More people than ever before are searching for a Norse-inspired name for their new creatures (including children). If you don’t speak ‘C’nadian’ – try ey = LeyF, It is closer to “Life” in pronounciation…, it depends on the local dialekt, whether it is pronounced leyf or life, but it is never spoken as leaf. French version available here Prénom Viking Per Ivar Staberg is a former Norwegian football referee and player, while Ivar Johannes Koteng is a Norwegian businessman and chairman of Rosenborg football club. My first dogs name was freya and the one i’ve got now is called hella. He pronounced it Antone. X Locations Finder. Then my mom was Auslaug Kristine. Vikings is a historical drama television series created and written by Michael Hirst for the History channel. Click a name below and find out how the names … Nevertheless, for the main dude in your life, the name Odin is hard to match. My dermatologist said my skin is such that I should live in Scandinavia, not the hot Arizona I would welcome any suggestions or establish contacts in Norway, Sweden or the UK. Olav is well known and widely used from before Viking time, meaning stem father. One family last name is Broms meaning horsefly! It is wrong to consider female Norse any the less than Vikings, unless you wish to define the Vikings as raiders or at best traders with a very “persuasive edge in bargaining”. What could be cooler than the name Bear? Hjalmar. The first recorded spelling of the family name is shown to be that of John Fergusson, which was dated 1466, in the "Scottish Records of Kilkerran", during the reign of King James 111 of Scotland (Stuart), 1460 - 1488. My mother’s maiden name was Kaupanger, pronounced Kah-punger, hard “G”. Of course the Norse names aren’t in the Papist Pantheon! Several Scandinavian kings have indeed been given the name Magnus, but only after their countries were converted to Christianity. The names are still in use today, but are pronounced differently throughout Scandinavia. Cunningham: A surname of Scottish origin. It was created by the York Archaeological Trust in 1984. We are immigrants from Norway 50 years ago. My second name is Siv, my grandmother was Gunhild and my grandfather was Einar. His parents names were Almer Hansen (father) and Elna Hansen mother), They both had the same last name before marrying in the US. Although my parents wanted to name me Sigrid, they opted for a name that began with the letter “K” since my four older sisters names began with that letter. My ex is called Leif (pronounced Leyf in Sweden) – and that’s just part of it. Rollo (l. c.860-c.930 CE, r. 911-927 CE) was a Viking chieftain who became the founder and first ruler of the region of Normandy. Many a Viking and many a modern-day Scandinavian go by this name. A Viking name for a baby name or a roleplay character name. The highest and most complex of all the gods from Norse mythology, Odin reined over art, war, wisdom, and death. I would disagree with naming your child Odin, i know plenty that’s named Odin (so it’s not a unpopular name to namer your child at all, least not where i’m from), though naming your child Tor is more common, though the name usually come in a combination, it’s not always the case. Pronunciation : case sensitive: see the pronunciation key for a guide on how to write the sounds; sounds can only be searched in names that have been assigned pronunciations * is a wildcard that will match zero or more letters in the pronunciation example: *lee matches names which end with the sound lee _ is a wildcard that will match exactly one letter in the pronunciation From Queens and actors to students, Ingrid has been a popular name throughout Scandinavia for centuries. My grandmother (from Norway) had an American first name (Myrtle) but Johanna was her middle name. Henry. There has also been several men named Bjarne and Bård in my family. Greatings from the Netherlands (holland), Gunnar was my second son’s name he passed away at four months, Love the name Gunner. So, we called her “Beggie,” which is not much better. The name Ferguson is an Anglicization of the Gaelic "Macfhearghus" or MacFergus, son of Fergus, a personal name of old Celticorigin. Ajax. My brother’s name is Anders, which I am surprised no one has mentioned. People having the name Ferguson are in general originating from Ireland, United Kingdom, United States of America. Safewords are for wimps. She really didn’t know the last name, so the announcement, read,” Miss Edna Cowpuncher is engaged to Mr. Henry Sand.” I have a copy of that announcement! That said, it is also