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Boy Names of Scandinavian usage or origin

Scandinavian names for baby boys, with 621 entries. Scandinavian names are very popular baby names for boys. At the height of their usage in 1955, 16.364% of baby boys were given Scandinavian names. There were 37 Scandinavian names ranked within the top 1000 baby names then. Scandinavian names have since experienced a decline in frequency, but in recent years they are nonetheless of very heavy use. In 2016, 41 Scandinavian names listed among the top 1000, with a combined usage of 5.923%. Within all Scandinavian names, the Dutch, English, German, and Scandinavian Jacob was the most commonly used, with a ranking of #7 and a usage of 0.7176%.


Aage representative of ancestors ... primarily used in the Scandinavian language ... rare as a baby boy name ...

Acke used chiefly in Scandinavian and it is derived ... shortening of Axel ... seldom used as a baby name for boys ...

Adolfus noble wolf ... language of origin is Germanic, and it is ... variant form of Adolf ...

Adolphus noble wolf ... language of origin is Germanic, and it is used ... form of Adolf ... Its ranking then was #537 ...

Agnar ruler with the sword ... largely used in Scandinavian and its ... not widely used as a baby name for boys ...

Akim wise; Yahweh will establish, established ... of Arabic and Hebrew origin, and it is ... variant form of Akeem ...

Aksel a Scandinavian name of Hebrew origin ... form of Axel ... uncommon as a baby boy name ...

Alberick elf ruler, supernaturally powerful ... of Germanic origin and it is used mainly in ... variation of Alberich ...

Alberte nobly famous ... a Galician and Scandinavian name of ... variant of Albert ...

Albin white; blond, fair one; man from ... used predominantly in the Czech, ... variant of Alban ...

Alfred inspired advice; old peace ... largely used in the Dutch, English, ... was rather common before the Norman ...

Alfsigr supernatural victory ... of Old Norse origin and it is predominantly ... an unusual baby boy name ...

Algot a Scandinavian name of Swedish origin ... uncommon as a baby name for boys ... not in the top 1000 names ...

Aloysius fame, loud; fighter, warrior ... largely used in the Dutch, English, ... variant of Louis ...

Alva brightness, height, exalted; noble ... largely used in the English and ... variant of Alf ...

Alvar elf army; supernatural army; guard ... used chiefly in the Catalan, English, ... variant of Alvaro ...

Alvis all wise; elf friend; noble friend; ... used mostly in the English and ... derivative of Alvin ...

Ambrose immortal, divine ... largely used in the Dutch, English, ... name was borne by Saint Ambrosius of Milan ...

Ambrosius immortal, divine ... of Old Greek origin ... used mainly in the Dutch, German, and ...

Amund awe, terror, fear; edge of a sword; ... origin is Old Norse, and its use, Scandinavian ...

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