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  • Jorgen - YAWR-gen
    Danish Meaning: The name Jorgen is a Danish baby name. In Danish the meaning of the name Jorgen is: Farmer.
    Meaning: Farmer, Origin: Danish
  • Mikkel - MIK-kehl
    Hebrew Meaning: The name Mikkel is a Hebrew baby name. In Hebrew the meaning of the name Mikkel is: Gift from God.
    Meaning: Like the lord, Origin: Danish
  • Agnete - ag-NEH-te
    The meaning of the name “Agnete” is: “Chaste”. Categories: Danish Names, Norwegian Names, Scandinavian Names. Used in: Danish speaking countries, Norwegian speaking countries.
    Meaning: Sacred, Chaste, Origin: Danish, Greek
  • Agnetha - AG-ne-tah
    The name Agneta is a Greek baby name. In Greek the meaning of the name Agneta is: Poor, pure, or chaste. St. Agnes was a 3rd century Christian martyr whose January 21st feast day is described in Keats' poem 'The Eve of St Agnes'.
    Meaning: Sacred, Chaste, Origin: Danish, Greek, Norwegian
  • Aksel - AHK-sel
    Origin of the name Axel: A borrowing from the Scandinavians, Axel is a cognate of the biblical Absalom, which is derived from the Hebrew 'abshālōm (the father is peace). Var: Aksel, Apsel. From A World of Baby Names by Teresa Norman.Buy the book.
    Meaning: Peace of the father, Origin: Danish, Hebrew, Norwegian
  • Alberte - ahl-BER-te
    Given Name ALBERTE (2) GENDER: Feminine. USAGE: French, Danish. PRONOUNCED: AL-BERT (French) [details]
    Meaning: Wise and graceful, Origin: Danish, Germanic
  • Aleksander - ahl-ek-SAHN-der
    Greek Meaning: The name Aleksander is a Greek baby name. In Greek the meaning of the name Aleksander is: Defender; protector of mankind. Famous Bearer: Alexander the Great.
    Meaning: Defender of man, Origin: Danish, Greek, Norwegian, Polish
  • Alvilda - ahl-VIL-da
    Meaning of "Alvilda" Danish name. In Danish, the name Alvilda means - From the Old Norse name Alfhildr: alfr meaning elf and hildr meaning battle..The name Alvilda originated as an Danish name. The name Alvilda is most often used as a girl name or female name.
    Meaning: Battle of elves, Origin: Danish, Old Norse
  • Ane - AH-ne
    Anglo-Saxon Meaning: The name Ane is an Anglo-Saxon baby name. In Anglo-Saxon the meaning of the name Ane is: Graceful.
    Meaning: Gracious, Merciful, Origin: Danish, Hebrew
  • Ansgar - AHNS-gahr
    Origin. Meaning. "god"+"spear" Ansgar (Latinized Ansgarius; Old Norse Ásgeirr) is a Germanic given name, composed of the elements ans "god", and gar "spear".
    Meaning: Spear of god, Origin: Danish, Germanic, Norwegian, Swedish
  • Asbjorn - AHS-byorn
    Asbjørn is a Norwegian and Danish male given name. In 2013, there were more than 7,000 men in Norway with this name. ... The name is a combination of the words as, i.e. a god in the Norse pantheon, and bjørn, meaning bear. (Bjørn can also be used as a given name by itself.)
    Meaning: God of bears, Origin: Danish, English, Norwegian
  • Ase - AH-she
    The name Ase is a Scandinavian baby name. In Scandinavian the meaning of the name Ase is: healer;physician.
    Meaning: God-like, Origin: Danish, Norwegian, Old Norse, Swedish
  • Aslog - AHS-lawg
    Aslaug is a Norwegian feminine given name, derived from Old Norse prefix áss-, meaning "god", and suffix -laug, possible meaning "betrothed woman". ... Aslaug, a queen of Scandinavian mythology.
    Meaning: Woman engaged to god, Origin: Danish, Old Norse
  • Asmund - AHS-moont
    The name Asmund is a Scandinavian baby name. In Scandinavian the meaning of the name Asmund is: God is the protector.
