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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Sturle m Norwegian
Norwegian variant of Sturla.
Sturri m Icelandic
Diminutive of Sturla.
Styliane f Greek, German (Rare), Late Greek, Danish (Rare), Norwegian (Rare)
German and Scandinavian (excluding Swedish) feminine form of Stylianos, as well as the Greek variant transcription of Styliani.
Styrbjörn m Swedish
Modern form of Styrbiǫrn. Combination of Old Norse styrr "noise, battle" and biorn "bear".
Styrbjørn m Faroese, Danish, Norwegian (Rare)
Faroese and Norwegian modern form of Styrbiǫrn.
Styrk m Ancient Scandinavian, Norwegian (Rare)
From Old Norse styrkr meaning "strength, force, help".
Styrme m Norwegian
Norwegian younger form of Styrmir.
Styrmir m Icelandic, Ancient Scandinavian
From Old Norse styrma meaning 'to blow hard, to storm'
Styrr m Icelandic (Rare), Ancient Scandinavian
Derived from Old Norse styrr meaning "stir, tumult, brawl".
Suffía f Faroese
Faroese form of Sofia.
Sulu f Norwegian (Archaic)
Norwegian dialectal variant of Solveig.
Sumarle m Norwegian
From the Old Norse name Sumarliðr (variant of Somarliðr), derived from sumarliði "summer-farer", and possibly originally a nickname for a man who raided during the summer months as opposed to a full-time Viking.
Sumarlidi m Icelandic (Archaic), Medieval, Medieval Scottish
Old Icelandic sumarliði "summer slider (lit.), sailor, mariner".... [more]
Sumarlína f Icelandic (Rare)
Combination of the Old Norse elements sumar "summer" and lín "flax; linen; linen garment, linen gear" or hlín "protection; woman (when used in a poetic context)" or Lína.
Sumarrós f Icelandic
Combination of Icelandic sumar meaning "summer" and rós "rose" (compare Sumarlína, Sigurrós).
Súna f Faroese
Feminine form of Súni.
Súnbjørt f Faroese
Faroese combination of sunr "son" and bjartr "light, shining".
Súnfríð f Faroese
Faroese combination of sunr "son" and fríðr "beautiful", originally "beloved".
Súnfríður m Faroese
Faroese combination of sunr "son" and friðr "love, peace".
Súnhild f Faroese
Combination of the Old Norse name elements sunr "son" and hildr "battle, fight".
Súni m Faroese
Faroese variant of Suni.
Súnmundur m Faroese
Faroese combination of sunr "son" and mund "protection".
Sunna f Germanic Mythology, German, Scandinavian, Icelandic
This is the Old High German, Old Saxon and Old Norse word for "sun" (compare Sunniva). Sunna was the Germanic goddess who personified the sun.... [more]
Sunnbjørg f Faroese
Faroese name with the combination of sunna "sun" and bjǫrg "help, deliverance".
Sunnefa f Icelandic
Icelandic form of Sunniva.
Sunnfríð f Faroese
Faroese combination of sunna 'sun' and fríðr 'beautiful', originally 'beloved'.
Sunnhild f Faroese
Combination of the Old Norse name elements sunna "sun" or sunn- "southern, (from the) south" and hildr "battle, fight".
Sunni f Norwegian, Swedish
Short form of Sunniva.
Sunníva f Icelandic (Rare)
Icelandic variant of Sunniva.
Sunnleyg f Faroese
Combination of the Old Norse name elements sunna "sun" or sunn- "southern, (from the) south" and laug, itself most likely derived from Proto-Germanic *-lauʒ- "to celebrate marriage, to swear a holy oath; to be dedicated, promised (in names)".
Sunnuva f Faroese
Faroese variant of Sunniva.
Sunnvá f Faroese
Combination of the Old Norse name elements sunna "sun" or sunn- "southern, (from the) south" and veig "power, strength".
Sunnvør f Faroese
Combination of the Old Norse name elements sunna "sun" or sunn- "southern, (from the) south" and vár "spring (the season); woman (in a poetic context); truth".
