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  1. ADAMINE: Scandinavian feminine form of Hebrew Adam, meaning "earth" or "red."
  2. ADELINA: Scandinavian pet form of Latin Adela, meaning "noble." Compare with another form of Adelina.
  3. ADINE: Scandinavian form of Hebrew Adiyna, meaning "slender."
  4. AGNETHA: Scandinavian form of Greek Hagne, meaning "chaste; holy."
  5. ALINA: Contracted form of Scandinavian Adelina, meaning "noble." Compare with other forms of Alina.

  6. ANITRA: Scandinavian form of Latin Anna, meaning "favor; grace." 

  7. ANNELISE: Scandinavian form of German Anneliese, meaning "favor; grace" and "God is my oath." 
  8. ANNI: Scandinavian pet form of Greek Hanna, meaning "favor; grace." Compare with another form of Anni.

  9. ÅSE: Scandinavian form of Icelandic Ása, meaning "god."
  10. ASTA: Pet form of Scandinavian Astrid, meaning "divine beauty."
  11. ASTRID: Scandinavian form of Old Norse Ástriðr, meaning "divine beauty."
  12. AUD: Scandinavian form of Old Norse Auðr, meaning "deeply rich."
  13. BARBRO: Scandinavian form of Greek Barbara, meaning "foreign; strange."
  14. BIRGIT: Short form of Scandinavian Birgitta, meaning "exalted one."
  15. BIRGITTA: Modern Scandinavian form of Latin Brigitta, meaning "exalted one."
  16. BIRTHE: Pet form of Scandinavian Birgitta, meaning "exalted one."
  17. BODIL: Scandinavian form of Old Norse Bóthildr, meaning "battle of revenge." 
  18. BORGHILD: Scandinavian form of Old Norse Borghildr, meaning "helpful battle maid." 
  19. BRITA: Variant spelling of Scandinavian Birgit, meaning "exalted one."
  20. BRYNHILD: Scandinavian form of Old Norse Brynhildr, meaning "armored warrior woman." 
  21. CATRINE: Variant spelling of Scandinavian Katrine, meaning "pure."
  22. DAGNEY: Variant spelling of Scandinavian Dagny, meaning "new day."
  23. DAGNY: Scandinavian form of Old Norse Dagný, meaning "new day."
  24. DOROTEA: Scandinavian form of Latin Dorothea, meaning "gift of God." Compare with another form of Dorotea.
  25. DORTE: Short form of Scandinavian Dorotea, meaning "gift of God."
  26. DORTHA: Possibly a variant spelling of Scandinavian Dorthe, meaning "gift of God."
  27. DORTHE: Variant spelling of Scandinavian Dorte, meaning "gift of God."
  28. ELIN: Scandinavian form of Greek Helénē, possibly meaning "torch."
  29. ELISABET: Scandinavian form of Greek Elisabet, meaning "God is my oath." Compare with another form of Elisabet.
  30. ERIKA: Feminine form of Scandinavian Erik, meaning "ever-ruler."
  31. ESTER: Scandinavian form of Persian Esther, meaning "star."
  32. EVELINA: Scandinavian form of Norman French Aveline, meaning "little Eve."
  33. EVELINE: Scandinavian form of Norman French Aveline, meaning "little Eve." Compare with another form of Eveline.
  34. FRIDA: Scandinavian form of Icelandic Fríða, meaning "peace." Compare with another form of Frida.
  35. GERD: Scandinavian form of Old Norse Gerðr, meaning "enclosure, stronghold."
  36. GERDA: Dutch and Scandinavian form of Old Norse Gerðr, meaning "enclosure, stronghold."
  37. GUDRUN: German and Scandinavian form of Old Norse Guðrun, meaning "divine rune."
  38. GUNHILD: Scandinavian form of Old Norse Gunnhildr, meaning "war-battle."
  39. GUNHILDA: Variant spelling of Scandinavian Gunhild, meaning "war-battle."