    Meaning: Divine protection, Origin: Danish, Norwegian, Old Norse
  • Bendt - BENT
    Bendt Name Meaning. Danish: from the medieval personal name Bendt, Danish form of Benedict, or from the Germanic personal name Bernhard. German: habitational name from a place so named near Hannover.
    Meaning: The blessed one, Origin: Danish, Latin
  • Bente - BEN-tə
    Latin Meaning: The name Bente is a Latin baby name. In Latin the meaning of the name Bente is: Blessed.
    Meaning: One who is blesssed, Origin: Danish, Dutch, Latin
  • Birger - BEER-gər
    Birger is a Scandinavian name from Old Norse, bjarga, meaning "to help, to save, to protect". It is widely used in Norway as Birger but also as Børge.
    Meaning: One who helps, Origin: Danish, Norwegian, Old Norse, Swedish
  • Birgit - BEER-git
    Celtic Meaning: The name Birgit is a Celtic baby name. In Celtic the meaning of the name Birgit is: Splendid or strong.
  • Birte - BEER-te
    The name Birte is a Celtic baby name. In Celtic the meaning of the name Birte is: Splendid.
    Meaning: Powerful, Strong, Origin: Danish, Irish
  • Bjarke - BYAHR-ke
    From bjare "bear". Its origin stems from Norse mythology and is found in Saxo Grammaticus verses. The famous verse Bjarkemål describes the exploits of Bjarke (Bödvar Bjarki) and the other warriors of Rolf Krake's court.
    Meaning: Bear, Origin: Danish, Old Norse
  • Bodil - BAW-dil
    Bodil in Danish and Norwegian, in Swedish also the variations Bothild, Botilda, and Boel, is a feminine given name. It is Latinized form of Old Norse Bóthildr from bót "remedy" + hildr "battle".
    Meaning: Battle will cure, Origin: Danish, Norwegian, Old Norse, Swedish
  • Borghild - BAWRG-hild
    Borghild (and versions like Burghild and Borghildur) is a female given name formed from "borg" (protection) and "hild" (battle).[1] As of December 31, 2005, there were 585 persons in Sweden named Borghild.
    Meaning: Defence in battle, Origin: Danish, Norwegian, Old Norse, Swedish
  • Casper - KAHS-pər
    Casper (with the same sounding Kasper) is a family and personal name derived from Chaldean that means "Treasurer". The origins of the name have been traced as far back as the Old Testament and variations of the name have been adopted by a variety of cultures and languages.
  • Christer - KRIS-tər
    Origin of the name Christian: Derived from the Latin christiānus (a Christian, a follower of Christ), which is from the Greek christianos (a Christian, a follower of Christ). Short: Chris. From A World of Baby Names by Teresa Norman.Buy the book.
  • Cille - SEE-le
    Cille. [ syll. cil-le, ci-lle ] The baby girl name Cille is of Latin origin and it is predominantly used in the Scandinavian language. Cille is a diminutive form of the English, Finnish, German, Italian, Scandinavian, and Spanish Cecilia. See also the related category scandinavian.
    Meaning: Blinded, Origin: Danish, Latin
  • Dag - DAHG
    Dag is a masculine Scandinavian given name derived from the Old Norse dagr, meaning "day" (or the name of the god Dagr, a personification of the day), most commonly used in Norway and Sweden. In Sweden, September 16 is Dag's Name Day. Dag is uncommon as a surname.
  • Ditte - DEE-te
    Origin and Meaning. 1) Short form of Edith. 2) Pet form of Dorotea. 3) Short form of Judith. 4) Short form of Benedikte.
  • Dorete - daw-RE-te
    Meaning: God's gift, Origin: Danish, Greek
  • Dorit - DAW-rit
    Dorit is a short form of Dorothea, which is of greek origin and means "Gift from God" The nickname Dorit is Scandinavian; a separate modern Hebrew name is pronounced doh-REET. Famous real-life people named Dorit: | Edit.
    Meaning: God's gift, Origin: Danish, Greek
  • Dorte - DAWR-te
    Greek Meaning: The name Dorte is a Greek baby name. In Greek the meaning of the name Dorte is: A vision.
    Meaning: God's gift, Origin: Danish, Greek