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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Cäthe f German (Rare), Swedish (Rare)
Spelling variant of Käthe.... [more]
Cecilía f Icelandic
Icelandic variant of Cecilia.
Celía f Icelandic
Icelandic form of Celia.
Celian m English, Swedish (Rare), Dutch, French
English and Swedish form of Caelianus via its variant spelling Celianus. In the case of The Netherlands, Celian really is just a variant form of Celiaan, which is the actual Dutch form of Caelianus (also via Celianus).
Celie f English, Swedish, Danish (Rare), Literature
Adoption of French Célie outside the francophone world. This form of the name was used in Alice Walker's 1982 epistolary novel The Color Purple.
Challe m Swedish
Swedish diminutive of Charles.
Charlott f Swedish, Norwegian (Rare), German (Rare)
Variant of Charlotte reflecting the French pronunciation.
Childerik m Danish, Dutch, Norwegian, Swedish (Archaic)
Danish, Dutch, Norwegian and Swedish form of Childeric.
Chilperik m Dutch, Norwegian, Swedish (Archaic)
Dutch, Norwegian and Swedish form of Chilperic.
Chrisander m Norwegian (Modern)
Transferred use of a Swedish surname Chrisander.
Christ m & f Dutch, Flemish, Danish (Archaic), German (Archaic)
Short form of given names that contain the Greek adjective χριστός (christos) meaning "anointed", such as Christiaan, Christian, Christine and Christoffel.... [more]
Christence f Danish (Rare)
Combination of Christina and Crescentia as well as an obsolete French diminutive of names beginning with Christ-.... [more]
Cia f Swedish (Rare)
Short form of Cecilia and Carina 2, or a variant of Kia and Sia.
Cicci f Swedish (Rare)
Diminutive of Cecilia.
Cirkeline f Danish (Modern, Rare)
Usage probably inspired by the Danish comic book character with same name, created by Hanne Hastrup in 1957.
Cissi f Swedish
Diminutive of Cecilia.
Clarentius m Danish (Archaic), German (Archaic), Dutch (Rare)
Saint Clarentius was a bishop of Vienne, in France, who lived in the early part of the 7th century.
Clary f English (Archaic), Swedish (Rare)
English diminutive form of Clara and Clarissa as well as an adoption of the name of the clary sage (salvia sclarea in Latin).... [more]
Clas m Swedish
Variant of Klas.
Conny f & m Dutch, English, Swedish
Variant of Connie. In Sweden, it is primarily used as a masculine name and as a full name rather than a diminutive.
Cornelie f Dutch, Danish (Rare), German (Rare), Norwegian (Rare), Swedish (Rare)
Variant of Cornelia, which was probably influenced by its French form Cornélie.
Crister m Swedish
Variant of Christer.
Dæja f Icelandic (Modern, Rare)
Of unknown origin and meaning.
Daga f Swedish, Danish (Rare)
Feminine form of Dag as well as a short form of names beginning with Dag-.
Dagbjartur m Icelandic, Faroese
Masculine form of Dagbjört.
Dagbjörg f Icelandic
Icelandic form of Dagbjørg.
Dagbjørg f Norwegian, Faroese
Combination of dagr "day" and bjarga "to help", "save", "rescue".
Dagbjørn m Norwegian (Rare), Faroese (Rare)
Derived from the Old Norse elements dagr "day" and bjǫrn "bear".
Dagbjört f Icelandic
Icelandic combination of dagr "day" and the suffix björt meaning "bright" (from Old Norse bjartr).
Dagbjørt f Faroese
Faroese form of Dagbjört.
Dage m Swedish (Rare)
Variant of Dag.
Dager m Swedish (Archaic)
Variant of Dag via it's Old Swedish form Dagher.
Dagfari m Icelandic (Archaic)
Icelandic name with the combination of dagr "day" and fara "to go, to move, to travel".
Dagfinna f Icelandic
Feminine form of Dagfinnur.
Dagfinnur m Icelandic, Faroese
Icelandic and Faroese younger form of Dagfinnr.
Dagfrid f Norwegian
Norwegian form of Dagfríður.
Dagfríð f Faroese
Faroese form of Dagfríður.
