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Welcome to the comprehensive site on given names in Sweden, Denmark, Norway, Finland, Iceland, Greenland and the Faroe Islands!

You will find information about more than 49,000 names, their meanings, origins and usage in the Nordic countries. Explore our name lists by country or origin. Or use the Name Finder for an individual selection.

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7 May 2022

14 names were added to the List of approved Icelandic names in April. No name was rejected.

Alpa Adríanna Baltazar Benni Denný Dolma Eia Eyvin Gaja Hafsjór Jóda Rayna Tangi Theadór

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Name Days on May 24

Denmark    Esther
Faroe Islands    Ester, Iris
Finland    Touko, Tuukka
Norway    Ester, Iris
Sami    Duvká
Finland (Swedish Language)Finland (Swedish Language)    Alarik
Sweden    Ivan, Vanja