Danish Girl Names

Abelie

Danish form of French Abelia, meaning herdsman

Abelone

Danish form of Greek Apollonia, possibly meaning destroyer

Alberte

Danish feminine form of English Albert, meaning bright nobility

Alvilda

Danish form of Norwegian Alfhild, meaning elf battle

Ane

Danish nickname for Anna, meaning favor; grace

Anesa

Danish form of English Agnes, meaning chaste; holy

Anezka

Danish form of English Agnes, meaning chaste; holy

Annelisa

Variant of Danish Annelise, meaning favor; grace and God is my oath

Annelise

Danish form of German Anneliese, meaning favor; grace and God is my oath

Ase

Danish and Norwegian form of Swedish Åsa, meaning "god."

Aslog

Danish form of Norwegian Aslaug, meaning god betrothed-woman

Bente

Feminine form of Danish Bendt, meaning blessed

Bine

Nickname for Danish Jacobine, meaning supplanter

Birgitte

Danish variant form of Scandinavian Birgit, meaning exalted one

Birte

Danish variant form of Swedish/Scand. Birgit, meaning exalted one

Birthe

Danish form of English Bertha, meaning bright

Caja

Variant of Danish Kaja, possibly meaning chicken, hen

Caren

Variant of Danish Karen, meaning pure

Carin

Variant of Danish Karen, meaning pure

Ditte

Pet form of Danish Dorete, meaning gift of God

Dorete

Danish form of Latin Dorothea, meaning gift of God

Dorte

Danish form of Latin Dorothea, meaning gift of God

Dorthe

Danish form of Latin Dorothea, meaning gift of God

Frederikke

Feminine form of Danish Frederik, meaning peaceful ruler

Gitte

Danish variant form of Birgit, meaning exalted one

greta

Gretchen

Diminutive form of Danish/German Margarethe, Margarete, and Margareta, meaning "little pearl."

Grete

Nickname for Danish/German Margareta, meaning "pearl."

Gretel

Pet form of Danish/German Grete, meaning "pearl."

Grethe

Danish/Norwegian nickname for Margrethe, meaning "pearl."

Gretta

Variant of Danish/German Greta, meaning "pearl."

Gry

Danish and Norwegian name of Old Norse origin, meaning "dawn."

Helle

Danish variant of Scandinavian Helga, meaning prosperous, successful

Hjordis

Danish and Norwegian form of Icelandic/Scand. Hjördis, meaning "sword goddess."

Jannicke

Feminine form of Danish Jannick, meaning God is gracious

Jytte

Danish form of Judith, meaning Jewess; woman of Judea, or according to folk etymology praise

Karen

Danish form of Katherine, meaning "pure," brought to America by Scandinavian settlers.

Karoline

Danish, German and Norwegian form of Carolina, meaning "man."

Karyn

Variant of Danish Karen, meaning pure

Kiersten

Variant of Danish/Norwegian Kirsten, meaning "follower of Christ."

Kirsten

Danish and Norwegian form of Christine, meaning "follower of Christ."

Kristine

Danish and Norwegian form of Christine, meaning "follower of Christ."

Laerke

Danish bird name meaning lark

Lise

Danish and Norwegian nickname for Elisabeth, meaning "God is my oath."

Lone

Nickname for Danish Magdalone, meaning of Magdala

Longina

Feminine form of Danish Longin, meaning long

Lovise

Danish and Norwegian feminine form of Louis, meaning "famous warrior."

Magdalone

Danish form of Magdalene, meaning of Magdala

Malene

Danish abbreviated form of Magdalene, meaning of Magdala

Maren

Danish form of Latin Marina, meaning of the sea

MargarÉta

Hungarian form of Margaret, meaning "pearl."

Margarete

Danish and German form of Margaret, meaning "pearl."

Margarethe

Danish and German form of Margaret, meaning "pearl."

Margrethe

Danish, German and Norwegian form of Margaret, meaning "pearl."

MÄrta

Danish form of Margaret, meaning pearl

Merete

Danish form of Margaret, meaning pearl

Mia

Danish and Swedish pet form of Maria, meaning "beloved."

Pernille

Danish form of Roman Petronilla, meaning little rock/ stone

Rebekka

Danish, German and Norwegian form of Rebecca, meaning "one who snares or traps."

Rikke

Pet form of Danish Frederikke, meaning peaceful ruler

Silje

Danish and Norwegian form of Finnish Silja, meaning "blind."

Solvej

Danish form of Norwegian Solveig, meaning strong house

Tilde

Danish pet form of Port./Span. Matilde, meaning mighty in battle

Trine

Danish nickname for German Katrine, meaning pure

Ulrike

Danish and German form of Scandinavian Ulrika, meaning "prosperity and power."

Vibeke

Danish and Norwegian equivalent of German Wibeke, meaning "war."
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