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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 0.84%, 61% LESS), with names like Lamont becoming less trendy. Grayson (#37), Gunnar (#398) and Odin (#383) 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." Alvis (TOP 5%), comparable to Asis (TOP 34%), Amis (12%), is a popular -is suffix last name. From Norse mythology involving the dwarf ..

Aric

Aric
"Complete ruler." Common, with usage of 0.228% for Aric and variants as boys' names in 2016, though lower than 0.238% the previous year. 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 2016 was up 15.6% compared to 2015. Place name ..

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

Bjorn

Bjorn
"Bear." Sparing use, with usage of 0.008% for Bjorn and variants as children's names in 2016, higher than 0.005% the year before. 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 is a somewhat popular birth name. See also Paxton. Surname and place name ..

Colby

Colby
"Swarthy person's settlement." Usage of Colby and variants as children's names in 2016 was 16.3% less than 2015. From the personal name Koli from ..

Corey

Corey
.. from an Old Norse personal name .. Also used for girls. Adoption of Corey was well-received among parents 26 years ago and has become diminished, with Corey becoming less stylish.

Delling
"Scintillating." Delling was not among 2016'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 ..