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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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".
Eirunn f Norwegian
Norwegian form of Eyrún.
Eisinbjørg f Faroese
Faroese combination of ėisa "fire", "pyre" and bjarga "to help, save, rescue".
Eiðný f Icelandic (Rare)
Combination of the Old Norse name elements eiðr "oath" and nýr "new; young; fresh" or "new moon; waxing moon".
Eiðunn f Icelandic
Icelandic form of Eidunn.
Eiður m Icelandic
Icelandic younger form of Eiðr.
Eiðvør f Faroese
Combination of the Old Norse name elements eiðr "oath" and vár "spring (the season); woman (in a poetic context); truth".
Eivin m Norwegian
Variant form of Eivind. Known bearers of this name include the Norwegian jazz musician Eivin One Pedersen (1956-2012) and Eivin Kilcher from the reality TV series "Alaska: The Last Frontier".
Eivindur m Faroese
Faroese modern form of Eivindr.
Eivinn m Norwegian
Variant of Eivind.
Eivør f Faroese
Variant of Eiðvør and Eyðvør as well as a younger form of Eyvǫr... [more]
Eivor f Swedish, Norwegian
From the Old Norse name Eyvör or Eyvǫr, which was derived from the elements *auja "gift, good fortune" (or ey "island"; compare Eyja) and vor "vigilant, cautious" (also associated with vár, a poetic word for "woman").
Ejan f Swedish (Modern, Rare)
Swedish pet form of Eja, itself a variant of Eija.
Eje m Swedish
Swedish diminutive of Einar, Erik and Esaias.
Ejgil m Danish
Danish variant of Eigil.
Ejgild m Danish
Danish variant of Eigil.
Ejler m Danish
Variant of Eiler.
Ejner m Danish
Variant of Einar.
Ejnert m Swedish (Rare)
Very rare variant of Einert.
Ejvin m Danish
Variant of Eivin.
Ejvor f Swedish
Variant of Eivor.
Ekke m Finnish, Swedish, Estonian
Finnish and Swedish diminutive of Erik. As an Estionian name, it might also be derived from various Germanic names beginning with the name element ag (compare Ekkehard).
Elaf m Medieval English, Danish
Danish modern form of Æilafr.
Elberg m Norwegian, Icelandic
Norwegian and Icelandic masculine form of Elbjørg.
Elbjørn m Norwegian (Rare)
Norwegian variant of Eldbjørn.
Elda f Danish, Finnish, Norwegian, Swedish (Rare)
Short form of names containing the element eld, from Old Norse eldr, "fire".
Eldar m Norwegian, Swedish, Danish (Rare), Icelandic (Rare)
Combination of Old Norse eldr "fire" and herr "army, warrior".
Eldbjörg f Icelandic, Swedish (Rare)
Icelandic and Swedish form of Eldbjørg.
Eldbjørg f Norwegian, Faroese
Variant of Hallbjørg, the first element sometimes associated with Old Norse eldr meaning "fire".
Eldbjørn m Norwegian, Faroese
Combination of eldr "fire" and biǫrn "bear".
Eldey f Icelandic
Combination of the Old Norse name elements eldr "fire" and ey "island; flat land along a coast" (which is also often related to the Old Norse name element auja "(gift of) luck; fortune").
Eldgrímur m Icelandic
Icelandic younger form of Eldgrímr.
Eldis f Norwegian (Rare)
Combination of eld meaning "fire" and dis meaning "goddess, wise woman".
Eldlilja f Icelandic (Modern, Rare)
Combination of the Old Norse name elements eldr "fire" and lilja "lily". This is also the Nordic name of a Chinese lily (flower, Lat. Lilium davidii).
Eldmar m Icelandic
Icelandic name with the combination of eldr "fire" and mari "famous".
Eldrid f Norwegian
From the Old Norse name Eldríðr, possibly from the elements eldr "fire" and fríðr "beautiful". Alternatively it may have derived from the Old English name Æðelþryð or the Old High German name Hildifrid (via Frankish Eldrit).
Eldrið f Faroese
Faroese form of Eldríðr.
Eldrún f Icelandic
Icelandic form of Eldrun.
Eldrun f Norwegian
Norwegian name with the combination of eldr "fire" and rún "secret".
Eldþóra f Icelandic (Modern, Rare)
Modern coinage based on the Old Norse element eldr "fire" (cf. Éldi, Eldlilja) combined with the name of the Norse god Þórr (see Thor).
Eldur m Icelandic
Icelandic form of Éldi.
