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NjólafIcelandic, Faroese, Literature Means "night" in Icelandic (a poetic word). Its use as a given name may have been influenced by the theological-philosophical poem 'Njóla' (1842) by Björn Gunnlaugsson.
NornafSwedish (Rare), Literature Used by Sir Walter Scott for a character in his novel 'The Pirate' (1821). Apparently he based it on Old Norse norn, the name for one of the fate goddesses of Norse mythology, which is related to the Swedish dialect verb norna "to warn, to communicate secretly" (and may ultimately be echoic in origin, i.e., imitative of low murmuring)... [more]
NorsteinmNorwegian Norwegian name with the combination of norðr "north" and steinn "stone".
OseliefNorwegian (Archaic) Variant of Åselie. In some cases, however, it may have been a borrowing of the stage name of the Norwegian opera singer Gina Oselio (Ingeborg Mathilde Laura Aas, 1858-1937), who had based it on the Norwegian surname Aas.