What is Viking Names?
- 1 What is Viking Names?
- 2 what is the Viking age?
- 3 The Most Popular Viking Names List Which Inspires You
- 4 What is the Most Popular Viking name?
Viking names are the historical names that relate to any instance, historical place, or the names of the people who had any special event. Before introducing you about the Viking names first we tell you a little introduction about Viking age because these are the names that were used in the Viking age. what is the Viking age?
what is the Viking age?
Viking Age is the time period from 800 to 1050 AD when a large group of Scandinavians left their county to find their good fortune. They were the strong people and warriors and were called Viking people. They began from raiding coastal sites and defended many monasteries in the British Isles.it was a ruler period when the first king appeared and ruled over Denmark. He made his own history and named the Denmark first time in 965 AD. During Viking age, the king of Denmark also ruled over England and Norway but a certain period of time. These names are also used in the memory of the people who went for any special expedition during this period. Some names are related to animal names which had given that time, it can be a place name or any special symbol also.
Anyway, it is narrated that the Viking people had good reputations. The Viking people period remained until three centuries. Norse gods and animal names also included in the list of Viking names, some are taken from the families of Viking people like Harland, Svend, and Khud from the Danish royal family.
So, why you don’t want to pick these historical and unique names for your newborn baby. As you know the names of the baby have effects on the personality of him. The name meaning indicates a special power attributed to them, for example, Frida means “peace” Astrid “Beautiful and love” any many more which has good meanings.
Viking names are coming again on trend nowadays and people are using these names for their newborn baby to make their baby personality unique and dashing.
The Most Popular Viking Names List Which Inspires You
Here in this article, we have collected a list of Viking names that are famous and have a good meaning. We have categorized the names into different subcategories, so you can easily choose according to your choice without wasting your time instead of searching from the one whole list.
- Female Viking names
- Viking names male
- Viking last names
- Cool Viking names
- Viking warrior’s names
Female Viking Names with Their Meanings
Here we have some popular female Viking names with their meanings which are related to the name of Norse Goddesses and some others.
|Astrid||A beautiful name for you cute little baby girl which means “Godly Strength” taken from the Scandinavia royal family.|
|Freya||Freya a good little princess name means “lady”. If anybody knows the history of this name, it will become the most famous name. it is one of the beautiful goddess names.|
|Ingrid||Another beautiful heavenly name which means “beautiful goddess”. Ingrid was one of the popular and royal names throughout the Viking age and also becoming popular nowadays.|
|Solveig||One of the most beautiful Scandinavian names which have original Norse meaning “Strong house” another meaning “daughter of the sun” “Sun’s path”. Solveig is the most popular in Germany and France.|
|Sigrid/Sigfrid||Means victory, wisdom, and beauty, comes from Old Norse. Name popularity can be found in several places and become more famous even outside of Norway too.|
|Sif/Siv||Siv was the wife of Thor having characteristics of fertility and agriculture. Sif/Siv also has a cool and beautiful meaning “bride”.|
|Gunhild||The name comes from the word war having different spelling in different regions like Gunnhild, Gunhild, Gunhilda, and Gunhildr. The reason for the popularity of Gunhild due to, because Gunhild is the famous physician, an environmental advocate and founder and CEO of GreeNudge, and also the president of the EAT Foundation.|
|Saga||A beautiful and nick Viking name means “a tale” or “a fairy tale”. Saga relates to Norse goddess of poetry so that’s why it is identified as the Goddess Fridge. The name often used in Iceland Sweden and Norway.|
|Erica||Noble, forever strong|
|Solveig||Strong house, daughter of the sun|
Viking Names Male with Their Meanings
Here we have the list of Viking names male from which often we got directly from the Norse God and some from the other popular culture. Either they are less popular or famous you can select according to your baby personality.