Elentínus m Icelandic (Rare)
Icelandic male form of Elentina.
Elfráður m Icelandic (Rare, Archaic)
Icelandic younger form of Elfráðr.
Elgunn f Norwegian
Norwegian name with the combination of eldr "fire" and gunnr "battle, fight" or combination of Ella and gunnr "battle, fight".
Elía m & f Icelandic (Modern, Rare)
Icelandic form of Elia.
Elíana f Icelandic
Icelandic form of Eliana.
Eliane f Dutch, German, Swedish (Rare), Norwegian (Rare), Danish (Rare)
Dutch, German and Norwegian form of Eliana (see Éliane).
Elida f Norwegian, Swedish (Rare), Danish (Rare), Finnish (Rare), Faroese
Variant of Ellida, a feminine form of Elliði.
Eliesar m Faroese
Faroese form of Elieser.
Elíeser m Icelandic (Rare)
Icelandic form of Eliezer.
Elín f Icelandic
Icelandic form of Elin.
Elínbet f Icelandic (Modern, Rare)
Combination of Elín and the suffix -bet (taken from names like Elísabet) as well as a blend of Elín and Elísabet.
Elinbjørg f Faroese
Faroese form of Elínbjörg.
Elínbjört f Icelandic (Rare)
Combination of Elín and the suffix björt meaning "bright" (from Old Norse bjartr).
Elínborg f Icelandic
Combination of Elín and the Old Norse name element borg "stronghold, fortification, castle" or bjǫrg "help; deliverance".
Elinborg f Faroese, Danish, Icelandic (Modern, Rare)
Faroese and Danish form and Icelandic variant of Elínborg.
Elíndís f Icelandic (Modern)
Combination of Elín and the Old Norse name element dís "goddess; woman, lady; sister" or dis "wise woman, seeress; woman, virgin".
Elíngunnur f Icelandic (Rare)
Combination of Elín and gunnr "battle, fight".
Elínheiður f Icelandic (Modern, Rare)
Combination of Elín and the Old Norse name element heiðr "bright; clear; cloudless; honor".
Elínmundur m Icelandic
Icelandic name with the combination of Elín and mund "protection".
Elinóra f Icelandic
Icelandic form of Elinor.
Elínrós f Icelandic
Combination of Elín and the Old Norse name element rós "rose".
Elísa f Icelandic
Icelandic form of Elisa.
Elisif f Norwegian (Rare), Danish (Rare), Swedish (Rare)
Variant of Elisiv, the Old Swedish form of the Russian name Yelizaveta.
Elisiv f Old Swedish, Swedish
Old Swedish form of Elizabeth via Russian Yelizaveta
Elisva m Norwegian, Danish
Norwegian and Danish form of Elishua.
Elith m Danish
Danish variant of Eli.
Elíza f Icelandic (Modern)
Icelandic adoption of Eliza as well as a variant of Elísa.
Eljena f Swedish (Archaic)
Variant of Helena traditionally found in Scania.
Ellabritt f Swedish (Rare)
Combination of Ella and Britt.
Ellaug f Norwegian
Norwegian combination of eldr "fire" or Elin and laug possibly meaning "betrothed woman".
Ellbjørg f Norwegian
Norwegian dialectal variant of Eldbjørg.
Ellef m Norwegian, Danish
Variant of Ellev.
Ellentina f Swedish (Modern, Rare)
Combination of Ellen and the name suffix -tina.
Ellert m West Frisian, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish
West Frisian variant of Allert and Scandinavian variant of Eilert.
Ellev m Norwegian
Norwegian younger form of Eileiv.
Elley f Icelandic (Modern)
Combination of Ell-, a new name element taken from names like Ella, Ellen, Elin and the like, and the Old Norse name element ey "island; flat land along a coast" (which is also often related to the Old Norse name element auja "(gift of) luck; fortune").
Ellindur m Faroese
Faroese variant of Erlendur.
Elling m Norwegian, Swedish
Norwegian variant of Erling meaning "descendent of the jarl".
Ellinore f Swedish
Variant of Ellinor.
Ellisif f Icelandic, Medieval Scandinavian
Icelandic form of Elizabeth. It originated as a "Nordicized" form of Yelizaveta, the original Russian name of the 11th-century Rus' princess (daughter of the Kievan ruler Yaroslav) who married King Haraldr III of Norway.
Elliði m Icelandic
Means "fast-sailing ship" in Old Norse. It was traditionally used as a ship name, not as a masculine personal name. In the Icelandic legendary saga 'Friðþjófssaga', it was the name of Friðþjófr's ship.
