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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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19 February 2023

15 names were added to the List of approved Icelandic names in January. One name was rejected.

Adolfína Amir Bendt Hakim Hyrrokkin Kenny Klaría Múr Nathalía Sólbráð Sonny Valía Xavier Zachary Æja

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Name Days on July 13

Denmark    Margrethe
Faroe Islands    Margreta, Mia
Finland    Ilari, Joel, Lari
Norway    Melissa, Mia, Mildrid
Sami    Joel, Lárá
Finland (Swedish Language)Finland (Swedish Language)    Joel
Sweden    Joel, Judit