Scandinavian Surnames

Scandinavian names are used in the Scandinavia region of northern Europe. For more specific lists, see Swedish names, Danish names and Norwegian names. See also about Scandinavian names.
There are 327 names matching your criteria.

ABEL     English, French, Danish, Norwegian, Dutch, Spanish, German
Derived from the given name ABEL.
ABELS     Dutch, Danish, Norwegian
Means "son of ABEL".
ABRAHAMSEN     Danish, Norwegian
Danish and Norwegian form of ABRAHAMSON
ABRAHAMSSON     Swedish
Swedish form of ABRAHAMSON
ABRAMSEN     Norwegian
Norwegian form of ABRAMSON
ABRAMSSON     Swedish
Swedish form of ABRAMSON
ADAMSEN     Danish, Norwegian
Danish and Norwegian form of ADAMSON
ADAMSSON     Swedish
Swedish form of ADAMSON
ADOLFSSON     Swedish
Means "son of ADOLF".
ADOLVSSON     Swedish
Variant of ADOLFSSON
AGNARSSON     Icelandic
Means "son of Agnar". The given name Agnar means "sharp".
AHLBERG     Swedish
From Swedish al "alder" and berg "mountain".
AHLGREN     Swedish
Means "alder branch", from Swedish al "alder" and gren "branch".
AHLSTRÖM     Swedish
Means "alder stream", from Swedish al "alder" and ström "stream".
ÅKERMAN     Swedish
Swedish form of ACKER
AKSELSEN     Danish
Means "son of AKSEL".
ALBERTSEN     Danish, Norwegian
Means "son of ALBERT".
ALBERTSSON     Swedish
Means "son of ALBERT".
ALBINSON     English, Swedish
Means "son of ALBIN".
ALBINSSON     Swedish
Variant of ALBINSON
ALBRECHTSSON     Swedish
Means "son of ALBRECHT".
ALBREKTSSON     Swedish
Means "son of Albrekt", where Albrekt is a Swedish form of ALBERT.
ALEXANDERSEN     Danish, Norwegian
Means "son of ALEXANDER".
ALEXANDERSSON     Swedish
Means "son of ALEXANDER".
ALFREDSSON     Swedish
Swedish cognate of ALFREDSON
ALFSSON     Swedish
Swedish cognate of ALFSON
ALMSTEDT     Swedish
Means "elm house" in Swedish.
ALVARSSON     Swedish
Means "son of ALVAR".
AMUNDSEN     Norwegian, Danish
Means "son of AMUND".
ANDERSEN     Danish, Norwegian
Means "son of ANDERS".
ANDERSSON     Swedish
Swedish cognate of ANDERSON
ANDREASEN     Danish
Means "son of ANDREAS".
ANDREASSON     Swedish
Means "son of ANDREAS".
ANTHONSEN     Danish, Norwegian
Means "son of Anthon", Anthon being a variant of ANTON.
ANTONSEN     Danish
Means "son of ANTON".
ÁRMANNSSON     Icelandic
Means "son of Ármann", Ármann being a cognate of HERMAN.
ARNESEN     Norwegian
Means "son of ARNE (1)".
ARTHURSSON     Swedish
Swedish form of ARTHURSON
ÅRUD     Norwegian
Means "a river by a clearing" from å or aa meaning "river", and rud, a very old Norwegian word meaning "clearing".
AXELSEN     Danish
Means "son of AXEL".
AXELSSON     Swedish
Means "son of AXEL".
BAARDSSON     Norwegian
Means "son of BÅRD".
BAGER     Danish
Means "baker" in Danish.
BENDTSEN     Danish
Means "son of BENDT".
BENGTSDOTTER     Swedish
Means "daughter of BENGT".
BENGTSSON     Swedish
Means "son of BENGT".
BENTSEN     Danish
Means "son of BENT (1)".
BERG     German, Swedish
Means "mountain" in German and Swedish.
BERGFALK     Swedish, German
Derived from berg meaning "mountain" and falk meaning "falcon"... [more]
BERGMAN     Swedish
From Swedish berg "mountain" and man "man"... [more]
BERGSTRÖM     Swedish
Derived from the Swedish words for "mountain" berg and "stream" ström.
BERNHARDSSON     Swedish
Means "son of BERNHARD".
BJARNESEN     Danish
Means "son of BJARNE".
BJÖRK     Swedish
From Swedish björk "birch".
BJÖRKMAN     Swedish
Means "birch (tree) man".
BJÖRNSSON     Swedish
Means "son of BJÖRN".
BLOM     Swedish
From blom meaning "bloom".
