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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Þorstína f Icelandic
Icelandic variant of Þorsteina.
Þórða f Icelandic
Feminine form of Þórður.
Þórður m Icelandic
Originally a shortening of the Old Norse name Þórfreðr, derived from the name of the god Þórr "Thor" and friðr "peace".
Þorvaldur m Icelandic
Icelandic younger form of Þórvaldr.
Þorvarður m Icelandic
Icelandic younger form of Þorvarðr.
Thorwald m German, Swedish (Rare), Dutch (Rare), Flemish (Rare)
German form of Torvald and Swedish variant of Torvald. This name is also used in Flanders (Belgium) and in the Netherlands, but very rarely so.
Þraslaug f Ancient Scandinavian, Icelandic
Derived from the Germanic name elements þrasa "to snort, to talk big, to make a bold show" and laug possibly meaning "betrothed woman".
Þróndur m Icelandic
Icelandic form of Þróndr (see Trond).
Þröstur m Icelandic
Icelandic younger form of Þrǫstr.
Þrúðmar m Icelandic
Icelandic combination of þrúðr "strength" and mærr "famous".
Þrymur m Icelandic
Icelandic form of Þrymr (see Trym).
Þúfa f Ancient Scandinavian, Icelandic
Old Norse variant of Tófa, the feminine form of Tófi. It coincides with Old Norse þúfa "mound, knoll" (the origin of both Swedish tuva "tussock, tuft of grass" and Danish tue "small hill").
Þula f Icelandic
Feminine form of Þuli.
Þura f Icelandic
Icelandic variant of Þóra.
Thure m Swedish
Variant of Ture.
Þuríður f Icelandic
Icelandic variant of Turid.
Þyrill m Icelandic (Modern, Rare)
From Icelandic þyrill meaning "whirl". This is the name of the mountains in Iceland.
Þyrnirós f Icelandic (Modern, Rare, ?), Folklore
Means "thorned rose" in Icelandic. This is used as the Icelandic name for the fairy tale character Sleeping Beauty, being the Icelandic translation of German Dornröschen, the title character of a Brothers Grimm fairy tale (known as Briar Rose in English).
Tía f Icelandic
Icelandic form of Tia.
Tíalilja f Icelandic (Modern, Rare)
Combination of the given name Tía and lilja 'lily'.
Tias m Danish, Swedish, Norwegian
Short form of Mattias.
Tíbrá f Icelandic (Modern, Rare)
Directly taken from Icelandic tíbrá "mirage".
Tilbert m Norwegian (Rare, Archaic)
Combination of Till and björt, from Old Norse bjartr "light, bright, shining". It was mainly used in Trøndelag county in Norway.
Tími m Icelandic
Icelandic form of Timi.
Timian m Norwegian
From Norwegian timian meaning "thyme". The name of plant of the mint family derives from Latin thymum, from Greek thymon, from Proto Indo European dheu-, a base of words meaning "to rise in a cloud" (related to "fume"); so thyme might be the plant "with a strong odor", or it might be related to thyein meaning "burn as a sacrifice", which would indicate the plant was used as incense.
Tímon m Icelandic
Icelandic form of Timon.
Tímóteus m Icelandic
Icelandic form of Timoteus.
Tímoteus m Icelandic
Icelandic form of Timoteus.
Tína f Icelandic
Icelandic form of Tina.
Tinna f Danish, Icelandic
Either from Old Norse tinna meaning "flint", or a variant of Tina.
Tintin m & f Swedish (Modern)
Possibly a pet form of names ending in -tin, -tine, -tina or similar sounds. The name was made popular for girls by actress Tintin Anderzon (whose birth name is Anna Catharina).
Tístram m Faroese
Faroese form of Tristan.
Tístran m Icelandic
Icelandic form of Tristan.
Tíðrikur m Faroese
Faroese form of Didrik.
Titti f Swedish, Finnish
Diminutive of Tine or Tina (compare Titta, Titine).
