Scandinavian Submitted 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.
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AA Norwegian
Derived from aa, an obsolete spelling of Norwegian å "small river, stream".
AABERG Danish, Norwegian
Danish and Norwegian cognate of ÅBERG.
AABY Norwegian, Danish
From a place called Aaby or Åby, from Old Norse á "small river, stream" and býr "farm".
AADLAND Norwegian
Derived from a place called Ådland, from Old Norse Árland "land by the river".
AAMODT Norwegian
Combination of aa, an obsolete spelling of Norwegian å "small river, stream" and møte "meeting".
AARHUS Norwegian
Derived from any of the farms so named, from Old Norse á "river" and hús "house, farmstead".
AAS Norwegian, Danish
Variant spelling of ÅS.
AASEN Norwegian
Means "the ridge" in Norwegian. Definite singular form of AAS.
ÅBERG Swedish
Combination of Swedish å "small river" and berg "mountain".
ABILDGÅRD Danish
Means "apple farm."
ADELSKÖLD Swedish (Rare)
Combination of Swedish adel "nobility, aristocracy" and sköld "shield".
ADLERZ Swedish (Rare)
Possibly derived from the German surname Adler.
AHL Swedish
Derived from Swedish al "alder tree".
AHLBORN Swedish (Rare)
Combination of Swedish al "alder" and -born, a Swedish surname suffix derived from German geboren "born".
AHLIN Swedish
Combination of Swedish al "alder" and the common Swedish surname suffix -in (ultimately derived from Latin -inus, -inius "descendant of").
AHLQVIST Swedish
Combination of Swedish al "alder" and quist an old spelling of kvist "twig".
ÅHMAN Swedish
Combination of Swedish å "small river" and man "man".
ÅKER Swedish (Rare), Norwegian (Rare)
From Swedish and Norwegian åker "plowed field".
ÅKERHIELM Swedish
Combination of Swedish åker "field" and hjälm "helmet".
ÅKERSTRÖM Swedish
Combination of Swedish åker "field" and ström "stream".
ÅKESSON Swedish
Means "son of ÅKE".
ALFSEN Norwegian
Norwegian cognate of ALFSSON.
ALFSTAD Norwegian (Rare)
Possibly a combination of the given name Alf and stad "city, town".
ALFVÉN Swedish (Rare)
Perhaps derived from Swedish älv "river".
ALGOTSSON Swedish
Means "son of Algot".
ALIN Swedish
Variant of Ahlin.
ALM Swedish
Means "elm" in Swedish.
ALMBLAD Swedish
Combination of Swedish alm "elm" and blad "leaf".
ALMLÖF Swedish
Combination of Swedish alm "elm" and löv "leaf".
ALMQVIST Swedish
Combination of Swedish alm "elm" and kvist "twig, branch".
AMUNDSON English (American, Anglicized), Swedish (Rare)
Anglicized from or rare Swedish variant of AMUNDSEN.
ANDERSDOTTER Swedish
Strictly feminine patronymic of Anders.
ANDREASDOTTER Swedish (Rare)
Means "daughter of Andreas", this surname is only used by females.
ANDRÉN Swedish
Latinized patronymic from the name Andreas.
ANDRESEN Norwegian
Means "son of ANDRE".
ÅNGSTRÖM Swedish
Combination of Swedish ånga "steam" and ström "river, current, stream". A notable bearer was Swedish physicist Anders Ångström (1814-1874), one of the founders of the science of spectroscopy... [more]
ANTONSSON Swedish
Means "son of ANTON".
APPELKVIST Swedish
Combination of Swedish apel or äpple both meaning "apple" and kvist "branch, twig".
ÄRLIG Swedish (Rare)
Means "honest" in Swedish.
ARNESSON Swedish
Means "son of Arne".
ARRHENIUS Swedish (Rare)
The name of two separate family linages with no relation between each other. One family originates from Linköping, Östergötland and probably got its name from Ancient Greek ᾰ̓́ρρην (árrhēn) "male" (taken from the last syllable of ancestor's last name, Kapfelman)... [more]
ARVIDSSON Swedish
Means "son of ARVID".
ÅS Swedish, Norwegian, Danish
Means "ridge, hill" in the Scandinavian languages.