Suno m Swedish (Rare)
Latinized form of Sune.
Sunrid f Faroese
Variant of Sunnrið.
Surtur m Icelandic
Icelandic form of Surtr.
Sus f Danish (Rare), Swedish (Rare), Spanish
Danish and Swedish short form of Susanna as well as a Spanish short form of Jesusa and Susana.
Súsan f Icelandic (Modern, Rare)
Icelandic adoption of Susan.
Súsanna f Irish (Rare), Icelandic, Faroese
Irish, Icelandic and Faroese form of Susannah.
Sussi f Danish, Swedish
Diminutive of Susanne.
Sussie f Danish, Swedish
Variant of Sussi, a diminutive form of names beginning in Sus-, such as Susan and Susanna... [more]
Svafar m Icelandic
Icelandic variant of Svavar.
Svala f Ancient Scandinavian, Icelandic, Swedish (Rare), Danish (Rare), Norwegian (Rare)
Derived from Old Norse svala "swallow (bird)". This name is also considered a short form of Svalaug.
Svalrún f Icelandic
Icelandic combination of svala "swallow bird" and rún "secret".
Svan m Icelandic
Variant of Svanur.
Svanaug f Norwegian (Rare)
Newer form of Svanlaug, a combination of Old Norse svanr "swan" and laugr "promise".
Svanberg m Icelandic
Icelandic variant of Svanbergur.
Svanbergur m Icelandic
Masculine form of Svanborg.
Svanbjörn m Icelandic
Icelandic name with the combination of svanr "swan" and bjǫrn "bear".
Svanbjört f Icelandic
Derived from the Icelandic elements svanr "swan" and bjartr "bright".
Svandís f Icelandic
Combination of the Old Norse name elements svanr "(male) swan" and dís "goddess; woman, lady; sister" or dis "wise woman, seeress; woman, virgin".
Svane m Swedish
Masculine form of Svana.
Svaney f Icelandic (Modern, Rare)
Combination of the Old Norse name elements svanr "(male) swan" and ey "island; flat land along a coast" (which is also often related to the Old Norse name element auja "(gift of) luck; fortune").
Svanhólm m Icelandic
Icelandic combination of svanr "swan" and holmr "small island".
Svanhvít f Ancient Scandinavian, Norse Mythology, Icelandic
Derived from svan "swan" and hvítr "white". In Norse mythology this is another name for Hlaðgunnr.
Svani m Icelandic
Icelandic variant of Svanur.
Svanlaug f Medieval Scandinavian, Icelandic, Norwegian (Rare)
Combination of the Old Norse name elements svanr "(male) swan" and laug, itself derived from Proto-Germanic *-lauʒ- "to celebrate marriage; to swear a holy oath; to be dedicated; promised (in names)".
Svanleyg f Faroese
Faroese form of Svanlaug.
Svanna f Faroese, Danish (Rare)
Faroese form of Svana.
Svanrós f Icelandic (Rare)
Combination of the Old Norse name elements svanr "(male) swan" and rós "rose".
Svanrun f Norwegian (Rare, Archaic)
Norwegian combination of svanr "swan" and rún "secret".
Svanþór m Icelandic
Icelandic name with the combination of svanr "swan" and þórr "thunder".
Svanþrúður f Icelandic
Icelandic combination of svanr "swan" and þrúðr "strength".
Svanur m Icelandic
Icelandic younger form of Svanr.
Svárnir m Ancient Scandinavian, Norse Mythology, Icelandic
Means "slayer". This is a kenning for both Odin and "snake".
Svartur m Icelandic
Icelandic form of Svartr.
Svávar m Faroese
Faroese form of Svavar.
Svavar m Danish, Swedish, Norwegian, Icelandic
Masculine form of Svava and younger form of Svávarr.
Sveina f Icelandic
Younger form of Svæina.
Sveinar m Norwegian, Icelandic
Norwegian and Icelandic name with the combination of sveinn "boy" and herr "army".
Sveinbjartur m Icelandic (Modern, Rare)
Icelandic combination of sveinn "boy" and bjartr "light, shining".
