Lots of new names added to the List of approved Icelandic names:
Female names: Lilley, Avía, Hædý, Álfmey, Sumarlín, Júlí, Sál, Helgey, Avelin, Avelín, Franzisca, Zíta, Lella
Male names: Dengsi, Bylur, Mateó, Kristó, Kubbur, Dorri, Hrafnþór, Petter, Eykam, Lionel, Friðríkur, Berti, Ram, Dittó, Diego, Ernest
44 000 names! To find your way through we recommend our Name Finder search tool.
We learned (and added) something interesting about the name Mekkín and thought we'd give you some more nice female Icelandic M-names today:
Look what we found: Nordic Names mentioned as a reference in a new German book about given names!
Some great new books for our bibliography!
Til hamingju með daginn! Happy Iceland National Day!
Do you want to know what the names of the Icelandic Football Team members mean? Have a look at the list!
Happy Swedish National Day!
These names were very popular in Norway 100 years ago. Some of them are still (or again) popular today.
God påske! Gleðiligar páskir! Hyvää pääsiäistä! Poorskimi pilluarits! Gleðilega páska! Buorit Beassážat! Glad påsk!
Have a nice 'Nordic Day' today!
These names were very popular in Sweden 100 years ago. Some of them are still (or again) popular today.
Three female names (Guðna, Íselín, Ljóney) and four male names (Brimþór, Geimar, Maríon, Sólúlfur) added to the List of approved Icelandic names. Two female names (Alex, Zelda) and four male names (Andrej, Lind, Theo, Zion) rejected.
We are collecting the names of the Nordic Olympic medalists on a special name list for you here:
Here are some names used in Sønderjylland (in the very south of Denmark and the very north of Germany).
Have a look at this interesting selection of names with a J as a second letter following a consonant.
Godt Nytår! · Gott Nýggjár! · Onnellista Uutta Vuotta! · Ukiortaami Pilluaritsi! · Gleðilegt Nýtt Ár! · Godt Nyttår! · Buorre Ođđa Jahki! · Gott Nytt År!