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  1. ABSALON: Scandinavian form of Hebrew Abiyshalowm, meaning "father of peace." 
  2. AÐALSTEIN: Scandinavian form of Icelandic Aðalsteinn, meaning "noble stone."
  3. AGNE: Scandinavian form of Old Norse Agni, meaning "edge (of a sword)."
  4. ALF: Scandinavian form of Old Norse Alfr, meaning "elf." Compare with other forms of Alf.
  5. ALVIS: Scandinavian form of Old Norse Alvíss, meaning "all wise." 
  6. ANDERS: Scandinavian form of Greek Andreas, meaning "man; warrior."
  7. ANLAF: Scandinavian form of Old Norse Ánleifr, meaning "heir of the ancestors."
  8. ARKELL: Scandinavian form of Old Norse Arnkell, meaning "eagle kettle."
  9. ARN: Variant spelling of Scandinavian Arne, meaning "eagle power." Compare with another form of Arn.

  10. ARNE: Scandinavian form of Old Norse Árni, meaning "eagle." Compare with another form of Arne.

  11. ARVID: Scandinavian form of Old Norse Arnviðr, meaning "eagle tree."

  12. AXEL: Scandinavian form of Hebrew Abiyshalowm, meaning "father of peace." 

  13. BALDER: Scandinavian form of Old Norse Baldr, meaning "lord, prince." In mythology, this is the name of a son of Odin and Frigg.

