Danish Boy Names

Age

Danish and Norwegian form of Swedish Åke, meaning "ancestor."

Amleth

Danish form of Hamlet, meaning little little village

Asger

Danish name derived from Old Norse Ásgeirr, meaning god-spear

Bendt

Danish form of Benedict, meaning blessed

Bent

Variant of Danish Bendt, meaning blessed

Bruin

Danish form of German Bruno, meaning brown

Christer

Danish and Swedish form of Christian, meaning "follower of Christ."

Dagfinn

"Day-Finn." Danish and Norwegian name composed of the Old Norse elements dagr "day" and Finnr "from Finland."

Eluf

Danish form of Swedish Elof, meaning ever-heir

Flemming

Medieval Danish nickname transferred to forename use, meaning from Flanders

Frederik

Danish form of English Frederick, meaning peaceful ruler

Frode

Danish and Norwegian name derived from Old Norse fróðr, meaning "wise."

Gillis

Danish and Dutch form of English Giles, meaning kid, young goat

Gregers

Danish and Norwegian form of English Gregory, meaning "watchful; vigilant."

Hagen

Danish form of Old Norse Hákon, meaning high son

Helje

Danish form of Scandinavian Helge, meaning prosperous, successful

Ib

Danish pet form of Jakob, meaning supplanter

Iver

Danish form of Scandinavian Ivor, meaning bowman

Jannick

Danish pet form of Jan, meaning God is gracious

Jens

Danish form of John, meaning God is gracious

Jerrik

Danish form of Swedish Erik, meaning ever-ruler

Jesper

Danish form of English Jasper, meaning treasure bearer

Jokum

Danish form of Joachim, meaning established by God

Jorck

Danish form of George, meaning earth-worker, farmer

Jorgen

Danish form of George, meaning earth-worker, farmer

Jorn

Nickname for Danish Jørgen, meaning earth-worker, farmer

Kai

Swedish variant of Scandinavian Kaja, meaning "pure."

Keld

Danish form of Swedish Kettil, meaning cauldron, kettle

Kjeld

Danish form of Swedish Kettil, meaning cauldron, kettle

Klemens

Danish, German, Polish and Swedish form of Latin Clemens, meaning "gentle and merciful."

Knud

Danish form of Old Norse Knutr, meaning knot

Kresten

Variant of Danish Kristen, meaning follower of Christ

Kristen

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

Kristian

Danish, Scandinavian and Swedish form of Christian, meaning "follower of Christ."

Laurits

Variant of Danish Lauritz, meaning of Laurentum

Lauritz

Danish form of Roman Laurentius, meaning of Laurentum

Mads

Danish form of Matthew, meaning gift of God

Mogens

Danish form of Roman Magnus, meaning great

Morten

Danish and Norwegian form of Martin, meaning "of/like Mars."

Niels

Dutch form of Roman Cornelius, meaning horn

Peder

Danish and Norwegian form of Peter, meaning "rock; stone."

Poul

Danish form of Paul, meaning small

Preben

Danish form of Scandinavian Pridbjørn, meaning foremost bear

Regner

Danish form of English Rayner, meaning wise warrior

Steen

Danish form of Swedish Sten, meaning stone

Svend

Danish form of Swedish Sven, meaning boy

Tue

Danish form of Old Norse Thor, meaning thunder

Ulf

Danish name derived from the Old Norse word úlfr, meaning wolf

Valentin

Danish, French and Swedish form of Latin Valentinus, meaning "healthy, strong."

Vilfred

Danish form of English Wilfred, meaning desires peace
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