Tjalve m Swedish (Rare), Norwegian (Rare), Norse Mythology
Variant of Old Norse Þjálfi, which is said to mean "He who keeps together; He who encompasses". The name is sometimes interpreted to mean "conquerer"... [more]
Tjelvar m Swedish (Rare), Norse Mythology
Combination of Old Norse þjalfi which is said to mean "he who keeps together; he who encompasses", and herr "army". Tjelvar is a figure in the Gutasaga, and is by some believed to be identical to Þjálfi.
Tjodbjørg f Norwegian (Archaic)
Former Norwegian younger form of Þióðbjǫrg.
Tjodhild f Norwegian
Norwegian younger form of Þjóðhildr.
Tjodvor f Norwegian
Norwegian name with the combination of þjóð "folk, people" and vár "spring".
Tjóðhild f Faroese
Faroese form of Þjóðhildr.
Tobbe m Swedish
Swedish diminutive of Tobias and Torbjörn.
Tobia f Swedish (Rare), Norwegian (Archaic)
Feminine form of Tobias. In Norway, this name was recorded from the 18th century until about the 1920s.
Tóbías m Icelandic
Icelandic form of Tobías.
Tobías m Catalan, Galician (Rare), Icelandic
Catalan, Galician and Icelandic form of Tobias.
Tóbý f Icelandic
Icelandic form of Toby.
Toddi m Icelandic (Modern)
From Old Norse toddi meaning "bit, piece, slice".
Todni f Norwegian
Norwegian younger form of Þodny.
Toffe m Swedish, Finnish
A diminutive of Christoffer and Kristoffer.
Toke m Danish, Low German
Danish and Low German form of Thorger.
Toki m Norwegian, Popular Culture
From Tóki, an Old Norse short form of Þórketill and other similar-sounding names (alternatively, it may have derived from Old Danish toki "jerk, simpleton")... [more]
Tolf m Swedish (Rare, Archaic)
Swedish younger form of Tholf.
Tollakur m Faroese
Faroese modern form of Þollak.
Tollef m Norwegian
Variant of Torleif.
Tolleiv m Norwegian
Norwegian variant of Torleiv.
Tollek m Norwegian (Rare)
Norwegian younger form of Þórlæikr.
Tøllev m Norwegian (Rare)
Norwegian dialectal variant form of Torleiv.
Tollev m Norwegian
Norwegian variant of Torleiv.
Tølli m Norwegian (Rare)
Norwegian dialectal pet form of Torleiv.
Tølløv m Norwegian
Norwegian dialectal variant form of Torleiv, a younger form of Torleif.
Tôllver m Swedish (Rare, Archaic)
Former Swedish dialectal variant of Tholf.
Tolv m Norwegian (Rare, Archaic)
Norwegian younger form of Þolfr.
Tolvar m Danish (Modern)
Modern diminutive of Tholf.
Tolver m Danish (Modern)
Diminutive of Tholf.
Tomasia f Faroese
Feminine form of Tomas.
Tomasine f Norwegian (Archaic)
Variant form of Thomasina. This name was recorded from the 19th century up until the 1940s.
Tommas m Cornish, Danish (Rare)
Cornish form and Danish variant of Thomas.
Tompa m Swedish
Swedish diminutive of Tomas, Tommy, and in some rare cases, Torbjörn.
Tona f Dutch, Scandinavian, Spanish, African American
Diminutive of Antonia. In Scandinavia it is also used as a variant of Tone (the Norwegian form of Þone).... [more]
Tonja f Danish, Finnish, Slovene (Rare)
Slovene short form of Antonija and Scandinavian short form of Antonia as well as a variant of Tonje.
Tønni f Norwegian
Norwegian dialectal variant of Torny.
Tonny m & f Danish, Norwegian, Swedish, Central African (?)
Variant of Toni, a short form of Anthony and Antonia. Notable bearers include Angolan-Dutch soccer player Tonny Vilhena, Danish entrepreneur Tonny Sorenson, and the title character of the 1962 Norwegian film 'Tonny'.
Tóra f Ancient Scandinavian, Faroese
Old Norse variant and Faroese form of Þóra.