Dagfríður f Icelandic (Archaic)
Icelandic combination of dagr "day" and fríðr "beautiful", originally "beloved".
Dagfryd m Norwegian
Norwegian variant of Dagfrid.
Daggeir m Icelandic (Rare)
Icelandic combination of dagr "day" and geirr "spear".
Daggrós f Icelandic (Modern)
Combination of the Old Norse name elements dǫgg "dew; wetness" and rós "rose".
Dagheiður f Icelandic
Younger form of Dagheiðr.
Daghild f Norwegian (Rare), Swedish (Rare)
Derived from Old Norse dagr "day" combined with Old Norse hildr "battle".
Dagmann m Icelandic (Rare)
Icelandic combination of dagr "day" and maðr "man".
Dagmoy f Faroese
Older Faroese form of Dagmar.
Dagmund m Norwegian
Derived from the Old Norse elements dagr "day" and mundr "protector".
Dagnýr m Icelandic
Icelandic masculine form of Dagný.
Dagrund f Norwegian
Variant of Dagrun.
Dagrunn f Norwegian
Variant of Dagrun.
Dagþór m Icelandic
Combination of Icelandic dagr "day" and þórr "thunder".
Dagulv m Norwegian (Rare)
Norwegian combination of dagr "day" and ulfr "wolf".
Dagvard m Norwegian (Rare)
Norwegian combination of dagr "day" and vǫrðr "guard".
Dagveig f Norwegian
Norwegian combination of dagr "day" and veig "power, strength".
Dagvi f Swedish (Rare)
Swedish form of Dagveig.
Dagvin m Norwegian (Rare)
Norwegian combination of dagr "day" and vinr "friend".
Dalbert m Icelandic (Rare)
Icelandic combination of dalr "dale, valley" and bjartr "light, shining".
Daldís f Icelandic
Combination of the Old Norse name elements dalr "dale, valley" and dís "goddess; woman, lady; sister" or dis "wise woman, seeress; woman, virgin".
Daley f Icelandic (Modern)
Combination of the Old Norse name elements dalr "dale, valley" and ey "island; flat land along a coast" (which is also often related to the Old Norse name element auja "(gift of) luck; fortune").
Dalía f Icelandic
Icelandic form of Dalia.
Dallilja f Icelandic (Modern, Rare)
Combination of the Old Norse name elements dalr "dale, valley" and lilja "lily".
Dalrós f Icelandic
Icelandic combination of dalr "dale, valley" and rós "rose".
Dalrún f Icelandic
Icelandic name with the combination of dalr "dale, valley" and rún "secret".
Dammö f Swedish (Archaic)
Variant of Dagmar traditionally found in Småland.
Danelíus m Icelandic (Rare)
Icelandic form of Danelius.
Danelius m Norwegian
Latinized form of Daniel.
Danía f Icelandic
Icelandic form of Dania.
Dánial m Faroese
Faroese form of Daniel.
Daníela f Icelandic
Icelandic form of Daniela.
Daníella f Icelandic
Icelandic form of Daniella.
Daníval m Icelandic (Rare)
Icelandic variant of Danival.
Danival m Icelandic
Icelandic variant of Daniel.
Danjal m Faroese
Faroese variant of Daniel.
Danvør f Faroese
Combination of the Old Norse name elements danr "a Dane; Danish" and vár "spring (the season); woman (in a poetic context); truth".
Darri m Icelandic
Originally an Old Norse byname meaning "long lazy man". The word is related to Old Norse darr "dart, spear".
Daði m Icelandic, Ancient Scandinavian
Uncertain origin. Possibly an Old Norse pet form of Davíð or Dagr, an Old Norse form of Tade, or an Old Norse form of an uncertain Celtic name.
Dávi m Faroese
Faroese variant of Dávid.
Davíd m Icelandic
Icelandic form of David.
Dávið m Faroese
Faroese form of David.
Dávur m Faroese
Faroese variant of Dávid.
Dea f Danish, Swedish, Croatian, Slovene, English
Of debated origin and meaning. Theories include a derivation from Latin dea "goddess" and short forms of Dorotea, Andrea and Desideria... [more]
Debóra f Icelandic, Hungarian
Icelandic and Hungarian form of Debora.
