List of Old Norse Baby Names Meanings View Other Origins

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  • Ronalda
    The name Ronalda is a Norse baby name. In Norse the meaning of the name Ronalda is: Strong.
    Meaning: King's advisor, Origin: Old Norse
  • Sigourney
    From a surname of French origin (also spelled Sigournay). The American actress Sigourney Weaver (1949-) adopted the name Sigourney in 1963 after a minor character in F. Scott Fitzgerald's novel The Great Gatsby (1925): "Mrs Sigourney Howard".
    Meaning: Victorious conquerer, Origin: Old Norse
  • Ake - AH-keh
    Åke is a masculine Swedish given name, possibly derived from the medieval Germanic name Anicho, derived from ano meaning "ancestor". In Sweden, May 8 is the Name day for Åke. There are variant spellings, including the Danish/Norwegian Åge or Aage. Åke is uncommon as a surname.
    Meaning: Forebear, Origin: Old Norse, Swedish
  • 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
  • Alva - AL-və
    The name Alva is a Hebrew baby name. In Hebrew the meaning of the name Alva is: Brightness, exalted, exalted one. The form Alvah is used in the Old Testament. Famous bearer: prolific American inventor Thomas Alva Edison developed the electric light bulb.
    Meaning: Female elf, Origin: Old Norse
  • 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
  • Arvid - AHR-vid
    Arvid, Arved, Arnvid or Arvydas is a male given name, most common in Scandinavia but also in Persia and Lithuania. In Scandinavia it is derived from Old Norse Arnviðr and means "forest of eagles".
    Meaning: Tree of the eagle, Origin: Old Norse, Swedish
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Audun - AW-dən
    Norse Meaning: The name Audun is a Norse baby name. In Norse the meaning of the name Audun is: Friend of wealth.
    Meaning: Affluent friend, Origin: Old Norse
  • Balder - BAHL-dər
    Baldur is a Norse and Icelandic name, meaning "prince." Baldr is also a god in Norse mythology associated with light, beauty, love and happiness.
    Meaning: Bearer of light, Origin: 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Bjorn - BYAWRN
    Bjorn (English, Dutch), Björn (Swedish, Finnish, Icelandic, Dutch and German), Bjørn (Faroese, Norwegian, and Danish), Bjőrn (Hungarian), Beorn (Old English) or, rarely, Bjôrn, Biorn, or Latinized Biornus, Brum (Portuguese), is a Germanic male given name, or less often a surname. The name means "bear" (the animal).
    Meaning: Bear, Origin: 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
  • Canute - kə-NOOT
    Scandinavian Meaning: The name Canute is a Scandinavian baby name. In Scandinavian the meaning of the name Canute is: Knot.
    Meaning: Knot, Origin: Old Norse
  • Carr - KAHR
    Carr is a common surname in northern England, deriving from the Old Norse kjarr, meaning a swamp. Kerr is a Scottish variant, often from the Norse and (particularly on the west coast and Arran) from the Gaelic ciar, meaning "dusky".
    Meaning: From the wetlands or marshlands, Origin: English, Old Norse
  • Colborn - KOL-burn
    Recorded in a wide range of spellings including Colbran, Colborn, Colbourne, Colbourn, Colborne, Coalburn, Colebourne, Colburn and probably others, this is an Anglo-Scottish surname of Norse-Viking pre 7th century origins. ... The first recorded spelling of the family name is shown to be that of Malger Colebrond.
    Meaning: Burning log, Origin: English, Old Norse
  • Colden - KOL-dən
    Colden Name Meaning. English: habitational name from a place in West Yorkshire named Colden, from Old English cald 'cold' col 'charcoal' + denu 'valley'. English and Scottish: variant of Cowden.
    Meaning: Coal town, Origin: English, Old Norse
  • Crosby - KROHZ-bee
    Crosby Name Meaning. Scottish and English: habitational name from any of various places in southwestern Scotland and northern England that are named with Old Norse kross 'cross' + býr 'farm', 'settlement'.
    Meaning: Living near a cross farm, Origin: Old Norse
  • Cuyler - KIEL-ər
    Cuyler is an uncommon unisex name that has many meanings, such as being Dutch for "victory of the people" or Gaelic for "chapel". Kyler is an alternate spelling.
    Meaning: An archer or bowman, Origin: Germanic, Old Norse