BLOMGREN     Swedish
From blomma meaning "flower" and gren meaning "branch", thus "flowering branch".
BODILSEN     Danish
Means "son of BODIL".
BORG     Swedish
From Swedish borg "castle".
BYQUIST     Swedish
Means "village twig" in Swedish.
BYSTRÖM     Swedish
From the Swedish words for "village", by, and "stream", ström.
CARLSEN     Danish
Means "son of CARL".
CARLSON     Norwegian
Means "son of CARL".
CARSTENSEN     Danish
Means "son of CARSTEN".
CHRISTENSEN     Danish
Means "son of CHRISTEN".
CHRISTIANSEN     Danish, Norwegian
Means "son of CHRISTIAN".
CHRISTOFFERSEN     Danish
Means "son of CHRISTOFFER".
CLAESSON     Swedish
Means "son of CLAES".
CLAUSEN     Danish
Means "son of CLAUS".
CLEMENSEN     Danish
Means "son of CLEMENS".
DAHL     Dutch, German, Norwegian, Swedish, Danish
From Middle Low German dal or Old Norse dalr both meaning "valley"... [more]
DALGAARD     Scandinavian
From the Old Norse words dal meaning "valley" and gaard meaning "yard or farmstead".
DAM     Danish
This means "pond" in Danish.
DANIELSEN     Danish, Norwegian
Means "son of DANIEL".
DANIELSSON     Swedish
Means "son of DANIEL".
DAVIDSEN     Danish
Means "son of DAVID".
DOCTOR     Danish
Originally denoted someone who was a doctor, ultimately from Latin doctor meaning "teacher".
EINARSSON     Swedish
Means "son of EINAR".
EK     Swedish
Means "oak" in Swedish.
EKLUND     Swedish
Composed of the elements ek "oak" and lund "grove".
ELD     Swedish
From Old Norse eldr, modern Swedish eld, meaning "fire".
ELMERSSON     Swedish
Means "son of ELMER".
ENGBERG     Swedish
Means "meadow hill" in Swedish.
ENGMAN     Swedish
Derived from Swedish eng meaning "meadow".
ENGSTRÖM     Swedish
Derived from Swedish äng "meadow", ström "stream".
ERICKSON     Norwegian
Norwegian form of ERICSON.
ERICSON     English, Swedish
Means "son of ERIC".
ERIKSEN     Danish
Means "son of ERIK".
ERIKSSON     Swedish
Means "son of ERIK".
FALK     Swedish, Danish, Norwegian, German
From Old Norse falker or Middle High German valke "falcon".
FISKER     Danish
Means "fisherman" in Danish.
FRANK (3)     German, Dutch, Danish, Norwegian
Name for a person from Franconia in Germany, so called because it was settled by the Frankish people.
FREDERIKSEN     Danish
Means "son of FREDERIK".
FRISK     Swedish
From the Swedish word frisk "healthy", which was derived from the Middle Low German word vrisch "fresh, young, frisky" and was one of the names handed out to avoid confusion in the army.
GERHARDSSON     Swedish
Means "son of GERHARD".
GIESE     German, Danish
Derived from a short form of the given name GISELBERT or any other Germanic name with the first element gisil.
GÖRANSSON     Swedish
Means "son of GÖRAN".
GRAHN     Swedish
From the Swedish word for "spruce", gran.
GULBRANDSEN     Norwegian
Means "son of GULBRAND" in Norwegian.
GULDBRANDSEN     Danish
Means "son of GULBRAND" in Danish.
GUNNARSEN     Danish
Means "son of GUNNAR".
GUNNARSSON     Swedish
Means "son of GUNNAR".
GUNVALDSSON     Swedish
Means "son of Gunvald". The Old Norse name Gunvald means "war ruler".
GUSTAFSSON     Swedish
Means "son of GUSTAF"... [more]
HAAKONSSON     Norwegian
Means "son of HÅKON".
HAGEBAK     Norwegian
Norwegian for "garden on a hill".
HALL     English, German, Danish, Norwegian, Swedish
Means simply "hall", given to one who either lived in or worked in a hall (the house of a medieval noble).
HALLMAN     English, Swedish
Occupational variant of HALL
HANSEN (1)     Norwegian, Danish, Dutch, Frisian
Means "son of HANS".
HANSEN (2)     Danish
Means "son of HANS".
HANSSON     Swedish
Means "son of HANS".
HARALDSSON     Norwegian
Means "son of HARALD".
HAUGEN     Norwegian
Means "hill" in Norwegian, used by families residing on hilltops.
HEIMIRSSON     Icelandic
Means "son of Heimir".
HENNINGSEN     Danish
Means "son of HENNING".