Sveinborg f Icelandic
Icelandic form of Svenborg.
Sveindís f Icelandic
Icelandic combination of sveinn "youngling, servant" and dís "goddess"'.
Sveiney f Icelandic
Icelandic name with the combination of sveinn "boy" and ey "island".
Sveinfríður f Icelandic
Icelandic name with the combination of sveinn "boy" fríðr "beautiful".
Sveinhildur f Icelandic
Icelandic form of Svenhild.
Sveinjón m Icelandic
Combination of sveinn "boy" and Jón.
Sveinov m Norwegian (Rare, Archaic)
Former Norwegian dialectal variant of Sveinulf.
Sveinrún f Icelandic
Icelandic combination of sveinn "youngling, servant" and rún "secret".
Sveinsína f Icelandic
Feminine form of Sveinn.
Sveinþór m Icelandic
Icelandic name with the combination of sveinn "boy" and þórr "thunder".
Sveinulf m Norwegian
Norwegian combination of sveinn "boy" and ulfr "wolf"
Sveinung m Norwegian
Derived from Old Norse sveinungr meaning "son of Svein".
Sveinungi m Icelandic (Rare, Archaic)
Icelandic younger variant of Sveinungr.
Sveinungur m Faroese
Faroese modern form of Sveinungr.
Sveinur m Faroese
Faroese form of Sveinn.
Sveinveig f Icelandic
Icelandic name combination of sveinn 'youngling, servant' and veig 'power, strength'.
Svenaage m Danish
Old form of Svenåge.
Svenåge m Danish
Danish name with the combination of sveinn "boy" and Åge.
Svenåke m Swedish
Swedish form of Svenåge.
Svenborg f Old Swedish, Swedish (Rare)
Old Swedish combination of sveinn 'youngling, servant' and bjarga 'to help, save, rescue'.
Svenhard m Swedish (Rare)
Swedish combination of sveinn "boy" and harðr "hard, strong".
Svenhild f Swedish (Rare)
Swedish name with the combination of sveinn "boy" and hildr "battle, fight".
Svenine f Norwegian (Rare)
Feminine form of Sven.
Svennar m Swedish
Swedish form of Sveinar.
Svenne m Swedish, Danish
Diminutive of Sven. It is also a slang word for "Swede", mostly used ironically or derogatory.
Svenning m Danish (Rare), Swedish (Rare), Norwegian (Rare)
Newer form of Old Swedish Svenung meaning "Sven's son" or "Sven's heir".
Svenningur m Faroese
Faroese form of Svenning.
Svenny f & m Norwegian (Rare), Swedish (Rare)
Norwegian and Swedish form of Svenný and variant of Svenna.
Sverker m Swedish
Modern form of Sverkir. Combination of svart "black" and geir "spear".
Sverri m Faroese, Danish, Swedish
Faroese modern form of Sværri.
Svǫlnir m Ancient Scandinavian, Norse Mythology, Icelandic
Means "cooler; the cooling one". This is a by-name for Odin.
Sweyn m English, Danish, Old Danish
Derived from the Old Norse given name Sveinn. The name was fairly common among Scandinavian royalty and nobility, belonging to Sweyn Godwinson (brother to Harold II of England); Kings Sweyn Forkbeard, Sweyn II, and Sweyn III of Denmark; King Sweyn Knutsson of Norway; and Blot-Sweyn of Sweden (who was most likely the same person as Håkan the Red).
Syftun m Faroese
Faroese form of Swithin.
Sygni f Norwegian
Norwegian dialectal variant of Signy.
Sylfest m Norwegian
Norwegian form of Silvester.
Sylvander m Norwegian
Combination of Sylvester and Anders
Sylvía f Icelandic
Icelandic form of Sylvia.
Symra f Norwegian (Rare)
Norwegian variant of Symre.
Symre f Norwegian (Modern, Rare)
Directly taken from Norwegian symre "anemone".
Synnev f Norwegian (Rare)
Norwegian dialectal variant of Sunniva.