the source of the Scottish name Ivor, which is more common on the British Isles. The given name Fergus, comes from Fearghas, derived from the Gaelic fear meaning "man," and gus meaning "vigor." Find Your Viking Name! The Norwegian writer Knut Hamsun won the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1920. Maple Syrup, Sugar, Candies and Butter – all items are made of pure maple sap. Above you make it sound as if you being called Johnson was due to lack of another, but it means originally your ancestor was “the son of John”. Other clan branches, including the Fergusons of Dumfries and Ayrshire, originate from Ferguson of Galloway, an important Scottish figure in the 12th century. Jones also appears in the film as King Arnulf. I was surprised Einar was not on the list. Then my full name is Dag Pierre Renberg!! An easily recognizable name, this name is often attributed to the translation of story, tale or fairy-tale. Bouth are norwegian viking names. In Denmark, it is Aage. I’m assuming that’s where my great grandfather Andreas Lars Lodahl came from. The first King Magnus in Scandinavia was Magnus I (the Good), son of Norway’s patron saint King Olaf Haraldsson (the Holy) who made Christianity the official region in Norway shortly before being killed at the Battle of Stiklestad in 1030. Dit is een beetje een trieste opbrengst voor onze zoektocht naar echte Viking-namen, want alle namen komen van elders, op één na, namelijk: Ida. 10. i made a slightmistake on my lst comment about where i mentioned icelandic spar. This day and age however when people ask me about my name I am proud to explain my Norwegian heritage. Between 1900 and 2019 there were 359 births of Viking in the countries below, which represents an average of 3 births of children bearing the first name Viking per year on average throughout this period. Sven is Swedish. Thus, Hårfagre, in this instance, means “with the long hair”. Viking definition is - one of the pirate Norsemen plundering the coasts of Europe in the 8th to 10th centuries. those were the rules. Thorvald is my middle name (between David and Olson) and was also my great grandfather’s name. They are named Lars, Thor and Erik (after me, also with a “k”)., One thing I also wanted to mention about names in Scandinavia (at least in Sweden) is that your “Name Day” is considered more important than your birthday. My MorFar from Sweden was named Olaf but his first name was Fabian. This name generator will generate 10 random Viking names. For the shield maiden in your life – Gunhild is derived from the words war and battle. The catholic priest refused to baptize me as it was not a Christian name, this has been a sore spot for me all my life. Ragnar Lodbrok. The first king of Ireland in 300BC was King Fergus or the [angry one] and was of Celtic origin. All rights reserved. So very sorry for the loss of your son.:(. Er det noen som veit forskjellen mellom Sven, Svein og Svend.?? Jon. it is the same as Heidi. My Grandfather’s name was Embret, but he changed it to Edward when he came to America. The Shetland and Orkney islands have the highest proportion of Viking descendants in the UK. Marte is hebrew, meaning “Housewife”. In England this was known as Poll Tax. Shop for Viking Range at Ferguson. they are a race and i wouldnt argue that fact. Find Your Viking Name! When my wife and I started dating, my father teased her alot about giving him a grandson and naming him Sven Gunnar and boy did that get a rise out of her. I have seen it in a number of Danish ballads, but nothing to answer for meaning. SHOP AT BUILD WITH FERGUSON. Harald Hårfagre (Harald Fairhair) is portrayed by medieval Icelandic historians as the first King of Norway. . Leif Juster was a hugely popular Norwegian comedian, singer and actor, while Leif Garrett is an American singer, actor, and TV star. My paternal grandfather was Ludwig; my maternal grandfather, Haakon. the rec. His children are Harold, Ella, and Rolf, all born after 1900. Not Norwegian. It is more often used as a boy (male) name. Name: Ferguson Gender: Male Usage: Ferguson, of scottish-gaelic origin, is not a popular first name. What is the origin and meaning of Embret? Originally, Loki was the trickster god in Norse mythology. Ok, Americans, here’s the deal – no one names their child Loki or Odin. I am English but My family came to England as Vikings. I saw that at the Viking Museum in Oslo many years ago. So, my middle name became Sigrid. Magne. Kjell used to be common name for boys in Sweden, not so popular anymore though. The surname is first recorded in Scotland in