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Appendix:Scandinavian given names

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This is a list of Scandinavian given names. Please notice that a lot of common names in the Scandinavian countries today have German, Hebrew, Greek or Latin origin. The following names are traditional Scandinavian names that are still in use today.

Male names

A

  • Aksel, Alrik, Ambjörn, Amund, Anders (from Andreas), Andor, Anfinn, Anund, Arne, Arvast, Asger, Asgöt, Asmund, Atte, Axel (from Absalon)

B

  • Bengt (from Benedictus), Birger, Bo, Botvid, Bror, Bård, Bjørn, Broderick

C

  • Carl, Christian, Christoffer

D

  • Dag, Dager, Dufvenius

E

  • Ebbe, Edfast, Egil, Einar, Eirik, Eivind, Elf, Elof, Embjörn, Erik, Erland, Erling, Esbjörn, Espen, Eskil

F

  • Fader, Fale, Farman, Finnvid, Folke, Fritjof

G

  • Gise, Gisle, Givlög, Gjord, Grels, Grim, Grubbe, Gude, Gudfast, Gudlek, Gudleik, Gudmund, Gullbrand, Gulle, Gullrik, Gumme, Gumbjörn, Gunne, Gustav, Gälar, Gästil, Gödmar, Göran, Götar, Göte

H

  • Halsten, Halvard, Halvor, Hammen, Harald, Havard, Helge, Hemming, Henrik, Holsten, Håkan, Hård

J

  • Jakob, Jan, Joakim

K

  • Kali, Karl, Knud, Knut, Kol, Kristian, Kurt

L

  • Laine, Laina, Lars, Lasse, Leif

M

  • Mads, Magnus, Markus

N

  • Narok, Nathan, Nils, Njål

O

  • Odin, Olaf, Ola, Ole

P

  • Per, Peder, Petter, Pål

R

  • Ragnar, Rolv, Rognvald

S

  • Sigurd, Sigvald, Snorre, Stefan, Sten, Stein, Stian, Stig, Sven, Svein, Sverre

T

  • Thor, Thorfinn, Tor, Torbjørn, Tord, Tore

W

  • Walfred

Z

  • Zar

Ø

  • Øyvind

Female names

A

  • Aina, Alva, Anja, Ann, Anna, Anne, Astrid, Astri, Adelheid, Agneta

B

  • Beate, Birgit, Brit, Brita, Britt

C

  • Caroline, Cecilie, Charlotte, Christina, Christine

D

  • Dorthe

E

  • Ebba, Elin, Eline, Ellen, Elena, Elsa, Else, Eithne, Eva

F

  • Frida, Frøya, Frødis

G

  • Gitte, Gretta, Gunilla, Gunnhild

H

  • Hanna, Hanne, Heidi, Helle, Helén, Helene, Helena

I

  • Ida, Inger, Ingrid, Ingerid, Ingvild, Isabella

J

  • Jana (Yana), Jette, Johanne, Julia, Julie

K

  • Kaja, Karoline, Kirsten, Krista, Katriina, Kiri, Katariina, Klara, Katja

L

  • Laura, Lena, Lene, Linda, Line, Linnéa, Lise, Lone, Louise, Lina, Liv, Lotta

M

  • Maja, Maria, Mathilde, Maltide, Mette, Moa, Maarja, Maire, Mai

P

  • Pernille, Pia

R

  • Ragnhild, Randi, Rannveig, Rikke, Riin, Riina

S

  • Sara, Sarah, Sofie, Sofia, Stine, Stina, Susanne, Sigrid, Siri

T

  • Thea, Tina, Tine, Tiril(l), Tone, Tonje, Toril(l), Tove, Trine, Turi(d)

V

  • Vilma, Vibeke

W

  • Wilhelmina, Wilma