Nordic Names Blog - New Icelandic Names 2021-06

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17 July 2021
In June 2021, 4 names were submitted to the Icelandic naming committee for approval. Three of them were approved and one rejected:

Female Names

  • Kóbra: This Icelandic vocabulary word for a cobra snake was approved.

Male Names

  • Elliot: This Old French diminutive form of Elias was rejected but
  • Ellíot: This Icelandic spelling of Elliot was approved instead.
  • Matteó: This Icelandic spelling of Matteo which is an Italian form of Matthæus (Matthew) was approved. Previously (approved in June 2018), only the spelling Mateó had been allowed.

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See also

For more information and new Icelandic names of other months see Icelandic Approved Names.

References

  1. Mannanafnaskrá at island.is, http://www.island.is