|Gunnar||Who can stand alone|
|Vidar||A Viking name means “a Viking god” “the wide-ruling one”|
|Loki||The trickster god|
|Ivar||Bow warrior, archer|
|Arkyn||Eternal king’s son|
|Freyre||God of weather|
|Tor||God of thunder|
|Harald||Lord and ruler|
|Odin||God of Viking gods|
|Loki||A moral middle ground.|
|Bjorn||An animal name but a cool name,|
|Ivar||Having great history related to kings, warriors, and some other famous personalities. Ivar means “bow warriors” or “arher”|
|Odin||The most complex Viking names male originated from art, war, wisdom, and death.|
|Harold/Harald||One of the royal Viking names male, the name of the king which is becoming popular nowadays.|
|Knut||Knut remained popular throughout Scandinavia also in Europe. It’s also a royal name.|
|Ragnar||A popular Viking name, which gets popularity after the successful TV show “Viking”.|
|Magus||A royal and very modern name means “great”.|
|Leif||Become popular due to the name of Norwegian singer, comedian, and actor Leif. He is an American singer.|
Cool Viking Names with Their Meanings
As you know often Viking names are related to the warriors, animal names, famous place name of Viking age, so what about the cool Viking names which have some cool and soft meanings. If you are searching for some cool Viking names then here we have generated a list of them.
|Alfhid||Battles of elves|
|Alvida||Battle of elves|
|Arvid||Tree of eagle|
|Asger||Spear of God|
|Aslaug||A woman engaged with God|
|Aslog||A woman engaged with god|
|Aapo||Father of many nations|
|Aoron||Mountain of strength|
|Aart||As powerful as an eagle|
|Abarrane||Mother of multitude|
|Audhild||Fighting for wealth|
|Balder||Bearer of light|
|Bard||Battle against peace|
|Berglijot||Light will save|
|Birger||One who helps|
|Bodil||Battle will cure|
|Borghild||Defense in battle|
|Ryniar||Warrior in armor|
Viking Warriors Names with Their Meanings
Throughout the Viking periods, there was a group of warriors who defended many monasteries and built their own rule. According to history, they were the well-reputed and brave people who can see in the eyes of their enemies. Here we have a list of some famous warriors Viking names.
|Bjorn||A Viking leader, he was the son of Ragnar Lodbrok.|
|Egil Skalagrimsson||An Icelandic Viking warrior name, it is said that he had killed a boy when he was just 7, who cheated him|
|Eric Bloodaxe||The son of the first king of Norway. He killed his brother.|
|Erik the Red||A Viking warrior who fled Norway for Iceland.|
|Freydis Eiriksdottir||A female Viking name, she was the first woman who visited North America in the 11th century.|
|Gunnar Hmaundarson||It is said that he was one of the famous and most beautiful men in the world.|
|Halfdan Ragnarsson||He defended Northumbria in 865, also known as the great Heathen Army.|
|Harald Hardrada||The last Viking ruler, it is said that he was the brutal ruler.|
|Ivar the boneless||The name of the Great Heathen Army.|
|Leif Erikson||Son of Erik|
|Ragnar Lodbrok||A most famous and important Viking warrior led several raids on England and France.|
|Rollo of Normandy||A famous Viking chieftain became the first ruler of the Normandy region in France.|
|Sigurd Snake-in-the-Eye||The son of Ragnar Lodbrok, it is said that he was born with a mark on his eye like a snake.|
|Sweyn Forkbeard||The name of Viking king of Denmark and England.|
|Ubba Ragmarsson||He was also the son of Lodbrok|
What is the Most Popular Viking name?
There are thousands of Viking names from which we have collected some of them. If you are searching for the most popular Viking name then according to our search “Rognar” is the most popular Viking name all across the Scandinavia, which are used nowadays and coming on-trend day by day. It has made popular after a Viking TV Show and its leading character Ragnor “Lothbrok”. Another reason for the popularity of this name the co-recipient of the first Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences politician Ragnar Sigvald Skancke, and Ragnar Frisch.
These were the Viking names which we have collected for you through our different resources, we tried our best to collect all kinds of Viking names from which you can easily select a good and beautiful name for your cute little once.