Name index

Names are always special. They determine people's personality, character, behavior and sometimes even destiny.
 

  • Torgeir – [TOR-geyr] – “Thor's spear” (Old Norse).
  • Ari – [AH-ree] – “eagle” (Old Norse).
  • Orm – “snake” (Old Norse).
  • Advar – [ahd-VAHR] – “reach guard” (Old English).
  • Helgi – [HEH-lgee] – “blessed, holy” (Old Norse).
  • Halvdan – [HALF-dahn] – “half Dane” (Old Norse).
  • Gudmund – [GOOD-moond] – “god’s protection” (Old Norse).
  • Turid – [TOO-ruhd] – “beautiful” (Old Norse).
  • Olaf – [OH-lahf] – “ancestor’s descendant” (Old Norse).
  • Hrafn – “raven” (Old Norse). According to different sources, it can be pronounced as [RAPN] or [RAFN].
  • Harald – [HAH-rahlt] – “leader of the army” (Old Norse and Old English).
  • Örjan – [OE-rjan] – “farmer, earth worker” (Ancient Greek).
  • Ottar – [OH-tar] – “wealthy” (Old Germanic).
  • Kirk – “church” (Ancient Greek).
  • Sveinn – [SVEN] – “boy” (Old Norse).
  • Siv – “bride” (Old Norse). Siv was the wife of Thor in Norse mythology.
  • Eydis – [EY-dees] – “goddess of good fortune” (Old Norse).
  • Asta – [AH-stah] – “goddess of beauty” (Old Norse).
  • Knut – [KNOOT] – “knot” (Old Norse).
  • Idunn – [ee-DOON] – “love again” (Old Norse). Iðunn was the goddess of immortality and spring. She was responsible for guarding of the gods' apples of youth.
  • Ulfrich – [OOLF-reek] – “wolf’s rule” (Old Germanic).
  • Jari – [YAH-ree] – a short form of Hjálmarr “helmeted warrior” (Old Norse).
  • Leif – [LAYF] – “descendant, heir” (Old Norse).
  • Vali – [VA-li] – “foreigner” (Old Norse).