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Girl Names of Scandinavian usage or origin

Scandinavian names for baby girls, with 548 entries. Scandinavian names are classic favorites. Today they are still very popular as baby girl names, but not as much as they were in the past. Their usage peaked in 1901 with 14.680% of baby girls being given Scandinavian names. Within the top 1000 baby names then, there were 60 Scandinavian names. The names have slipped in popularity since then, but they are nevertheless of very heavy use in recent times. In 2015, their total usage was 6.182% with 52 Scandinavian names listed among the top 1000. Among all Scandinavian names, Emma (English, Armenian, Catalan, Dutch, Finnish, French, German, Hungarian, Italian, Polish, Scandinavian, and Spanish) was the most widely used, with a ranking of #1 and a usage of 1.0519%.


Aaricia proud, distinguished but noble, ... of Scandinavian origin and it is also used ...

Abelone strength; to destroy; manly ... used chiefly in the Scandinavian ... variant of Abellone ...

Adelheid of a noble kind; noble, honorable; ... primarily used in the Dutch, German, ... form of Adela ...

Agata kind, good ... language of origin is Old Greek ... predominantly used in the Czech, English, ...

Agathe kind, good ... mainly used in the Dutch, English, ... variant form of Agatha ...

Agda kind, good ... used predominantly in Scandinavian and ... variation of Agatha ...

Agnes pure, chaste; hunger; one; hunger; ... of Old Greek and Celtic origin ... the similarity in sound led it to be ...

Agneta kind, good; pure, chaste; hunger; ... largely used in English, Dutch, German, ...

Agnete pure, chaste; hunger; lamb; one ... of Old Greek origin, and it is used ... variation of Agnes ...

Agnetha pure, chaste; hunger; lamb; one ... of Old Greek origin, and it is predominantly ... form of Agnes ...

Agnethe pure, chaste; hunger; lamb; one ... has its origins in the Old Greek ... variant form of Agnes ...

Agnita pure, chaste; hunger; lamb; one ... its origins in the Old Greek language and it ... derivative of Agnes ...

Agot kind, good ... of Old Greek origin and it is used mainly in ... variant form of Agatha ...

Aina difficult birth; only one; God was gracious, God has shown favor; love; phonetic character ...

Alberte nobly famous ... language of origin is Germanic and it is ... form of Alberta ... an uncommon baby girl name ...

Alexandra defender of men ... language of origin is Old Greek ... predominantly used in Czech, Dutch, ...

Alfhild elf, supernatural being; battle ... language of origin is Old Norse and it is ...

Alfrun elven secret ... origin is Old Norse, and its use, Scandinavian ... irregularly used as a baby girl name ...

Alice of a noble kind; noble, honorable; ... of Germanic origin ... used mainly in Czech, English, French, ...

Alicia of a noble kind; noble, honorable; ... has its origins in the Germanic language ... form of Adelaide ...

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