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NORWEGIAN NAMES
Agnar M sharp (Old Norse)
Aksel M the father of peace 
Albrikt M all wise (Old Norse)
Aldis F knowing (Old Norse)
Aleksia F the defender, or helper of mankind. (Feminine form of Alexander)
Alfhild F from the Old Norse name Alfhildr
Alva F feminine form of Alf (derived from Old Norse alfr "elf")
Amba  F wakeful
Amund M bridal gift
Ander M manly (Norse form of Andrew)
Andras F breath
Anja F grace of God
Annbjørg F Variant of Arnbjørg
Anniken  F Norwegian pet form of Anna
Aricin M son of the eternal king
Arkin M the eternal king's son
Asbjörn M derived from the elements áss "god" and Bjorn "bear"
Aslak M saga name of a supporter of Thorgest
Audun M/F deserted
Aundy F new prosperity
Baldur M Norse God of Light and Love
Benedikte F blessed (feminine form of Latin Benedict)
Bestla F an ancient Frost Giantess  (Norse Mythology) 
Beyla F an elf  (Norse Mythology) 
Birget F protecting; strength; power
Bjorn M bear
Bodil M mighty ruler
Bodolf M wolf leader
Borgny F help/new
Bragi M God of poetry  (Norse Mythology) 
Breidr M broad or fat (Old Norse)
Brokk M myth name of a Dwarf
Bryn F hill
Búri M the first God (Old Norse)
Burnaby M estate of the warrior
  Canute M knot
  Carr M from the marsh
  Dag M day
  Dagny F brightness/joy
  Disa F active spirit
  Egil M inspires fright; the edge or point, a sting 
  Eilina F splendour
  Einar M warrior; leader
  Eirik M forever strong - famous bearer was Eiríkr inn Rauda (Eric the Red)
  Finn M/F Laplander; person from Finland
  Floki M saga name of a heroic Viking
  Flosi M saga name of a Chieftain
  Floskubak  M flashback (Old Norse)
  Forseti M God of justice, peace and truth (Old Norse)
  Freki M myth name of Odin's wolf
  Freya F noble woman; Goddess of Love and Seduction
  Fricka F Mother of all; protectress of children (Old Norse)
  Gunnar M fighter
  Gunnolf M fighting wolf
Hakon M high son; of the chosen race
Halvor M rock defender; protector
Helge M holy; blessed
Hrolf M wolf
Hrolleif M old wolf
Ivar M archer; a Norse God
Jens M variant of John
Kari F pure; personification of wind  (Norse Mythology)
Karita F charity; generous love (equivalent of English Charity)
Kleng M claw; has claws
Lene F illustrious
Linnea F lime tree, national flower of Sweden
Liv F life
Loki M Trickster & God of Mischief and Fire (Old Norse)
Lovise F renowned warrior (feminine form of Old German/French Louis)
Magni M God of might and strength  (Old Norse)
Magnus M fighter
Máni M God of moon  (Norse Mythology)
Mikkel M God-like (Norse form of Michael)
Modi M God of rage  (Old Norse)
Odin M God of wisdom and war
Olaf M relic; ancestor's descendent
Olvaldi M one of the Giants that waged war against the Norse Gods
Rane F queen; pure
Reidun F nest; lovely
  Saga F seeing one; a Goddess of the Æsir
  Sindri M a dwarf  (Norse Mythology)
  Skadi F Goddess of Winter and of the Hunt
  Skirnir M the shining one  (Norse Mythology)
  Sköll M a wolf that chased the sun  (Norse Mythology)
  Steinn M stone
  Terje M spear of Thor
  Thiazi M a giant  (Norse Mythology)
  Tollak M play; game
  Trigve F meaning unknown
  Tyr M ancient God of War
  Vali M God of revenge  (Old Norse)
  Valkyrie M/F guardian angel of Valhalla (the Norse underworld)
  Varg M wolf  (Old Norse)
  Vegard M protection
  Verdani F in the making; that which is happening  (Old Norse)
  Vor F Goddess of Wisdom  (Old Norse)
LINKS TO OTHER NORWEGIAN NAMES SITES

NORWEGIAN NAMES FOR MALE & FEMALE CATS
These are names filtered out of a database of mostly Swedish and Norwegian cats.

TOP NORWEGIAN GIRLS NAMES
Long list of popular girls names for the years 1995-2004

TOP NORWEGIAN BOYS NAMES
Long list of popular boys names for the years 1995-2004

NORWEGIAN MEDIEVAL NAMES
Extensive lists of male and female names.

300 VIKING NAMES FROM THE SAGAS
A fair sampling of the names found in the Norse and Icelandic Sagas.

NORWEGIAN NAMES
Etymology and history of first names.

NORWEGIAN NAMES
Norse prefixes & suffixes

NAMES OF NORWEGIAN MONARCHS
A list of names of rulers of Norway up until the present

KINGS AND QUEENS OF NORWAY
List of names of all the Kings & Queens

NAMES OF RULERS OF NORWAY
A large list giving the name, reign and descent

 

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