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We’ve compiled a list of baby names in each category to help you choose the perfect name. Click on a name to find the name meaning, popularity, origin, and other helpful information.

Amma

Amma Meaning and Origin Amma is a girl's name of Norse origin, meaning "grandmother".  Posts with the name Amma:  Unique Girl Names Starting with A

Amund

Amund Meaning and Origin Amund is a boy's name meaning "fear protector" and is of Norwegian origin. From Old Norse Agmundr, from ag ‘awe, fear’, also ‘edge’ and mundr ‘protector’. Posts with the name Amund: Boy Names with Norse Roots for Your Modern...

Arvid

Arvid Meaning and Origin Arvid is a boy's name meaning "eagle wood" and is of Scandinavian origin. From Old Norse arn ‘eagle’ and viðr ‘wood, tree’. Posts with the name Arvid: Boy Names with Norse Roots for Your Modern Viking

Brander

Brander Meaning and Origin The name Brander is a boy's name meaning "sword of fire" and is of Norse origin. Brander is a modern spelling of the Old Norse name Brandr. Brander is a name that’s uncommon with a familiar ring. But don’t let its sound fool you; the name’s...

Brenda

Brenda Meaning and Origin The name Brenda is a girl's name meaning "sword" and is of Scottish and Irish from Norse origin. Until the 20th century, the name was confined to Scotland and Ireland however, it is probably more likely of Scandinavian origin rather than...

Colby

Colby Meaning and Origin The name Colby is a unisex name meaning "coal settlement" and is of Norse origin. Current Popularity: #617 for a boy. Posts with the name Colby: 100 Gender Neutral Baby Names

Copeland

Copeland is an English boy’s name meaning: “bought land”.

Darby

Darby is an Irish and Norse name meaning: “without envy or deer settlement”.

Digby

(Norse) ditch settlement.

Dustin

Dustin Meaning and Origin The name Dustin is a boy's name meaning "brave warrior" or "Thor's stone" and is of Norse origin. Current Popularity: #656. Posts with the name Dustin: 50 Southern Baby Names for Boys You’re Guaranteed to Fall for Boy Names with Norse Roots...

Edda

Edda Meaning and Origin The name Edda is a girl's name meaning "poetry" and is of Norse origin. Derived from Old Norse óðr, “poetry”. Posts with the name Edda: 100 Forgotten Vintage Names for Girls and boys

Eilif

Eilif Meaning and Origin Eilif is a boy's name meaning "always alive" and is of Norwegian origin. From Old Norse ei ‘always, ever’ or einn ‘one, alone’ and lífr ‘alive’. Posts with the name Eilif: Boy Names with Norse Roots for Your Modern...

Einar

Einar Meaning and Origin Einar is a boy's name meaning "one warrior" and is of Scandinavian origin. From Old Norse name einn ‘one, alone’ and herr ‘army, warrior’. Posts with the name Einar: Boy Names with Norse Roots for Your Modern Viking

Elida

Elida Meaning and Origin The name Elida is a girl's name meaning "fast sailing ship" and is of Norse origin.  Posts with the name Elida: 182 Cool And Unique Names For Girls

Ericson

Ericson Meaning and Origin Ericson is a boy's name of Scandinavian, Norse, Nordic origin meaning "son of the eternal ruler." Posts with the name Ericson: 100 Baby Names For Boys That Are Super Rare

Erland

Erland Meaning and Origin Erland is a boy's name meaning "foreigner, stranger" and is of Scandinavian origin. From Old Norse örlendr. Posts with the name Erland: Boy Names with Norse Roots for Your Modern Viking

Fenno

Fenno Meaning and Origin Fenno is a boy's name meaning "Finnish tribe name and language" and is of Finnish origin. From Old Norse Finnr meaning “Sámi, person from Finland”. Posts with the name Fenno: Boy Names with Norse Roots for Your Modern Viking

Freya

Freya is a Old Norse name meaning: “the lady”.

Gudrun

Gudrun Meaning and Origin Gudrun is a girl's name meaning "God’s secret lore" and is of Norse origin. An Old Norse name composed of guδ ‘god’ and rūn ‘secret lore.’ In mythology, Guðrún Ósvífrsdóttir was the main protagonist of the Medieval Icelandic Laxdœla saga. The...

Gustav

Gustav Meaning and Origin Gustav is a boy's name meaning "Goth staff" and is of Scandinavian origin. From Old Norse Gautr ‘Goth’ and stafr ‘staff’, borne by several kings of Sweden. Posts with the name Gustav: Boy Names with Norse Roots for Your Modern Viking 30 Cool...

Hallie

Hallie Meaning and Origin Hallie is a girl's name of Norse and English origin, meaning "dweller at the meadow by the manor."  The name Hallie is derived from Old English heall (hall, gathering place) and lēah (wood, meadow, clearing). Current Popularity: #374. Posts...

Holger

Holger Meaning and Origin Holger is a boy's name meaning "spear island" and is of Scandinavian origin. From Old Norse hólmr ‘island’ and geirr ‘spear’. Posts with the name Holger: Boy Names with Norse Roots for Your Modern Viking

Idony

Idony Meaning and Origin Idony is a girl’s name meaning “again” and is of Norse origin. A Medieval name from Old Norse Iðunnr a derivative of ið ‘again’.

Idun

Idun Meaning and Origin Idun is a girl's name of Norse origin, meaning "ever young."  Posts with the name Idun: Adorably Stylish Swedish Girl Names

Ingemar

Ingemar Meaning and Origin Ingemar is a boy's name meaning "Ing famous" and is of Scandinavian origin. From Old Norse god Ing and mærr ‘famous’. Posts with the name Ingemar: Boy Names with Norse Roots for Your Modern Viking

Ingrid

Ingrid is a Norse name meaning: “beautiful”.