  14. BENEDIKT: Scandinavian form of Greek Benediktos, meaning "blessed." Compare with another form of Benedikt.

  15. BIRGER: Scandinavian form of Old Norse Bergr, meaning "rescuer, saver."

  16. BJARNE: Modern Scandinavian form of Old Norse Bjorn, meaning "bear."

  17. CAI: Variant spelling of Scandinavian Kai, possibly meaning "lord." Compare with another form of Cai.
  18. CAJ: Variant spelling of Scandinavian Kai, meaning "lord." Compare with another form of Caj.
  19. CAY: Variant spelling of Scandinavian Kai, meaning "lord." Compare with another form of Cay.
  20. CHRISTOFFER: Scandinavian form Latin Christophorus, meaning "Christ-bearer." 
  21. CNUT: Variant spelling of Scandinavian Knut, meaning "knot." 
  22. DAG: Scandinavian form of Old Norse Dagr, meaning "day." Compare with another form of Dag.
  23. DAGFINN: Scandinavian form of Old Norse Dagfinnr, meaning "day-Finn" or "day-wanderer."
  24. DAVEN: Scandinavian name meaning "two rivers." Compare with another form of Daven.
  25. EDVARD: Czech and Scandinavian form of Latin Eduardus, meaning "guardian of prosperity."
  26. EGILL: Diminutive form of Scandinavian Agne, "edge (of a sword)," meaning "little edge." 
  27. EILERT: Frisian and Scandinavian form of German Eckhard, meaning "strong edge."
  28. EINAR: Scandinavian form of Old Norse Einarr, meaning "lone warrior."
  29. EMANUEL: Scandinavian form of Greek Emmanouel, meaning "God is with us."
  30. EMIL: German and Scandinavian name derived from Latin Æmilius, meaning "rival." In use by the English.
  31. ENOK: Scandinavian form of Greek Henoch, meaning "dedicated."
  32. ERIK: Scandinavian form of Old Norse Eiríkr, meaning "ever-ruler." Compare with another form of Erik.
  33. ERLAND: Scandinavian name derived from Old Norse örlendr, meaning "foreigner, stranger."
  34. ERLEND: Variant spelling of Scandinavian Erland, meaning "foreigner, stranger."
  35. ESBEN: Scandinavian form of Old Norse Ásbjorn, meaning "divine-bear."
  36. EUTHA: Scandinavian name derived from Old Norse jôdh, meaning "child."
  37. FINN: Scandinavian form of Old Norse Finnr, meaning "from Finland." Compare with another form of Finn.
  38. FOLKE: Scandinavian form of Old Norse Folki, meaning "people, tribe." 
  39. FRANS: Dutch and Scandinavian form of Latin Franciscus, meaning "French."
  40. FRITJOF: Scandinavian form of Old Norse Friðþjófr, meaning "peace-thief."
  41. FRODE: Scandinavian form of Icelandic Fróði, meaning "wise."
  42. GUNNAR: Scandinavian form of Old Norse Gunnarr, meaning "soldier, warrior."
  43. GUNNE: Short form of Scandinavian Gunnar, meaning "soldier, warrior."
  44. GUSTAV: Scandinavian form of Latin Gustavus, meaning "meditation staff."
  45. H�KAN: Icelandic and Scandinavian form of Old Norse Hákon, meaning "high son."
  46. HALDOR: Scandinavian form of Old Norse Halldórr, meaning "Thor's rock."
  47. HALLE: Scandinavian short form of longer names containing the Norse element hallr, meaning "rock."
  48. HALVARD: Scandinavian form of Old Norse Hallvar�r, meaning "rock defender."
  49. HALVDAN: Scandinavian form of Old Norse Halfdanr, meaning "half Dane."
  50. HARALD: Scandinavian form of Old Norse Haraldr, meaning "army ruler." Compare with another form of Harald.
  51. HELGE: Scandinavian form of Icelandic Helgi, meaning "holy; dedicated to the gods."
  52. HEMMING: Scandinavian name derived from Old Norse hamr, meaning "shape." The name may have originated as a byname for a "shape-shifter" or "werewolf."
  53. HENNING: Pet form of Scandinavian Henrik, meaning "home-ruler."
  54. HENRIK: Scandinavian form of Old Norse Heinrikr, meaning "home-ruler."
  55. HERLEIF: Scandinavian form of Old Norse Herleifr, meaning "army descendant." 
  56. HJALMAR: Scandinavian form of Old Norse Hjálmar, meaning "helmet-warrior."
  57. HJALMARR: Variant spelling of Scandinavian Hjalmar, meaning "helmet-warrior."
  58. HOLGER: Scandinavian form of Old Norse Holmgeirr, meaning "spear island."
  59. INGEMAR: Scandinavian form of Old Norse Ingimarr, meaning "Ing-famous." 
