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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Rósfríður f Icelandic
Icelandic combination of rós "rose" and fríðr "beautiful".
Rósi m Icelandic
Icelandic masculine form of Rósa.
Rósingur m Faroese (Rare, ?)
Combination of Rós and the Old Norse suffix ingr meaning "son of, belonging to".
Rósinkar m Icelandic (Rare)
Means "tub of roses" in Icelandic.
Rósinkara f Icelandic
Feminine form of Rósinkar.
Róska f Icelandic (Modern)
Pseudonym of Ragnhildur Óskarsdóttir.
Röskva f Icelandic
Icelandic younger form of Rǫskva.
Roskva f Norwegian (Rare)
Norwegian form of Røskva.
Róslín f Icelandic (Rare)
Icelandic form of Roslin.
Róslind f Icelandic (Rare)
Contracted form of Rósalind.
Rósmann m Icelandic (Rare)
New combination of ros 'flower' and maðr 'man'.
Rósmarý f Icelandic
Icelandic adoption of Rosemary.
Rósmunda f Icelandic
Icelandic form of Rosamunda.
Rósmundur m Icelandic
Icelandic form of Rosamund.
Rósý f Icelandic
Icelandic form of Rosy.
Róða f Faroese
Faroese form of Hróða.
Róðbjartur m Faroese
Modern Faroese form of Róðbjartr.
Róðolvur m Faroese
Faroese form of Rudolph.
Röðull m Icelandic (Rare)
From Icelandic röðull "glory, halo, sun (poet.)"
Royða f Faroese
Directly taken from Faroese royða "tufa".
Rúbar m Icelandic
Icelandic form of Rubar.
Rubekur m Faroese
Faroese masculine form of Rebekka.
Rúbý f Icelandic
Icelandic form of Ruby.
Rúdólf m Icelandic
Icelandic form of Rudolf.
Rulf m English, German, Scandinavian
A form of Ralph, presumably.
Rulle m Swedish
Short form of Rudolf.
Rún f Icelandic
Icelandic form of Runa.
Rúndís f Ancient Scandinavian, Icelandic
Derived from Old Norse rún "secret lore" combined with Old Norse dís "goddess, priestess".
Runný f Icelandic
Meaning unknown.
Rúrik m Icelandic
Icelandic spelling of Rurik.
Rusla f Norwegian
Rusla, sometimes translated as "Rusila" is the nickname given to a fierce Norwegian warrior from the 900's C.E. She is mentioned in Gesta Danorum of Saxo Grammaticus.
Rustan m Swedish
Possibly a Swedification of the Persian name Rostam, or a modern form of Old Norse Hróðstæinn.
Ruthild f English, German, Swedish
Younger form of Rodehild.
Rútur m Icelandic
Icelandic variant of Hrútur.
Sabína f Icelandic (Rare), Slovak
Icelandic and Slovak form of Sabina.
Sabrína f Icelandic
Icelandic form of Sabrina.
Sæbergur m Icelandic
Icelandic masculine form of Sæbjörg.
Sæbjartur m Icelandic
Icelandic masculine form of Sæbjört.
Sæbjörg f Icelandic
Icelandic form of Sæbjørg.
Sæbjørg f Ancient Scandinavian, Norwegian, Faroese
Ancient Scandinavian, Norwegian and Faroese combination of sær "sea" and bjǫrg "help, deliverance".
Sæbjörn m Icelandic
Icelandic younger form of Sǽbiǫrn.
Sæbjørn m Norwegian, Faroese
Norwegian and Faroese younger form of Sǽbiǫrn.
Sæbjört f Icelandic
Icelandic combination of sær "sea" and bjartr "bright".
Sæborg f Icelandic
Icelandic variant of Sæbjörg.
Sædís f Icelandic
Icelandic name meaning "sea goddess", formed from the Old Norse elements "sea" and dís "goddess". The suffix dís is fairly common in Icelandic names.
Sædis f Faroese, Norwegian
Faroese and Norwegian form of Sædís.
Sæfinn m Norwegian (Rare, Archaic)
Norwegian younger form of Sæfinnr.
Sæfinna f Icelandic (Rare)
Icelandic feminine form of Sæfinnur.
Sæfinnur m Faroese
Modern Faroese form of Sæfinnr.
Sæla f Icelandic
From Old Norse sæla, meaning “happiness, bliss”. Officially approved as a given name in 2015.
Sælaug f Icelandic
Icelandic combination of sær "sea" and laug possibly meaning "betrothed woman".