the mid 15th Century (see below), where the Fergus(s)ons are classed among the septs of Mar and Atholl, according to the Acts of the parliaments of Scotland, 1124 - 1707. Victory, wisdom, and beauty are all on the list of translations from Old Norse. Sólja,Gunnar and Jóra, I hope they grow up loving them as much as I do! Now, Sigrid is a common, yet beautiful, name that can be found in plenty of places outside of Scandinavia. My oldest son is KNUT GAUTE. but also is the namesake of harald bluetooth and harald fairhair. they are very convincining. Enter your first name: You are: Male Female An orang-outan : Toughness: Select the choice which best describes your attitude towards pain. My Jack Russell lab mix was named Loki after we tried calling him by another name that just didn’t suit his personality. The name ÅSE is directly from the old norse religion ÅSATRO; the religion of the Vikings. On the last available year for each country, we count 19 births. If you’re familiar with Norse mythology this name will be at the top of your head for female names. this is interesting i was asked to write a norse movie i call Orbit of the Sun. My last name is Lodahl which means low valley. I had never heard this name…. But it can also be commonly found all across the world. Heh. I married a Norwegian named Arthur Hansen who was born in America. Bertheus. Hei Oskar! I have Tofi, Ragna & Gunnar. Many Scandinavian names were changed. this harald lived near the mockbeggars near rochester uk in later years. Ane is the feminine version of ARNE, coming fra ARN or ØRN, meaning “Eagle”. Magnar. In 2013 was de Deense dames top drie: Sofia, Ida en Isabella (van één tot drie). My mother’s cousins in Norway were Bodvar and Rigmor. Also my grandfathers name. I have been told that it should be pronounced All-lee. I love these names. Carl. Ferguson is by far the most popular and widespread form of Fergus. years i Denmark. Name Ferguson Categories. Odin Staveland is a Norwegian musician and composer, while Odin Thiago Holm is a teenage footballer from Trondheim who signed for Oslo side Vålerenga in 2019. That’s the equivalent of naming your child Lucifer or Jehova. The name Steinar has been a source of confusion. My youngest son is TRYGVE OLAV. All of them are still in use today! He said too many people misspelled it and mispronounced it and kidded him about being an a–hole. What: The Jorvik Viking Centre is a museum and visitor attraction that houses lifelike mannequins and life-size dioramas that depict Viking life in the city. I wanted my children to have Scandinavian names and so we have, Anja. Before finding oil in Norway the country was very poor as my father had visited there .In those times Norwegians were not regarded as important nation .But now after becoming rich the nation has become very proud specially about their names .Wealth has retirned respect to nation .But thete is a fact in this transformation …By their wealgh Norwegian has not become wiser and smarter but more pride than their humble neighbors . We all have rather generic first names so often call each other by our middle names as our “codenames”. C. Carroll: From Irish it is a name Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Cearbhaill. My surname does not follow the old system. and is translated as bride. For statistics about norwegian names you can check out My Swedish grandfather ‘s name was Ossian, prnounc d Osheen I guess, sounds more Irish to me, yet he was from Stockholm, has anyone else heard of this name..? My grandson is Odin Velzian he is eight months old. Ferguson is widespread in Ireland in Ulster, where it is of Scottish descent. Looking for one more. I knew a Norwegian whose name was Ole pronounced OO-lah. Siv Jensen is the current Minister of Finance. A Finnish band are named after the goddess, and there is a sports club in Oslo that takes the name. Old Norse víking (“marauding, piracy”) itself is from Old Norse vík (“inlet, cove, fjord”) + -ing (“one belonging to, one who frequents”) (the -ris th… He occupied a ‘moral middle ground', sometimes assisting the gods and other times behaving with malice. you can be sure Solveig will be one of the names uses which means path of the sun. harold is now young. Enter your first name: You are: Male Female An orang-outan : Toughness: Select the choice which best describes your attitude towards pain. Henriette. Is it ever used that way? A fun one (though not necessarily recommended) for English speakers; Frigg was the goddess of earth, air, and fertility in the Norse Pantheon. Some of these are well-known thanks