Blog 2016

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December 2016

24 December 2016

God Jul - Iloista Joulua - Glædelig Jul - Gleðilig Jól - Gleðileg Jól - Juullimi Pilluarit - Buorrit Juovllat!

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18 December 2016

Some D-, T- and Þ-names which are popular in the Nordic countries right now!

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10 December 2016

Today the Nobel Prize ceremony takes place in Stockholm, Sweden. Here you can find a long list of Nordic Nobel laureates!

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8 December 2016

Not a very typical Nordic letter, but here are some popular C-names!

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6 December 2016

Hyvää itsenäisyyspäivää! Trevlig självständighetsdag! Happy Independence Day, Finland!

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November 2016

30 November 2016

3 female names (Elizabet, Gabriela and Lalíla) and 5 male names (Hector, Korri, Marlon, Reynarð and Þrymir) added to the Icelandic Personal Names Register:

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13 November 2016

Some new Norwegian statistics tables (17th and 18th century) added:

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12 November 2016

5 female names (Arabella, Elínóra, Manasína, Skjaldmey and Snekkja) and 3 male names (Eir m, Lyngþór and Neró) added to the Icelandic Personal Names Register:

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October 2016

9 October 2016

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8 October 2016

Some B- and P-names which are popular in the Nordic countries right now Nordic BPk.jpg

3 October 2016

Some A-names which are popular in the Nordic countries right now Nordic Ak.jpg

September 2016

23 September 2016

4 female names (Hofdís, Angelína, Luna and Tildra) and 1 male name (Eyjar) added to the Icelandic Personal Names Register:

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18 September 2016

4 female names (Elíanna, Gola, Kaía and Kárí) and 2 male names (Kíran and Marlon) added to the Icelandic Personal Names Register: Isl0816k.jpg

17 September 2016

Here is a new category where you can learn about Greenlandic suffixes: Glsuffix.jpg

11 September 2016

I just had a look at all the names in the lists ending with -x: X NN.jpg

August 2016

20 August 2016

Some M-names which are popular in the Nordic countries right now Nordic M.jpg

15 August 2016

Some N-names which are popular in the Nordic countries right now Nordic N.jpg

July 2016

31 July 2016

Some interesting Nordic variants of Charlotte, don't you think? NordicCharlotte.jpg

24 July 2016

The new Danish statistics list of 2015 is online! DK2015.jpg

11 July 2016

Iceland has its own picture at last! Thank you very much for the photo, Andreas!

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8 July 2016

We drew new flags: Denmark Faroe Islands Finland Greenland Iceland Norway Sami Sweden!

4 July 2016

Some new names added to the Icelandic Personal Name Register:

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June 2016

25 June 2016

Some new names added to the Icelandic Personal Name Register:

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23 June 2016

Today, there are 39,000 names online!

20 June 2016

The new surname pages are ready!

15 June 2016

Lots of Old Norse Bynames added

12 June 2016

Swedish Football Team

1 June 2016

The responsive version of the Name Finder is ready!

May 2016

22 May 2016

Viking Names
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14 May 2016

Added Danish, Finnish, Norwegian and Swedish grammar to more than 250 names today!

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Nominative: Annikki
Genitive: Annikin
Partitive: Annikkia

13 May 2016

13 new names added to the Icelandic Personal Names Register:
Beata, Freymann, Gestar, Jóhanndína, Jötunn, Líó, Manuel, Mummi, Olli, Raknar, Sæmar, Tobbi, Yngveldur

8 May 2016

Malte is working on the new responsive framework of Nordic Names.

6 May 2016

3,333 likes on Facebook today! Thank you!

April 2016

30 April 2016

Added some more names to the list Astrid Lindgren Characters today

22 April 2016

Added a lot of Old Swedish variant forms of Agnes and Agneta

13 April 2016

Ugluspegill approved in Iceland on 1 April ... Still not sure if that can be right ...

5 April 2016

Working on some interesting Old Swedish names. Have a look at the many different Old Swedish forms of Ábiǫrn!

March 2016

27 March 2016

Added the Finlandswedish statistics list of 2015!

16 March 2016

Five new names were added to the Icelandic Personal Names Register: Toddi, Baui, Mæja, Ára and Ísbjört.

15 March 2016

Added the Finnish statistics list of 2015!

12 March 2016

The new Nordic Names logo is ready! We combined a Runic ᚾ (N) with a snowflake! What do you think?

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9 March 2016

To Latinise a Nordic name, people used to add typical Latin endings: -us and -o for male names and -a, sometimes -is for female names. Another possibility was to just switch to a typical Latin name which sounded a bit like the Nordic one. See also Latinised Names.

February 2016

21 February 2016

The newly added Icelandic name Lói is the name of a plover chicken in the upcoming animated feature film Lói – þú flýgur aldrei einn (English title: Ploey - you never fly alone).

20 February 2016

In Denmark, Sabrina with an English pronunciation can be spelled Sebrina.

19 February 2016

Our 250th tweet on Twitter is about 4 new names added to the Icelandic Personal Names Register: Dalrún, Gígí, Rósý and Lói.