Torarin m Norwegian
Norwegian form of Þórarinn.
Torarna f Norwegian
From the Old Norse name Þórarna, a feminine form of Þórarinn.
Tórbjørt f Faroese
Faroese variant of Torbjørt.
Torbjørt f Faroese
Faroese combination of þórr "thunder" and bjartr "light", "shining".
Tordar m Norwegian
Either a variant form of Tord, a combination of Þórðr, Tord and herr "army" or þórr "thunder" and sufix -dar/-ðar.
Tordine f Norwegian (Rare)
Feminine form of Tord.
Tórdis f Faroese
Faroese variant of Tordis.
Tordur m Norwegian, Danish
Danish and Norwegian form of Þórður and Tórður.
Torfheiður f Icelandic (Modern, Rare)
Icelandic combination of torf "turf", "sod" and heiðr "honour".
Torfi m Icelandic, Ancient Scandinavian
Variant of Þórviðr and Tiǫrvi. May also be derived directly from Old Norse torf "turf".
Torfinn m Norwegian
Variant of Thorfinn. ... [more]
Torfríð f Faroese
Faroese form of Þórfríðr.
Torfríður m Faroese
Faroese younger form of Þórfreðr.
Torgal m Norwegian
Variant of Torgard.
Torgard m Norwegian
Norwegian form of Þorgarðr.
Torgerð f Faroese
Faroese younger form of Þorgerðr.
Torgestur m Faroese
Faroese modern form of Þórgestr.
Torgjerd f Norwegian
Norwegian form of Þorgerðr.
Torgrim m Norse Mythology, Norwegian
From the Old Norse name Þórgrímr which probably meant "Thor's helmet". From Old Norse Þór "Thor" and grímr "person wearing a helmet, face mask".
Torgrímur m Faroese
Faroese modern form of Þórgrímr.
Torgun f Swedish, Norwegian
Modern Swedish form of Thorgun.
Tóri m Faroese
Faroese form of Thori.
Torild m Swedish (Rare)
Variant of Thorild, a Swedish dialectal form of Thorald.
Tórir m Faroese
Faroese modern form of Þórir.
Torje m Norwegian
Norwegian variant of Torgeir.
Torjus m Norwegian
Variant of Torgils.
Törkell m Swedish (Rare, Archaic)
Former Swedish dialectal variant of Thorketil.
Torkil m Norwegian, Danish
From the Old Norse name Þórkætill meaning "Thor's helmet" or "Thor's cauldron". From the name of the Norse god Þórr combined with ketill "helmet, cauldron".... [more]
Torkild m Danish
Danish younger form of Thorkil.
Torkjel m Norwegian
Norwegian dialectal variant of Torkjell.
Torkjell m Norwegian
Norwegian younger form of Þórkæll.
Torleik m Norwegian, Swedish (Rare)
Norwegian younger form of Þorleikr.
Torleiv m Norwegian
Norwegian form of Þorleifr.
Torleivur m Faroese
Faroese modern form of Þórlæifr.
Torlek m Danish (Rare)
Danish modern form of Þórlæikr.
Torlif m Danish (Rare)
Danish variant of Torleif.
Torlof m Swedish (Rare)
Modern Swedish form of Thorlof.
Tormóður m Faroese
Modern Faroese form of Þormóðr.
Torodd m Norwegian
Norwegian younger form of Þóroddr.
Tóroddur m Faroese
Faroese form of Þóroddr.
Torøy f Norwegian (Rare)
Norwegian younger form of Þórey.
Tórður m Faroese
Faroese modern form of Þórðr.
Torun f Swedish, Norwegian
From the Old Norse name Þórunn, Þórunnr, which was derived from the name of the Norse god Þórr (see Thor) combined with unna "to love" (or unnr "to wave, to billow").
Tórunn f Faroese
Faroese form of Þórunnr.
Tórur m Faroese
Faroese younger form of Þórr.
Torvard m Swedish, Norwegian
Younger form of Þorvarðr.
