Nordic Names Blog - New Icelandic Names 2022-12

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Borghild Jakey

31 January 2023
In December 2022, 2 names were submitted to the Icelandic naming committee for approval. 2 of them were approved and no name was rejected:

Female Names

  • Borghild: Previously, only the Icelandic form of the name (Borghildur) was allowed to be used in Iceland. Now also the form without the nominative ending was approved.
  • Jakey: This variant form of Jackie was approved.

See also

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