Ellý f Icelandic
Icelandic form of Elly.
Elsba f Faroese
Contracted form of Elsuba, itself the Faroese form of Elsebe. .
Elsbet f Swedish (Rare), Faroese
Contracted form of Elisabet.
Elsebe f Low German (Archaic), Medieval Baltic, Medieval Scandinavian, Old Norwegian, Norwegian (Rare)
Low German variant of Elsabe, recorded between the 15th and 18th centuries, which was also used in 15th-century Latvia and in Medieval Norway.
Elsebritt f Swedish (Rare)
Combination of Elsa and Britt.
Elselill f Swedish (Rare), Norwegian (Rare)
Combination of Else and lilla "little".
Elsi f Finnish, Swedish
Diminutive of Elisabet.
Elsuba f Faroese
Faroese form of Elsebe.
Elsubet f Faroese
Faroese form of Elsebet.
Elv m Danish (?)
Variant of Alf-1.
Elvi f Finnish, Estonian, Swedish (Rare), Danish (Rare), Norwegian (Rare), Icelandic (Rare)
Finnish and Estonian short form of Elviira, Estonian short form of Elviine and Elfriede and Scandinavian short form of Elvira, Elvina, Ellevi, Elsevi and Elva.
Elvida f Norwegian (Rare)
Norwegian combination of Ella and viðr "forest, wood, tree".
Elving m Swedish
Swedish name of uncertain meaning. Possibly derived from Old Norse alfr "elf", Swedish älv "river", or Swedish elva "eleven".
Elvy f Swedish
Swedish form of Elvi.
Elvý f Icelandic (Rare)
Icelandic form of Elvy.
Emanúel m Icelandic
Icelandic form of Emanuel.
Embjør f Norwegian (Rare, Archaic)
Norwegian dialectal short form of Embjørg.
Embjørg f Norwegian
Norwegian dialectal variant of Ingeborg.
Eme f Swedish
Short form of Emelia.
Emeli f English (Modern), Swedish, Norwegian (Rare), Danish (Rare)
Variant of Emily. A notable bearer is Scottish singer Emeli Sandé.
Emelía f Icelandic
Icelandic form of Emelia.
Emelian m Norwegian
Masculine form of Emelia.
Emelíana f Icelandic
Icelandic form of Emeliana.
Emelius m Swedish, Norwegian
Masculine form of Emelia.
Emeralda f Icelandic (Modern, Rare)
Icelandic adoption of Emerald.
Emerentia f Late Roman, Dutch, German (Rare), Swedish (Rare), Judeo-Christian Legend
Feminine form of Emerentius. This name belonged to an early Christian martyr, and is also assigned to the mother of Saint Anna and grandmother of the Virgin Mary in some late 15th-century European traditions.
Emerentse f Norwegian (Archaic)
Norwegian variant of Emerentia.
Emfrid f Swedish (Rare)
Younger, dialectal form of Arnfríðr predominantly found in Norrland.
Emilíana f Icelandic
Icelandic form of Emiliana. A well-known bearer of this name is Icelandic singer Emilíana Torrini.
Emilius m Danish, Dutch
Variant of Aemilius (see Emil).
Emilý f Icelandic, Faroese
Icelandic and Faroese form of Emily.
Emina f Swedish, Danish, Norwegian
Diminutive of Emma.
Eminda f Norwegian
Extended form of Minda.
Emine f Scandinavian
Variant of Emina.
Emmý f Icelandic (Modern, Rare)
Icelandic form of Emmy.
Emund m Old Swedish, Swedish (Rare), Norwegian (Rare)
Old Swedish form of Æimundr or a variant of Ømund. Æimundr is derived from Old Norse einn "one, alone" and mund "protection"... [more]
Emý f Icelandic (Rare)
Icelandic form of Emy.
Enar m Old Swedish, Old Danish, Swedish, Estonian
Old Danish, Old Swedish and Swedish younger form of Æinarr as well as an Estonian variant of Einar.
Endor m Norwegian
Norwegian form of Einþór.
Endrike f Norwegian (Archaic)
Feminine form of Endre.
Endrine f Norwegian (Archaic)
Feminine form of Endre.
Engeborg f Swedish
Dialectal variant of Ingeborg.
Engebret m Norwegian (Rare)
Norwegian form of Engelbert.
Engelbrekt m Swedish
Swedish form of Angilberct. ... [more]
Engiljón m Icelandic (Rare)
Icelandic combination of ǫngul-l "hook for fishing" and Jón.
