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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Andrese f Danish (Archaic)
Feminine form of Andreas.
Andri m Icelandic
Possibly from the Old Norse word andri, meaning "snow shoe". Alternatively, it could have originally been a diminutive form of the name Andríður.
Andríana f Icelandic (Rare)
Icelandic form of Andriana.
Andrias m Norwegian, Faroese
Norwegian and Faroese variant of Andreas.
Andrik m Swedish (Rare), Dutch
Swedish combination of -ander borrowed from Greek, meaning "man" (compare Alexander) and ríkr "mighty, distinguished, rich".
Andríður m Icelandic
Means "rival, enemy" in Icelandic.
Androder m Norwegian (Rare, Archaic)
Former Norwegian younger form of Arnrøðr.
Androe m Norwegian (Rare)
Norwegian newer form of Androder.
Ands m Danish (Rare, Archaic)
Contracted form of Anders.
Anelise f Danish
Variant of Annelise.
Anella f Italian, Danish, Swedish
Diminutive of Anna.
Anfin m Norwegian
Variant of Anfinn.
Angantýr m Ancient Scandinavian, Icelandic
Ancient Scandinavian and Icelandic name with the combination of angi "sweet odour" and tívar "gods".
Angelíka f Icelandic
Icelandic form of Angelika.
Angelína f Icelandic
The Icelandic spelling for the name Angelina
Angi m Icelandic
From Old Norse angi meaning "sweet odour".
Angilín f Faroese
Faroese variant of Angelina.
Aniara f Swedish (Modern, Rare), Literature
From Greek ἀνιαρός (aniarós) meaning "sad, despairing". The name was invented by Swedish author Harry Martinson for the space ship in his poem of science fiction 'Aniara: en revy om människan i tid och rum' published in 1956.
Aníka f Icelandic
Icelandic form of Anika.
Anína f Icelandic (Rare)
Icelandic form of Anina.
Aníta f Icelandic
Icelandic form of Anita.
Anitra f Literature, Theatre, Norwegian (Rare), Swedish (Rare), Hungarian (Rare)
Coined by Norwegian playwright Henrik Ibsen for an Ethiopian princess in his play Peer Gynt (1867).
Anker m Danish, English (Rare)
Younger form of Ankarl and a variant of Anchor. A famous bearer is Anker Jørgensen (born July 13, 1922 - died March 20, 2016), a Social Democratic politician, warehouse worker, and former prime minister and foreign minister.
Anki f Swedish, Finnish
Swedish diminutive of Ann-Kristin, Ann-Katrin, Anna-Karin and other similar hyphenated names.
Ankie f Swedish
Variant of Anki.
Ankjær m Danish (Archaic)
From a surname that was derived from a place name meaning "water-hole with ducks".
Anli f Scandinavian
Diminutive of Anneli.
Annæus m Norwegian (Rare), Danish (Rare)
Latinised male form of Anna.
Annalia f English, Danish (Rare), Swedish (Rare)
Combination of Anna and the popular name suffix -lia.
Annamarie f English, Dutch, Danish
Combination of Anna and Marie.
Annar m Norwegian, Icelandic, Swedish (Rare)
Newer form of Old Norse name Ánarr meaning "ancestor's army". Derived from Old Norse anu "ancestor, father" and herr "army". ... [more]
Annarr m Ancient Scandinavian, Icelandic, Norse Mythology
Either a variant of Ánarr or from Old Norse meaning "the second one" or . In Norse mythology this is the name of Nótt's second husband, the father of Jǫrð.
Annastina f Swedish (Rare)
Combination of Anna and Stina.
Annbjørn m Norwegian
Norwegian variant of Arnbjørn.
Annbritt f Swedish, Danish (Rare)
Combination of Ann and Britt (compare Majbritt).
Annchi f Swedish
Variant of Anki. Used almost exclusively as a nickname, very rarely as a full name.
Annebritt f Swedish (Rare)
Variant of Annbritt. It is also a combination of Anne and Britt.
Annecka f Swedish
Variant of Anneka.
Annedorte f Danish
Blend of Anna and Dorothea.
Annefrid f Swedish
Variant of Annfrid or a combination of Ann and Swedish frid "peace".
Annegrethe f Danish
Danish form of Annegret.
Anneken f Low German, Danish, Flemish, Old Swedish
Low German diminutive of Anne.