  40. GUNNEL: Scandinavian form of Old Norse Gunnhildr, meaning "war-battle."
  41. GUNVOR: Scandinavian form of Old Norse Gunnvarr, meaning "war-vigilant." 
  42. HEDVIG: Scandinavian form of Old High German Haduwig, meaning "contending battle."
  43. HELENE: Scandinavian form of Greek Helénē, probably meaning "torch." Compare with another form of Helene.
  44. HENRIKE: Feminine form of Scandinavian Henrik, meaning "home-ruler."
  45. HILDA: Icelandic and Scandinavian form of Old Norse Hildr, meaning "battle." Compare with another form of Hilda.
  46. HILDE: Scandinavian form of Old Norse Hildr, meaning "battle." Compare with masculine Hilde.
  47. HULDA: Scandinavian form of Old Norse Hulð, meaning "hidden, obscure, secret." Compare with another form of Hulda.
  48. IDA: Scandinavian form of Icelandic Iða, meaning "industrious." Compare with another form of Ida.
  49. INGA: Icelandic and Scandinavian short form of longer names containing ing, meaning "foremost one."
  50. INGEBORG: Icelandic and Scandinavian form of Old Norse Ingibjorg, meaning "Ing's protection."
  51. INGEGERD: Scandinavian form of Old Norse Ingigerðr, meaning "Ing's enclosure."
  52. INGRID: Scandinavian form of Old Norse Ingrið, meaning "Ing-beautiful."
  53. JORUN: Variant spelling of Scandinavian Jorunn, meaning "stallion to love."
  54. JORUNN: Scandinavian form of Old Norse Jórunnr, meaning "stallion to love."
  55. KAJA: Feminine form of Scandinavian Kaj, meaning "lord." Compare with other forms of Kaja.
  56. KAROLINA: Scandinavian form of Latin Carolina, meaning "man." Compare with other forms of Karolina.
  57. KATHARINA: Scandinavian form of Greek Aikaterine, meaning "pure."
  58. KATRINE: Scandinavian form of Greek Aikaterine, meaning "pure." Compare with another form of Katrine.
  59. KLARA: Scandinavian form of Latin Clara, meaning "clear, bright." Compare with other forms of Klara.
  60. KRISTIN: Short form of Scandinavian Kristina and English Kristina, both meaning "believer" or "follower of Christ."
  61. KRISTINA: Feminine form of Scandinavian Kristian, meaning "believer" or "follower of Christ." Compare with another form of Kristina.
  62. LETICIA: Scandinavian form of Latin Lætitia, meaning "happiness." Compare with another form of Leticia.
  63. LISBET: Short form of Scandinavian Elisabet, meaning "God is my oath." 
  64. LIV: Scandinavian form of Old Norse Lifa, meaning "life."
  65. LIVA: Modern form of Scandinavian Liv, meaning "life."
  66. MAGDALENA: Latin form of Greek Magdalēnē, meaning "of Magdala." In use by the Germans, Scandinavians and Spanish.
  67. MAJA: Scandinavian and Slavic form of Greek Maia, meaning "nursing mother."
  68. MARGARETHA: Scandinavian form of Latin Margarita, meaning "pearl."
  69. MARGIT: Hungarian and Scandinavian form of Greek Margarites, meaning "pearl."
  70. MARTE: Scandinavian form of Greek Martha, meaning "lady, mistress." 
  71. MATHILDA: Scandinavian form of Teutonic Mechthild, meaning "mighty in battle." Compare with another form of Mathilda.
  72. MATILDA: Variant spelling of Scandinavian Mathilda, meaning "mighty in battle." Compare with another form of Matilda.
  73. MEKTILD: Scandinavian form of Teutonic Mechthild, meaning "mighty in battle."
  74. RAGNA: Short form of Scandinavian names containing the Old Norse element regin/ragin, meaning "advice, decision, counsel," hence "wise."