Synni f Norwegian (Rare)
Likely a pet form of Synnøve.
Synnøv f Norwegian (Rare)
Norwegian dialectal variant of Sunniva.
Synnove f Swedish (Anglicized, Rare), Norwegian (Anglicized, Rare)
Form of Synnøve or Synnöve, mostly used outside of Scandinavia.
Syster f Swedish (Archaic)
Derived from the Swedish noun syster meaning "sister". Also compare Sister, Suster and Zuster.... [more]
Syver m Norwegian
Variant of Sivert. The first part of the name coincides with Norwegian syv "seven", which made this name popular for boys who were the seventh child in their family.
Syverine f Norwegian (Archaic)
Feminine form of Syver, a Norwegian variant of Sivert which was sometimes associated with Norwegian syv "seven".
Syvert m Norwegian
Variant of Sivert.
Taddeus m Swedish (Rare), Finnish (Rare)
Swedish and Finnish form of Thaddeus.
Taga f Swedish (Archaic)
Feminine form of Tage.
Tajs m Danish
Variant of Theis.
Tale m & f West Frisian, Norwegian, East Frisian
As a masculine name in Friesland, this name is usually a short form of names containing the Old High Germanic element adal "noble." But in Scandinavia, it is often a variant form of Tole... [more]
Talía f Icelandic, Spanish, Galician
Icelandic, Spanish and Galician form of Thalia.
Talleiv m Norwegian
Norwegian dialectal variant of Torleiv.
Tallev m Norwegian (Rare)
Norwegian dialectal variant form of Torleiv.
Tamina f German, Swedish (Rare), Literature
Feminine form of Tamino. Tamina is a character in Milan Kundera's 'The Book of Laughter and Forgetting' (1979).
Tanía f Icelandic
Icelandic form of Tania.
Tarald m Norwegian
Variant form of Torvald.
Taran f Norwegian
Norwegian dialectal variant of Torunn.
Targjerd f Norwegian
Norwegian form of Þorgerðr.
Tarjei m Norwegian
Norwegian form of Torgeir.
Tarjer m Norwegian
Norwegian dialectal variant of Torgeir.
Taus m German, Danish
Variant of Tage.
Teis m Danish, Norwegian (Rare)
Variant of Theis. It was brought to Norway from the Netherlands in the 1700's.
Teitný f Icelandic
Icelandic combination of teitr "glad, cheerful, merry" and "new".
Teitrun f Faroese
Faroese combination of teitr "glad, cheerful, merry" and rún "secret".
Teitur m Icelandic, Faroese
Icelandic and Faroese younger form of Teitr.
Tejs m Danish, Swedish
Variant of Theis.
Tella f Norwegian
Diminutive of Ottilia.
Tellef m Norwegian
Variant of Tellev.
Telleiv m Norwegian (Rare)
Norwegian dialectal variant of Torleiv.
Tellev m Norwegian
Norwegian dialectal variant of Torleiv.
Telli f & m Norwegian, Danish, Swedish, Finnish (Rare)
Norwegian dialectal pet form of Torleiv... [more]
Tengel m Norwegian
Norwegian form of Þengill.
Tengil m Swedish (Rare), Literature
From Old Norse þengill meaning "prince, king". Tengil is the main antagonist in Swedish author Astrid Lindgren's novel 'The Brothers Lionheart' from 1973.
Tenna f Danish
Danish diminutive of Hortensia used from the 19th century onward.
Teodahad m Norwegian, Polish
Norwegian and Polish form of Theodahad.
Teodebald m Norwegian
Norwegian form of Theudebald.
Teodebert m Norwegian
Norwegian form of Theodebert.
Teoderik m Danish, Finnish, Norwegian
Danish, Finnish and Norwegian form of Theodoric.
Teodosius m Faroese
Nordic form of Theodosius.
Tergjerd f Norwegian
Dialectal form of Torgjerd.
Terji m Faroese
Faroese form of Terje.
Terkel m Old Danish, Danish, Norwegian
Norwegian dialectal variant of Torkel and Danish dialectal (Jutish) variant of Torkel.