Anneline f Afrikaans, Dutch, French (Archaic), Danish, Norwegian
Dutch and Afrikaans variant of Annelien as well as a Danish and Norwegian combination of Anne and Line (and thus a cognate of Annelien) as well as a Danish, Norwegian and archaic French diminutive of Anne found up to the 1700s in the Bourgogne-Franche-Comté region.
Annemette f Danish
Combination of Anne and Mette.
Annemie f Upper German, Flemish, Dutch, Danish, Swedish
Diminutive of Annemarie, used mainly in the middle and south of Germany.
Annemor f Norwegian (Modern, Rare), Swedish (Modern, Rare)
Combination of Anne and the name element mor "mother".
Annestine f Danish
Danish variant of Annastina.
Annevi f Swedish (Rare)
Combination of Anne and the Old Swedish name element "temple, sanctuary" (ultimately from the Old Norse name element "home; temple, sanctuary; devoted, dedicated").
Annfrid f Norwegian, Swedish (Rare), Danish (Rare)
Altered form of Arnfrid, first documented in Norway c.1500 (Arnfrid: 1888).
Annfríð f Faroese
Faroese form of Annfrid.
Annía f Icelandic
Icelandic form of Annia.
Anni-Frid f Swedish
Variant of Annefrid. A famous bearer of this name is Anni-Frid "Frida" Lyngstad (1945-), a founding member of the Swedish pop band ABBA.
Annitta f Danish, Dutch, English
A variant of Anita or Annetta.
Annkatrin f Swedish (Rare), German
Swedish and German combination of Anne and Katrin.
Annki f Swedish
Variant of Anki.
Annkjell m Norwegian (Rare)
Norwegian variant of Arnkjell.
Annkristin f Swedish (Rare)
Combination of Ann and Kristin.
Annli f Swedish, Danish
Short form of Anneli.
Annmaj f Swedish (Rare)
Combination of Ann and Maj.
Annul m Norwegian (Archaic)
Former Norwegian dialectal variant of Arnulf.
Annulv m Norwegian (Archaic)
Former Norwegian dialectal variant of Arnulf.
Annveig f Norwegian (Rare)
Variant of Arnveig as well as a younger combination of Anna and veig "power; strength".
Anný f Icelandic, Faroese
Icelandic and Faroese form of Annie.
Ante m Swedish, Danish (Rare), Norwegian (Rare)
Scandinavian diminutive of Andreas, Anders and Anton.
Anti m Sami, Norwegian
Variant of Ánte.
Antines m Faroese
Variant of Antinis.
Antinis m Faroese
Faroese form of Antonius.
Antonía f Icelandic
Icelandic form of Antonia.
Anul m Norwegian
Younger form of Annul.
Anulv m Norwegian (Archaic)
Former variant of Arnulf.
Ånund m Norwegian
Norwegian dialectal variant ofAnund.
Ápraham m Faroese
Faroese variant of Ábraham.
Ápram m Faroese
Faroese variant of Ábram.
Aqvilina f Swedish
Swedish form of Aquilina.
Ára f Faroese, Icelandic
Faroese and Icelandic form of Aura.
Árant m Faroese
Faroese form of Arendt.
Árbjartur m Icelandic (Modern, Rare)
Icelandic combination of ár "year" and the suffix björt meaning "bright" (from Old Norse bjartr).
Árbjörn m Icelandic
Icelandic variant of Arnbjörn.
Are m Norwegian, Estonian
Modern form of Ari 2. In Norway it has been used predominantly in the regions Aust-Agder and Rogaland (after the Protestant Reformation).
Árelía f Icelandic
Icelandic form of Aurelia.
Aren m Danish
Aren means Eagle.
Arent m Medieval Dutch, East Frisian (Archaic), Dutch (Rare), Danish, Norwegian, Swedish
Medieval Dutch and East Frisian form of Arnold as well as a Scandinavian variant of Arend. As for the Netherlands: this given name is still in use there today, but it is not as common there as its modern form Arend is.... [more]
Arfast m Swedish
Swedish form of Arnfastr via its later form Arnfast.
Árgils m Icelandic (Rare, Archaic)
Icelandic combination of ár "year" and gísl "pledge", "hostage" or a Icelandic form of Arngils.
Aría f Icelandic (Modern, Rare)
Icelandic form of Aria.
Aríana f Icelandic (Modern)
Icelandic form of Ariana.
