100+ Nordic Dog Names


Is your puppy a  Nordic breed? Or maybe you brought a puppy from Northern Europe? Or does the dog have a northern character – brave, sedate, imperturbable, courageous? There is one more reason – you decided to give your new pet or pet an interesting national name with meaning. In any case, a selection of the most beautiful and courageous Nordic names for puppies is for you!

Nordic Dog Names with Meanings

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  • Skye means “the adventurous one”
  • Linnea means “small pink mountain flower” in Sweden
  • Thor means “god of thunder
  • Magnus means “powerhouse”
  • Finnya means “the blonde, the bright”
  • Senja means “the strong one”
  • Gunnar means “fighter” in Old Norse
  • Nanook means “polar bear” in Inuit
  • Anouk means “grace”
  • Knut means „knot“, also king of Denmark
  • Loki means “God of mischief”, “trickster”
  • Mikka means “who is like God”
  • Björn means „bear“ in Norwegian
  • Alva means “female elf” in Scandinavian
  • Kaya means “blackbird’ in Swedish and “old sister” in Native American
  • Freya means “noblewoman” in Old Norse
  • Greta means “the pearl”
  • Inari means a town in Northern Finland
  • Lumi means “the light” in Finnish
  • Odin means “rage” but also the father of all Norse gods

Viking Dog Names

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  • Halvaror (rock guardian)
  • Eir (mercy)
  • Knud (knot)
  • Gudmund
  • Bjorn (bear)
  • Frida (peace)
  • Sigfrid
  • Dagmar (day and maid)
  • Sigrid (victorious horsewoman)
  • Freya
  • Balder
  • Roar (spear)
  • Svend (freeman)
  • Arvid
  • Ingrid
  • Halle (rock)
  • Inga (of the god Ing)
  • Hilda (the fighter)
  • Ingimarr (derived from the god Ing)
  • Ase (goddess)
  • Rollo
  • Agmundr
  • Tove (dove)
  • Gudrun (god and rune)
  • Frigg
  • Orvar (arrow)
  • Toke (means both Thor and helmet)
  • Alf
  • Halfdan (the half Dane)
  • Hjordis (sword goddess)
  • Asta
  • Randi (shield or shrine)
  • Harald (ruler)
  • Sweyn
  • Sif (wife and bride)
  • Jorunnr (horse and love)
  • Ketilrior (kettle, beautiful)
  • Arne (eagle)
  • Astrid (beautiful)
  • Magnus (great)
  • Skarde (cleft chin)
  • Thurid (Thor and beautiful)
  • Sune (son)
  • Torsten (means both Thor and stone)
  • Brynjar (armor and warrior)
  • Gudbrand
  • Edda (great grandmother)
  • Gunnar
  • Ketill (kettle, cauldron)
  • Ingibjorg (derived from the god Ing)
  • Gunhild (fight or battle)
  • Saga (story)
  • Njal (giant)
  • Gorm (he who worships god)
  • Age (man that ploughs or ancestor)
  • Bodil (fight)
  • Hjalmar (helmeted warrior)
  • Erik (absolute ruler)
  • Odger (wealth)
  • Gro (to grow)
  • Havardr (high guardian)
  • Einar (alone and warrior)
  • Revna (raven)
  • Audhild (fortune and battle)
  • Ubba
  • Sigurd
  • Yrsa (she-bear)
  • Gunnvor (cautious in war)
  • Thyra (helpful)
  • Aghi
  • Kare (having curly hair)
  • Ulfhild (wolf)
  • Signe (victorious)
  • Asbjorn (god and bear)
  • Gulla
  • Dagr (day)
  • Herleifr (army, son)
  • Tora (of Thor)
  • Randulfr
  • Birger (keeper)
  • Helga (sacred)
  • Troels (Thor’s arrow)
  • Brynhildr
  • Solveig (strong house)
  • Viking
  • Frode (wise)
  • Agnar
  • Alv
  • Alvis
  • Estrid (god and beautiful)
  • Leif (descendant)
  • Trygve (trustworthy)
  • Ivar
  • Gertrud (spear)
  • Rune (secret)
  • Ulf (wolf)
  • Sten (stone)
  • Ragnar
  • Liv (of life)
  • Bo (resident)

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