Engla f Swedish, Norwegian (Rare), Danish (Rare), Icelandic (Modern)
Strictly feminine form of the Old German name Engel as well as a Swedish dialectal form of Ingel. ... [more]
Engvold m Norwegian (Archaic)
Former Norwegian variant of Ingvald.
Enhard m Swedish
Swedish form of Einhard.
Enika f Old Swedish, Icelandic (Rare)
Rare Icelandic and Old Swedish name of unknown origin.
Ennert m Swedish (Archaic)
Former variant of Enhard.
Enny f Scandinavian
Variant form of Enna (inspired by Jenny, Henny and other names ending with -ny)
Enóla f Icelandic (Modern, Rare)
Icelandic adoption of Enola.
Erk m Swedish (Rare, Archaic), West Frisian (Rare), North Frisian (Rare)
Swedish dialectal form of Erik as well as the West Frisian and North Frisian form of Erik.
Erla f English (Rare), Icelandic, Faroese, Swedish (Rare), Norwegian (Rare), Danish (Rare), Estonian (Rare)
Scandinavian feminine form of Jarl (compare Erle), and an English feminine form of Earl. This also coincides with the Icelandic and Faroese name for a type of bird, commonly known as "wagtail" in English (erla (or maríuerla) being derived from Old Norse ertla).
Erlar m Icelandic
Icelandic masculine form of Erla.
Ermanarik m Dutch, Norwegian, Swedish (Archaic)
Dutch, Norwegian and Swedish form of Ermanaric.
Ermenga f Icelandic (Modern, Rare)
Icelandic short form of Ermengard.
Ernar m Norwegian, Swedish (Rare)
Masculine form of Erna.
Ernes m Swedish, Danish
Variant of Ernest.
Ernfrid m Swedish
Swedish form of Ehrenfried.
Erolvur m Faroese
Faroese variant of Herolvur.
Erpur m Icelandic
Icelandic form of Erpr.
Esajas m Danish, Norwegian, Swedish (Rare)
Scandinavian form of Isaiah.
Esekias m Norwegian (Rare)
Norwegian spelling of Ezekias.
Esekíel m Icelandic
Icelandic form of Hesekiel.
Esekiel m Faroese
Faroese form of Esekíel.
Esja f Icelandic
Derived from Old Norse esja, which denotes a kind of clay.
Esjar m Icelandic
Maculine form of Esja, a kind of clay in Icelandic
Eske m Danish
Modern Danish form of Esger.... [more]
Eskild m Danish, Norwegian
Variant form of Askild.
Eskilda f Faroese
Feminine form of Eskild.
Eskilina f Swedish (Archaic)
Feminine form of Eskil.
Esmar m Faroese
Modern Faroese form of Ásmarr.
Esra m German, Scandinavian
German and Scandinavian form of Ezra.
Essa f Swedish (Modern, Rare)
Diminutive of names beginning with Es- (see Esther or Estelle), and or ending with -essa (see Vanessa or Tessa).
Essy f Swedish
Variant of Essi.
Esta f Faroese, Estonian
Faeroese and Estonian variant of Ester. As an Estonian name, since the 19th century Esta has been associated with Estonia, the Latin name of the country.
Esten m Norwegian
Variant of Øystein.
Estine f Norwegian (Archaic)
Feminine form of Esten.
Estiva f Icelandic (Modern, Rare)
Name of unknown origin and meaning. Possibly from a place name in Brazil.
Estur f Faroese
Faroese variant of Ester.
Etan m French, Swedish (Rare), English (American, Modern, Rare), German (?)
Variant of Ethan, influenced by the French or Hebrew pronunciation of the name. Used in the German and Swedish translation of the Bible. A famous bearer of the name is Israeli-American director Etan Cohen.
Eðla f Faroese
Faroese form of Edla.
Eðvald m Icelandic
Variant of Edvald.
Eðvarð m Icelandic (Archaic)
Icelandic form of Edvard.
Ette f Danish (Rare)
Variant of Etta.
Eugén m Swedish
Variant of Eugen.
Eurik m Croatian, Dutch, Frisian, Norwegian, Swedish (Archaic)
Croatian, Dutch, Frisian, Norwegian and Swedish form of Euric.
Evachristina f Swedish (Rare)
Combination of Eva and Christina. More commonly spelled with a hyphen, Eva-Christina.
Evalena f Swedish
Combination of Eva and Lena.