Torvi f Swedish (Rare), Danish (Rare)
Swedish form of the Old Norse name Þórví, which was derived from the name of the Norse god Þórr (see Thor; compare Tyra) combined with an uncertain second element, possibly meaning "devoted, dedicated" (from vīgja or vígja "to consecrate (in heathen sense)"; compare Véfreyja) or the related vér "fighter" or "(pagan) priest".
Tóta f Faroese, Icelandic (Rare)
Faroese and Icelandic diminutive of Tóra.
Totte m Swedish
Diminutive of Torsten.
Tov m Norwegian
Norwegian dialectal younger form of Þolfr.
Tóva f Faroese
Faroese form of Tófa.
Towa f Swedish
Variant of Tova 2.
Towe f Swedish
Variant of Tove.
Trasamund m Norwegian
Norwegian form of Thrasamund.
Trausti m Ancient Scandinavian, Icelandic
From Old Norse traustr meaning "trusty, firm, strong".
Treysti m Faroese
Faroese form of Trausti.
Treystir m Faroese
Variant of Treysti.
Trinelise f Norwegian
Norwegian combination of Trina and Lise.
Trinemia f Faroese
Combination of Trine and Mia.
Trinken f Norwegian
Norwegian diminutive of Trine (via Low German and Frisian Trinchen).
Troed m Swedish (Rare)
From Old Swedish Troghed, ultimately derived from Old Norse Þórgautr.
Troja f Swedish (Modern, Rare)
Swedish form of Troy, the name of the ancient city in Turkey that appears in Homer's 'Iliad'.
Trolle m Swedish
Transferred use of the surname Trolle.
Tronda f Norwegian
Female form of Trond or from the place name Trondheim. The father of the first girl named Tronda came from Trondheim.
Tronden m Norwegian
Tronden is a mountain in central Norway.
Tróndur m Faroese
Faroese form of Þróndr.
Trostan m Icelandic
Icelandic form of Trostann.
Trú f Icelandic
From Icelandic trú meaning "faith".
Trúgvi m Faroese
Faroese variant of Trygvi.
Trulsa f Swedish (Modern, Rare)
Swedish feminine form of Truls.
Trygg m Norwegian (Rare)
From Old Norse tryggr "trustworthy".
Trygvi m Faroese
Faroese modern form of Tryggvi.
Tua f Swedish, Danish
Origin uncertain, possibly a feminine form of Tue or a short form of Perpetua. Alternatively it may be derived from Latin tua "yours" or Danish tue "small hill" (from Old Norse þúfa "mound, knoll", which coincides with the name Þúfa)... [more]
Tubbe m Old Swedish, Swedish
Old Swedish diminutive of Thorbiorn.
Tulla f Swedish (Rare, Archaic), Norwegian (Rare), Danish (Rare)
From Swedish tulla, tulta "little girl" or from Norwegian tulle meaning "little girl".
Tullan f Swedish
Swedish variant of Tulla.
Tullia f Swedish (Rare)
Feminine form of Tullius; in former times, it was occasionally used as a Latinization of Tolla.
Tullik f Norwegian
Norwegian variant of Tulla.
Tume m Swedish (Rare)
Modern form of Tumi.
Tumi m Old Danish, Icelandic
Old Danish and Icelandic form of Túmi.
Tummas m Faroese
Faroese form of Thomas.
Turilde f Norwegian
Norwegian (Hordaland dialectal) variant of Torild, a cognate of Torhild.
Turine f Norwegian
Variant of Turina.
Tutti f & m German, Norwegian (Archaic), Popular Culture, Italian
German diminutive of Gertrude and other names containing the Germanic element thrud meaning "strength". This was used for one of Barbie's little sisters, now discontinued.
Tuvali f Swedish (Modern)
Combination of Tuva and the popular name suffix li.
Tuve m Swedish, Old Swedish
Variant of Tófi (compare Danish Tue).
Tyke m Norwegian, Swedish
From the Old Norse name Týki, a diminutive of Þórketill (making it a variant of Tóki; see Toki)... [more]
Týra f Icelandic, Faroese
Icelandic and Faroese form of Tyra.
