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
OsgarusGod who rule the worldBoy
OsgythThe beloved god of love and peaceBoy
OshernThe god of peace and loveBoy
OskarOne with the fastness of a divine spearBoy
OsmondA protectected human beingBoy
OssiA strong willed and preserving personGirl
OveAncestors; one who is an EggBoy
PollerdA short-haired manBoy
RandalinA protecting shieldGirl
RaudThe father of the wolvesBoy
RavenA name of the black birdUnisex
RicciA woman who is ever-strongGirl
RickiOne who is a peaceful and complete ruler of menGirl
RieckaAn eternal female rulerGirl
RikaA woman who is going to stay strong foreverGirl
RikkyOne who is a complete leader and rulerUnisex
RoarA fighter of HeavenBoy
RoscoeA man who was born in the forest of deersBoy
RothwellA man who lives near to a red springBoy
RowenA red berried treeUnisex
RoydHe who lives in forest's clearingBoy
RunA secret character of loreBoy
RunaA strenght of a manGirl
SóleyThe island of SunGirl
SølviA girl blessed with the strenght of the sunGirl
SceldwaThe actual representator of kingshipBoy
SiaOne who is victorious, one who wonGirl
SidselA woman with dim sightGirl
SieglindeGentle victoryGirl
SifA name of the second wife of the Norse God Thor. Means wife.Girl
SivShe who is a wife. In Norse mythology Siv is Thor's wifeGirl
SiyaA woman sho always winsGirl
SkadiA name of the Winter Goddess, a frost giantGirl
SkySkyUnisex
SkyeCloudUnisex
SolbjørgOne rescued by the SunGirl
TankredA well tought adviceBoy
TappenThe top of the hanging rockUnisex
TaraldPower of the thunderBoy
TateCheerfulUnisex
ThordisWoman of ThorGirl
TidhildThe battle time, or the time of battleBoy
TorThe God of ThunderBoy
ToraIn Japanese it means a tigress. In Latin it refers to the victor or conqueror. In Norse it refers to Goddess of Thunder.Girl
TorbjornThe bear of ThorBoy
TordThe Thunder GodBoy
TorfiThe turf, a layer of earth covered with grassBoy
TorgnyThe noise of the Thunder GodBoy
TorhildThe battle of thunder godBoy
TorhtsigeThe victory of thunder GodBoy
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