Deifobos m Romanian (Rare), Polish (Rare), Norwegian (Rare)
Romanian, Polish and Norwegian form of Deiphobus.
Demmus m Faroese
Faroese form of Demus.
Demus m Icelandic
Short form of Nicodemus.
Deodor m Norwegian (Archaic)
Former Norwegian variant of Teodor.
Desiré f Scandinavian, Italian (Modern)
Scandinavian and Italian variant of Désirée.
Detlof m Swedish
Swedish form of Detlef.
Detlov m Swedish
Swedish variant of Detlof.
Día f Icelandic
Icelandic form of Dia.
Diamant m Albanian, Danish
Means "diamond" in Albanian and Danish.
Díana f Icelandic
Icelandic form of Diana.
Díanna f Icelandic (Rare)
Icelandic form of Dianna.
Dicte f Danish
Shortened form of Benedicte.
Didde f Danish
Variant of Ditte.
Diderik m Dutch (Rare), Danish (Rare), Norwegian (Rare), Swedish (Rare)
Dutch variant of Diederik as well as a Danish, Norwegian and Swedish variant of Didrik.
Didrik m Danish (Rare), Norwegian, Swedish, Dutch (Rare)
Danish, Norwegian and Swedish form of Dietrich as well as a rare Dutch shortened form of Diederik.... [more]
Didrika f Swedish (Rare), Dutch (Rare)
Swedish feminine form of Didrik and rare Dutch variant of Diederika.
Dika f Swedish, Romani
Possibly a Romani (Gypsy) form of Hungarian name Duci.... [more]
Diljá f Icelandic
Icelandic form of Delia.
Dimmey f Icelandic (Rare)
Combination of the Old Norse name elements dimma "darkness" or dimmr "dark" and ey "island; flat land along a coast" (which is also often related to the Old Norse name element auja "(gift of) luck; fortune").
Dirch m Danish (Rare)
Variant of Dirk.
Disa f Swedish, Old Swedish
From a medieval Swedish form of the Old Norse name Dísa, a short form of other feminine names containing the element dís "goddess". This is the name of a genus of South African orchids, which honours a heroine in Swedish legend... [more]
Dísella f Icelandic (Modern)
Combination of the Old Norse name element dís "goddess; woman, lady; sister" or dis "wise woman, seeress; woman, virgin" and Ella.
Diðrik m Icelandic
Icelandic form of Didrik.
Díðrikur m Faroese
Faroese form of Didrik.
Ditlef m Swedish (Rare), Norwegian (Rare)
Swedish and Norwegian form of Detlef.
Ditleivur m Faroese
Faroese form of Ditlev.
Ditlev m Danish
Danish form of Detlef.
Ditmar m Danish (Rare), Swedish (Rare), Norwegian (Archaic), Silesian
Scandinavian variant and Silesian form of Dietmar.
Djóni m Faroese
Variant of Dion.
Dofri m Ancient Scandinavian, Icelandic, Norse Mythology
Meaning unknown. Possibly related to the word dofrar ("dale, valley"), or a word meaning "lazy one". In Norse mythology this is the name of a giant who lives on the mountain Dofrafjall.
Dögg f Icelandic
From Old Norse dǫgg "dew".
Døgg f Faroese
Faroese form of Dögg.
Dögun f Icelandic (Modern)
Directly taken from Icelandic dögun "dawn".
Domalde m Norse Mythology, Scandinavian
Modern Scandinavian form of Dómaldi, which is a variant form of the Old Norse name Dómaldr.... [more]
Dómaldi m Ancient Scandinavian, Norse Mythology, Icelandic (Archaic)
Variant of Dómaldr. Dómaldi was a legendary Swedish king who appears in the epic works 'Heimskringla' and 'Ynglinga saga' written in the 13th century by Snorri Sturluson.
Dómaldur m Icelandic (Rare, Archaic)
Icelandic younger form of Dómaldr.
Domar m Norse Mythology, Scandinavian, Swedish (Rare)
Modern Scandinavian form of both Dómari and Dómarr. However, when used in the context of Norse mythology, it strictly refers to the latter name.... [more]
Dómhildur f Icelandic
Younger form of Dómhildr.
