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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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19 September 2020

9 names were added to the List of approved Icelandic names (Agok, Dyljá, James, Klettur, Leonel, Morten, Ragný, Sofia, Virgil) and 2 names were rejected (Ivy, Theadór).


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Name Days on September 30

Denmark    Hieronymus
Faroe Islands    Hieronymus
Finland    Sirja, Siru, Sorja
Norway    Hege, Helga, Helge
Sami    Siru
Finland (Swedish Language)Finland (Swedish Language)    Roger
Sweden    Helge