Norwegian baby names

Updated: April 9th, 2024

Norway is a Nordic country in Northern Europe which is called as the “land of the Midnight Sun”. Norway is full of cultural heritage and mythology which attracts people to this wonderful nation. It also consists of fascinating baby names, which is also a major interest for parents all over the world.

Norwegian baby names are the representatives of their rich culture and heritage. Traditional Norwegian names are obtained from Old Norse which is a Germanic language spoken in Scandinavian until the 14th century. There are variety of baby names given by Norwegian parents ranging from rough and tough to delicate and light. Like most of the European countries, Norwegian parents also have to follow strict naming rules. Parents are forbidden to give made up or creative names to their children. They must choose the names for their babies from the list of acceptable names released by the government.

Below is the comprehensive list of over 7000 Norwegian baby names. Please have a look.

Wanderer, Motion, Comfort, Peaceful
Man, Little and Womanly, Vigorous, Army
A Cheerful Boy, Holds the Heel, One Who Supplants, Supplanter
Will Desire, Valley, Resolute Protector, Protection
Sweet, Beautyful, Beautiful, Smart
Born of the Right Hand
God is Gracious, Son of Jack, One Who Supplants
Warrior, Defender of Men, Protect and Man, Manly
Hazelnut, Desired, Power, Life Giving
Heel Grabber, One who Supplants, Supplanter, Yahweh May Protect
Judge is God
Who is Like God?, Messenger of God
It will Enlarge, God Would Multiply, Yahweh Will Add, Jehova Increases
God is Gracious, Son of Jack
Gemini, Twin
Well-Born, Born of Yew, The Lord is Gracious, Youth
He will Laugh, Laughter, Laughing One, God Smiles
Dearly Loved, Beloved, Courageous Hero who Killed Goliath King of Israel
The Sea, Son of the Waves
Shining, Bringer of Light, Bright, From Lucania
Perfect, Acolyte, Accomplished
Gift of the Lord
God is Fullness
Variant of Helen, Torch, Sun Ray, Shinning Light
My Father Rejoices, The Intelligent
Jehovah Saves, Funny, God Helps, Yahweh is Salvation
God's Favor, Favour, Charm, Mercy
Darling, Handsome, Strong, Husband
Dark Beauty, Born at Night, Intoxication, Wine
Praiseworthy, Priceless, Inestimable, Flower
Worker of the Earth, Farmer, Earthworker
Free Man, Husband, Strong, Full-grown
Pure, Gentle, Bluish Purple, Viola
God's Gift, Climber, An Evergreen Climbing Ornamental Plant, A Vine
the Other, Bringer of Light, Foreign, Honorable
The Lord Supports, Jehovah has Healed
Bearing Christ, Christ-bearer, To Carry
Emulus, Imitating, Rivaling
Given, Protector, Lord, Give
Peaceful, Love, Servant, Soldier
God Strengthens
The Brave, Warrior, Manly and Strong, Masculine
Riverbank, Seashore, River, River
Ascent, The Lord will Help, Defender of Mankind, Height
Pari, Messenger of God Angel
Rich, Woman from Hadria, Dark One
Midwife, Work, Wet Nurse, Durga
Grace of God, Compassionate, Happy, Affection
He Who Comes After, High in Hebrew, Tall, Enlightened One
Molded From, Humanity, A Prophet's Name, Man of Earth
Light, Shining, Bright Born At Daybreak, Illumination
God's Spear, Deity, Lover of Deer, Ase
The Descending, One who Descends, Olive Tree, Lead Colored
Anointed Christian, Belonging to Christ
Noble Sort, Nobility
Skill, Wisdom
(God The) Father is Peace
Jacob's Wife, Delicate, Weary One, Weary,Tired
Yahweh has Given, Gift of Jehovah
Sun, Variant of Helen, Excellent, The Bright One
Blend of Lily and Ann, My God is Perfect, Beauty, Purity
The August, Variant of Augustine, Helpful, Dignity
Of the Lord Belonging to God, Form of Dominick
To be Born-from Natalia, Form of Natalie, Born on Christmas, Christ's Birthday
Victory and People, Victorious Person
Little Maximus, By the Great Stream, Greatest, A Short Form of Maxwell
God Protects My House, Beautiful
Mistress, Noble Woman, Queen of the Gods, Lady
Three, Forest, Wood Dweller, The Third
Exalted One, To Ascend, Bright, Tall
Elder Brother, Mercy, Name of a King, Eagle
Pearl, Daisies, Flowers Name, Eye of the Day
Power, The Noble Strong, Honorable, High and Royal
Yahweh Remembers, Renowned by God, Whom Jehovah Remembered
Merciful, Servant, Inventor of the Corn Mill, Soldier
Wealthy Guardian, Guard of His Wealth
Famous, Clear, Bright
Reddish-Brown, Reddish Orange-brown
Delight, Pleasure, Luxuriant, Paradise, Adornment