Tyre f Swedish (Archaic)
Younger form of Tyrvi traditionally found in Scania.
Tyri f Norwegian (Rare), Swedish (Rare)
From the Ancient Scandinavian name Þýri.
Ubbe m Old Swedish, Danish, Swedish
Old Swedish and modern form of Ubbi or diminutive of Urban.
Ubbi m Ancient Scandinavian, Old Danish, Icelandic
Old Norse byname and first name which might be derived from UlfR or from Old Norse úfr (Proto-Norse *ūƀ-) meaning "unfriendly".
Udde m Old Swedish, Swedish
Swedish form of Oddr.
Úddi m Icelandic
Meaning uncertain; possibly an Icelandic form of Oddr.
Uddo m Old Swedish, Swedish (Rare)
Swedish form of Oddr.
Ugla f Icelandic (Modern)
Directly taken from Old Norse ugla "owl".
Ugluspegill m Icelandic (Modern, Rare)
Literally means "owl mirror", derived from Icelandic ugla "owl" combined with spegill "mirror, looking glass".... [more]
Úlfa f Icelandic
Feminine form of Úlfur.
Úlfdís f Ancient Scandinavian, Icelandic
Derived from Old Norse úlfr "wolf" combined with Old Norse dís "goddess, priestess".
Úlfey f Icelandic (Modern, Rare)
Icelandic combination of ulfr "wolf" and ey "island".
Ulff m Danish (Rare)
Variant of Ulf.
Úlfhéðinn m Icelandic
Icelandic younger form of Ulfheðinn.
Úlfhildur f Icelandic
Younger form of Úlfhildr.
Úlfkell m Ancient Scandinavian, Icelandic
Old Norse and Icelandic variant of Ulfkæll.
Úlfljótur m Icelandic
Icelandic younger form of Úlfliótr.
Úlftýr m Icelandic
Icelandic combination of ulfr "wolf" and tívar "gods".
Ullabella f Swedish (Rare)
Combination of Ulla and Bella.
Ullabeth f Swedish (Rare)
Rare combination of Ulla and Elisabeth.
Ullabritt f Swedish
Combination of Ulla and Britt.
Ullakarin f Swedish (Rare)
Rare Swedish combination of Ulla and Karin. Ullakarin is an IKEA product name (fabric).
Ullavi f Swedish (Rare)
Swedish combination of Ulla and 'home, temple, sanctuary'.
Ulle m Swedish
Diminutive of Ulrik.
Ullis f Swedish
Diminutive of Ulrika.
Ulricus m Danish (Rare)
Latinized form of Ulrik.
Úlrik m Icelandic
Icelandic form of Ulrik.
Úlvar m Faroese
Modern Faroese form of Úlfarr.
Ulvar m Old Swedish, Norwegian
Old Swedish and Norwegian younger form of Ulfarr.
Ulver m Danish
Danish modern form of Ulfarr.
Úlvheðin m Faroese
Faroese modern form of Úlfheðinn.
Úlvur m Faroese
Modern Faroese form of UlfR.
Undis f Norwegian, Swedish (Rare), Literature
Variant of Unndís. Used by Swedish writer Astrid Lindgren in her novel 'Ronia the Robber's daughter'.
Unna f Ancient Scandinavian, Danish (Rare), Faroese, Icelandic, Swedish (Rare), Finnish (Rare)
A name found "in Old Swedish and Old West Norse as Una, Unna" (and in Old Danish as Una), ultimately from either of the Old Norse verbs unnr "to wave, billow, roll, undulate" (from Proto-Germanic *unþi-) or unna "to love" (Old English unnan, Old High German (gi)unnan) (compare Unnr, Iðunn)... [more]
Unnbjörn m Icelandic
Combination of Icelandic unnr "wave" and bjǫrn "bear".
