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Habitational name from any of several farms named Våge, derived from Old Norse vágr
"bay, inlet, fjord".
VALENTIN French, Romanian, German, Danish, Swedish, Norwegian, Czech, Russian, Bulgarian, Slovene, Croatian, Macedonian
From the given name VALENTIN
Combination of either Latin vallis
"valley" or Swedish vall
"wall, pasture, field of grass" and the commons surname suffix -in
Taken from the farm Vanebu, spelled Vannebo in pre-1950 records. From the Norwegian words vann
, meaning water, and bo
, meaning to live or reside.
Invented by Sverre Kristian (then) Olsen and his brother Willy Anfinn (also then) Olsen. They thought Olsen was boring, and invented the new Vargeid.
VASA Old Swedish, Swedish (Archaic)
Swedish noble and former royal family. Possibly from vase
meaning "bundle" or "withy". The name is believed to be a reference to the family's coat of arms. The most notable member of the family was Gustav Eriksson Vasa (1496-1560), later known as Gustav I of Sweden (in modern times known exclusively as Gustav Vasa)... [more]
Habitational name from any of four farmsteads so named, from the plural of Old Norse viðr meaning "wood", "tree".
Habitational name from farmsteads named Ve, for example in Hordaland and Sogn, from Old Norse vé
Norwegian habitational name from any of several farmsteads, mainly in Hedmark, named with velte
Ornamental name composed of Swedish väst
"west" and the suffix -in
derived from Latin -inus
”bay” combined with the common surname suffix -ander
VON SYDOW Swedish, German
von Sydow is a German and Swedish noble family from Pomerania, an area in modern day Poland and Germany. Some members of the family immigrated to Sweden in 1724. The name literary means "from SYDOW
A habitational name derived from farmsteads in Rogaland named Vagle, from the Old Norse vagl
meaning a '‘perch’' or '‘roost'’, referring to a high ridge between two lakes.
Ornamental name from Swedish vall
"grassy bank, pasture, grazing ground", or in some cases a habitational name from a place named with this element.
Ornamental name composed of the elements vall
"grassy bank, pasture" and gren
Probably originating near the town of Ribe in Southeast Denmark. It appears as both Warming and Varming.... [more]
WENDT German, Danish
Ethnic name for a Wend, Middle High German wind(e)
. The Wends (also known as Sorbians) once occupied a large area of northeastern Germany (extending as far west as Lüneburg, with an area called Wendland), and many German place names and surnames are of Wendish origin... [more]
Combination of Swedish väst
"west" and the common surname suffix -ling
. A notable bearer is Prince DANIEL
(b. 1973), husband of Crown Princess Victoria of Sweden.
Swedish ornamental name composed of the elements Wid-
, an uncertain element, possibly Old Swedish viþr
‘wood’, ‘forest’ or from a place name formed with Old Swedish vid
‘wide’ + man
WIND English, German, Danish
Nickname for a swift runner, from Middle English wind
"wind", Middle High German wint
"wind", also "greyhound".
Ornamental name from vind
"wind", or a habitational name from a place named with this element.
ZELMERLÖW Swedish (Rare)
Rare Swedish surname composed of the name of the family's ancestor Selma LÖF
. One bearer is Swedish artist Måns Zelmerlöw (b.1986) who won the Eurovision Song Contest in 2016.
Combination of Swedish säter
"mountain pasture" and berg