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Broder

(Swedish, Danish) brother.

Elsinore

Elsinore Meaning and Origin Elsinore is a girl's name of Danish origin, meaning "neck, narrow strait."  Posts with the name Elsinore: 100 Hauntingly Gorgeous Dark and Romantic Goth Baby Names

Hamlet

Hamlet Meaning and Origin The name Hamlet is a boy's literary name and is of Danish origin. Anglicized form of Danish name Amleth, used by Shakespeare in his play ‘Hamlet’ (1600). Posts with the name Hamlet: 100 Forgotten Vintage Names for Girls and boys

Hendrix

Hendrix is an English, Danish and Old German name meaning: “home ruler”. 

Hillevi

Hillevi Meaning and Origin Hillevi is a girl’s name meaning “safe war” and is of Scandinavian origin. Mainly Danish, from German Heilwig ‘safe war’. Posts with the name Hillevi: Top European Baby Names that Haven’t Yet Hit Stateside

Jensine

Jensine Meaning and Origin The name Jensine is a girl's name meaning "God is gracious" and is of Danish and Norwegian origin. Feminine form of Jens.   Posts with the name Jensine: 100 Girl Names You Haven’t Heard Of 30 Breathtaking Scandinavian Baby Names for...

Jesper

Jesper Meaning and Origin The name Jesper is a boy's name meaning "treasure" and is of Danish via Persian origin. Posts with the name Jesper: Whimsical & Enchanting Names for Boys 30 Rare Baby Boy Names That Aren’t Being Used

Jorgen

The boy’s name Jorgen is a Danish name meaning: “farmer”.

Lykke

Lykke Meaning and Origin Lykke is a girl's name of Swedish and Danish origin, meaning "happiness, good fortune."  Posts with the name Lykke: Adorably Stylish Swedish Girl Names

Maren

Maren (MARE-in) is a girl’s or boy’s name of Latin origin meaning: “sea”.

Mariella

Mariella is an Italian and Danish name meaning: “bitter sea”.

Meta

Meta Meaning and Origin Meta is a girl's name meaning "pearl" and is of Danish and Swedish origin. A pet form of Margareta, that was popular in the 19th and early 20th centuries.  Posts with the name Meta: Adorably Stylish Swedish Girl Names

Morten

Morten Meaning and Origin The name Morten is a boy's name meaning "ancient" and is of Danish and Norwegian origin. A Scandinavian equivalent of Martin. Posts with the name Morten: 100 Forgotten Vintage Names for Girls and boys

Myra

Myra Meaning and Origin Myra is a girl's name of Greek origin, meaning “myrrh.” Myra is the mother of Adonis in Greek mythology. She was cursed by Aphrodite and transformed into a myrrh tree. Myra still flies under the radar, but this ancient Greek name is deserving...

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...

Petrina

Petrina Meaning and Origin The name Petrina is a girl's name meaning "rock, stone" and is of Danish origin.  Posts with the name Petrina:  30 Breathtaking Scandinavian Baby Names for Girls

Tage

Tage Meaning and Origin The name Tage is a boy's name meaning "guarantor or receiver" and is of Danish origin. From Old Danish Taki from taka ‘to take’.

Torsten

Torsten Meaning and Origin The name Torsten is a boy’s name meaning “Thor stone” and is of Danish and Swedish origin. From Old Norse bórr ‘Tor’ and steinn ‘stone’. NORWEGIAN: Torstein. Posts with the name Torsten: 100 Boy Names You Haven’t Heard Of Boy Names with...

Zealand

Zealand Meaning and Origin The name Zealand is a boy’s name meaning “sea-land” and is of English and Danish origin. Originally from the Danish place name, Sjælland, the largest island in Denmark. New Zealand is a country in the South-Western Pacific Ocean. Posts with...

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