Male Names
  • Aric (Norse) - Eternal ruler [English speaking countries]
  • Dustin (Norse) - Thor's stone [English speaking countries]

    Dustin Hoffman is a two-time Oscar winning actor.

  • Eric (Norse) - Eternal ruler [English and French speaking countries]

    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

  • Erich (Norse) - Eternal ruler [English and German speaking countries]

    A German form of Eric.

  • Erick (Norse) - Eternal ruler [English speaking countries]
  • Erik (Norse) - Eternal ruler [Czech, Danish, English, German, Hungarian, Norwegian, Slovak and Swedish speaking countries]

    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

  • Garth (Norse) - Enclosed garden [English speaking countries]
  • Gunnar (Norse) - Battle; strife [English speaking countries]
  • Gunner (Norse) - Battle; strife [English speaking countries]
  • Kirby (Norse) - Church settlement [English speaking countries]
  • Kirk (Norse) - Church [English speaking countries]

    Middle English name for someone who lived or worked in a church from the Old Norse 'kirkja'.

  • Lamont (Norse) - Law man [English speaking countries]
  • Leif (Norse) - Descendant [English speaking countries]
  • Olaf (Norse) - Ancestor [Danish, Dutch, English, German and Norwegian speaking countries]

    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

  • Ole (Norse) - Ancestor [Danish, English and Norwegian speaking countries]
  • Olsen (Norse) - Son of Ole [Danish and English speaking countries]

    Danish surname meaning son of Ole, a variant of Olaf.

  • Olson (Norse) - Son of Ole [English speaking countries]
  • Randolph (Norse) - Rim, shield + wolf [English speaking countries]
  • Ronald (Norse) - Ruler with counsel [English speaking countries]

    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

  • Ronaldo (Norse) - Ruler with counsel [English and Portuguese speaking countries]

    Portuguese form of Ronald.

  • Ronnie (Norse) - Ruler with counsel [English speaking countries]
  • Taine (Norse) - Man; god of the forests [English speaking countries]

    An Anglicised form of the Maori name Tane, however Taine itself is not Maori.

  • Vern (Norse) - Place of alders [English speaking countries]

    Pet form of Vernon.

  • Vernon (Norse) - Place of alders [English speaking countries]
Female Names
  • Astrid (Norse) - God + fair, beautiful [Dutch, English, German, Norwegian and Swedish speaking countries]

    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.

  • Brenda (Norse) - Sword [English speaking countries]

    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

  • Erica (Norse) - Eternal ruler [English speaking countries]

    Feminine of Eric, Erica is also the Latin name of the plant known in English as heather, but that word has a different origin.

  • Ericka (Norse) - Eternal ruler [English speaking countries]
  • Erika (Norse) - Eternal ruler [Czech, Danish, English, German, Hungarian, Norwegian, Slovak and Swedish speaking countries]
  • Freya (Norse) - Woman [English speaking countries]

    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 (Norse) - Cloud [English speaking countries]

    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 (Norse) - God [English speaking countries]

    Tyra Banks is an American supermodel and talk show host.

Gender Neutral Names