Dónald m Icelandic
Icelandic form of Donald.
Dorald m Danish (Archaic), Dutch (Rare), English (American, Rare)
Possibly a variant spelling of Thorald in Denmark, but elsewhere (especially in the anglophone world), this name is most likely a combination of a name that contains the Greek element δῶρον (doron) meaning "gift" (such as Dorus and Theodore) with a name that ends in -ald (such as Archibald, Gerald and Ronald).... [more]
Dordei f Norwegian (Archaic)
Norwegian dialectal variant of Dordi recorded in Buskerud.
Dordi f Norwegian, Swedish (Rare, Archaic)
Diminutive of Dorede, which was a variant of Dorete, the Old Swedish form of Dorothea. It has been used in Sweden since at least the 16th century.
Doreta f Swedish (Archaic)
Contracted form of Dorotea.
Doritha f Swedish
Variant of Dorita.
Dormod m Norwegian
Combination of Greek doron "gift" and Germanic móðr "mind, spirit, courage" or a variant of Tormod.
Dóróthea f Icelandic
Icelandic form of Dorothea.
Dorta f Swedish (Archaic)
Contracted form of Doreta (see also Dorthe and Dörthe).
Drauma f Icelandic (Modern, Rare)
Directly taken from Old Norse draumr meaning "dream".
Draumey f Icelandic (Modern, Rare)
Combination of Old Norse draumr "dream" and ey "island; flat land along a coast" (which is also often related to the Old Norse name element auja "(gift of) luck; fortune").
Draupnir m Ancient Scandinavian, Norse Mythology, Icelandic
Means "goldsmith". Draupnir is the name of both a dwarf and Odin's golden arm ring, which he laid on Baldr's funeral pyre to show that Hel was the legitimate ruler of the Underworld... [more]
Dreki m Icelandic (Modern, Rare)
From Old Norse dreki meaning "dragon".
Dreng m Danish (Archaic), Literature
Derived from the Old Norse name Drængr meaning "young man, lad" or "bold man". It coincides with the modern Danish word dreng meaning "boy"... [more]
Drengur m Icelandic
Icelandic form of Drængr.
Drífa f Ancient Scandinavian, Icelandic, Norse Mythology
Old Norse name meaning "fall of snow, snowdrift". In Norse mythology, Drífa was a daughter of king Snær. She had two sisters, Mjǫll and Fǫnn and one brother, Þorri.
Driva f Swedish (Rare)
Swedish form of Drífa.
Dröfn f Icelandic
Icelandic form of Drǫfn.
Drömma f Swedish (Modern, Rare)
From Swedish drömma "to dream".
Droplaug f Ancient Scandinavian, Icelandic
Ancient Scandinavian and Icelandic name with the combination of drop "drop" and laug possibly meaning "betrothed woman".
Dropleyg f Faroese
Faroese modern form of Droplaug.
Drós f Faroese
Derived from Old Norse drós meaning "woman".
Drótt f Icelandic (Rare)
From Old Norse drótt "household, people" or from Old Norse drótt "the host of the king’s men, bodyguard of a king".
Drott m Swedish (Rare)
From Old Swedish drōt(t)in meaning "lord, master".
Dúa f Icelandic
Icelandic adoption of Dua.
Dúfa f Norse Mythology, Icelandic
Means "pitching wave" in Old Norse. In Norse mythology, Dúfa was one of nine daughters of Ægir and Rán.
Dúna f Icelandic (Rare)
Derived from Icelandic dún meaning "down (of the eider duck), eiderdown" (from Old Norse dūnn).
Dúnn m Icelandic (Modern, Rare)
From Old Norse dúnn meaning "(eider)-down".
Durita f Faroese
Faroese form of Dorita, itself a Scandinavian variant of Dorete (or Dorit).
Durið f Faroese
Faroese form of Dorit.
Duruta f Faroese
Variant of Durita.
Dyggve m Swedish (Rare)
Swedish form of Dyggvi.
Dynþór m Icelandic (Modern, Rare)
Icelandic combination of dynr "din", "noise", "clattering of hoofs" and þórr "thunder".
