315 Norse Baby Names With Meanings

Norse isn’t just about mythology, replete with gods, goddesses, and heroes. It also comes with a bevy of charming and beautiful names with historical and symbolic meanings.

Norse names are no longer restricted to Scandinavia. They spread all over the world, either through migration or invasion. The latest television series, on Rathnar Lothbrock, can also be credited for its popularity.

Norse baby names run a gamut from rough and tough names like Solveig and Dag to tender and delicate names like Liv and Elin. These names are either composed of compounds referring to gods or warfare or are inspired directly from nature or religion. As for the surname, every child is known by his father’s surname, followed by the suffix –dottir or son.

From the lands of Vikings, MomJunction presents you the best Norse baby names. You can check out the full list and shortlist your favorites for later viewing.

NAMESMEANINGGENDERFAVOURITES
IllugiName of Aslak's son.Boy
ImName of a mythical giant.Boy
IngabergDaughter of a hero.Girl
IngemurA famous son.Boy
IngharrSon's army.Boy
InghramIng's raven.Boy
IngibjörgProtection or castle.Girl
IngigerdName of Dagstygg's sister.Girl
IngolfIng's wolf.Boy
IsleifName of Isrod's brother.Boy
IsolfSon of Hrani.Boy
IsrodName of Isleif's brother.Boy
LenePerson who is destinguishedGirl
LullWoman who is a legendary soldierGirl
MagliMaria of the town MagdalaGirl
MagnaA mighty, strong womanGirl
MagnarA Mighty leader of the armyBoy
MagneA magnificent fighter and leaderBoy
MagnhildA mighty and strong one in the battleGirl
MerowaldA king of rivers and forests, King of HerefordBoy
ModthrythIt is a short form of "Maria" or "Mary" formed in German language. A Virgin damsel.Boy
MoldePlural form of Mold which means a soil which is fertileBoy
NanjaOne who is merciful, who favoursGirl
NekishaA dearly loved person. Loved by all.Girl
OddPersian variant of an Arabic that means one who is chosen.Boy
OdenThe dearest of human being.Boy
OdinDaffodil yellow flowersBoy
OdinaNap and impassiveness.Girl
OericAn eternal ruler, one and only, rules alwaysBoy
OhthereA true champion. One who is a champ or ahead of all.Boy
OlaA pleasant bright shining light.Girl
OlafMass of success, gathering of achievement.Boy
OlaffThe crowd who are experiencing the triumph.Boy
OlanVery long lasting, not easily destroyed.Boy
OlandaThe one who is accumulated wealth in the form of money or jewels.Boy
OlaugThe destroyer, a person who destroys or ruins or lays waste to.Girl
OlavAffectionate homegrown, sweet home.Boy
OlaveOrchad of shrub, the person who is capturing interest as if by a spell.Boy
OleA framework that supports climbing plants (Bower)Boy
OlefGod's dedications, God's kindnesses.Boy
OlenPrivate spectator, secret observer.Boy
OleseaNimm is the name of a tree that gives harsh and unpleasant taste of fruits.Girl
OrmNona means the ninth one in the family.Boy
OrmarrSerpent ArmyBoy
OsbarnA God bear or a God warriorBoy
OsbornThe warrior of God.Boy
OsborneThe warrior of God's army, the spiritual bear.Boy
OsbournThe spiritual fighter of God's army.Boy
OsfrithA god of the godsBoy
OsgarNooraniyah softly bright or radiant.Boy
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