What are typical Norwegian names?

The most popular baby names in Norway for 2021 are Nora and Noah. Along with Nora, other top girl names in Norway include Emma, Sofie, Olivia, and Ella. Along with Noah, other popular names for boys in Norway include Oskar, Oliver, Lucas, and Isak. Norway’s name rankings combine spellings for names that sound the same.

What is the first name of Norway?

Norway has two official names: Norge in Bokmål and Noreg in Nynorsk.

What is the most common name in Norway?

Top Baby Names in Norway

Male Female
1 Jakob 1 Nora
2 Emil 2 Emma
3 Noah 3 Ella
4 Oliver 4 Maia

What is the most common girl name in Norway?

Anne was the most popular female name among the population in Norway in 2020, with 58,852 people having the name. Inger and Kari were the second and third most common names during the time under consideration.

Is odd a Norwegian name?

Odd, a name of Old Norse origin (Oddr), the 11th most common male name in Norway. It is rarely used in other countries, though sometimes appearing in other Nordic countries. In Old Norse the word means sharp end of an arrow or edge of blade. An Icelandic and Faroese form of the name is Oddur.

Is Alexander a Scandinavian name?

From Nordic Names – www.nordicnames.de – All rights reserved….Grammar.

– Swedish
Nominative: Alexander
Genitive: Alexanders

Can you name your child Bjorn in Norway?

Choosing a boy’s name for a girl or vice versa isn’t allowed, but there are many names allowable for both genders. Surnames that are used by more than 200 people in Norway are free to be chosen.

What are some common Norwegian names?

– Hansen – Johansen – Olsen – Larsen – Andersen – Pedersen – Nilsen – Kristiansen – Jensen – Karlsen

What are Norwegian last names?


  • Johansen
  • Olsen
  • Larsen
  • Andersen
  • What are some popular Norwegian boy names?


  • Alfarin
  • Alfgeir
  • Amund
  • Annar
  • Aslak
  • Bakli
  • Beorhtel
  • Berrant
  • Bionbyr
  • What are some Old Norse names?

    Freyja. One of the most popular Old Norse girls’ names in Scandinavia,Freyja (Freya and Freja are alternative spellings) is a pretty name that means “noblewoman” or “lady”.

  • Agneta. If you’d rather choose a Norse baby girls’ name with a more sedate origin,how about Agneta (pronounced ang-nyeta) or Agnetha?
  • Birgit.
  • Tove.
  • Saga.