to the popular culture of today, others less so. Danish king Gorm ? (Germans pronounce the e at the end.) My great grandmother from Hammerfest Norway’s name was Emma Gustave but I don’t remember her proper last name and my great grandfather from Sweden was named Jon, unfortunately as happened my Great, great grandparents last name was changed at Ellis Island to Anderson, a true shame to do to people. The viking culture is all around. “Sadly” it is derived from Nicholas after the nordic crusades were over so its basically a Christian name and not an authentic one. She changed her name to Kris so nobody called her Ass-log. My sons names are Odin and Loki. I named him Thor. Erik the Viking is a 1989 British comedy-fantasy film written and directed by Terry Jones.The film was inspired by Jones's children's book The Saga of Erik the Viking (1983), but the plot is completely different. What you write about setting fire to a place was not unusual in order to kill enemies, In Norwegian, it is called “Innebrenning”; (burning inside). , I saw a photo above of Queen Aase’s ship. Inspired? So my brother gets called leaf and people think I’m a girl if they are only reading g my name and then when I introduce myself they are convinced I’m saying my name is John Over an over I have come to love my name and I’m sure my brother does too but I’m pretty sure she picked worst possible names for American culture. Karin petra. Have a go and see who you would have been a 1000 years ago (not sure about the numbers, there). this was settled long before races began. While fager can indeed mean fair or pretty, in this case it does not. Learn more. List of names with norse origin Your sources may be patriarchal rather than evidentiary. Odin. All the same name. – 958. I have a ? My maiden name was Klinefelter. Safewords are for wimps. I have spent unproductive hours trying to convince my daughter and son to name their girls after my grandmother who was born in Tromso, Gjertine. Men like Ulf, meaning wolf and Sigurd, meaning victory ruled the land and the conquests were endless. My father was named Andrew Torliev and my Mom was Synnove. And we spell it Loke. King Robert 1, Ruler of Scotland (1306 - 1329) granted certain lands in Ayrshire to Fergus, son of Fergus. My name is Björn Gunnar. Toen stonden de Vikingen bekend als ruige zeebonken, die vanuit Scandinavië naar Europa voer. As to the name Åsa, it suggests Swedish. I know all about that. Harald swore an oath that he would not cut his hair until he had gathered all the parts of Norway into one kingdom. For some reason, Harald Hårfagre always seems to get translated to Harold Fairhair.. How to pronounce them. for the funnist name that week. I don’t remember what Bodvar means but Rigmor means king’s mother. The Ferguson clan motto is "Dulcius ex asperis" (Sweeter after difficulties) and the clan crest is a bee on a thistle. Meaning Thor’s power / (anger)… vald – dialect form of “vold” meaning violence. My maternal grandmother’s maiden name was Aas, pronounced Ahhs. He doesn’t know it yet but he is moving to Vestfold for the new year. That happen while my mother was waiting and my father read the book Red Wurm (Den røde orm ) he keept I am a big fan of Norse Mythology and Anything Roman Or Greek. Can’t let people mistell our cultures stories an heritage it’s why most people think vikings were horns on there head an were savages when in fact they were much more hygienic an much more socially modern as far as men an woman being equal. Delve inside the Wirral's Viking history and gain a fresh appreciation for the Scandinavian heritage of Tranmere Rovers. Many have their roots in the names of Norse goddesses and some even have come back into fashion in recent years. they also made compasses with chemicals they got from china. On this website you can find Viking names when browsing Old Norse Names. He has three very tall, strapping boys, now all in their 20s. My name has the meaning of A Godess of the heights and my lastname is Mill Steel.