ASK Swedish
From Swedish ask "ash tree".
ÅSLUND Swedish
Combination of Swedish ås "ridge, esker" and lund "grove".
ÁSMUNDSDÓTTIR Icelandic
Means "daughter of Ásmundur".
ASPLUND Swedish, Norwegian (Rare)
Combination of Swedish asp "aspen" and lund "grove".
ASSARSSON Swedish
Means "son of ASSAR".
ÅSTRÖM Swedish
Combination of Swedish å "creek, small river, stream" and ström "stream, current, flow".
AUNE Norwegian
Derived from Old Norse auðn "wasteland, desolate place".
AXELL Swedish
Possibly a habitational name with the combination of ax, a Swedish word for the fruiting body of a grain plant, and the common surname suffix -ell.
AXELMAN Swedish (Rare)
From the Scandinavian given name Axel and man "man".
BÄCKLUND Swedish
Combination of Swedish bäck "brook, stream" and lund "grove".
BACKLUND Swedish
Combination of Swedish backe "hill, slope" and lund "grove".
BÄCKMAN Swedish
Combination of Swedish bäck "small stream" and man "man".
BACKMAN English, Swedish, German
Combination of Old English bakke "spine, back" and man "man". In Swedish, the first element is more likely to be derived from Swedish backe "hill", and in German the first element can be derived from German backen "to bake"... [more]
BÄCKSTRÖM Swedish
Combination of Swedish bäck "brook" and ström "stream".
BAGGE Swedish
From Swedish bagge "ram (male sheep)".
BAKKE Norwegian
Means "slope, hillside" in Norwegian.
BAKKEN Norwegian
Definite singular form of BAKKE.
BANG Danish
Originally a nickname denoting a loud or brash person, from Old Danish bang "noise" (from Old Norse banga "to pound, hammer" of echoic origin). A literary bearer was Danish author Herman Bang (1857-1912).... [more]
BAY Danish, Norwegian (Rare)
Likely a reduced form of German BAYER.
BENDTSDATTER Danish (Archaic), Norwegian (Archaic)
Strictly feminine patronymic for Bendt.
BENGTSON English, Swedish
Variant of the Swedish surname Bengtsson.
BERGDAHL Swedish
Combination of Swedish berg "mountain, hill" and dal "valley".
BERGGREN Swedish
Swedish surname meaning "mountain branch". From berg "mountain" and gren "branch".
BERGIN Swedish
Derived from Swedish berg "mountain" and the common surname suffix -in.
BERGKVIST Swedish
Combination of Swedish berg "mountain" and kvist "branch".
BERGLIN Swedish
Combination of Swedish berg "mountain" and the popular surname suffix -in, derived from Latin -inus, -inius meaning "descendant of". The second element could also be derived from Swedish lind "lime tree" or lin "flax, linseed".
BERGLIND Swedish
Combination of Swedish berg "mountain, hill" and lind "linden tree".
BERGMANN German, Swedish (Rare)
German variant of BERG combined with the suffix mann "man".
BERGMARK Swedish
Combination of Swedish berg "mountain, hill" and mark "land, ground, field".
BERGQVIST Swedish
Variant spelling of Bergkvist.
BERLIN Swedish
Of uncertain origin. The name could be a shortened form of BERGLIN. It could also be a habitational name from the city in Germany or from a place in Sweden named with ber or berg "mountain"... [more]
BERN German, Scandinavian, German (Swiss)
German and Scandinavian: from the personal name Berno, a pet form of Bernhard. In South German it comes from the habitational name from Bern, Switzerland, notably in the south; in other parts from the personal name Berno.
BERNADOTTE French, Swedish
Possibly from the name of a historical province in Southern France named Béarn. This was originally a French non-noble surname. French general Jean Baptise Bernadotte (1763-1844) became the king of Sweden as Charles XIV John (Swedish: Karl XIV Johan) in 1818 and founded the current royal house in Sweden, House of Bernadotte.
BERNTSEN Norwegian, Danish
Means "son of BERNT".
BERTHOLM Swedish (Rare)
Possibly a combination of the name Bert and holm (see Holm).