  60. INGMAR: Contracted form of Scandinavian Ingemar, meaning "Ing-famous."
  61. INGOLF: Scandinavian form of Old Norse Ingólfr, meaning "Ing's wolf."
  62. INGVAR: Icelandic and Scandinavian form of Old Norse Ingvarr, meaning "Ing's warrior."
  63. IVAR: Scandinavian form of Old Norse Ívarr, meaning "bow warrior." 
  64. JAKOB: German and Scandinavian form of Greek Iakob, meaning "supplanter."
  65. JARL: Scandinavian form of Old Norse Erlingr, the legend name of a mortal son of the god Ríg, meaning "earl, nobleman."
  66. JOAKIM: Scandinavian form of Hebrew Yehowyaqiym, meaning "Jehovah raises up." 
  67. JOHAN: Short form of Latin Johannes, meaning "God is gracious." In use by the Czechs, Finnish, Germans and Scandinavians.
  68. JON: Scandinavian form of Icelandic Jóhann, meaning "God is gracious." Compare with other forms of Jon.
  69. JOSEF: Scandinavian form of Greek Ioseph, meaning "(God) shall add (another son)." 
  70. KAI: Scandinavian name, possibly derived from Latin Caius, meaning "lord." Compare with other forms of Kai.
  71. KAJ: Variant spelling of Scandinavian Kai, meaning "lord." Compare with feminine Kaj.
  72. KENNET: Scandinavian form of English Kenneth, meaning both "comely; finely made" and "born of fire." 
  73. KENT: Contracted form of Scandinavian Kennet, meaning both "comely; finely made" and "born of fire." Compare with other forms of Kent.
  74. KIM: Short form of Scandinavian Joakim, meaning "Jehovah raises up." Compare with another form of Kim.
  75. KJELL: Scandinavian form of Icelandic and Old Norse Kettil, meaning "cauldron, kettle." 
  76. KNUT: Scandinavian form of Old Norse Knútr, meaning "knot." 
  77. KONSTANTIN: Scandinavian form of Roman Latin Constantine, meaning "steadfast." Compare with other forms of Konstantin.
  78. KRISTIAN: Scandinavian form of Greek Christianos, meaning "believer" or "follower of Christ."
  79. KRISTOFFER: Scandinavian form of Greek Christophoros, meaning "Christ-bearer." Compare with another form of Kristoffer.
  80. LARS: Scandinavian form of Icelandic Lárus, meaning "laurel."
  81. LASSE: Pet form of Scandinavian Lars, meaning "laurel."
  82. LAURITS: Scandinavian short form of Latin Laurentius, meaning "of Laurentum."
  83. LEIF: Scandinavian form of Old Norse Leifr, meaning "descendant, heir."
  84. LELLE: Pet form of Scandinavian Lennart, meaning "lion-strong."
  85. LENNART: Scandinavian form of Old High German Lewenhart, meaning "lion-strong."
  86. LENNE: Pet form of Scandinavian Lennart, meaning "lion-strong."
  87. LORENS: Scandinavian form of Roman Latin Laurentius, meaning "of Laurentum."
  88. LUDVIG: Scandinavian form of German Ludwig, meaning "famous warrior."
  89. MAGNUS: Scandinavian name derived from the latter part of French Charlemagne ("Charles the Great"), from Latin magnus, meaning "great." Used infrequently by the Irish and Scottish. Compare with another form of Magnus.
  90. MIKKEL: Scandinavian form of Greek Michaēl, meaning "who is like God?"
  91. NEL: Norman French form of Scandinavian Njal, meaning "champion."
  92. NENNE: Pet form of Scandinavian Lennart, meaning "lion-strong."
  93. NIKLAS: Scandinavian form of Greek Nikolaos, meaning "victor of the people." 
  94. NIKOLAUS: Scandinavian form of Greek Nikolaos, meaning "victor of the people." Compare with another form of Nikolaus.
  95. NJAL: Scandinavian form of Irish Gaelic Niall, meaning "champion."
  96. NJORD: Scandinavian form of Old Norse Njörðr, meaning "strong, vigorous."
  97. ODIN: Scandinavian form of Old Norse Óðinn, meaning "poetry, song" and "eager, frenzied, raging." In mythology, this is the name of the chief god of the Aesir. Equated with Anglo-Saxon Woden.
  98. OLAF: Scandinavian form of Old Norse Óláfr, meaning "heir of the ancestors."
  99. OSKAR: Scandinavian form of Old Norse Ásgeirr, meaning "god-spear."
  100. OSVALD: Scandinavian form of Old Norse Ásvaldr, meaning "divine power" or "divine ruler."
  101. OVE: Possibly a modern Scandinavian form of Old Danish Auwe, meaning "little edge." 