  75. RAGNHILD: Scandinavian form of Old Norse Ragnhildr, meaning "battle counsel."
  76. RAKEL: Scandinavian form of Hebrew Rachel, meaning "ewe."
  77. RUNA: Feminine form of Scandinavian Rune, meaning "secret lore."
  78. SANNA: Short form of Scandinavian Susanna, meaning "lily."
  79. SARA: Anglicized form of Greek Sarra, meaning "noble lady, princess." In the bible, this is the name that God gave to Sarai, wife of Abraham. This form of the name is in wide use throughout Europe: Dutch, German, Greek, Italian, Polish, Portuguese, Spanish, Scandinavian, and Slovene.
  80. SIGRID: Scandinavian form of Old Norse Sigríðr, meaning "beautiful victory."
  81. SIGRIÐ: Scandinavian form of Old Norse Sigríðr, meaning "beautiful victory."
  82. SIGRUN: Scandinavian form of Old Norse Sigrún, meaning "victory-secret."
  83. SIMONE: Scandinavian feminine form of Greek Symeon, meaning "hearkening." Compare with other forms of Simone.
  84. SIRI: Pet form of Scandinavian Sigrid, meaning "beautiful victory."
  85. SONJA: Scandinavian form of Russian Sonya, meaning "wisdom."
  86. STINA: Short form of Scandinavian Kristina, meaning "believer" or "follower of Christ."
  87. SUSANNA: Scandinavian form of Greek Sousánna, meaning "lily." Compare with another form of Susanna.
  88. SVANHILD: Scandinavian form of Old Norse Svanhildr, meaning "swan battle."
  89. TEKLA: Polish and Scandinavian form of Greek Thekla, meaning "glory of God."
  90. THORA: Variant spelling of Scandinavian Tora, meaning "Thor" or "thunder."
  91. THYRA: Scandinavian form of Old Norse Þyri, meaning "Thor's warrior." Compare with another form of Thyra.
  92. TORA: Feminine form of Scandinavian Tor, meaning "Thor" or "thunder."
  93. TORBORG: Scandinavian form of Old Norse Þorbjorg, meaning "Thor's protection."
  94. TORD: Short form of Scandinavian Tordis, meaning "Thor's goddess" or "Thor's woman."
  95. TORDIS: Scandinavian form of Old Norse Þordís, meaning "Thor's goddess" or "Thor's woman."
  96. TORHILD: Scandinavian form of Old Norse Þórhildr, meaning "Thor's battle." 
  97. TOVE: Unisex pet form of Scandinavian names starting with Torf- or Torv-, meaning "Thor" or "thunder."
  98. TRINE: Short form of Scandinavian Catrine, meaning "pure."
  99. TURID: Modern Scandinavian form of Old Norse Þorríðr, meaning "Thor's beauty."
  100. TYRA: Scandinavian form of Old Norse Þyri, meaning "Thor's warrior." 
  101. ULLA: Pet form of Scandinavian Ulrika, meaning "prosperity and power." Compare with other forms of Ulla.
  102. ULRIKA: Feminine form of Scandinavian Ulrik, meaning "prosperity and power."
  103. VALBORG: Scandinavian form of Old High German Walburg, meaning "salvation of the slain in battle."
  104. VENDLA: Scandinavian contracted form of Norwegian/Swedish Vendela, meaning "a Wend; a wanderer," a term used to refer to migrant Slavs in the sixth century. 
  105. VIGDIS: Scandinavian form of Old Norse Vigdís, meaning "war goddess."
  106. VIKTORIA: German and Scandinavian form of Roman Latin Victoria, meaning "conqueror" or "victory."
  107. VILHELMA: Feminine form of Scandinavian Vilhelm, meaning "will-helmet."
  108. VILMA: Short form of Scandinavian Vilhelma, meaning "will-helmet." Compare with another form of Vilma.
  109. VIVI: Short form of Scandinavian Vivianne, meaning "alive; animated; lively."
  110. VIVIANNE: Scandinavian form of Latin Viviana, meaning "alive; animated; lively."
  111. YLVA: Scandinavian form of Icelandic Úlfa, meaning "she-wolf."

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