BERWALD German, Swedish (Rare), Danish (Rare)
Originally derived from the given name Bernwald, composed of Old High German bern, bero "bear" and wald "ruler". Later altered to Bärwald "bear forest", from German Bär "bear" and Wald "forest"... [more]
BESKOW Swedish
Derived from the name of the city Beeskow in Germany. A notable bearer was Swedish author and illustrator Elsa Beskow (1874-1953).
BILDT Swedish, Danish
Bildt is a Danish-Swedish-Norwegian noble family originating from Jutland in Denmark and now domiciled in Bohus county in southwest Sweden. The Norwegian branch of the family died out in the beginning of the 18th century... [more]
BIRCH English, German, Danish, Swedish (Rare)
From Middle High German birche, Old English birce, Old Danish birk, all meaning "birch". This was likely a topographic name for someone living by a birch tree or a birch forest... [more]
BIRKE Low German, Swedish (Rare)
Variant of Birk. Perhaps a shortened form of any of various Danish and Norwegian surnames beginning with Birke-, for example Birkeland and Birkelund ("birch grove").
BIRKELAND Norwegian
Derived from Old Norse birki "birch" and land "farm, land". Birkeland is the name of a village and parish in western Norway. The parish got it's name from an old farm. The parish church was built on the same spot where the farm once was.
BJÖRKLUND Swedish
Combination of Swedish björk "birch" and lund "grove".
BJØRKLUND Norwegian
From any of several farms named with Norwegian bjørk "birch" and lund "grove".
BJÖRN Swedish
Means "bear" in Swedish.
BJÖRNSDÓTTIR Icelandic
Means "daughter of Björn". Its masculine counterpart is Björnsson.
BLASIUS German, Dutch, Scandinavian
From the Latin personal name Blasius. This was a Roman family name, originating as a byname for someone with some defect, either of speech or gait, from Latin blaesus "stammering" (compare Greek blaisos "bow-legged")... [more]
BLIXT Swedish
From Swedish blixt "lightning, flash".
BLOMKVIST Swedish
Variant of Blomqvist. Mikael Blomkvist is a fictional character in Stieg Larsson's Millennium Series.
BLOMQVIST Swedish
Combination of Swedish blom "bloom, flower" and qvist, an archaic spelling of kvist "twig".
BLOOM Swedish
Variant of BLOM.
Norwegian
Variant of BØE. A notable bearer is Norwegian biathlete Tarjei Bø (b. 1988).
BODÉN Swedish
Possibly a combination of Swedish bod "shed, shack, small building" and the common surname suffix -én (originally a derivative of Latin -enius "descendant of"). Also a possible habitational name from places named with Bod-.
BODIN Swedish
Variant of BODÉN.
BØE Norwegian
Derived from Old Norse býr "farm, village, settlement" or búa "to reside".
BØEN Norwegian
Habitational name from the common farm name Bøen, simply meaning "the farm" (ultimately derived from Old Norse býr "farm, village, settlement" and the definite article -en).
BOLDING Danish
Habitational name from a place so named in Jutland.
BOLT Danish, German
Variant of Boldt.
BOMAN Swedish
Combination of Swedish bo (noun) "nest, farm, dwelling" and man "man".
BOMENGEN English (American), Norwegian (Rare)
Name created from during immigration from Norway to the United States in either the late 19th or early 20th century meaning, "The farm with the big gate."
BONDE Swedish, Old Swedish, Danish
From Old Norse bóndi "farmer". Used as both a last name and a (rare) given name in Sweden (see BONDE for the given name and BONDESSON as an example of a patronymic derived from this name)... [more]
BONDE Norwegian (Rare)
From a farm named Bonde, named with Old Norse bóndi "farmer" and vin "meadow".
BONDESSON Swedish
Means "son of BONDE", or possibly "son of a farmer".
BORÉN Swedish
Combination of an unknown first element and the common surname suffix -én (originally from Latin -enius "descendant of"). Also possible habitational name derived from places named with Bor-, such as Borås, Borensberg, and Borlänge... [more]
BORGEDALEN Norwegian (Rare)
Combination of Norwegian borg "fortification, castle" and dal "valley".
BÖRJESSON Swedish
Means "son of "BÖRJE".