Aríanna f Icelandic (Modern)
Icelandic form of Arianna.
Aríaðna f Icelandic (Rare)
Icelandic form of Ariadna.
Aríella f Icelandic (Modern)
Icelandic form of Ariella.
Arildus m Norwegian (Latinized)
Latinized form of Arild.
Arilíus m Icelandic (Rare)
Possibly a Latinized form of Arild or a variant of Árelíus.
Arína f Icelandic
Icelandic form of Arina.
Arinbjörn m Icelandic (Modern)
Modern Icelandic form of Arinbiǫrn.
Arís f Icelandic
Icelandic variant of Aris.
Aris f Norwegian (Rare), Swedish (Rare), Icelandic (Rare)
Of unknown origin and meaning. Current theories include a variant of Iris as well as a short form of Greek names beginning with the element aris- (compare Aristaeus).
Arkadius m Finnish, Swedish
Nordic form of Arcadius.
Árlaug f Icelandic (Rare, Archaic)
Icelandic name with the combination of ár "year", "plenty", "abundance", "fruitfulnes" and laug possibly meaning "betrothed woman" or an Icelandic variant of Arnlaug.
Ármey f Icelandic
Combination of the Old Norse name elements ǫrn / ari "eagle" and mǣr "little girl; virgin, unmarried girl" or mær "daughter" or mėy "girl".
Armgardt f Faroese
Variant of Armgard.
Armgarð m Faroese
Faroese form of Armgard.
Arn m Norwegian, Swedish, Danish, Popular Culture
Derived from Old Norse ǫrn "eagle". It can also be a short form of Arne or other names beginning with Arn-.... [more]
Árna f Faroese, Icelandic
Icelandic and Faroese form of Arna.
Arna f Medieval German, Ancient Scandinavian, Old Swedish, German (Rare), Dutch (Rare), Norwegian (Rare), Swedish (Rare), Danish (Rare), Icelandic, Faroese (Rare)
Medieval feminine form of masculine names that begin with either the Old High German element arn- or the Old Norse elements ari and ǫrn, all of which are ultimately derived from Proto-Germanic *arnu- "eagle".... [more]
Arnaldur m Icelandic, Faroese
Icelandic and Faroese form of Arnaldr.
Arnbergur m Icelandic (Rare)
Icelandic masculine form of Arnborg.
Arnbjörn m Swedish
Derived from Old Norse ari or arn "eagle" combined with Old Norse björn "bear".
Arnbjørn m Danish, Norwegian
Danish and Norwegian form of Arnbjörn.
Arnbrand m Medieval English, Old Danish, Norwegian
Possibly from the elements arn "eagle" and brand "fire, swordblade."
Arndís f Norwegian, Icelandic
A Germanic name formed from the name elements arn "eagle" and dís "goddess".
Arnfrid f Norwegian, Swedish
Modern Norwegian form of Arnfríðr, an Old Norse name derived from the elements arn "eagle" and fríðr "peace, love" or "beloved" (later "beautiful, fair"; compare Fríða, an Old Norse short form of Arnfríðr and other feminine names containing the element).
Arnfríður f & m Icelandic, Faroese
Icelandic younger form of Arnfríðr and Faroese younger form of Arnfrøðr.
Arngeir m Norwegian (Rare), Icelandic (Rare)
Norwegian and Icelandic form of Arngeirr.
Arngerð f Faroese
Modern Faroese form of Arngerðr.
Arngrímur m Icelandic, Faroese
Modern Icelandic and Faroese form of Arngrímr.
Arngunn f Norwegian, Faroese
Norwegian and Faroese younger form of Arngunnr.
Arngunnur f Icelandic
Icelandic younger form of Arngunnr.
Arnheiður f Icelandic, Faroese
Icelandic and Faroese younger form of Arnheiðr.
Arnhild f Norwegian, Swedish
Modern form of Arnhildr.
Arnida f Faroese
Of unknown origin and meaning. Current theories include a variant of Armida and a combination of the Old Norse name elements ǫrn "eagle" and "industrious; work; activity".
Árnína f Icelandic
Icelandic form of Arnina.
Arnina f Faroese
Elaboration of Arna.
Arnkjell m Norwegian
Modern Norwegian form of Arnketill.
Arnlaug f Ancient Scandinavian, Norwegian, Icelandic
Combination of Old Norse ǫrn "eagle" and laug possibly meaning "betrothed woman".