HENRIKSEN     Danish
Means "son of HENRIK".
HERBERTSSON     Swedish
Swedish form of HERBERTSON
HERMANSEN     Danish, Norwegian
Danish and Norwegian form of HERMANSON
HERMANSSON     Swedish
Swedish form of HERMANSON
HILMARSSON     Icelandic
Means "son of Hilmar".
HJORT     Danish
Means "deer" in Danish.
HOLGERSEN     Danish
Means "son of HOLGER".
HOLGERSSON     Swedish
Means "son of HOLGER".
HOLMSTRÖM     Swedish
Means "islet stream" (from Swedish holme "islet" and ström "stream").
HOLST     Low German, Dutch, Danish
Referred originally to a person from the region of Holstein (between Germany and Denmark)... [more]
HOLT     Dutch, Danish, English, Norwegian
Means "a wood" or "grove" in Old English or German.
HORN (1)     English, German, Norwegian, Danish
Occupational name for one who carved objects out of horn or who played a horn.
HORN (2)     English, German, Norwegian, Danish
Originally given to a person who lived near a horned-shaped geographical feature, such as a mountain or a bend in a river.
HULT     Swedish
Swedish form of HOLT.
HUMMEL (1)     German, Danish, Dutch, Norwegian
Derived from the given name HUMBERT.
HUMMEL (2)     German, Danish, Dutch, Norwegian
Nickname for a busy person (from the Germanic word hommel meaning "bee").
IBSEN     Danish
Means "son of IB".
INGERSSON     Swedish
Variant of INGESSON
INGESSON     Swedish
Means "son of INGE".
INGOLFSSON     Icelandic
Means "son of INGÓLFR".
JACOBSEN     Danish
Means "son of JACOB".
JACOBSON     Dutch, English, Norwegian
Means "son of JACOB".
JAKOBSEN     Danish, Norwegian
Means "son of JAKOB".
JANSSON     Swedish
Means "son of JAN (1)".
JENSEN     Danish
Means "son of JENS"... [more]
JENSSON     Swedish
Means "son of JENS".
JESPERSEN     Danish
Means "son of JESPER".
JOHANSEN     Danish
Means "son of JOHANNES or JOHAN".
JOHANSSON     Swedish
Means "son of JOHAN".
JOHNSSON     Swedish, Icelandic
Means "son of JOHAN".
JOKUMSEN     Danish
Means "son of JOKUM".
JONASEN     Danish
Means "son of JONAS (2)".
JONASSON     Swedish
Means "son of JONAS (2)".
JÖNSSON     Swedish
Means "son of Jöns"... [more]
JONSSON     Swedish
Means "son of Jon"... [more]
JØRGENSEN     Danish
Means "son of JØRGEN".
KARLSEN     Danish
Means "son of KARL".
KARLSSON     Swedish
Means "son of KARL".
KARSTENSEN     Danish
Means "son of KARSTEN".
KASPERSEN     Danish
Means "son of KASPER".
KJELDSEN     Danish
Means "son of KJELD".
KJELLSSON     Swedish
Means "son of KJELL".
KLASSEN     Danish
Variant of KLAUSEN
KLASSON     Swedish
Means "son of KLAS".
KLAUSEN     Danish
Means "son of KLAUS".
KNUDSEN     Danish
Means "son of KNUD".
KNUTSEN     Norwegian
Means "son of KNUT".
KNUTSON     Swedish
Variant of KNUTSSON
KNUTSSON     Swedish
Means "son of KNUT".
KRISTENSEN     Danish
Means "son of KRISTEN (1)".
KRISTIANSEN     Danish, Norwegian
Means "son of KRISTIAN".
KRON     German, Swedish
Means "crown", perhaps a nickname for one who worked in a royal household.
LAGER     Swedish
Means "laurel" in Swedish.
LANDVIK     Norwegian
Means "land and bay" in Norwegian.
LANG     Danish, Norwegian, German
From Scandinavian lang, Middle High German lanc and Middle Low German lank all meaning "long"... [more]
LANGE     Danish, Norwegian, German
Variant of LANG
LANGENBERG     German, Swedish
Means "long mountain" in German.
LARSEN     Danish
Means "son of LARS".
LARSSON     Swedish
Means "son of LARS".
LAURITSEN     Danish
Means "son of LAURITS".
LEIFSSON     Icelandic, Swedish
Means "son of LEIF".
LEONARDSEN     Norwegian
Norwegian form of LEONARDSON
LEONARDSSON     Swedish
Swedish form of LEONARDSON
LINDBERG     Swedish
From Swedish lind "lime tree" and berg "mountain".
