SigynfNorse Mythology, Swedish Means "victorious girl-friend" from the Old Norse elements sigr "victory" and vinr "friend" (feminine vina). In Norse mythology Sigyn was the wife of the trickster god Loki. When he was chained to a rock by the other gods, Sigyn stayed by her husband's side, holding a basin over his face to catch the venom dripping from a serpent that Skaði had fastened above him; still a few drops fell onto Loki, causing him to writhe in pain so violently that he caused earthquakes... [more]
SilvurlínfFaroese Probably a new combination of Old Norse silfr "silver" and lín "flax, linen", or perhaps a Faroese form of Silvelin. As of 2010 it is the 8th most popular girls' name in the Faroe Islands.
SjöfnfNorse Mythology, Icelandic Name of a minor Norse goddess, one of Frigg's handmaidens, said (by the Icelandic chieftain and poet Snorri Sturluson, d. 1241) to be related to Old Icelandic sjafni "love". Modern-day academics, however, argue that it might rather be related to Old Norse sefi meaning "sense" as well as "relation".
SkyldfrifDanish (Archaic) From the Danish word skyldfri meaning "innocent, guiltless", derived from skyld "guilt" (cf. Old Norse Skuld, name of one of the Norns, possibly meaning "debt") and fri "free"... [more]
SmillafSwedish, German, Literature Invented by Danish author Peter Høeg (for the heroine of his 1992 novel 'Smilla's Sense of Snow'), who based it on Danish smil "smile" and the Greenlandic name Miillaaraq "humming (of an insect)".
SolborgfNorwegian (Rare), Swedish (Rare) From an Old Norse name derived from the elements sól meaning "the sun" (or sölr "sun-coloured, yellow, sallow"; according to NordicNames.de, this name element's original meaning of "house with one room, big room, hall" (compare Salabert) has been displaced by the later interpretation "sun") and björg "protection, help".
SólbráfIcelandic Derived from Old Norse sól "sun" and brá "eyelash" (or "to shine" or "to blink").
SolrunfDanish, Norwegian The first element of this name is derived from either Old Norse sól "sun", Old Norse salr "house, living room" (see also Salabert) or Old Norse sölr "yellow, sallow." The second element of this name is derived from Old Norse rún "secret lore."
Solstrålef & mSwedish (Modern, Rare) Means "ray of sunshine" in Swedish (a combination of Swedish sol "sun" and stråle "ray, beam"). It's also used as an affectionate term for a happy person, often a child.
StjarneyfIcelandic (Modern, Rare) Combination of Old Norse stjarna "star" and ey "island; flat land along a coast" (which is also often related to the Old Norse name element auja "(gift of) luck; fortune").
SturlamAncient Scandinavian, Norwegian, Icelandic Old Norse byname meaning "the loon", from sturla "to derange, disturb". Sturla Sigvatsson was a powerful Icelandic chieftain and the nephew of Snorri Sturluson, the author of the Prose Edda.