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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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30 November 2022

8 names were added to the List of approved Icelandic names in October. No name was rejected.

Birningur Elfríð Elio Hanný Lauf Salomína Salvía Vana

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Name Days on December 9

Denmark    Rudolph
Faroe Islands    Rólvur, Rudolf
Finland    Anna, Anne, Anneli, Anni, Annika, Annikki, Annu, Annukka, Anu
Norway    Anette, Annette, Annika, Anniken
Sami    Ánná, Ánne
Finland (Swedish Language)Finland (Swedish Language)    Ann, Anna, Anne, Anneli, Annette, Anni, Annika
Sweden    Anna