Norwegian Girl Names

Alfhild

Norwegian name derived from Old Norse myth name Alfhildr, meaning "elf battle."

Alva

Norwegian feminine form of Norse Alf, meaning "elf."

Annbjorg

Variant of Norwegian Arnbjorg, meaning "eagle protection."

Anniken

Norwegian diminutive form of Latin Anna, meaning "favor; grace."

Annikin

Variant of Norwegian Anniken, meaning "favor; grace."

Arnbjorg

Norwegian form of Swedish Arnborg, meaning "eagle protection."

Ase

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

Aslaug

"God betrothed-woman." Norwegian name composed of the Old Norse elements áss "god" and laug "betrothed-woman."

Ågot

Norwegian form of Agatha, meaning "good."

Benedikte

Norwegian form of Benedikta, meaning "blessed."

Bergliot

Variant of Norwegian Bergljot, meaning "helpful light."

Dagrun

Norwegian name composed of the Old Norse elements dagr "day" and rún "secret lore."

Grethe

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

Gry

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

Gunnhild

Norwegian form of Scandinavian Gunhild, meaning "war-battle."

Hjordis

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

Jorun

Variant of Norwegian Jorunn, meaning "stallion to love."

Jorunn

Norwegian form of Old Norse Jorunnr, meaning "stallion to love."

Kaia

Norwegian variant of Scandinavian Kaja, possibly meaning "chicken, hen."

Kari

Norwegian form of Katherine, meaning "pure."

Karita

Norwegian form of English Charity, meaning "dear." Name of one of the three cardinal Virtues. The other two are Faith and Hope.

Karoline

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

Kiersten

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

Kirsten

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

Kjellfrid

Norwegian form of Old Norse Ketilridr, meaning "cauldron/kettle beautiful."

Kjersti

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

Kjerstin

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

Kristine

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

Lise

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

Lovise

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

Magnhild

"Mighty battle." Norwegian name composed of the Old Norse elements magn "mighty, strong" and hildr "battle."

Margrethe

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

Marit

Norwegian and Swedish form of Margaret, meaning "pearl."

Rebekka

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

Silje

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

Solveig

"Strong house." Norwegian name composed of the Old Norse elements salr "house" and veig "strength."

Vibeke

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