Evalill f Swedish (Rare)
Combination of Eva and lilla "little".
Evalotte f Swedish (Rare), German (Rare), Dutch (Rare)
Combination of Eva and Lotte. The variant Eva-Lotta was used by Swedish author Astrid Lindgren in her Kalle Blomkvist series of books (1946, 1951, 1953), where it belongs to a friend of the central character.
Evanna f Swedish (Modern, Rare), Welsh, Irish, Scottish, English, Italian (Rare)
Either the feminine form of Evan and a combination of Eva and Anna.... [more]
Evelill f Swedish
Variant of Evalill.
Evely f Danish (Rare), Swedish (Rare), Estonian (Modern)
Combination of Eve and Ly and variant of Eveli.
Evgenía f Icelandic (Rare)
Icelandic form of Evgenia.
Evin m Scandinavian
Variant of Even.
Evine f Norwegian (Rare)
Feminine form of Evin.
Evíta f Icelandic (Rare)
Icelandic form of Evita.
Evlalía f Icelandic
Icelandic form of Eulalia.
Ewelyne f Swedish (Rare)
Another way of spelling evelyn or Evelina
Eyberg m Icelandic
Feminine form of Eyborg.
Eybjörg f Icelandic
Icelandic variant of Eyborg.
Eybjört f Icelandic
Icelandic name with the combination of ey "island" and bjartr "light", "shining".
Eyborg f Icelandic (Modern, Rare)
Icelandic younger form of Øyborg.
Eydna f Faroese
Faroese younger form of Auðr.
Eyfríður f Icelandic (Rare)
Icelandic form of Øyfrid.
Eygló f Icelandic
Icelandic combination of ey "good fortune" or "island" and glóa "to shine, glitter".
Eyja f Ancient Scandinavian, Icelandic
Old Norse name of obscure origin, possibly from Proto-Norse *auja "good fortune, gift, (luck) giver" or *aiwa "always".... [more]
Eyjalín f Icelandic (Rare)
Icelandic variant of Eylín.
Eyjólfur m Icelandic
Composed from the Germanic name elements EY (with unclear meanings) and ULF "wolf".... [more]
Eylaugur m Icelandic (Archaic)
Icelandic younger form of Eylaugr.
Eyleif f Icelandic
Feminine form of Eyleifur.
Eyleifur m Icelandic
Icelandic younger form of Øylæifr.
Eylín f Icelandic (Rare)
Combination of the Old Norse name elements ey "island; flat land along a coast" (which is also often related to the Old Norse name element auja "(gift of) luck; fortune") and lín "flax, linen; linen garment, linen gear".
Eymar m Icelandic
Icelandic combination of ey "island" or "good fortune" and mærr "famous".
Eyolf m Norwegian
Old Norse, meaning "Lucky Wolf." Also appears in Henrik Ibsen's play "Little Eyolf."
Eyríkur m Icelandic (Rare)
Icelandic younger form of Øyríkr.
Eyrós f Icelandic (Rare)
Combination of the Old Norse name elements ey "island; flat land along a coast" (which is also often related to the Old Norse name element auja "(gift of) luck; fortune") and rós "rose".
Eyrún f Icelandic
Combination of the Old Norse name elements ey "island; flat land along a coast" (which is also often related to the Old Norse name element auja "(gift of) luck; fortune") and rún "secret; secret lore".
Eystein m Norwegian
Norwegian form of Eysteinn.
Eyð f Faroese
Faroese feminine name meaning "riches".
Eyðálvur m Faroese
Faroese variant form of Eyðolvur.
Eyðbjartur m Faroese
Masculine form of Eyðbjørt.
Eyðbjørt f Faroese
Faroese form of Auðbjört.
Eyðfríð f Faroese
Faroese younger form of Auðfríðr.
Eyðgerð f Faroese
Faroese modern form of Auðgærðr.
Eyðgrímur m Faroese
Faroese modern form of Auðgrímr.
Eyðgunn f Faroese
Faroese younger form of Auðguðr.
Eyðhild f Faroese
Faroese younger form of Auðhildr.
Eyðmar m Faroese
Faroese form of Otmar.
Eyðnar m Faroese
Variant of Einar.
Eyðolvur m Faroese
Faroese modern form of Auðulfr.
Eyþór m Icelandic
Combination of ey "good fortune" or "island" and þórr "thunder". Famous bearer is Eyþór Ingi Gunnlaugsson (born 29 May 1989), Icelandic singer.
Eyþóra f Icelandic
Feminine form of Eyþór.