BORRESEN Danish
The Danish surname Borresen has two origins. Boerresen is composed of -sen 'son' + the given name Boerre, the modern equivalent of Old Norse Byrgir 'the helper' (from proto-Indo-European root BHER- 'to carry, bear')... [more]
BORSHEIM Norwegian (Rare)
Habitational name from either of two farmsteads in Norway: Borsheim in Rogaland and Børsheim in Hordaland. Borsheim is a combination of an unknown first element and Norwegian heim "home", while Børsheim is a combination of Old Norse byrgi "fence, enclosure" and heim.
BOSTRÖM Swedish
Combination of Swedish bo "dwelling, home" and ström "stream, river".
BOYE English, German, Dutch, Frisian, Danish
From the Germanic given names Boio or Bogo, which are of uncertain origin. Also possibly a variant of Bothe.
BRAGADÓTTIR Icelandic
Patronymic used exclusively by women, meaning "daughter of Bragi". Bragason is the male equivalent.
BRAGASON Icelandic
Patronymic used exclusively by men, derived from the Old Norse name Bragi.
BRAGER Norwegian (Rare)
From the name of any of the various farmsteads in eastern Norway, which may have derived their name from a river name meaning "roaring", "thundering".
BRAHE Danish (Rare), Swedish (Rare)
Danish and Swedish noble family with roots in Scania and Halland, southern Sweden (both provinces belonged to Denmark when the family was founded). A notable bearer was Danish astronomer Tycho Brahe (1546-1601).
BRANNER Danish, German, English
Danish variant of BRANDER and German variant of BRANTNER.
BRÄNNSTRÖM Swedish
Combination of Swedish bränna "to burn" and ström "stream".
BRANTING Swedish
A combination of Swedish brant "steep hill" and the suffix -ing. A famous bearer was Hjalmar Branting (1860–1925), Prime Minister of Sweden in the 1920s.
BRÅTHEN Norwegian
Derived from Old Norse broti "land cleared for cultivation by burning". This was a common farm name in southeastern Norway.
BRATTÉN Swedish (Rare)
Composed of the personal name Bratt and the common surname suffix -én (ultimately from Latin -enius "descendant of").
BREKKE Norwegian
Derived from Old Norse brekka meaning "hill, slope".
BREVIK Norwegian
Habitational name from any of several farms named Brevik, from Norwegian bred "broad" and vik "bay".
BRODÉN Swedish
Likely composed of Swedish bro "bridge" and the common surname suffix -én (ultimately derived from Latin -enius).
BROLIN Swedish
Composed of Swedish bro "bridge" and the common surname suffix -in (ultimately derived from Latin -inus, -inius "descendant of").
BRORSSON Swedish
Means "son of Bror".
BRYNGELSSON Swedish
Means "son of Bryngel".
BRYNTESSON Swedish
Means "son of BRYNTE"
BURE Old Swedish, Swedish
This was the name of an influential family in 16th century Sweden. The name originated from the village Bure (now known as Bureå) in Skellefteå parish in Northern Sweden. The village got its name from the nearby Bure River (Swedish: Bure älv, Bureälven) whose name was derived from the Swedish dialectal word burra "buzz, rumble".
BYBERG Norwegian, Swedish (Rare)
Combination of Swedish and Norwegian by "village" and berg "mountain".
BYLIN Swedish
A combination of Swedish by "village" and the suffix -in, derived from Latin -inus, -inius "descendant of"
BYLUND Swedish
Combination of Swedish by "village" and lund "grove".
BYSTEDT Swedish
A combination of Swedish by "village" and German stedt "home, place".
CALLANDER Scottish, English, Swedish (Rare)
Habitational name from various places so named in Scotland. ... [more]
CARLANDER Swedish
Combination of the given name KARL or Swedish karl "man" and ander, from classical Greek andros, "man".
CARLIN Swedish (Rare)
Combination of the given name Karl, which is also a common place name prefix, and the common surname suffix -in (originally from Latin -inus "descendant of").
CARLING Swedish
From the personal name Karl, which is also a common place name prefix, and the common surname suffix -ing "belonging to".
CEDERQVIST Swedish
Combination of Swedish ceder "cedar" and kvist "twig, branch".