Sælaugur m Icelandic
Masculine form of Sælaug.
Sæmann m Icelandic
Icelandic combination of sær "sea" and maðr "man".
Sæmar m Icelandic (Modern, Rare)
Icelandic combination of sær "sea" and mærr "famous".
Sæmund m Old Swedish, Norwegian
Old Swedish form and Norwegian younger form of Sǽmundr.
Sæmunda f Icelandic
Feminine form of Sæmundur.
Sæmundur m Icelandic, Faroese
Icelandic and Faroese younger form of Sǽmundr.
Sæný f Icelandic
Icelandic name with the combination of sær "sea" and "new".
Sær m Icelandic
From Icelandic sær meaning "sea".
Særós f Icelandic
Derived from Icelandic sær "sea" and rós "rose".
Særún f Icelandic
Means "secret of the sea", derived from Old Norse sær "sea" combined with Old Norse rún "secret".
Sæsól f Icelandic
Icelandic combination of sær 'sea' and sól 'sun'.
Sæþór m Icelandic
Icelandic younger form of Sǽþórr.
Sæunn f Icelandic, Faroese
From Old Norse sær meaning "sea", and unnr meaning "wave".
Sævald m Norwegian (Rare), Icelandic
Norwegian younger form of Sævaldi.
Sævaldur m Icelandic
Icelandic younger form of Sævaldi.
Sævar m Icelandic
Meaning "sea warrior", derived from the Old Norse elements sær "sea" and arr "warrior".
Sævör f Icelandic
Icelandic younger form of Søyvǫr.
Safír m Icelandic
Icelandic form of Safir.
Sagga f Swedish (Rare)
Diminutive of Sara traditionally found in Norrland.
Sagitta f Ancient Roman, Astronomy, Swedish (Rare)
Means "arrow" in Latin. ... [more]
Sakarías m Icelandic
Icelandic form of Sakarias.
Sakine f Swedish (Rare), Norwegian (Rare), Danish (Rare)
Nordic feminine variant of Zacharias and short form of Isakine.
Sakkeus m Finnish, Norwegian
Finnish and Norwegian form of Zacchaeus.
Saldis f Faroese
Faroese form of Saldís.
Salefrid m Icelandic (Archaic), Old High German, Medieval, Medieval French
Old Icelandic salr, Old German sele, Old High German sal "house, dwelling, hall" + Old Icelandic friðr, Old High German fridu, Old Saxon frithu "peace".
Salgerð f Faroese
Faroese modern form of Salgerðr.
Salgerður f Icelandic
Icelandic younger form of Salgerðr.
Salgjerd f Norwegian (Rare)
Norwegian younger form of Salgerðr.
Salín f Icelandic
Icelandic variant of Salína.
Salína f Icelandic
Icelandic form of Salina.
Sälla f Swedish (Rare)
Directly taken from Swedish säll "blissful, happy".
Sällvi f Swedish (Archaic)
Swedish name with the combination of sæll "blissful", "happy" and "home", "temple", "sanctuary".
Salm m Norwegian (Rare)
Norwegian form of Salmo.
Salmann m Icelandic (Archaic)
Icelandic combination of sól "sun" and maðr "man".
Salóme f Icelandic
Icelandic form of Salome.
Sálomon m Faroese
Faroese form of Solomon.
Salómon m Icelandic
Icelandic form of Solomon.
Salvör f Icelandic
Icelandic younger form of Sǫlvǫr.
Salvør f Faroese
Faroese form of Sǫlvǫr.
Sámal m Faroese
Faroese form of Samuel.
Sameline f Norwegian (Archaic)
Norwegian dialectal variant of Samuline recorded in Austlandet.
Samine f Norwegian (Archaic), Danish (Rare), Swedish (Rare)
Feminine form of Samuel. In modern times, this is also considered a variant of Samina.
Samúel m Icelandic
Icelandic form of Samuel.
Samulina f Medieval Jewish, Medieval English, Faroese
Feminine form of Samuel and Faroese form of Samuline.
Samuline f Norwegian (Rare)
Feminine form of Samuel.
Sämund m Swedish (Rare)
Modern Swedish form of Sæmund.
Sámur m Faroese
Faroese modern form of Sámr.
Såne m Swedish (Rare)
Swedish variant of Sune.
Sanný f Faroese
Faroese form of Sanny.
Santía f Icelandic
Icelandic form of Santia.
