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HaflínafIcelandic Composed of Old Icelandic haf "sea" and Lína, an Old Norse form of the Christian name Lina (occurs in 'Landnámabók' in ch. 48 belonging to Lína, daughter of Þórleif Þórðardóttir), as well as the modern Icelandic form... [more]
HanneyfIcelandic (Modern, Rare) Icelandic combination of Hanna 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").
HårekmNorwegian Norwegian younger form of Hárekr. Famous bearers are Hårek Ludvig Hansen (14 July 1901 – 1 March 1996), Norwegian politician for the Conservative Party and Hårek Elvenes (born 17 June 1959), Norwegian politician for the Conservative Party.
HarpafIcelandic Icelandic name, likely taken from that of the first summer month in the old Icelandic calendar, which is thought to have originally been named for a lost pre-Christian goddess. It is also associated with the Old Norse word harpa meaning both "harp" and "(the constellation) Lyra".
HelfridfSwedish The origins of this name (first documented in 1816) are uncertain, though it could be a Swedish feminine form of Helfried or a variant of Hallfrid (the Norwegian form of Hallfríðr), the initial syllable possibly influenced by Helga (which is ultimately related to the first element in Eloise).
HerimMedieval Scandinavian, Faroese, Danish Faroese name of uncertain derivation, used since at least the 14th century. It is possibly a diminutive of names beginning with the Old Norse element herr meaning "army", or derived from Old Norse héri "hare" or "hare-hearted"... [more]
HerjemSwedish (Rare) Short form of names beginning with Old Norse name elements Här- or Her- meaning "army".
HervorfSwedish, Norwegian (Rare), Medieval Scandinavian Swedish and Norwegian form of Hervǫr. This was the name of two heroines in the 'Hervarar saga', written in the 13th century. It also appears in 'Landnámabók' (in chapter 10, belonging to Hervor, daughter of Þórgerðr Eylaugsdóttir).
HjálmeyfIcelandic (Rare) Combination of the Old Norse name elements hjalmr "helmet; protection" and ey "island; flat land along a coast" (which is also often related to the Old Norse name element auja "(gift of) luck; fortune").
HlédísfAncient Scandinavian, Icelandic Combination of the Old Norse name elements hlē-r "ocean, sea (used in poetic contexts)" and dís "goddess; woman, lady; sister" or dis "wise woman, seeress; woman, virgin".
HlífarmIcelandic Icelandic combination of hlíf "cover", "shelter", "protection", esp. "shield" and herr "army".
HlínfAncient Scandinavian, Norse Mythology, Icelandic Means "protection" in Old Norse, the root of which is Old Icelandic hleina "to save, protect, defend" (ultimately relating to Old English hlæna and modern English lean; also "the related noun hlein is used of the upright warp-weighted loom, which is leaned against a wall in use")... [more]
Holmfridm & fSwedish Combination of Old Norse name elements holmr "small island" and friðr "peace" or fríðr "beautiful, beloved". The name was originally a feminine name, but is nowadays almost exclusively masculine.