CELSIUS Swedish (Archaic), History
Latinized form of Högen "the mound" (Latin: celsus), the name of a vicarage in Ovanåker parish, Sweden. Celsius is a unit of measurement for temperature named for Swedish astronomer Anders Celsius (1701–1744).
CLEVELAND Norwegian (Anglicized)
Americanized spelling of Norwegian Kleiveland or Kleveland, habitational names from any of five farmsteads in Agder and Vestlandet named with Old Norse kleif "rocky ascent" or klefi "closet" (an allusion to a hollow land formation) and land "land".
CONRADI German, Danish (Rare), Norwegian (Rare)
Derived from a patronymic from the given name Konrad.
CRABB English, Scottish, German, Dutch, Danish
English and Scottish, from Middle English crabbe, Old English crabba ‘crab’ (the crustacean), a nickname for someone with a peculiar gait. English and Scottish from Middle English crabbe ‘crabapple (tree)’ (probably of Old Norse origin), hence a topographic name for someone who lived by a crabapple tree... [more]
DAAE Literature, Norwegian, Danish (Rare), Swedish (Rare)
Norwegian surname, originating in Trondheim in the 17th century. Also a variant of Daa, the name of a Danish noble family which originated in Southern Jutland in the 14th century. ... [more]
DAHLBERG Swedish
Combination of Swedish dal "valley" and berg "mountain".
DAHLBY Swedish (Rare)
Combination of Swedish dal "valley" and by "village".
DAHLÉN Swedish
Combination of Swedish dal "valley" and the common surname suffix -én, a derivative of Latin -enius "descendant of".
DAHLSTRÖM Swedish
Derived from Swedish dal "valley" and ström "stream".
DAHMER German, Danish
A northern German or Danish habitual name for someone from one of the many places named Dahme in Brandenburg, Holstein, Mecklenburg, or Silesia. A famous bearer of this name was Jeffrey Dahmer, serial killer (1960 - 1993).
DALE Norwegian, Danish
Habitational name from any of the various farmsteads called Dale in Norway. Derived from Old Norse dalr "valley".
DAMM German, Danish
Topographic name from Middle High German damm "dike".
DAN Romanian, Vietnamese, English, Danish
Ethnic name in various European languages (including Danish and English) meaning ‘Dane’. ... [more]
DAUGAARD Danish
Danish name element gård "farmstead, yard" combined with prefix dau of unknown origin. ... [more]
DAVIDSSON Swedish
Means "son of David".
DE GEER Dutch, Swedish
The name is possibly derived from the town of Geer near Liège, Belgium. The town lies along the course of the river Jeker, which is called Geer in French.
DELEURAN French (Huguenot), Danish
Huguenot surname of unknown origin. This family emigrated to Denmark in the 16th century, and now most members of the family are Danish
DJÄRV Swedish (Rare)
Means "bold, daring" in Swedish.
DRAG Norwegian (Rare)
Habitational name from any of several farms named Drag. The place name is related to Old Norse draga "to pull" (compare modern Norwegian dra with the same meaning) and originally denoted a place where boats were pulled along a river or across an isthmus.
DROST Dutch, German, Danish
Occupational name for a steward or head servant.
DUFVA Swedish
From Swedish duva "dove, pigeon".
ECKLAND English (Rare), Norwegian (Anglicized, Rare, Expatriate), Swedish (Anglicized, Expatriate)
Possibly a variant of Ecklund. It might also be an anglicization of the rare Swedish surname Ekland or of a Norwegian name derived from several farmsteads named with eik "oak" and land "land".
EDDUDÓTTIR Icelandic
Means "daughter of Edda". Used only by women.
EDDUSON Icelandic
Means "son of Edda". Used only by men.
EDÉN Swedish
Possibly a habitational name from a place named with the element ed "isthmus". In some cases it could also be a shortened form of EDENIUS (a combination of Swedish ed "isthmus" and the Latin suffix -enius "descendant of").
EDIN Swedish
Variant of EDÉN.
EDSTRÖM Swedish
Combination of Swedish ed "isthmus" and ström "stream".
EEK Swedish
Variant of EK.
EGEDE Scandinavian
Derived from a place name on Sjælland containing the name element EIK meaning "oak".