Sarína f Icelandic
Icelandic form of Sarina.
Sarke f Low German, Frisian, Norwegian
Low German and Frisian diminutive of Sara.
Saron m & f Swedish (?)
Swedish form of Sharon.
Sasser m Swedish (Rare)
Swedish form of Sassurr, an Old Norse variant of Assar.
Såvi m Norwegian (Rare)
Norwegian form of Salve.
Schamyl m Swedish (Rare)
Derived from the name of the leader of the Caucasian resistance to Imperial Russia in the 1800s, Imam Shamil. A notable bearer was Swedish film director Schamyl Bauman (1893-1966).
Sebastían m Icelandic
Icelandic variant of Sebastian.
Sebbe m Swedish
Swedish diminutive of Sebastian.
Sebjörn m Swedish
Younger form of Sæbiorn.
Sebjørn m Norwegian
Meaning unknown.
Sedea f Faroese (Archaic), East Frisian (Archaic)
East Frisian short form of names containing the element side "custom, habit; manner". This name also saw some usage on the Faroe Islands.
Sedvard m Norwegian (Rare)
Norwegian combination of siðr "custom", "habit", "manner" and vǫrðr "guard".
Seger m Swedish (Rare, Archaic)
Archaic North Swedish form of Sigurd. Means "victory" in modern Swedish.
Segri f Swedish (Rare)
Swedish dialectal variant of Sigrid.
Segrid f Swedish (Rare)
Swedish dialectal variant of Sigrid.
Sejer m Danish
Variant of Sejr.
Sejr m Danish
Danish word meaning "victory". From Old Norse sigr.
Selenia f Swedish (Rare), Danish (Rare), Italian, Spanish (Latin American)
Elaboration of Selene. In Italy, this form is prevalent in the region of Lombardy.
Selja f Finnish, Norwegian, Icelandic
Variant of Celia. It also means "elder (plant)" in Finnish.
Sella f Swedish (Rare), Norwegian (Rare)
Variant of Sälla as well as a Norwegian diminutive of Cecilia.
Sellvy f Swedish
Variant of Sällvi.
Selmer m Norwegian
Variant of Selmar as well as an elaborated form of Selm.
Selmine f Norwegian (Archaic)
Elaborated form of Selma as well as a feminine form of Selmer.
Selvi f Swedish
Variant of Sällvi.
Selvy f Swedish
Variant of Sällvi.
Semund m Old Danish, Norwegian
Old Danish and modern form of Sǽmundr and variant of Sigmund.
Senía f Icelandic
Icelandic form of Senia.
Septíma f Icelandic (Rare)
Icelandic form of Septima.
Seraphia f Swedish (Rare), Late Roman
Variant of Serapia. Saint Seraphia (or Serapia) was a 2nd-century Syrian martyr.
Serenius m Norwegian (Rare)
Possibly a masculine variant of Serena.
Serinius m Norwegian
Masculine form of Serina.
Seselía f Icelandic (Rare)
Icelandic form of Cecilia.
Sesil m Norwegian (Rare), Danish (Rare)
Norwegian and Danish variant of Cecil.
Sesilia f Faroese, Finnish (Rare), Georgian (Rare)
Faroese form of Cecilia as well as a Finnish variant of the name. In Georgia, it is a variant of Tsetsilia.... [more]
Sesselía f Icelandic
Icelandic form of Cecilia.
Sesselja f Icelandic
Icelandic form of Cecilia.
Set m Catalan, Italian, Norwegian, Spanish, Swedish
Catalan, Italian, Norwegian, Spanish and Swedish form of Seth.
Setus m Faroese (Archaic)
Former Faroese short form of Anicetus.
Sevard m Norwegian
Norwegian name with the combination of sær "sea" and vǫrðr "guard".
Seved m Swedish
A more modern variant of the old Norse name Sigvid consisting of the Old Norse elements 'sig' meaning victory and 'vidh' meaning forest. It is also possible that Seved is a Swedish spelling change of the Latin name Severinus.
Severt m Swedish (Rare)
Swedish form of Sievert.
Sevrin m Norwegian, Faroese
Norwegian dialectal variant and Faroese form of Severin.
Si f Danish
Danish diminutive of Signy, Sigrid and other names beginning with the Old Norse element sigr meaning "victory", as well as Sofia, Cecilia and Lucia, or other names containing a similar sound.
Sía f Icelandic
Icelandic form of Sia.
