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  • Anderson - AN-dər-sən
    Anderson is a surname deriving from a patronymic meaning "son of Anders/Andrew" (itself derived from the Greek name "Andreas", meaning "man" or "manly"). It originated in parallel in the British Isles and the Nordic countries.
    Meaning: Male, Origin: Swedish
  • Burr - BUR
    English: of uncertain origin. Reaney explains this as a nickname for a person who is difficult to shake off, from Middle English bur(r) 'bur' (a seedhead that sticks to clothing). Burre occurs as a surname or byname as early as 1185, but the vocabulary word is not recorded in OED until the 14th century.
    Meaning: Prickly plant, Origin: Swedish
  • Hulda
    Hulda (Hebrew: חוּלְדָה‎‎) is a feminine given name derived from חולדה Chuldah or Huldah, a Hebrew word meaning weasel or mole. Huldah was a prophetess in the Old Testament books of kings and chronicles.
    Meaning: Lovable, Origin: Swedish
  • Linn - LIN
    Linn Name Meaning. Scottish: variant spelling of Lynn. Irish: reduced and altered form of McLean. Compare McLinn. German: habitational name from a place called Linn, named with lin 'swamp', 'bog', 'marsh'.
    Meaning: Resembling jade, from the woodland, Origin: Swedish
  • Acke - AH-keh
    Acker Name Meaning. Dutch and German: topographic name from Middle High German and Middle Dutch acker '(cultivated) field', hence a byname for a peasant. English: topographic name for someone living by a piece of cultivated land, from Middle English aker 'acre', 'field' (Old English æcer).
    Meaning: Peace of the father, Origin: Hebrew, Swedish
  • Agda - AHG-dah
    Swedish Meaning: The name Agda is a Swedish baby name. In Swedish the meaning of the name Agda is: Pure.
    Meaning: Good-hearted, Origin: Greek, Swedish
  • Agneta - ahg-NEH-tah
    Greek Meaning: The name Agneta is a Greek baby name. In Greek the meaning of the name Agneta is: Poor, pure, or chaste.
    Meaning: Sacred, Chaste, Origin: Greek, Swedish
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Barbro - BAHR-braw
    Barbro is a female given name in Scandinavia, with the same origin as Barbara. ... Noted bearers of the name include: Barbro Alving (1909–1987), Swedish journalist and writer.
    Meaning: Stranger, Foreigner, Origin: Greek, Swedish
  • Bengt - BENKT
    Latin Meaning: The name Bengt is a Latin baby name. In Latin the meaning of the name Bengt is: Blessed.
  • Bengta - BENG-tah
  • 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
  • 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
  • Cajsa - KIE-sah
    The meaning of name Cajsa and origin Swedish. The meaning of name Cajsa , origin of name Cajsa , baby name Cajsa.
    Meaning: Chaste, Pure, Origin: Greek, Swedish
  • Carin - KAH-rin
    Latin Meaning: The name Carin is a Latin baby name. In Latin the meaning of the name Carin is: Keel; Little darling.
    Meaning: Chaste, Pure, Origin: Greek, Swedish
  • Carola - kah-RO-lah
    The name Carola is a French baby name. In French the meaning of the name Carola is: The french form of the English Carol, a dimunitive of Charles meaning strong.
  • 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.
  • Cilla - SI-lah
    English Meaning: The name Cilla is an English baby name. In English the meaning of the name Cilla is: A made famous by 1960s British singer CilIa Black, who was born Priscilla White.
    Meaning: Blinded, Origin: Dutch, Latin, Swedish
  • Claes - KLAHS
    Claes is a common first name in Sweden. It was also a common name in the Low countries until the 18th century, after which the spelling Klaas was largely adopted. People with the given name Claes include: Claes Adelsköld (1824–1907), Swedish engineer, military officer and politician. Claes Andersson (b.
  • 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.
  • Edit - EH-dit
    The name Edit is an Anglo-Saxon baby name. In Anglo-Saxon the meaning of the name Edit is: Joyous.
  • 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.