Soldier Name

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Soldier names are used in Sweden. They derive from nicknames used amoung soldiers. They remind us of younger versions of Old Norse bynames.

Some examples for soldier names are:

  • Blixt (Swedish blixt = 'lightning')
  • Eld (Swedish eld = 'fire')
  • Fogel (Swedish fågel = 'bird')
  • Häger (Swedish häger = 'heron')
  • Lång (Swedish lång = 'long')
  • Orm (Swedish orm = 'snake')
  • Rapp (Swedish rapp = 'quick')
  • Rask (Swedish rasch = 'quick')
  • Stark (Swedish stark = 'strong')
  • Strid (Swedish strid = 'fight', 'dispute')
  • Ståhl (Swedish stål = 'steel')
  • Svärd (Swedish svärd = 'sword')
  • Tjäder (Swedish tjäder = 'capercaillie')
  • Trana (Swedish trana = 'crane')
  • Uggla (Swedish uggla = 'owl')
  • Ål (Swedish ål = 'eel')
  • Älg (Swedish älg = 'elk')