Dyra f Swedish (Rare)
Derived from the Old Norse element dýr "deer; wild animal" (though it is also associated with dýrr "dear; expensive"), perhaps via the Old Swedish (masculine) name Dyre or an Old Norse name such as Dýrhildr or Dýrfinna... [more]
Dýrfinna f Ancient Scandinavian, Icelandic
Derived from Old Icelandic dýr "deer" or dýrr "dear, precious" combined with finnr "Sámi, Laplander" (feminine finna).
Dýri m Icelandic (Rare), Ancient Scandinavian
Derived from Old Norse dýr "animal", but also associated with the Icelandic adjective dýr meaning "valuable, expensive, precious".
Dýrleif f Icelandic
Icelandic name with the combination of dýr "deer, wild animal" and leif "inheritance, legacy".
Dýrmundur m Icelandic
Icelandic name with the combination of dýr "deer" and mund "protection".
Dýrunn f Icelandic
Icelandic name with the combination of dýr "deer" and unnr "wave".
Dyveke f Frisian, Danish (Rare), Norwegian, Swedish (Rare)
Originally a Frisian diminutive of Dietlinde and other names beginning with the Old High German element thiot meaning "people". It is also associated with Frisian düveke "little dove".
Eastvold m & f Norwegian
Transferred use of the surname Eastvold.
Ebbi m Medieval English, Icelandic, Old Danish, Faroese
Old Danish, Icelandic and Faroese form of Ebbe.
Ebbot m Swedish (Modern)
Ebbot is Tobbe spelled backwards. It was popularized in Sweden by artist Ebbot Lundberg whose real name is Torbjörn.
Ebeneser m Icelandic
Icelandic variant of Ebenezer.
Eberhardt m Danish, German
German and Danish form of Eberhard.
Ebon f Swedish
Short form of Ebony and Ebonita.
Ebonney f Icelandic
Variant of Ebony.
Edbjørn m Norwegian
Derived from the Old English element ead "wealth, fortune" combined with the Old Norse element bjǫrn "bear".
Edel f German, German (Austrian), Danish, English, Finnish, Greenlandic, Icelandic, Norwegian, Sami, Swedish
Short form of names that begin with or end in the element "Edel-" meaning "noble", for example Edeltraud, Edelgard.... [more]
Edevart m Norwegian
Variant of Edvard.
Edgeir m Norwegian (Rare)
Norwegian variant of Edgar.
Edias m Norwegian
Norwegian form of Egidius.
Edling m Swedish (Rare)
Combination of the Germanic name element adal "noble" and the suffix -ing (compare Erling, Elving and Henning).
Edvina f Croatian, Lithuanian, Danish (Rare), Norwegian (Rare), Swedish (Rare), Slovene, Hungarian
Croatian, Slovene, Hungarian, Lithuanian and Scandinavian form of Edwina.
Effe m & f Swedish (Rare)
Female variant of Effi. As a male name, probably a diminutive of Efraim.
Effi f Swedish (Rare, Archaic), Danish (Rare, Archaic), Norwegian (Archaic), Hungarian, German (Archaic), Literature
Scandinavian diminutive of Eufemia, German diminutive of Elfriede and Hungarian diminutive of Eufémia and Elfrida... [more]
Efva f Swedish (Rare)
Variant of Eva.
Egard m Swedish (Rare)
Possibly a Swedish form of Eckhard.
Egede m Danish (Rare)
Transferred use of the Danish surname Egede, mainly used in Greenland.
Egedía f Icelandic (Rare)
Icelandic form of Egidia.
Egel m Sami, Swedish (Rare)
Sami and Swedish dialectal variant of Egil.
Egert m Finnish, Estonian, Swedish (Rare)
Variant of Eggert. Egert Haglund was a Swedish Formula-3 racing car driver.
Eggrún f Icelandic (Rare)
Icelandic name with the combination of egg "edge" (of a weapon) and rún "secret".
Eggþór m Icelandic
Icelandic name with the combination of egg "edge of a weapon" and þórr "thunder".
Egild m Danish
Danish variant of Egil.
Egir m Norwegian
Norwegian variant of Ægir.