LINDGREN     Swedish
Means "branch of a lime tree" from Swedish lind "lime tree" and gren "branch"... [more]
LINDHOLM     Swedish
From Swedish lind "lime tree, linden" and holme "islet".
LINDQUIST     Swedish
Derived from the Swedish words lind meaning "linden tree" and kvist, quist meaning "twig".
LINDSTRÖM     Swedish
Means "linden stream", and is derived from the swedish words lind meaning "linden (lime) tree", and ström which means "stream".
LJUNG     Swedish
From the Swedish name of the heather plant... [more]
LJUNGBORG     Swedish
Means "heather castle" in Swedish.
LJUNGGREN     Swedish
Means "heather bough" in Swedish.
LJUNGMAN     Swedish
Means "heather man" in Swedish.
LJUNGSTRAND     Swedish
Means "heather beach" in Swedish.
LÖFGREN     Swedish
From Swedish löv "leaf" and gren "branch".
LOSNEDAHL     Norwegian
From a place name: dahl means "valley" in Norwegian, and Losne is a place in Norway.
LUDVIGSEN     Danish
Means "son of LUDVIG".
LUND     Danish, Swedish, Norwegian, English
Means "grove of trees", from Old Norse lundr... [more]
LUNDGREN     Swedish
Derived from Swedish lund "forest", gren "branch".
LUNDQUIST     Swedish
From a place name derived from lund "grove" and quist, an old spelling of kvist "twig".
LYKKE     Danish
Means simply "happy".
MADSEN     Danish
Means "son of MADS".
MAGNUSSON     Swedish
Means "son of MAGNUS".
MÅRDH     Swedish
From Swedish mård meaning "pine marten"... [more]
MARKUSSON     Swedish
Means "son of MARKUS".
MARTINSSON     Swedish
Means "son of MARTIN".
MATHIASEN     Danish
Means "son of MATHIAS".
MATTHIASEN     Danish
Means "son of MATTHIAS".
MATTSSON     Swedish
Means "son of MATS".
MIKAELSSON     Swedish
Means "son of MIKAEL".
MIKKELSEN     Danish
Means "son of MIKKEL".
MØLLER     Danish
Danish form of MÜLLER.
MORTENSEN     Danish
Means "son of MORTEN".
NÆSS     Norwegian
Variant of NAESS
NAESS     Norwegian
From the Norwegian word næs "a promontory".
NASS     Norwegian
From the Norwegian word næs meaning "a promontory".
NESS     Scottish, English, Norwegian
Means "headland" in Middle English, originally referring to a person who lived there.
NIELSEN     Danish, Norwegian
Variant of NELSON
NIEQUIST     Swedish
From the Swedish words nie which means "new", and quist which means "branch, twig".
NIKLASSON     Swedish
Means "son of NIKLAS".
NIKOLAJSEN     Danish
Means "son of NIKOLAJ".
NILSEN     Norwegian
Means "son of NILS".
NILSSON     Swedish
Means "son of NILS".
NORDSKOV     Danish
Means "north woods".
NORLING     Swedish
Originally denoted a person who came from the north.
NORMANSSON     Swedish
Swedish form of NORMANSON
NØRUP     Danish
Derived from the name of at least two different Danish villages.
NORUP     Danish
Variant of NØRUP.
NYLUND     Finnish, Swedish
From the Swedish-speaking south of Finland, directly from the Swedish ny "new" and lund "grove".
NYSTRÖM     Swedish
From Swedish ny meaning "new" and ström meaning "stream".
OLANDER     Swedish
Denoted someone from the island of Öland, or a variant spelling of Ålander, which is a habitational name for someone from the island of Åland.
OLESEN     Danish
Means "son of OLE".
OLHOUSER     Norwegian, English
Means "(dweller by or near the) old house".
OLIVERSEN     Norwegian
Norwegian form of OLIVERSON
OLIVERSSON     Swedish
Swedish form of OLIVERSON
OLOFSDOTTER     Swedish
Means "daughter of OLOF".
OLOFSSON     Swedish
Means "son of OLOF".
OLSEN     Danish
Means "son of OLE".
OLSON     Swedish, Danish
Anglicized form of OLSSON or OLSEN
OLSSON     Swedish
Means "son of OLAF".
OLVIRSSON     Icelandic
Means "son of Óleifr", Óleifr is the ancient form of OLAF.
ÖMAN     Swedish
From the Swedish words ö meaning "island" and man meaning "man"... [more]
OMDAHL     Norwegian
Denoted a person hailing from any one of a number of farms in Norway called either Åmdal or Omdal meaning "elm valley".