Unndís f Icelandic (Rare)
Combination of the Old Norse name elements unnr "wave" or unna "to love; not to grudge; to grant, to allow, to bestow" and dís "goddess; woman, lady; sister" or dis "wise woman, seeress; woman, virgin".
Unnsteinn m Icelandic
Icelandic name with the combination of unnr "wave" and steinn "stone".
Unnþór m Icelandic
Combination of Icelandic unnr "wave" and þórr "thunder".
Unnveig f Norwegian (Rare)
Norwegian combination of unnr "to wave, to billow" or unna "to love" and veig "power, strength".
Úranía f Icelandic
Icelandic form of Urania.
Úranus m Icelandic
Icelandic form of Uranus.
Urda f Literature, German (Rare), Norwegian (Rare)
A modernised form of Urd.... [more]
Uria m Dutch (Rare), Italian, Norwegian, Swedish
Dutch, Italian, Norwegian and Swedish form of 'Uriyah (see Uriah) via its latinized form Urias.
Ursille f Norwegian
Variant of Ursula.
Úrsúla f Icelandic
Icelandic form of Ursula.
Urð f Faroese
Faroese form of Urðr.
Urða f Faroese
Faroese form of Urda.
Urður f Icelandic
Icelandic form of Urd.
Utilia f German, Danish
Variant of Otilia.... [more]
Uv m Norwegian
Norwegian dialectal variant of Ulv.
Uxi m Ancient Scandinavian, Icelandic
Name used as a name and as a byname. From Old Norse uxi meaning "ox".
Vaage m Danish
Danish form of Våge.
Våge m Swedish
Modern Swedish form of Vagn.
Vagn m Danish, Swedish, Norwegian (Rare), Icelandic (Rare), Faroese, Old Danish, Old Swedish
Old Norse byname meaning "carriage, wagon".
Vagna f Faroese, Icelandic
Feminine form of Vagn.
Vagnbjörg f Icelandic (Rare)
Icelandic variant of Vagnborg.
Vagner m Danish (Rare), Portuguese (Brazilian)
Transferred use of the surname Vagner.... [more]
Vagnur m Faroese
Faroese form of Vagn.
Vaila f Scottish, Norwegian (Rare)
Taken from the name of a small island off the Shetland Islands, Scotland. It is a traditional Shetlandic girls' name.
Vailet f Swedish (Rare), Norwegian (Archaic)
Swedish phonetic spelling of Violet reflecting the English pronunciation.
Vaka f Icelandic
Feminine form of Vakur.
Vakur m Icelandic
Icelandic younger form of Vakr.
Vala f Icelandic, Swedish (Rare), Danish (Rare), Norwegian (Rare)
Short form of names containing the Old Norse name element valr- "the slain (in Valhalla)" as well as a direct adoption of Swedish vala (or völva) "fortune teller; prophet" (ultimately from Old Norse vǫlva).
Valbjörk f Icelandic
Icelandic name with the combination of valr "the slain (in Valhalla)" and bjǫrk "birch tree".
Valbjörn m Icelandic
Icelandic younger form of Valbjǫrn.
Valbjørn m Norwegian (Rare), Faroese
Norwegian and Faroese modern form of Valbjǫrn.
Valbjört f Icelandic (Rare, Archaic)
Icelandic combination of valr "the slain" and bjartr "light", "shining".
Valborg f Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Finnish
Scandinavian form of Walburga.
Valde m Swedish
Short form of Valdemar.
Valdimar m Icelandic, Faroese
Icelandic and Faroese form of Valdemar.
Valdine f Swedish (Rare), Finnish (Rare), Norwegian (Archaic)
Diminutive of names containing the element vald- as well as a feminine form of masculine names containing the element vald-, first and foremost Valdemar.
Valdus m Swedish (Rare), Danish (Rare)
Derived from the Norse name element valdr "power, leader, ruler".
Valeera f English (Anglicized, Modern), Danish (Anglicized, Rare)
The names comes from the russien name Valerius. It is the femenine form in english and has 2 ways of spelling the name. with a single E and with double E.... [more]
Valentínus m Icelandic
Icelandic form of Valentinus.