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Peo m Swedish
Swedish diminutive of Per
and other names with the initials P and O.
Punkt m Swedish (Rare, Archaic)
Means "full stop, point, dot" in Swedish (from Latin punctum
). This name was traditionally given to ensure that its bearer would be his (or her?) parents' last child.
Py f Swedish
Meaning uncertain. It could be derived from Swedish pyre
"small child, tot".
Rara f Swedish (Rare)
Derived from Swedish rar
meaning "sweet, dear, cute, nice", originally "rare" (and ultimately from Latin rarus
"thinly sown"). It was first used as a Swedish name in the 19th century (more precisely, 1862).
Rein f Swedish
Short form of German names beginning with Rein-
, short form of Nordic names beginning with Hrein-
, or short form of Nordic names beginning with Reyn-
Rig m Swedish
Short form of names containing the name element RIK
or a Swedish form of Rex
Ringvor f Swedish
Swedish name with the combination of hringr
"ring (piece of jewelry)" and vár
"spring". It might have been influenced by Ingvor
Roine m & f Swedish, Finnish (Rare)
From the name of a lake in Häme, Finland. There are theories on the origin of this name, it could've come from Germanic hreini
meaning "clean, clear" or from Pre-Germanic/Baltic *kroinis
meaning "clean"... [more
Ronia f Literature, English, Swedish
Variant of Ronja
used in the English translation of Swedish children's book 'Ronja Rövardotter' ('Ronia the Robber's Daughter') by Astrid Lindgren.
Sällvi f Swedish (Archaic)
Swedish name with the combination of sæll
"blissful", "happy" and vé
"home", "temple", "sanctuary".
Schamyl m Swedish (Rare)
Derived from the name of the leader of the Caucasian resistance to Imperial Russia in the 1800s, Imam Shamil
. A notable bearer was Swedish film director Schamyl Bauman (1893-1966).
Seved m Swedish
A more modern variant of the old Norse name Sigvid consisting of the Old Norse elements 'sig' meaning victory and 'vidh' meaning forest. It is also possible that Seved is a Swedish spelling change of the Latin name Severinus.
Sidkia m Finnish, Norwegian, Swedish
Finnish, Norwegian and Swedish form of Tzidqiyyahu
). This name appears in the Swedish and Norwegian translations of the Bible, but is not used as a given name in Sweden or Norway.
Signar m Norwegian, Swedish
Derived from Old Norse sigr
"victory" combined with Old Norse harja
Signhild f Norwegian, Swedish
Possibly from an Old High German name composed of the elements sigu
"victory" and hild
"battle", or perhaps derived from the Nordic name Signelill
Sigun f Swedish
Combination of Old Norse name elements sigr
"victory" and unna
Sigyn f Norse Mythology, Swedish
Means "victorious girl-friend" from the Old Norse elements sigr
"victory" and vinr
"friend" (feminine vina
). In Norse mythology Sigyn was the wife of the trickster god Loki. When he was chained to a rock by the other gods, Sigyn stayed by her husband's side, holding a basin over his face to catch the venom dripping from a serpent that Skaði
had fastened above him; still a few drops fell onto Loki, causing him to writhe in pain so violently that he caused earthquakes... [more
Sivar m Swedish (Rare)
Swedish dialectal variant of Sigvard
. A famous bearer is Ernst Nils Sivar Erik Arnér (13 March 1909 - 13 January 1997), Swedish author.
Sivborg f Swedish
Swedish name with the combination of Siv
"to help, save, rescue".
Smilla f Swedish, German, Literature
Invented by Danish author Peter Høeg (for the heroine of his 1992 novel 'Smilla's Sense of Snow'), who based it on Danish smil
"smile" and the Greenlandic name Miillaaraq
"humming (of an insect)".
Snöfrid f Swedish (Rare)
Swedish form of the Old Norse name Snæfríðr
, derived from the elements snær
"snow" and fríðr
Solborg f Norwegian (Rare), Swedish (Rare)
From an Old Norse name derived from the elements sól
meaning "the sun" (or sölr
"sun-coloured, yellow, sallow"; according to NordicNames.de, this name element's original meaning of "house with one room, big room, hall" (compare Salabert
) has been displaced by the later interpretation "sun") and björg
Solstråle f & m Swedish (Modern, Rare)
Means "ray of sunshine" in Swedish (a combination of Swedish sol
"sun" and stråle
"ray, beam"). It's also used as an affectionate term for a happy person, often a child.
Stieg m Swedish (Rare)
Variant of Stig
. A known bearer was the Swedish writer Stieg Larsson (1954-2004), author of the 'Girl with the Dragon Tattoo' trilogy, born Karl Stig-Erland Larsson.
Svenne m Swedish, Danish
Diminutive of Sven
. It is also a slang word for "Swede", mostly used ironically or derogatory.
Tengil m Swedish (Rare), Literature
From Old Norse þengill
meaning "prince, king". Tengil is the main antagonist in Swedish author Astrid Lindgren's novel 'The Brothers Lionheart' from 1973.