ÖSTBERG     Swedish, Jewish
Means "mountain (or hill) in the east" from Swedish öst "east" and berg "mountain", "hill".
OSTBERG     Norwegian
From Østberg, the Norwegian form of ÖSTBERG.
ØSTER     Danish
Means "(dweller in the) eastern (side of a place)" from the Danish øster meaning "eastern".
ØSTERGÅRD     Danish
Means "(dweller by or at the) eastern farm, enclosure" from the Danish øster "eastern" and gård "enclosure, farm".
OTTOSEN     Danish, Norwegian
Means "son of OTTO".
OTTOSSON     Swedish
Means "son of OTTO".
OVESEN     Norwegian
Means "son of OVE".
PALLESEN     Danish
Means "son of PALLE".
PATRIKSSON     Swedish
Means "son of PATRIK".
PEDERSEN     Danish
Means "son of PEDER".
PERSSON     Swedish
Means "son of PER".
PETERSEN     Danish
Means "son of PETER".
PETERSSON     Swedish
Means "son of PETTER".
PETTERSSON     Swedish
Means "son of PETTER".
PILKVIST     Swedish
From Swedish pil "arrow, willow" and qvist "twig".
POULSEN     Danish
Means "son of POUL".
PREBENSEN     Danish
Means "son of PREBEN".
RAGNVALDSSON     Swedish
Means "son of RAGNVALD".
RANDRUP     Danish
Of Danish origin, although you may find some connected to Germany or Shleswig Holstein due to the changes in borders and land ownership... [more]
RAPP (1)     Swedish
Means "quick, prompt" from the Swedish rapp, one of the names adopted by soldiers in the 17th Century.
RASK     Danish
Means "healthy", "energetic", "speedy" in Danish.
RASKE     Danish, Dutch, German, Norwegian
Variant of RASK, used in Germany and the Netherlands.
RASMUSSEN     Danish, Norwegian
Means "son of RASMUS".
REENBERG     Danish
Derived from a given name.
RIBER     Danish
Name for someone who came from the county or town of Ribe in southwestern Denmark.
ROBERTSEN     Danish
Means "son of ROBERT".
ROBERTSSON     Swedish, Icelandic
Means "son of ROBERT".
ROLVSSON     Norwegian
Means "son of ROLF".
RUNDSTROM     Swedish
From a Swedish place name meaning "round stream".
RUPERTSSON     Swedish
Swedish form of RUPERTSON
SALOMON     English, French, Italian, German, Danish, Norwegian, Polish, Jewish, Hungarian
Derived from the given name SALOMON.
SIGURDSSON     Icelandic
Means "son of SIGURD".
SIMONSEN     Danish
Means "son of SIMON".
SIMONSSON     Swedish
Swedish form of SIMONSON
SINASON     Norwegian, Swedish
Means "son of Sina". Sina is a fairly common female name in Scandinavia.
SKJEGGESTAD     Norwegian
Means "Skjegge's place" or "the bearded one's place" from the Norwegian skjegge "beard" and stad "town, place".
SKOVGAARD     Danish
Means "dweller in a farm near the woods" from the Danish skov "wood" and gård "farm".
SOLBERG     Danish, German, Norwegian, Swedish
From the Germanic elements sol "sun" combined with berg "mountain".
SÖRENSEN     Swedish
Swedish form of SØRENSEN.
SØRENSEN     Danish, Norwegian
Means "son of SØREN".
SORENSON     Danish, Swedish
Anglicized form of SØRENSEN or SÖRENSSON
SÖRENSSON     Swedish
Swedish form of SØRENSEN.
SPILLUM     Norwegian
Originally denoted a person from Spillum, Norway.
STEENSEN     Danish, Norwegian
Means "son of STEEN".
STEFANSEN     Danish
Means "son of STEFAN".
STEFÁNSSON     Icelandic
Means "son of STEFÁN".
STEFANSSON     Swedish
Means "son of STEFAN".
STEFFENSEN     Danish
Means "son of STEFFEN".
STEINSSON     Icelandic
Means "son of STEIN".
STENBERG     Danish, Swedish
Derived from Swedish sten "stone" and berg "mountain".
STENDAHL     Swedish
Derived from Swedish sten "stone" and dahl, an old spelling of the modern day dal "valley".
STENGER     Danish, German
Name for a post maker, from German stange "pole".
STIGSSON     Swedish
Means "son of STIG".
STORSTRAND     Norwegian
Means "from Storstrand farm, Norway"... [more]
STRAND     Danish, German, Norwegian, Swedish
From the Middle Low German word strand meaning "sea shore"... [more]
SUNDÉN     Swedish
Means "sound, strait" from the Old Norse sund.


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