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Scandinavian: Meaning of Names — Origin — Ideas for Baby Names



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NameMeaning of NameGenderOrigin
AINAForever.Also Nigerian name meaning difficult birth.femalescandinavian


DANAmyth name DARDAfemalescandinavian




APSELfather of peace ARLESmalescandinavian




GUSTAVEStaff of the gods.Variants includeGustavand Gustavus. Diminutive is Gus.


HANSForm of JohnGod has been gracious.male


HANSONSon of Hans.Variants include HansenHanssenand Hansson.


HAROLDArmy ruler.Variants include AraldoAraltAroldo


INGEMARSon of Ing.Variants include IngamarIngemurand Ingmar. INGVAR


IVORNorse or Scandinavian name meaning bowman.Sometimes associated with Welsh Iforlord.Variants include Ivar and Iver.male


JANDutch form of Johnthe Lord is gracious.male


JANSONSon of Janmalescandinavian


JENSScandinavian form of Johnthe Lord is gracious.Variants include Jensenand Jenson. KNUT

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