Sickan f & m Swedish (Rare), Popular Culture
Diminutive of names containing the name element sig "victory". ... [more]
Sidkia m Finnish, Norwegian, Swedish
Finnish, Norwegian and Swedish form of Tzidqiyyahu (see Zedekiah). This name appears in the Swedish and Norwegian translations of the Bible, but is not used as a given name in Sweden or Norway.
Sidse f Danish
Variant of Sisse, the Danish form of Sissa.
Siff f Danish
Danish variant of Siv via Old Norse Sif.
Sigbjørg f Norwegian
From the Old (West) Norse name Sigbjörg which was composed of the elements sigr "victory" and björg "protection, help".
Sigbjörn m Icelandic (Rare), Swedish (Rare)
Combination of Old Norse sigr "victory" and bjǫrn "bear".
Sigbjørn m Danish, Norwegian
Danish and Norwegian form of Sigbjörn.
Sigbritt f Swedish, Dutch, Danish (Rare)
Combination of Sig (from Signe, Sigrid, or other names beginning with the Old Norse element sigr "victory") and Britt... [more]
Sigdís f Icelandic
Combination of the Old Norse name elements sigr "victory" and dís "goddess; woman, lady; sister" or dis "wise woman, seeress; woman, virgin".
Sigdóra f Icelandic (Rare)
Icelandic variant of Sigþóra.
Sigerik m Croatian, Dutch, Norwegian
Croatian, Dutch and Norwegian form of Sigeric.
Sigfast m Old Swedish, Swedish (Rare), Norwegian (Rare)
Old Swedish and younger form of Sigfastr.
Sigfastur m Icelandic
Icelandic younger form of Sigfastr.
Sigfinn m Norwegian
Derived from the Old Norse elements sigr "victory" and finnr "Sámi, person from Finland".
Sigfred m Danish
Modern form of Sigfrøðr.
Sigfrida f Norwegian (Rare)
Norwegian variant of Sigfrid.
Sigfríð f Faroese, Icelandic
Faroese younger form of Sigfríðr and Icelandic variant of Sigfríður.
Sigfús m Icelandic, Faroese
Icelandic and Faroese younger form of Sigfúss.
Sigfus m Norwegian
Norwegian form of Sigfúss.
Sigga f Scandinavian
Diminutive of names beginning with Sig-, such as Sigrid or Signe.
Siggard m Norwegian
Younger form of Siggarðr.
Siggaut m Norwegian (Rare, Archaic)
Norwegian younger form of Siggautr.
Siggerður f Icelandic
Icelandic younger feminine form of Siggarðr.
Siggi m Ancient Scandinavian, Old Danish, Danish (Rare), German
Pet form of names containing the name element SIG
Siggy m Swedish (Modern, Rare)
Diminutive of names containing the name element Sig.
Sighsten m Swedish (Rare), Old Swedish
Old Swedish variant of Sixten.
Sighvatur m Icelandic, Faroese
Modern Icelandic and Faroese form of Sighvatr.
Siglind f Swedish (Rare)
Swedish form of Sieglind.
Siglinn f Swedish (Rare)
Younger form of Sigrlinn.
Sigmar m Ancient Germanic, Swedish (Rare)
Contracted form of Sigemar and variant of Siegmar.
Sigmunda f Icelandic
Feminine form of Sigmundur.
Signa f Danish (Rare), Swedish (Rare), Icelandic (Rare), Faroese (Rare)
Latinate variant of Signy and Signý as well as a contracted form of Signilla... [more]
Signar m Norwegian, Swedish
Derived from Old Norse sigr "victory" combined with Old Norse harja or herr "army".
Signea f Swedish (Rare)
Variant of Signe and Signa.
Signelill f Swedish, Norwegian
Diminutive of Signe. It literally means "little Signe".
Signer m Swedish
Variant of Signar.
Signhild f Norwegian, Swedish
Possibly from an Old High German name composed of the elements sigu "victory" and hild "battle", or perhaps derived from the Nordic name Signelill.
Sigrek m Norwegian
Norwegian younger form of Sigríkr.
Sigri f Norwegian
Variant of Sigrid.
Sigríkur m Icelandic
Icelandic younger form of Sigríkr.
Sigrið f Faroese
Faroese form of Sigríðr.
Sigríður f Icelandic
Younger form of Sigríðr.
Sigstein m Norwegian
Norwegian form of Sixten.
Sigþór m Icelandic
Icelandic younger form of Sigþórr.
Sigþóra f Icelandic
Feminine form of Sigþór.
