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  2. Oct 18, 2022 · Agda (Scandinavian origin), this Viking name means ‘good’. 2. Aina (Scandinavian origin), meaning ‘eternal’. 3. Astrid (Scandinavian origin), this Norse name means ‘stunning goddess’. 4. Berthe (German origin), this name means ‘famous’. 5. Brenn (Scandinavian origin), meaning ‘raven’. 6. Brendette (Scandinavian origin), meaning ‘sword’. 7.

  3. It is not forbidden to make up your own combinations, but we insist on you being careful with playing on words, here are some of the Viking female names: Arna and the derived complex forms – Arnbjorg, Arndis, Arngunnr. Bjorgfrid, Bjorgunn, Bjornhild. Dagbjorg, Dagrun, Dagfrid, Daghild Dagveig. Gunnbjorg, Gunnfrid, Gunnhild.

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    • Åse. The name Åse comes from the Old Norse meaning”god-like” or “goddess”.
    • Astrid. Astrid was a popular name in Viking times and is still in widespread use today. It’s a favourite name amongst Scandinavian royalty, which included Princess Astrid of Sweden, who went onto become Queen of Belgium, and Princess Astrid of Norway.
    • Bodil. If you want your daughter to grow up a strong leader, why not name her Bodil? It’s a pretty Norse name which means “commander”, “battle” or “fighting woman”.
    • Freya. In Norse mythology, Freya was one of most important of the Norse goddesses, and the wife of Odr. Some sources suggest that Odr was, in fact, Odin and Freya was his wife Frigg – though this a less appealing girls’ name for English speakers!
  4. Experts have said that any surname ending in ‘sen’ or ‘son’ is likely to be of Viking descent (big news for Emma Watson, Emma Thompson, Robert Pattinson and co) – and surnames such as Roger/s,...

  5. Oct 09, 2019 · Experts have said that any surname ending in ‘sen’ or ‘son’ is likely to be of Viking descent (big news for Emma Watson, Emma Thompson, Robert Pattinson and co) – and surnames such as Roger/s, Rogerson, and Rendall also hint that there’s a touch of the marauder to you. And they aren’t the only surnames that wannabe Vikings should watch out for…

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