Arnlaug m Norwegian
Norwegian younger form of Arnlaugr.
Arnlaugur m Icelandic
Modern Icelandic form of Arnlaugr.
Arnleygur m Faroese
Modern Faroese form of Arnlaugr.
Arnlín f Icelandic (Rare)
Icelandic combination of ǫrn "eagle" and lín "flax", "linen", "linen garment", "linen gear".
Arnljot m Old Swedish, Norwegian, Swedish
Old Swedish and younger form of Arnljótr.
Arnljot f Norwegian (Rare, Archaic)
Norwegian younger form of Arnljót.
Arnljótur m Icelandic, Faroese
Icelandic and Faroese younger form of Arnljótr.
Arnmod m Norwegian
Norwegian younger form of Arnmóðr.
Arnmóður m Icelandic
Modern Icelandic form of Arnmóðr.
Arnolphus m Danish
Latinized form of Arnolf.
Arnrós f Icelandic (Rare, Archaic)
Icelandic combination of ǫrn "eagle" and rós "rose".
Arnrún f Icelandic
Icelandic form of Arnrun.
Arnrun f Norwegian (Rare)
Norwegian combination of ǫrn "eagle" and rún "secret".
Arnstein m Norwegian
Modern form of Arnsteinn.
Arnþrúður f Icelandic
Icelandic younger form of Arnþrúðr.
Arntine f Norwegian (Rare)
Feminine form of Arndt.
Arntor m Norwegian
Younger form of Arnþórr (see Andor-1).
Arnúlfur m Icelandic
Younger form of Arnulfr.
Arnulv m Norwegian
Norwegian form of Arnulf.
Arnvald m Norwegian, Swedish
Norwegian and Swedish form of Arnold.
Arnveig f Norwegian
Norwegian name with the combination of ǫrn "eagle" and veig "power, strength".
Arnvid m Norwegian, Swedish (Rare)
Formed of arn meaning "eagle" and vid meaning "tree".
Arnviður m Icelandic (Rare)
Icelandic form of Arnviðr.
Árný f Icelandic
Combination of ár ("year", "plenty, abundance" or "successful") and ("new moon").
Årny f Norwegian (Rare)
Norwegian form of Árný.
Aronia f Norwegian
Variant of Arona. This is also the name of a genus of deciduous shrubs, producing aronia berries, commonly known as chokeberry.
Áróra f Icelandic
Icelandic form of Aurora.
Ársæll m Icelandic
Derived from Old Norse ár "year" and sæll "blissful, happy".
Ársól f Icelandic
Icelandic combination of ár "year" and sól "sun".
Árþóra f Icelandic (Rare)
Icelandic variant of Arnþóra.
Árún f Icelandic (Modern, Rare)
Possibly a variant of Arnrún or a combination of ár "successful" and rún "secret".
Árveig f Icelandic
Icelandic form of Arnveig.
Arvida f Swedish (Rare)
Feminine form of Arvid.
Árvök f Icelandic
Icelandic feminine form of Árvakr.
Ás m Icelandic
Icelandic masculine form of Ása.
Ásar m Faroese, Icelandic
Faroese and Icelandic form of Aser.
Ásbjörg f Icelandic
Icelandic younger form of Ásbjǫrg.
Asbjørg f Norwegian, Danish (Rare)
Norwegian and Danish younger form of Ásbjǫrg.
Ásbjørn m Faroese
Faroese younger form of Ásbiǫrn.
Ásbrandur m Faroese
Modern Faroese form of Ásbrandr.
Ascan m German (Rare), Danish (Archaic)
German and Danish form of Ascanius. It can also be a younger form of an ancient Germanic name that consists of the elements asc meaning "ash tree" and win meaning "friend".... [more]
Ásdis f Faroese
Faroese younger form of Ásdís.
Åselie f Norwegian (Archaic)
Variant of Åshild via the short forms Åsil and Åsel.
Asgaut m Norwegian
Norwegian younger form of Ásgautr.
Ásgautur m Icelandic
Icelandic younger form of Ásgautr.
Ásgerð f Faroese (Rare)
Faroese modern form of Ásgærðr.
Ásgerður f Icelandic
Icelandic younger form of Ásgærðr.
Åsgjerd f Norwegian (Rare)
Norwegian younger form of Ásgærðr.