EGELAND Norwegian
From the name of several farmsteads in Norway named with Norwegian eik "oak" and land "land".
EGNER Norwegian (Rare)
From the name of a farm in Norway, of unknown origin. A known bearer was Norwegian playwright Thorbjørn Egner (1912-1990).
EIDE Norwegian
Derived from Old Norse eið "isthmus".
EIDSNESS Norwegian (Expatriate)
From Old Norse eið "isthmus" and nes "headland". This was the name of a farmstead in Norway.
EKBERG Swedish
Combination of Swedish ek "oak" and berg "mountain".
EKDAHL Swedish
Combination of Swedish ek "oak" and dal "valley".
EKDAL Swedish
Variant of EKDAHL.
EKE Swedish (Rare)
Variant of EK.
EKERN Norwegian (Rare)
From Old Norse ekra "meadow, field". This was the name of a farmstead in Norway.
EKHOLM Swedish
Composed of the elements ek "oak" and holm "islet"
EKLAND Swedish (Rare)
Combination of Swedish ek "oak" and land "land". A famous bearer is Swedish actress Britt Ekland (b. 1942), but in her case, the name is a variant of Eklund.
EKLÖF Swedish
Combination of Swedish ek "oak" and löf, an archaic spelling of löv, "leaf".
EKMAN Swedish
Combination of Swedish ek "oak" and man "man".
EKSTRÖM Swedish
Combination of Swedish ek "oak" and ström "stream, river, current".
EKVALL Swedish
Composed of Swedish ek "oak" and vall "field, pasture".
ELANDER Swedish
Combination of an unexplained first element and the common Swedish surname suffix -ander (originally from Greek aner, andros "man").
ELFVING Swedish
Possibly a combination of an obsolete spelling of Swedish älv "river" and the suffix -ing (ultimately from Proto-Germanic -ingaz) meaning "coming from, belonging to, descending from"... [more]
ELIASSEN Norwegian, Danish
Means "son of ELIAS".
ELIASSON Swedish
Means "son of ELIAS".
ELLEFSEN Norwegian
Means "son of Ellef".
ELLINGSEN Norwegian
Means "son of ELLING".
ELOFSSON Swedish
Means "son of ELOF".
ENEBORG Swedish (Rare)
From Swedish en "juniper" and borg "castle".
ENEVOLDSEN Danish
Means "son of Enevold".
ENG Swedish, Norwegian
Derived from Old Norse eng "meadow".
ENGDAHL Swedish
Combination of Swedish äng "meadow" and dal "valley".
ENGELSEN Norwegian
Means "son of Engel".
ENGEN Norwegian, Dutch
Norwegian habitational name. Singular definite form of ENG.... [more]
ENGLAND Norwegian (Rare)
From the name of several farms in Norway, named with Old Norse eng "meadow" and land "land".
ENGLUND Swedish, English
Combination of Swedish äng "meadow" and lund "grove".
ENROTH Swedish
Combination of Swedish en "juniper" and rot "root".
ERIXON Swedish
Variant spelling of ERIKSSON.
ERLANDER Swedish
Derived from the personal name ERLAND. A famous bearer was Swedish politician Tage Erlander (1901-1985), Prime Minister of Sweden between 1946 and 1969. His father adopted the name Erlander from his father, whose surname was Erlandsson.
ERLANDSSON Swedish
Means "son of ERLAND".
ERSSON Swedish
Contracted form of ERIKSSON.
EVENRUD Norwegian, American
From the name of several farms in Eastern Norway.
EVENSEN Norwegian
Means "son of EYVIND".
FAABORG Danish
Habitational name from a place so called.
FAGER Swedish
From Swedish fager, an archaic word meaning ”pretty, fair”.
FÄLDT Swedish
Variant of Feldt.
FALKENBERG German, Danish, Swedish (Rare), Norwegian (Rare)
Habitational name from any of several places named from Old High German falk "falcon" and berg "mountain, hill".
FÄLT Swedish
Means "field" in Swedish.
FÄLTSKOG Swedish
Combination of Swedish fält "field" and skog "forest". Agnetha Fältskog (b. 1950) is a Swedish singer and former member of ABBA.