Terkil m Danish (Rare)
Danish variant of Torkel.
Terkild m Danish (Rare)
Danish variant of Torkel.
Terkjel m Norwegian (Rare)
Norwegian dialectal variant of Torkel.
Tesse f Danish (Modern), Norwegian (Rare)
Danish and Norwegian diminutive of Theresa.
Teudigisel m Norwegian
Norwegian form of Theudigisel.
Þalía f Icelandic
Icelandic from of Thalia.
Þangbrandur m Icelandic
Icelandic younger form of Þangbrandr.
Þeba f Icelandic
Icelandic form of Thebes, a Greek form of an ancient town that was in Ancient Egypt.
Þengill m Ancient Scandinavian, Icelandic
From Old Norse þengill meaning "prince, king".
Theoderik m Dutch, Swedish (Archaic)
Dutch and Swedish form of Theodoric.
Þeódís f Icelandic
Icelandic combination of þjóð "people" and dís "goddess".
Theódór m Icelandic
Icelandic form of Theodor.
Theodór m Icelandic
Icelandic form of Theodor.
Theodóra f Icelandic
Icelandic form of Theodora.
Therkel m Danish
Variant of Terkel.
Thine f Danish, Norwegian
Variant of Tine.
Thit f Danish (Rare)
A famous bearer was Danish author Thit Jensen (1876-1957). Her birth name was Maria Kirstine Dorothea.
Þiðrik m Icelandic
Icelandic form of Didrik.
Þjálfi m Ancient Scandinavian, Icelandic (Rare), Norse Mythology
Variant of Þjalfi. In Norse Mythology, Þjálfi and his sister Röskva are servants of Thor.
Þjóstar m Icelandic
Icelandic younger form of Þjóstarr.
Þjóðann m Icelandic
From Old Norse þjóðann meaning "king, ruler (of a þjóð meaning þjóð)".
Þjóðbjörg f Icelandic
Icelandic younger form of Þióðbjǫrg.
Þjóðhildur f Icelandic
Icelandic younger form of Þjóðhildr.
Þoka f Icelandic (Modern, Rare)
From Old Norse þoka meaning 'fog, mist'.
Þöll f Icelandic
From Old Norse þǫll meaning "young fir-tree".
Þollý f Icelandic (Modern, Rare)
Icelandic pet form of combinations containing the first element þórr and a second element beginning with an L (example Þórlaug, Þorleif, Þorljót and their variants).
Thomine f Danish, French (Rare)
Feminine form of Thomas.
Thomsine f Danish (Archaic)
Contracted form of Thomasine.
Thór m Icelandic (Modern)
Icelandic form of Thor.
Thóra f Faroese
Variant of Tóra.
Þóranna f Icelandic
Probably a combination of Þór and Anna.
Thorberg m Icelandic, Medieval, Old Swedish, Icelandic (Archaic)
Old Icelandic Þórr, the name of the god of thunder, deriving from Proto-Germanic þunraz "thunder" + Old Icelandic berg, deriving from Proto-Germanic bergaz "mountain, hill".
Þórbjörn m Icelandic
Icelandic variant of Þorbjörn.
Þorbrá f Icelandic
Derived from the Germanic elements þórr "thunder" and brá "eyelash".
Þorbrandur m Icelandic
Icelandic younger form of Þorbrandr.
Thord m Swedish, Norwegian
Variant of Tord.
Þórelfur f Icelandic (Rare)
Icelandic younger form of Þórelfr.
Þórey f Ancient Scandinavian, Icelandic
Combination of the Old Norse name elements þórr "thunder" and ey "island; flat land along a coast" (which is also often related to the Old Norse name element auja "(gift of) luck; fortune").
Þorfinna f Ancient Scandinavian, Icelandic
Feminine form of Þórfinnr. This name appears in the Laxdæla saga (c. 1245) belonging to Þórfinna Vermundardóttir, grandaughter of Óláfr pái and wife of Þórsteinn Kuggason.
Þorfinnur m Icelandic
Modern Icelandic form of Þorfinnr.
