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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

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

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

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

ArvidArvid
"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 ..

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

BeckBeck
"Stream." Beck and Becker became more popular in 2015, gaining on average +80 positions as boys' names with Beck leading the upswing. Place name ..

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

BjornBjorn
"Bear." Bjarne and variants are hardly found as first names, and Bjorn occurs frequently (upper 32%) as a last name. 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." Adoption of Brand and variants as children's names in 2015 was up a lot compared to a decade ago. 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 ..

ColbyColby
"Swarthy person's settlement." Colby and Colbert are widely used as forms. From the personal name Koli from ..

CoreyCorey
.. 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 ..

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