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Boy Names of Norse Origin

Norse baby names and what they mean, with 95 results. Usage of these boy names reached its peak 5 decades ago (USAGE OF 2.19%) and is now significantly less (USAGE 0.8%, 63% LESS), with names like Lamont becoming less trendy. Grayson (#47), Gunnar (#386) and Odin (#445) are three of the more trendy boy names in this list, while Blye (TOP 21%) and Arnn (35%) are familiar surnames. Here is the list of Norse names for girls.

Norse names

Alvis - Egil | Egor - Halldor | Halle - Odin | Olaf - Tait | Thor - Ymir

Alvis - Egil

Alvis

Alvis
"All wise." Alvi is also a somewhat common kid's name. From Norse mythology involving the dwarf ..

Aric

Aric
"Complete ruler." Popular. Compare Erric, var. and common -ic surnames Andric (TOP 59%), Agic (55%). Variant of Eric ..

Arne

Arne
"Eagle." Less used today. Arne and Arnie were variants last found (1960-1969) in the Top 2000. Also variant of Arnold.

Arvid

Arvid
"Eagle tree." Less common today. Arvid was last listed in 1950-1959 in the Top 2000. See also Arvis.

Asgard
"Gods' courtyard." Sparing use. Asgard is not found in the US Demographics. The eternal dwelling place of the ..

Ballard

Ballard
"Brave and strong; round-shaped." Less used today. Ballard was last recorded in the 1940s in the Top 2000. See also Gallard.

Beck

Beck
"Stream." Usage of Beck and Becker as boys' names in 2015 was up 20.3% compared to 2014. Place name ..

Beirne
"Bear." Birne and Burnne are creative variations. See also Berne. The name is used in Irish ..

Bjorn

Bjorn
"Bear." Bjarne and variants were popular as baby names in 2015. Variant of Bernard ..

Bly
"Descendant of Blighe." Rather unusual as a boys' name, Bly exists more commonly as a last name. .. derived from Old Norse Blígr ..

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Norse names: Alvis, Aric, Arne, Arvid, Ballard

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Norse names: Beck, Bjorn, Colby, Corey

Brand
"Sword; fiery torch, beacon." Brand, like the similar-sounding Bernd, occurs more usually as a surname. From the Old Norse personal name ..

Brockhoist
"Badger's den." Outside Top 2000. A family name in Old New ..

Burnaby
"Fighter's estate." Uncommon, with the androgynous-sounding -by suffix, like Busby. See also Barnaba. Also variant of Barnaby.

Busby
"Village in the thicket." Not Top 2000 names. A busby is also a tall ..

Caxton
"Lump settlement." Caston (TOP 6%), Carton (14%) are popular surnames. See also Paxton. Surname and place name ..

Colby

Colby
"Swarthy person's settlement." Usage of Colby and variants as children's names in 2015 was 5.9% less than 2014. From the personal name Koli from ..

Corey

Corey
.. from an Old Norse personal name .. Also used for girls. Corey became less popular in 2015, dropping -28 rankings as a birth name to reach #415.

Delling
"Scintillating." Delling was not among 2015's Top names.

Digby
"Town by the ditch." Rare, with the -by ending, like Darby, Danby. Place name.

Egil
"Sword's edge." Rare. Egil and Eigil are not listed in the US Census. From ecg ..