øn_opprinnelse. dont forget the great clansmen just a short distance from the north sea. Both Loke and Odin are more common lateley in Norway, especially Odin has been used more though. there are nordics living at alki area of seattle we have business together, they are still considerd a race, not norweigan nor danish, i am nordic origins but my national origins are british my birth is united states but also a citizen of canada from ontario. Words of Norway tells the stories of Norway to the world, and helps Norwegian companies do the same. The hammer-wielding god of thunder and lightning – or the handsome, tight clad saviour of American pop-culture; either way you look at it Thor is a pretty heroic name for your little dude. It was my Great, Great Grandfather’s name meaning warrior and is from the Viking era. Because of this, the name has been taken to mean ‘bride' over the years. I almost never see either one come up in all the Norske pages I’m on!!! Trygve is from the old norse TRYGGR, which means “Steady/Secure”. Ida is een variatie op het naam-element ‘id’ en dat stamt van de (oudere dan de Vikingtaal – het oud-Noorse) oud- Germaanse taal af.I… Henry’s mother put the engagement announcement in their local newspaper in Dixon, IL. These are actual Viking first and family names. Look no further! In no particular order, here are some of the most popular women's viking names from the era. Might not be a Viking name but wonderful nonetheless. It was no fun having that name as a kid. My youngest daughter is DINA. My father wished name me Leif, after his younger brother, who was killed in an accident. André. And I would like to know more about my family history in Norway going back to the early centuries. My first name is Dag, baptised Pierre…. But now she sounds like like a disney character thanks to the movie frozen I really wish movies especially like marvel’s thor would stop using our culture to make money an butchur norse mythology and norsk culture while doing it. ( warrior woman). My grandmother had a very special name, that her patents made up. oh by the way IM the oldest. This Gaelic personal name was the name of an early Irish mythological figure, a valiant warrior, and was also the name of the grandfather of St. Columba. My name is Åge Reidar. That goes to say that Thor & Loki are my favorites , In my Norwegian family there has been many names but i dont know if all of them has Norwegian origln: Teodor. Birger noralf. Whatever the reason of the sudden international popularity, many of these names have retained popularity in Scandinavia, coming in and out of fashion to varying degrees over the years. I have a funny story, that is true. Gunhild Stordalen is a Norwegian physician and environmental advocate. Navnet “Otter” skal også være på denne listen over vikingnavn. Also, had, an uncle “Johannes.” Way back there were “Mari,” and “Thea.”, I was born and raised in Norway, my name is Herborg been told it is Icelandic viking name. My father and aunt spent a large ammount of their adult life tracing our family tree back to the 1300’s. Many people think initially it is my last name. Names ending with -son or -sen with a first name before that is probably the most common surname in Norrway or Scandinavia in general. I will soon be one of them…, Siv a beautiful name with Norse (norrøn) origin – meaning: kinship, friendship, can also be translated ‘bride’. Dawan Ferguson… Surnames became necessary when governments introduced personal taxation. My brothers name is leif and my name is jan (yohn) my mom said she wanted us to have norsk names but would be good in America too. Filmed in Ireland, it premiered on March 3, 2013, in Canada.The series concluded on December 30, 2020, when the second half of the sixth season was released in its entirety on Prime Video in Ireland, ahead of its broadcast on History in Canada from January 1 to March 3, 2021. also harold godwids namesake, he is head of my octagon business. SDB Popularity ranking: The name has a rich history among Kings, warriors, and other famous figures of folklore. My 4 brothers and I all go back a generation on my Dad’s side with middle names including Olaf (our grandfather who emigrated from Norway via Sarpsborg to Canada), then Thorvald, then Mathias, then Christian and then Harald. It took him seven years to do so, and by then his hair was quite long. Old Norse Background. His 1st namesake with a Scandinavian 1st name. Famous Scandinavian people with the name include Swedish actress Ingrid Bergman and Norwegian actress Ingrid Bolsø Berdal. Viking (n.) Scandinavian pirate, 1801, vikingr, in "The History of the Anglo-Saxons" by English historian Sharon H. Turner; he suggested the second element might be connected to king: But this later was dismissed as incorrect.The form viking is attested in 1820, in Jamieson's notes to "The Bruce." My Norwegian immigrant parents named their three kids Steinar (me), Sonja and Bjarne. Yet another name of kings, including the current monarch in Norway: Kong Harald V. This name remains popular today: though is often shortened to Harry in many countries. A boy’s name, Swedish origin meaning “calm”. All