Sigtona f Norwegian
Variant of Sitona or a combination of sigr "victory" and Tona.
Sigtryggur m Icelandic
Icelandic younger form of Sigtryggr.
Sigtýr m Icelandic
Icelandic combination of sigr "victory" and tívar "gods".
Sigun f Swedish
Combination of Old Norse name elements sigr "victory" and unna "to love".
Sigur m Norwegian, Danish, Swedish
An alternate spelling of the name Sigurd though with the same pronunciation.
Sigurást f Icelandic
From Old Norse sigr "victory" (Icelandic sigur) and ást "love, affection".
Sigurásta f Icelandic (Rare)
Icelandic variant of Sigurást.
Sigurbára f Icelandic
Icelandic name with the combination of sigr "victory" and bára "wave, billow".
Sigurbjarni m Icelandic
Icelandic variant of Sigurbjörn.
Sigurbjörn m Icelandic
Icelandic younger form of Sigbiǫrn.
Sigurbjørn m Faroese
Faroese variant of Sigbjørn.
Sigurda f Norwegian
Feminine form of Sigurd.
Sigurdríf f Icelandic
Icelandic form of Sigrdríf.
Sigurdrífa f Icelandic
Icelandic form of Sigrdrífa.
Sigurey f Icelandic
Icelandic combination of sigr "victory" and ey "island".
Sigurgeir m Icelandic
Modern Icelandic form of Siggæirr.
Sigurgeira f Icelandic
Feminine form of Sigurgeir.
Sigurgestur m Icelandic
Icelandic name with the combination of sigr "victory" and gestr "guest".
Sigurgrímur m Icelandic
Icelandic combination of sigr "victory" and grímr "person wearing a mask".
Sigurgunn f Faroese
Faroese modern form of Siggunnr.
Sigurhanna f Icelandic
Icelandic combination of sigr "victory" and Hanna.
Sigurhans m Icelandic
Icelandic combination of sigr "victory" and Hans.
Sigurhjörtur m Icelandic
Icelandic combination of sigr "victory" and hjǫrtr "hart, stag".
Sigurjón m Icelandic
Derived from the Old Norse word sigr "victory" and the Icelandic form of John.
Sigurlaug f Icelandic
Modern form of Siglaug.
Sigurlaugur m Icelandic
Masculine form of Sigurlaug.
Sigurlín f Icelandic
Combination of Old Norse sigr "victory" and lín "linen, flax".
Sigurlína f Icelandic
Elaboration of Sigurlín.
Sigurlinn f Icelandic (Modern)
Icelandic younger form of Sigrlinn.
Sigurlinni m Icelandic
Icelandic masculine form of Sigurlinn.
Sigurlogi m Icelandic (Modern, Rare)
Icelandic combination of sigr "victory" and logi "flame, blaze".
Sigurmundur m Icelandic
Icelandic variant of Sigmundur.
Sigurnanna f Icelandic (Modern, Rare)
Icelandic name with the combination of sigr "victory" and nėnna "to accomplish quickly, to travel".
Sigurnýas m Icelandic
Icelandic variant of Sigurnýjas.
Sigurnýjas m Icelandic
Possibly a masculine form of Signý.
Siguróli m Icelandic
Icelandic combination of sigr "victory" and Óli.
Sigurörn m Icelandic (Modern)
Icelandic combination of sigr "victory" and ǫrn "eagle".
Sigurósk f Icelandic
Icelandic combination of sigr "victory" and ósk "wish".
Sigurrós f Icelandic
Derived from the Icelandic words sigur meaning "victory" and rós "rose" (perhaps the Icelandic vernacular form of Rosa). The Icelandic band Sigur Rós is named for the younger sister of frontman Jónsi Birgisson (Sigurrós was born on the day the band was formed, and her name split into two words).
Sigursól f Faroese
Faroese combination of sigr "victory" and sól "sun".
Sigursteina f Icelandic
Icelandic feminine form of Sigursteinn.
Sigursteinn m Icelandic
Icelandic variant of Sigsteinn.
Sigursveinn m Icelandic
Icelandic combination of sigr "victory" and sveinn "boy".
Sigurð m Faroese
Variant of Sigurd.
Sigvald m Norwegian, Swedish, Danish (Rare), Old Swedish
Modern Scandinavian cognate of Sigivald.
Sigvar m Swedish (Rare)
Possibly a variant of Sigvard.
Sigvarda f Swedish (Rare)
Feminine form of Sigvard.