13 names were added to the List of approved Icelandic names (Andres, Elían, Franka, Gáki, Heiður, Josefina, Mári, Miró, Nathalia, Sólhrafn, Sólskríkja, Súddi, Svaný) and 3 names were rejected (Candice, Kaya, Nathalía).
Kalaallit Nunaat, Pilluaritsi! Happy National Day, Greenland!
Midsummer 2020 - stay safe!
Til hamingju með daginn! Happy Iceland National Day!
Today is World Wind Day. So here are some wind names for you!
Today we added the Greenlandic name count to our name count tables!
Looking at the endings of the current female top 50 statistics lists, it is quite obvious that a-endings are by far the most popular ones.
Happy Syttende Mai!
On the occasion of this week's World Book Day, we would like to tell you something about the fantastic books we used (and still use) to create this website.
God påske! Gleðiligar páskir! Hyvää pääsiäistä! Poorskimi pilluarits! Gleðilega páska! Buorit Beassážat! Glad påsk!
A lot of Biblical and Saints’ boys’ names are in a nosedive in Denmark at the moment. If you look at the statistics of the last 10 years, a certain type of name is declining strongly: Boys’ names from the Bible and Saints’ names:
Some of Saturn's moons have got Nordic names. They are taken from the Norse mythology. Learn about the moons and about their names here:
Names are typically distributed differently within the regions of a country. For Sweden, we have now performed an analysis, based on peoples' places of birth in the 19th century.
Nielsen, Jensen, Hansen - Have a look at the most common surnames in Denmark
In 2022, seven new names will be added to the Swedish name day calendar.
Greenlandic given names are often quite long and look very exotic to foreigners. Once you recognize the different suffixes, the names become much easier to understand. Have a look!
Autumn and winter are typical storm seasons in the Nordic countries. Heavy storms are blowing outside while hygge, mys and sauna become more and more important! For some years now, heavy storms have been named in the Nordic countries. Have a look at our collection of those names:
What are the most common Finnish names? Have a look!
Happy Sami National Day!
Happy New Year!