of Scandinavia is known for it's strong Viking influence during the late 8th to 11th centuries in which Vikings explored Europe for trade, raids and conquest. Misschien heb je de televisieserie ‘Vikings’ wel Freya is one of the permanent goddesses of the Norse Pantheon. they thought they were oceanliners. they were everywhere. Probably spelled with the a with the circle over it. I am compelled to agree with Eileen’s comment. The last name ending with “-son” or “-sen” reflects on the old surname system. Much of what we think we know about this famous Harald is based on sagas that were written long after his death. Throughout the centuries, surnames in every country have continued to "develop" often leading to astonishing variants of the original spelling. Th goddess of fertility and agriculture, Siv (or Sif) was the wife of Thor in Norse mythology. Dag means Day and is the God of the Day in norwegian old mythology. My name is Ingrid and both my grandfathers are Harold/Harald. My first name is Thorald, and my middle name is Magnus and I live in Scotland, which was unusual name when I was at school, when I started working my first name got shortened to Thor and I have called myself this for many years now, and is always a topic when meeting women (back in the day) or someone new. Some Irish bearers f the name "Fergus" claim descent from Fergus, Prince of Galloway (deceased 1161). We've pulled together a list, albeit not exhaustive, that won't give your adorable little Viking an axe to grind. I live in a small town west of Phoenix, Arizona. how is Ole pronounced. Typical of the Viking kings was that they settled along the coast, and built up wealth by demanding toll for those passing by. Filmed in Ireland , it premiered on March 3, 2013, in Canada . Add Ivar to the list of names made popular by the Vikings TV series. I am of predominant Norwegian blood on my mother’s side. I live in Norway, born and raised here. But that’s exactly why we love him! © 2017 Name Origin Research. My dear late father was named “EINAR”. In this sense, Magnus could be considered a Viking name. The original translation of Sigrid comes in several different variants due to dialects. I love his name. Princess Ingrid Alexandra, the elder child of Crown Prince Haakon and Crown Princess Mette-Marit, also carries the name. My bruises have bruises. Good Norwegian name. Vikings is a historical drama television series created and written by Michael Hirst for the History channel. Could come from “ørn” which mean eagle….. My name is Niels which is a pretty common Nordic name these days. ask odin. My grandfathers were Thorvald Jeagar and Gunderson Hammer. and has led the Progress Party since 2006. Who is right? You’re also missing the top viking names like Gunnar, Sven, Gunvald, Leif, Hjalmar, Ragnar, Styrbjörn. And if the perfect Old Norse name is still escaping you on a Viking ship, the rest of the Internet’s got you covered. Now for the guys! Technically, the Viking age was still ongoing during Magnus I’s reign (1035-1047), as historians regard Harald Hardråde’s fall in 1066 at the Battle of Stamford Bridge to be the end of the Viking Era. Viking definition: 1. a person belonging to a race of Scandinavian people who travelled by sea and attacked parts of…. Casey: A common variation of the Irish Gaelic that means Vigilant of watchful. The name is often written simply as ‘Bjorn' in English even though ø and o are different letters, and therefore different sounds, in Norwegian. Some Irish bearers f the name "Fergus" claim descent from Fergus, Prince of Galloway (deceased 1161). Interessant is dat Viking-kinderen de naam kregen van een onlangs overleden familielid omdat men geloofde dat dit de kenmerken van de overledene zou krijgen. Nowegian father and a Swedish mother and they gave me the name Åsa Möllestål.I now live in the very south of Sweden that once was danish. Meaning: Danish: God-given. The best tasting Maple Syrup from southern Vermont! thats “ils” Tusen Takk. Ferguson is by far the most popular and widespread form of Fergus. The name Ferguson is in the following categories: Irish Names, Surnames Names. PS – when in high school, My Dad and I owned a female black Lab. I name my dogs after Vikings. de Viking-namen komen uit de Scandinavische en Scandinavische talen die aanleiding hebben gegeven tot de huidige talen zoals Zweeds, Fins of Deens.. Veel van deze namen zijn geïnspireerd door de Noorse mythologie of de goden van de Vikingen. My father was the proudest Norweigian in all of Minnesota. 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