Ivar

Ivar Meaning and Origin Ivar is a boy’s name of Norse origin, meaning: “yew wood, archer.” Posts with the name Ivar: 100 Unique Names for Boys You Won’t Hear On The Playground 30 Rare Baby Boy Names That Aren’t Being Used

Kelby

Kelby Meaning and Origin Kelby is a unisex name of English and Norse origin meaning "dweller by the stream, farm near the spring." Posts with the name Kelby: 100 Baby Names For Boys That Are Super Rare

Kolby

Kolby Meaning and Origin Kolby is a unisex name of Norse origin, meaning "coal settlement".  Posts with the name Kolby:  Boy Names That Start With K

Kylan

Kylan Meaning and Origin Kylan is a boy's name of Norse origin, meaning "son of Kara".  Posts with the name Kylan:  Boy Names That Start With K

Leiv

Leiv Meaning and Origin Leiv is a boy's name meaning "heir, descendant" and is of Norwegian origin. Norwegian variant of Leif from Old Norse Leifr. Not to be confused with Levi, Leiv is a unique baby name that’s as strong and fearless as its Norse roots. You may also...

Liv

Liv is a Norse name meaning: “life”.

Loden

Loden Meaning and Origin Loden is a boy's name of Norse origin, meaning "hairy".  Posts with the name Loden:  Boy Names That Start With L

Manning

Manning is a Norse name meaning: “brave”.

Oben

Oben Meaning and Origin Oben is a boy's name of Old Norse origin meaning "divine bear." Posts with the name Oben: 100 Baby Names For Boys That Are Super Rare

Odin 

Odin ♂ Norse "God of frenzy, poetic fury" Odin Meaning and Origin Odin is a boy’s name of Norse origin, meaning “God of frenzy, poetic fury.” Posts with the name Odin

Olaf

Olaf Meaning and Origin The name Olaf is a boy's name meaning "ancestor, heir" and is of Scandinavian origin. From Old Norse Óláfr derived from anu ‘ancestor’ and leifr ‘heir, descendant’. Posts with the name Olaf: Boy Names with Norse Roots for Your Modern...

Olen

Olen Meaning and Origin The name Olen is a boy’s name meaning “relic” and is of Norse origin.  Posts with the name Olen: 100 Boy Names You Haven’t Heard Of Boy Names with Norse Roots for Your Modern Viking

Oscar

Oscar is an Irish name meaning: “friend of deer”.

Ove

Ove Meaning and Origin The name Ove is a boy's name meaning "blade or terror" and is of Danish origin. From Aghi a short form of various Old Norse names containing the element ag ‘edge of a weapon’ or ‘awe, terror’. Posts with the name Ove: Boy Names with Norse Roots...

Ozzie

Ozzie Meaning and Origin Ozzie is a boy's name meaning "bear god or God's power" and is of Norse and German origin. Posts with the name Ozzie: 50 Unheard of Unique and Totally Wearable Boys Names Boy Names with Norse Roots for Your Modern Viking 50 Cute Baby Boy Names...

Ragnar

Ragnar Meaning and Origin The name Ragnar is a boy's name meaning "warrior" and is of Scandinavian origin. From an Old Norse name related to Rayner. Posts with the name Ragnar: Boy Names with Norse Roots for Your Modern Viking

Rowan

Rowan is an Irish and Scottish name, meaning: “little redhead”.

Sia

Sia Meaning and Origin Sia is a girl's name of Norse origin meaning "victory". Posts with the name Sia: 500 of the Prettiest Girl Names You’ve Ever Heard

Siri

Siri Meaning and Origin Siri is a girl's name of Norse origin, meaning "beautiful victory."  Posts with the name Siri: Adorably Stylish Swedish Girl Names

Sven

Sven Meaning and Origin Sven is a boy's name meaning "boy" and is of Swedish origin. Swedish from Old Norse Sveinn ‘boy, lad’.  Posts with the name Sven: Boy Names with Norse Roots for Your Modern Viking

Tate

Tate is a Norse boy’s or girl’s name meaning: “cheerful”.

Thor

Thor Meaning and Origin The name Thor is a boy's name meaning "god of thunder" and is of Norse origin. A pretty heroic name for your little dude, Thor is the hammer-wielding god of thunder and lightning. Posts with the name Thor: Whimsical and Enchanting Names for...

Thora

Thora is a Norse name meaning: “Thunder goddess”.

Torben

Torben Meaning and Origin Torben is a boy's name meaning "thunder bear" and is of Norse origin. Posts with the name Torben: 24 Insanely Rare Names for Boys That You Haven’t Heard 50 Unheard of Unique and Totally Wearable Boys Names Boy Names with Norse Roots for Your...

Torger

Torger Meaning and Origin The name Torger is a boy's name meaning "Thor spear" and is of Norwegian origin. From Old Norse bórr (Thor) and geirr ‘spear’.  Posts with the name Torger: Boy Names with Norse Roots for Your Modern Viking

Tyra

Tyra Meaning and Origin Tyra is a girl’s name meaning “war” and is of Norse origin. From Old Norse, derived from Thor combined with an unknown element, vig ‘war’. Posts with the name Tyra: 30 Breathtaking Scandinavian Baby Names for Girls 60 Short Unique Girl...

Valdis

Valdis (VAEL-DihS) is a girl’s name of Norse origin meaning: “goddess”.

Vanir 

Vanir ♂ Norse "a mythical god of rain" Vanir Meaning and Origin Vanir is a boy’s name of Norse origin, meaning “a mythical god of rain.” Posts with the name Vanir

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