The Most Popular Norse First Names

In the list we have sorted Norse first names by popularity, along with their genders and meanings. By clicking on the highlighted names you can see additional information about the name, including the name's origin, religion, similar names and also celebrities with the same name.

Ranking Name Gender Meaning
1 Ǫrvar Boy -
2 Óðinn Boy -
3 Þórr Boy -
4 Þrymr Boy -
5 Alf Boy elf
6 Alfr Boy -
7 Alvíss Boy -
8 Alvis Boy all wise
9 Angrboða Girl she who brings grief
10 Ask Boy ash tree
11 Askr Boy -
12 Atli Boy ornament
13 Balder Boy hero, lord, prince
14 Baldr Boy prince
15 Borghild Girl A war in the fortifications
16 Borghildr Girl -
17 Brage Boy A famous, shining and popular king
18 Bragi Boy first, foremost
19 Brokkr Boy badger
20 Brynhild Girl ready for battle
21 Brynhildr Girl -
22 Eir Girl mercy
23 Elli Girl noble
24 Embla Girl elm
25 Erna Girl brisk, vigorous, hale
26 Fenrir Boy marsh, fen
27 Frea Girl -
28 Frey Boy lord, exalted one
29 Freya Girl lady
30 Freyja Girl -
31 Freyr Boy lord
32 Frigg Girl beloved
33 Gandálfr Boy -
34 Gandalf Boy wand elf
35 Gerðr Girl -
36 Gerd Girl enclosure
37 Gríðr Girl -
38 Grímhildr Girl -
39 Gróa Girl to grow
40 Grid Girl zeal, vehemence
41 Guðrún Girl -
42 Gudrun Girl god's secret lore
43 Gunnar Boy battler or warrior
44 Gunnarr Boy -
45 Gunnr Girl war
46 Hǫðr Boy -
47 Heiðrún Girl -
48 Heidrun Girl A goat who supplies mead to the Gods
49 Heimdall Boy white god
50 Heimdallr Boy -
51 Heimir Boy -
52 Hel Girl -
53 Hildingr Boy chief, warrior
54 Hildr Girl -
55 Hoder Boy battle
56 Huld Girl Icelandic term for secret.
57 Hulda Girl hiding, secrecy
58 Iðunn Girl -
59 Idun Girl One who is active.
60 Idunn Girl To renew nature or active in love.
61 Jǫrmungandr Boy -
62 Jörmungandr Boy -
63 Jarl Boy chieftain, nobleman
64 Kára Girl curly, curved
65 Loke Boy From name Loki, Norse trickster God
66 Loki Boy knot, lock
67 Magni Boy mighty, strong
68 Nanna Girl daring, brave
69 Njǫrðr Boy -
70 Njáll Boy -
71 Njord Boy strong, vigorous
72 Oden Boy The dearest of human being.
73 Odin Boy inspiration, rage, frenzy
74 Orvar Boy arrow
75 Sága Girl The all-seeing one
76 Saga Girl seeing one
77 Sif Girl -
78 Sigmund Boy victorious hand or protector
79 Sigmundr Boy -
80 Signý Girl One who brings new victories
81 Sigrún Girl To achieve secret victories
82 Sigurðr Boy -
83 Sigurd Boy guardian of victory
84 Sindri Boy sparkle
85 Siv Girl bride, kinswoman
86 Skaði Girl damage, harm
87 Skadi Girl A name of the Winter Goddess, a frost giant
88 Skuld Girl debt, obligation
89 Svanhild Girl She fights with ellegant moves like a swan
90 Svanhildr Girl -
91 Týr Boy -
92 Thor Boy thunder
93 Trym Boy noise, uproar
94 Tyr Boy -
95 Urðr Girl -
96 Urd Girl fate
97 Vǫlundr Boy -
98 Víðarr Boy -
99 Völund Boy -
100 Vanadís Girl goddess of the Vanir

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