  102. PER: Scandinavian form of Latin Petrus, meaning "rock, stone."
  103. PONTUS: Scandinavian form of Greek Pontios, meaning "of the sea; seaman." Compare with another form of Pontus.
  104. RAGNAR: Scandinavian form of German Reginar, meaning "wise warrior."
  105. RAGNE: Masculine form of Scandinavian Ragna, a short form of names containing the Old Norse element regin ("advice, decision, counsel"), hence "wise."
  106. RAGNVALD: Scandinavian form of Old Norse Ragnvaldr, meaning "wise ruler."
  107. RALF: Scandinavian form of Old Norse Ráðúlfr, meaning "wise wolf." Compare with another form of Ralf.
  108. RANDOLF: Scandinavian form of Old Norse Randolfr, meaning "shield-wolf." Compare with another form of Randolf.
  109. RASMUS: Short form of Latin Erasmus, meaning "beloved." In use by the Scandinavians.
  110. RIKARD: Scandinavian form of Old High German Ricohard, meaning "powerful ruler."
  111. ROALD: Scandinavian form of Old Norse Hróaldr, meaning "famous ruler."
  112. ROAR: Scandinavian form of Old Norse Hróarr, meaning "famous spear."
  113. ROGNVALD: Scandinavian form of Old Norse Rögnvaldr, meaning "wise ruler."
  114. ROLF: Scandinavian form of Old Norse Hrólfr, meaning "famous wolf." Compare with other forms of Rolf.
  115. RUBEN: Scandinavian form of Hebrew Reuwben, meaning "behold, a son." 
  116. RUNE: Scandinavian form of Old Norse Rúni, meaning "secret lore."
  117. SEVERIN: German and Scandinavian form of Roman Latin Severinus, meaning "stern."
  118. SIGFRID: Scandinavian form of Old Norse Sigfrøðr, meaning "victory-peace."
  119. SIGMUND: Scandinavian form of Old Norse Sigmundr, meaning "victory-protection." Compare with another form of Sigmund.
  120. SIGVARD: Scandinavian form of Old Norse Sigvarðr, meaning "victory guard." 
  121. SNORRE: Scandinavian form of Old Norse Snorri, meaning "attack."
  122. STEFAN: Scandinavian form of Latin Stephanus, meaning "crown." Compare with other forms of Stefan.
  123. STIG: Scandinavian form of Old Norse Stígr, meaning "wanderer."
  124. SVERRE: Scandinavian form of Old Norse Sverrir, meaning "wild, restless."
  125. TEODOR: Scandinavian form of Latin Theodorus, meaning "gift of God."
  126. TOR: Scandinavian form of Old Norse Þórr, meaning "Thor" or "thunder." Compare with other forms of Tor.
  127. TORE: Variant spelling of Scandinavian Tor, meaning "Thor" or "thunder." Compare with another form of Tore.
  128. TORGNY: Scandinavian form of Icelandic Þorgnýr, meaning "Thor's clash" or "thunder clash."
  129. TORKEL: Scandinavian form of Old Norse Þorketill, meaning "Thor's cauldron."
  130. TORVALD: Scandinavian form of Old Norse Þorvaldr, meaning "Thor's ruler."
  131. TOVE: Unisex pet form of Scandinavian names starting with Torf- or Torv-, meaning "Thor" or "thunder."
  132. ULF: Scandinavian form of Old Norse Ulfr, meaning "wolf."
  133. ULRIK: Scandinavian form of Old High German Ulrich, meaning "prosperity and power."
  134. VALDEMAR: Scandinavian form of Old High German Waldemar, meaning "peaceful ruler." 
  135. VALTER: Scandinavian form of German Walther, meaning "ruler of the army."
  136. VERNER: Scandinavian form of German Werner, meaning "Warin warrior," i.e. "covered warrior."
  137. VIDAR: Scandinavian form of Old Norse Víðarr, meaning "forest warrior."
  138. VIGGE: Scandinavian form of Icelandic Viggó, a short form of Nordic names beginning with Vig-, meaning "lightning."
  139. VIKTOR: Scandinavian form of Roman Latin Victor, meaning "conqueror." Compare with another form of Viktor.
  140. VILFRED: Scandinavian form of German Wilfried, meaning "desires peace." 
  141. VILHELM: Scandinavian form of Old Norse Vilhjalmr, meaning "will-helmet."
  142. VILMAR: Scandinavian form of Old High German Wilmar, meaning "desires fame." 
  143. YNGVAR: Scandinavian form of Old Norse Yngvarr, meaning "Ing's warrior."
  144. YNGVE: Scandinavian form of Old Norse Yngvi, meaning "friend of Ing" or "worshiper of Ing."

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