Egla f Icelandic
Feminine form of Egill.
Ehva f Swedish (Rare)
Variant of Eva.
Eida f Low German (Archaic), Swedish (Rare), Norwegian (Rare), Finnish
Frisian variant of Ida, the Frisian short form of Old High German names beginning with Agi- and a short form of Nordic names beginning with Eid-.
Eidbjørg f Norwegian
A Norwegian name with the combination of eiðr "oath" and bjǫrg "help, deliverance".
Eidi f Norwegian (Rare), Swedish (Rare), Greenlandic
Uncertain origin. Could be a Norwegian dialectal form of Heidi. The name is predominately used in Vestfold, Norway.
Eidis f & m Norwegian
Variant of Eydis or Edias.
Eidunn f Norwegian (Archaic)
Combination of Old Norse eiðr "oath" and unnr "wave" or unna "to love".
Eiel m Norwegian
Norwegian variant of Eigil.
Eigil m Danish, Norwegian
Variant of Egil.
Eigild m Danish
Danish variant of Eigil.
Eigill m Norwegian
Norwegian dialectal variant of Egil.
Eijolf m Norwegian
Norwegian form of Eyjólfur.
Eik f Icelandic, Faroese
Derived from Old Norse eik "oak".
Eikar m Icelandic (Modern, Rare)
Icelandic name with the combination of eik "oak" and herr "army".
Eila f Norwegian, Finnish, Swedish, Danish, Estonian
Norwegian dialectical short form of Elina.
Eileiv m Norwegian
Norwegian younger form of Æilæifr.
Eili f Norwegian (Rare), Swedish (Rare)
Norwegian dialectal variant of Eila or Eli.
Eilif m Medieval Scandinavian, Danish, Faroese, Norwegian, Swedish (Rare)
Eilif originates from the Norse name Æilífr, which is either a variant of Æilæifr or combined by either aina, which means "alone" or "one", or aiwa, which means "always", and Leifr which means "heir".
Eilin f Norwegian, Faroese
Norwegian and Faroese variant of Elin as well as a Norwegian and Faroese adoption of Eileen.
Eiliv m Norwegian
Variant of Eilif.
Eilov f Norwegian (Rare)
Norwegian name, possibly a feminine form of Eilev or Eileiv, which are Norwegian forms of Old Norse Eileifr.
Eimar m Norwegian (Rare), Swedish (Rare)
Combination of ei, a modern name element of uncertain origin, and Old Norse mærr "famous".
Eimund m & f Norwegian, Finnish (Rare)
Modern form of Eymundr.
Eindís f Icelandic
From the Old Norse elements ein "one, alone" and dís "goddess".
Eindri m Faroese
Faroese modern form of Eindriði.
Einer m Danish, Norwegian, Swedish
Danish variant of Einar.
Einert m Swedish (Rare)
Variant form of Einhard.
Einride m Norwegian
Norwegian modern form of Æinriði.
Einþór m Icelandic
Icelandic name with the combination of einn "one, alone" and þórr "thunder".
Eirdís f Icelandic (Rare)
Combination of the Old Norse name elements eir "protection; peace; calm; help; mercy; benignity" and dís "goddess; woman, lady; sister" or dis "wise woman, seeress; woman, virgin".
Eirfinna f Icelandic (Rare)
Combination of the Old Norse name elements eir "protection; peace; calm; help; mercy; benignity" and finnr "a Finn; a Lapp".
Eirhild f Norwegian
Norwegian name with the combination of eir "protection, peace, calm, help" and hildr "battle,fight".
Eiríka f Icelandic
Feminine form of Eiríkur.
Eirikur m Faroese
Faroese form of Eiríkr (see Eric).
Eiril f Norwegian
Variant of Eirhild.
Eirill f Norwegian
Variant of Eirhild.
Eirin f Scandinavian (Rare)
Elaborated form of Eir as well as a variant of Irene (via Airin, a Norwegian, Swedish and Danish variant reflecting the English pronunciation of Irene).
Eirný f Ancient Scandinavian, Icelandic
Combination of the Old Norse name elements eir "protection; peace; calm; help; mercy; benignity" and "new moon, waxing moon" or nýr "new; young; fresh".