Thorfrid f Danish (Rare)
Danish variant of Torfrid.
Þórfríður f Icelandic
Icelandic younger form of Þórfríðr.
Þorgarður m Icelandic
Icelandic form of Þorgarðr.
Þorgeir m Icelandic
Icelandic younger form of Þorgeirr.
Thorger m German, Danish
German and Danish form of Torgeir.
Þorgerður f Icelandic
Icelandic form of Þorgerðr.
Þorgestur m Icelandic
Icelandic younger form of Þórgestr.
Thorgil m Danish (Archaic), Swedish (Archaic), Norwegian (Archaic)
Variant transcription of Þórgísl. The name of 10th century Danish chieftain Thorgil Sprakling.
Þórgrímur m Icelandic
Icelandic younger form of Þórgrímr.
Þorgrímur m Icelandic
Icelandic form of Þórgrímr.
Thorgun f Old Danish, Old Swedish, Swedish
Old Danish and Old Swedish form of Þórgunnr or variant of Torgun.
Þórhaddur m Icelandic
Icelandic younger form of Þórhaddr.
Þórhalla f Icelandic
Feminine form of Þórhallr.
Þórhallur m Icelandic
Icelandic younger form of Þórhallr.
Þórhanna f Icelandic (Rare)
Probably a combination of Þór and Hanna 1.
Þórheiður f Icelandic
Icelandic younger form of Þórhæiðr.
Thorild f Medieval English, Scandinavian (Rare)
Medieval English and modern Scandinavian form of the Old Norse name Þórhildr.
Thorild m Swedish (Rare)
Swedish dialectal form of Thorald.
Þórinn m Icelandic
Icelandic younger form of Þorinn.
Þórkatla f Ancient Scandinavian, Icelandic
Old West Norse name, the feminine equivalent of Þórketill or Þórkell.
Thorkell m Norwegian (Rare), Manx (Archaic)
Norwegian variant of Torkel and Manx adoption of Þórkæll.
Thorkil m Old Danish, Old Swedish, Danish, Norwegian
Old Danish and Old Swedish form of Þórkæll and Variant spelling of Torkil.
Thorlak m Old Swedish, Danish (Rare)
Old Swedish form of Þórlæikr and variant of Torlak.
Þorlákur m Icelandic
Icelandic younger form of Þórlakr.
Þórlaug f Icelandic, Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse and modern Icelandic name derived from the elements þor (compare Thor) and laug (ultimately from Ancient Germanic *leuʒ- / *-lauʒ- / *luʒ- "to swear a holy oath; to celebrate marriage; to be dedicated, promised (in names)".
Thórleif m Faroese (Rare)
Faroese variant of Thorleif.
Þorleifur m Icelandic
Icelandic younger form of Þórlæifr.
Þorleikur m Icelandic
Icelandic younger form of Þórlæikr.
Thorlejf m Danish
Variant of Thorleif.
Thorlev m Danish (Rare, Archaic)
Danish younger form of Þórlæifr.
Þórlindur m Icelandic
Icelandic name with the combination of þórr "thunder" and lind "lime-tree, linden tree".
Þormóður m Icelandic
Icelandic form of Þormóðr.
Þóroddur m Icelandic
Icelandic younger form of Þóroddr.
Þórormur m Icelandic
Icelandic younger form of Þórormr.
Þorri m Ancient Scandinavian, Norse Mythology, Icelandic
Means "dry one". This was the name of an Old Norse month, lasting from the middle of January to the middle of February. In Norse mythology Þorri was King of Kvenland (modern-day Norrbotten in Sweden and Pohjanmaa in Finland), the son of Snær and brother of Mjǫll, Fǫnn and Drífa... [more]
Þórsteina f Icelandic
Icelandic variant of Þorsteina.
Þorsteina f Icelandic
Feminine form of Þorsteinn.
Þorsteinína f Icelandic (Rare)
Feminine coinage derived from Þorsteinn plus the ending 'ína'.
Þórsteinunn f Icelandic
Derived from Icelandic þórr "thunder", steinn "stone" and unnr "wave".