Yahweh is Gracious, Born of Yew, Young Warrior, Right Handed
The Name of a Gemstone, Jasper-stone, He who Guards the Treasure, Whoever Comes to See
Noblewoman, Lady, Mercy, Princess
God is My Salvation, Old Welshman, Form of Elijah, Elliot
Conqueror, Fertility, Tamer, To Tame
Conquering, One Who Overcomes, Prevailing, Victor
The Lord is My God, Form of Elijah
Gaelic, My Father is Joyful, Blessed, White
From the Hedged Valley, The Rosy Meadow, Heathen
Exalted, Summer, August, Revered
Girl, Cordula, Cornelia, Maiden
Glorious, Red, Great, Variant of Roderick Famous Ruler
Husband, Vigorous, Diminutive with Royal Connotations, Little and Womanly
Luminous, Famous, Clear, Bright
Flower Name, Renown, Rose Bush, The Words Hros Which Means Horse
Hay and Lēah = Clearing, Hero
God has Given
Consecrated to God, Form of Elizabeth
The Dove
Halo, Aureole, First of Its Kind In Germany Popular, Corona, Halo
Form of Mildred, Gentle Strength, Honey, Bee
Healing, Healer, Mythical Leader, The Lord is Salvation
Roofers, Maker of Bricks, Tiles, Inspired By a Family Name
Noble and Fight, Son of the Highborn, Alice
Greek Goddess of Wisdom, Unknown
Peace and King, Elf, Safety, Diminutive of Frederic
Precious Green Stone, Jade
Radiance, Moon, Pure, Bright and Shining
Live, Living, The Enlivening, Alive
Laplander, The Element Fionn Which Means White Fair, Fair-haired Courageous One, Light Skinned
Brightness, Sweet, Honorable, Nobility
Lord Exists, Glorious Praise, Gods Gift, He (God) Beholds
Native of Magdala, From the High Tower, One who is Elevated
Struggle, To Endure = Not Enduring, Lifted
Protect and Man, Defender of Men, Manly
Rose Flower, Rose
The Word Vivus with the Meaning Alive Lively, Vivid
Fight, Loud, Struggle, Renowned Warrior
Lucky, Name of a Saint, The Successful, Happy
Counsel, Form of Alfred, Ready for Battle, All and Peace
Army, Man, Manly, Husband
God is Merciful, Graceful, Beautiful
Blossoming, Flowering, Charming, Flourishing
Gift of Yahweh, Gift of God
Summer Season
A Plant in the Olive Family, Fragrant Flower, Gift from God, Shrub with Yellow Flowers
Pet Form of Mary, Bitterness, The Perfect One, Honey
Graceful, Arab, Annabella
God Would Multiply, He (God) Will Add, Feminine of Joseph
Hollow, Elder, Valley, The Elements Dean
Pearl, Jewel, Name of a Saint
Spear and Hard, Gravelly Place Gray House, Strong, Warlike
Twin, Gemini, Form of Thomas
Defender of Mankind, Splendid, Protector, He Who Wards Off (Other) Men
Beyond Praise, Highly Praiseworthy, Priceless, Of Inestimable Worth
Nobleman, Patrician, Noblewoman
The Just, Righteous, Singer, Judicious
My God is Yahweh, Eliane, Kind, Peaceful Ruler
Kind One, The Olive, Peace
Vanishing, Fragility, Vapour, Healthy
Myrtle Leaf, Like a Star, Sweet, Stampedding Horses
Sole Ruler, Ever-powerful, Honor and Powerful King, Alone-Ruler
Sword, Gorse Hill, The Elements Brom Meaning Broom Brambles, Raven
Radiance, Flower, Blossom, Womenn of Jannah (Heaven)
Free Condition, Frankie is Occasionally Used for Girls, Of the Franks, French Man
Heap of Rocks, Hara Which Means Hare, Deer Hunter or Archer
The Pearl, Variant of Margaret
Victory of the People, Victorious Person
Feminine of Alexander, To Defend, Protect and Man, Manly
Noble, Little Rock, Peace, God of Shine
Outcry, Dedicated to Mars, From the Celtic Name Tristan, Tumult
Sorrow, Fickle, Carl, Goddess Lakshmi
God the Honourable, Name of a Saint
Form of Theodore, Courageous People, Wealthy Protector, Wealth and Keep
Lion of God
the Other, Torch, Foreign, Bringer of Light
Gift of Yahweh, Gift of God
White Wave, Race of Women, Jennifer, Soft
Warlike, Proud, The Pure
War, Famous, Battle, Renowned Warrior
Defence, The Roman God of War, Mars, Of the Sea
Great Plains, Big, Tall
Expectation Belief, Trust, Hope, Faith
Rose, Flower Name
Vital Force, Born in June, Sixth Month of the Year
Soft-haired, Youthful, Downy, Downy-bearded
Lord Yahweh, Handsome Youth, Ruler
Graceful, Diminutive of Ann Frequently Used as an Independent Name, He (God) Was Gracious, Grace
To Protect, The Defender, Helper, Repel
Easy to Love, Bella, Graceful or Beatiful, Beautiful
Honorable, Bright through Nobility, Noble Famous, Highborn
Darling Child, Rock, An Offering, Light and Buoy-any
Peaceful Ruler, Magical Counsel, Power, Safety
The Greatest
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