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Welcome to the comprehensive site on given names in Sweden, Denmark, Norway, Finland, Iceland, Greenland and the Faroe Islands!

You will find information about more than 50,000 names, their meanings, origins and usage in the Nordic countries. Explore our name lists by country or origin. Or use the Name Finder for an individual selection.

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4 September 2022

16 names were added to the List of approved Icelandic names in July/August. No name was rejected.

Celin Myríam Menja Lárentína Emelí Marþór Gunna Týri Salvadór Sigurhörður Iðar Ílena Hild Snæfrost Marino Heró

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Name Days on October 1

Denmark    Remigius
Faroe Islands    Rebekka, Remigius
Finland    Raine, Rainer, Raino, Rauno
Norway    Rebekka, Remi
Sami    Rávdnár
Finland (Swedish Language)Finland (Swedish Language)    Ragnar, Rainer
Sweden    Ragna, Ragnar