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  • Ola
    The name Ola is a Norse baby name. In Norse the meaning of the name Ola is: Relic.
    Meaning: One who is precious, giver of life, well- being, a relic of ones ancestors, Origin: Norwegian
  • 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
  • Agot - AH-gawt
    What does Agot mean? Agot [agot] as a name for girls is a Greek name, and the name Agot means "pure, holy". Agot is a variant form of Agnes (Greek). ASSOCIATED WITH greek, pure (virgin)
    Meaning: Good-hearted, Origin: 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
  • 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
  • Alfhild - AHLF-hild
    From the Old Norse name Alfhildr which was composed of the elements alfr "elf" and hildr "battle". In Norse legend Alfhild was a maiden who disguised herself as a warrior in order to avoid marriage to king Alf. Her life was perhaps based on that of a 9th-century Viking pirate.
    Meaning: Battle of elves, Origin: Norwegian, Old Norse, Swedish
  • Anniken - ah-NEE-ken
    The different meanings of the name Anniken are: Hebrew meaning: Grace; favour. Norwegian meaning: Grace; favour.
  • 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
  • Aslaug - AHS-laug
    Aslaug is a Norwegian feminine given name, derived from Old Norse prefix áss-, meaning "god", and suffix -laug, possible meaning "betrothed woman". The Swedish cognate is Aslög; the Danish cognate is Asløg.
    Meaning: Woman engaged to god, Origin: Norwegian, 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
  • Audhild - OUD-hilt
    Meaning & History. Derived from the Old Norse elements auðr "wealth, fortune" and hildr "battle".
    Meaning: Fighting for wealth, Origin: Norwegian, Old Norse
  • Bard - BAHRD
    The name Bard is a Celtic baby name. In Celtic the meaning of the name Bard is: Minstrel; a singer-poet.
    Meaning: Battle against peace, Origin: Norwegian, Old Norse
  • Bergljot - BEHRG-lyawt
    Meaning & History. From the Old Norse name Bergljót, which was composed of the elements berg "protection, help" and ljótr "light".
    Meaning: Light will save, Origin: Norwegian, Old Norse
  • 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.
  • Bjarni - BYAR-ni
    Meaning & History. Old Norse diminutive of BJÖRN and other names containing the element björn meaning "bear".
    Meaning: Bear, Origin: Norwegian, Old Norse
  • Bjarte - BYAR-the
    Meaning & History. From the Old Norse byname Bjartr, which meant "bright".
    Meaning: Bright man, Origin: Norwegian, 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
  • Brynjar - BRIN-yahr
    Derived from the Old Norse elements bryn "armour" and arr "warrior".
    Meaning: Warrior in armor, Origin: Norwegian, Old Norse
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Dagfinn - DAHG-fin
    Meaning of name Dagfinn. Etymology : From the Old Norse name Dagfinnr, which was composed of the elements dagr "day" and Finnr "Sámi, person from Finland". Saint : Origin : Norwegian.
    Meaning: Man from Finland, day, Origin: Norwegian, Old Norse
  • Edvard - ED-vard
    Origin of the name Edward: Derived from the Old English Eadweard (wealthy or fortunate guardian), a compound name composed of the elements ēad (prosperity, wealth) and weard (guardian, protector). Edward is a royal name, having been borne by three Anglo-Saxon kings and eight kings of England.
  • Edvin - ED-vin
    Origin of the name Edwin: Borrowed from the English, Edwin is derived from the obsolete Old English Eadwine, a compound name composed of the elements ēad (prosperity, fortune, riches) and wine (friend): hence, “wealthy friend.” Var: Edwyn. From A World of Baby Names by Teresa Norman.Buy the book.
    Meaning: Rich or wealthy friend, Origin: Danish, English, Finnish, Norwegian, Swedish
  • Egil - EE-yeh-gil
    Norse Meaning: The name Egil is a Norse baby name. In Norse the meaning of the name Egil is: Inspires fright.
  • Einar - IE-nahr
    From the Old Norse name Einarr, derived from the elements ein "one, alone" and arr "warrior". This name shares the same roots as einherjar, the word for the slain warriors in Valhalla.
    Meaning: One who fights alone, Origin: Danish, Norwegian, Old Norse, Swedish
  • Eindride - ien-DREE-de
    Meaning of name Eindride. Etymology : Derived from the Old Norse name Eindriði, possibly from the elements ein "one, alone" and ríða "to ride".
    Meaning: One who's riding alone, Origin: Norwegian, Old Norse