorse Mythology, Ancient Scandinavian, Icelandic Derived from Old Norse mímir "memory", which is related to Old English gemimor "well-known", modern Dutch mijmeren "to muse, to ponder" and Latin memor "mindful, remembering." In Norse mythology, Mímir was a god who had omniscient wisdom and knowledge and who was keeper of the Well of Wisdom in Jotunheim (the world of the Giants).
MimosafEnglish, Finnish, French, Spanish, Danish, Filipino, Italian From Mimosa, a genus of plants that are sensitive to touch. The best known plant from that genus is the Mimosa pudica, better known in English as the touch-me-not. The plant genus derives its name from Spanish mimosa, which is the feminine form of the Spanish adjective mimoso meaning "cuddly".
MovitzmSwedish (Modern, Rare), Popular Culture Transferred use of the surname Movitz. Its modern usage is likely inspired by Fredrik Movitz, a character appearing in several songs in Swedish poet, songwriter and composer Carl Michael Bellman's well-known 18th century work Fredman's epistles.
MøyfridfNorwegian Norwegian name with the combination of mær "maiden, girl, daughter" and fríðr "beautiful".
MuggurmIcelandic Icelandic name of uncertain origin and meaning. Maybe derived from Icelandic mugga meaning "dense fog, snowfall without wind".
NáttfarimAncient Scandinavian, Icelandic Old Norse name meaning "one who goes out at night" (perhaps with a supernatural connotation), a compound of nátt, nótt "night" and -fari, from the verb fara "to go, move, travel" (compare sæfari "seafarer").
NavaranafGreenlandic, Danish (Rare) Greenlandic name meaning "one who alternates between different parties", derived from the Proto-Eskimo root *naverar "to trade, exchange" and the name suffix na. In legend Navarana was an Inuit woman who brought about disunity by alternating between her tribe of native Greenlanders and the Norse colonists... [more]
NemifLiterature, Swedish (Modern), Norwegian (Rare), Finnish (Rare) Nemi is the title character of the comic strip Nemi (1997), written and drawn by Norwegian cartoonist Lisa Myhre. Its origin and meaning are unknown, there have, however, been speculations that Myhre might have based the name on the name of the Italian town and lake which is ultimately derived from from Latin nemus Aricinum "grove of Ariccia".