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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 47,000 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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16 February 2020

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:


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Name Days on February 21

Denmark    Samuel
Faroe Islands    Sámal, Sámuel
Finland    Keijo
Norway    Celine, Samuel, Selma
Sami    Álfa
Finland (Swedish Language)Finland (Swedish Language)    Alf, Alva
Sweden    Hilding