Dustin Hoffman is a two-time Oscar winning actor.
Derived from the Old Norse Eirìkr (eternal ruler), a compound name composed of the elements ei (ever, always) and ríkr (ruler). The origin of the name is debated. Most believe in the Norse etymology, but there are some who think it comes to the Old Norse
A German form of Eric.
Erik is a popular name, a cognate of the Old Norse name that gave Eric. However, there are some who believe the name comes to the Old Norse via the Germanic ehre (honor) and the Proto-Germanic rik (king), hence "honorable king". This was the name of twel
Middle English name for someone who lived or worked in a church from the Old Norse 'kirkja'.
The name Olaf is derived from the Old Norse elements for "ancestor" and "descendant, relics, remains". Famous bearers of the name include Olaf Trygvasson (956-1000), King of Norway, and Olaf II, also known as "Saint Olaf", who introduced Christianity in N
Danish surname meaning son of Ole, a variant of Olaf.
From the Old norse, composed of the elements meaning "Advice; decision; the gods" and "ruler".
Ronald Reagan was President of the United States 1981-9. Ronald McDonald is the clown mascot of restaurant chain McDonald's and Ronald Weasley is
Portuguese form of Ronald.
An Anglicised form of the Maori name Tane, however Taine itself is not Maori.
Pet form of Vernon.
Compound name, from the elements 'as', which relates to the Aesir [a group of gods formed around Odin] and 'trud', 'fair' or 'beautiful'. It was the name of one of the Valkyries.
Possibly from the Old Norse word 'brand' meaning 'sword', or a feminine form of Brendan. The name was used first in Scotland, and has since spread to the rest of the world.
Brenda Lee is an American country singer and Brenda Blethyn is an E
Feminine of Eric, Erica is also the Latin name of the plant known in English as heather, but that word has a different origin.
Freya may be taken as a variant of Freyja, name of a Nordic Earth goddess. Twin sister of Freyr, Freyja is the goddess of fertility and birth, also associated with death and the underworld. She is also a goddess of love and sexuality, of gold and silver.
Skye comes from the vocabulary word sky which ultimately comes from the Norse word meaning "cloud." Skye is also the name of an island which may have reinforced its popularity.
Tyra Banks is an American supermodel and talk show host.