FERDING Scandinavian
Meaning unknown.
FERGUSEN Norwegian (Rare)
Means 'Son of Fergus'. This is the Danish and Norwegian form of the Scottish surname Ferguson.
FERGUSSON Swedish (Rare)
Swedish cognate of the Scottish surname Ferguson.
FETT Norwegian (Rare)
Derived from Old Norse fit "land, shore". This was the name of several farmsteads in Norway.
FEY German, English, French, Danish
English: variant of Fay. ... [more]
FINSTAD Norwegian
Means "Finn's farmstead", from the given name Finn (2) and Old Norse staðr "farmstead, dwelling". This was the name of several farms in Norway.
FISKE English, Norwegian
From the traditionally Norwegian habitational surname, from the Old Norse fiskr "fish" and vin "meadow". In England and Denmark it was a surname denoting someone who was a "fisherman" or earned their living from selling fish.
FIVELAND Norwegian (Rare)
From the name of a farm in Norway named with the word fivel possibly meaning "cottongrass, bog cotton". This plant grows in abundance in the marshy land near the location of the farm.
FLINK Swedish
From Swedish flink, an adjective for someone who is quick and accurate.
FLO Norwegian
Famous bearers include Norwegian footballers and relatives Tore Andre, Håvard, and Jostein Flo of the Norwegian national team that upset Brazil twice in both a friendly in 1997 and a 1998 World Cup group match.
FLOBERG Swedish, Norwegian (Rare)
Of uncertain origin. Could possibly be combination of flo, an unexplained element (but probably either ornamental or locational), and berg "mountain", or a habitational name from a place so named.
FLODQVIST Swedish
Combination of Swedish flod "river" and kvist "twig, branch".
FLORÉN Swedish
Combination of Latin flor "flower" and the common surname suffix -én.
FOGELSTRÖM Swedish
From Swedish fågel "bird" and ström "stream".
FØRDE Norwegian
From Old Norse fyrði dative form of fjórðr "fjord". This was the name of several farmsteads in Norway.
FORREN Norwegian (Rare)
Derived form the name of a farmstead in Norway named with a word meaning "hollow, gorge".
FORS Swedish
Means "rapid" (geology) in Swedish.
FORSLÖF Swedish
Combination of Swedish fors "rapid" and löv "leaf".
FORSMAN Swedish
Combination of Swedish fors "rapid" (geology) and man "man".
FRANSSON Swedish
Means "son of FRANS".
FRANZÉN Swedish
Combination of the given name FRANZ and the popular surname suffix -én, derived from Latin -enius "descendant of".
FREDMAN Swedish, Jewish
Swedish: ornamental name composed of the elements fred ‘peace’ + man ‘man’.... [more]
FREYJUSON Icelandic (Rare)
Means "son of FREYJA" in Icelandic
FRÖJD Swedish
Swedish cognate of FREUD.
FROM Swedish
From Swedish from "pious, devout, religious, holy".
FUGLESANG Norwegian, Swedish (Rare)
Means "bird song" in Norwegian (compare German Vogelsang).
GARDLIN Swedish
Possibly derived from the Swedish word Gård meaning (Garden, or Gardener).
GJESSING Norwegian, Danish (Rare)
Used in Norway and Denmark since the 1600s. Probably of German origin.
GLAD Swedish
Swedish soldier name meaning "happy". ... [more]
GLAD English, Scandinavian
Nickname for a cheerful person, from Middle English, Scandinavian glad "merry, jolly".
GLØERSEN Norwegian (Rare)
Means ”son of Gløer”.
GOLDBERG German, Jewish, Danish
From German gold 'gold' and -berg, meaning 'gold-mountain'.
GRÅBERG Scandinavian
In Swedish, an ornamental name meaning "spruce mountain" or "spruce hill", with gran meaning "spruce" and berg meaning "mountain" or "hill."... [more]
GRAN Swedish
Variant of GRAHN.
GRANATH Swedish
Swedish soldier name meaning "grenade". ... [more]
GRANQVIST Swedish
Combination of Swedish gran "spruce" and kvist "twig, branch".
GREEN Swedish
Variant of Gren.
GREN Swedish
Means "branch" in Swedish.