From Norwegian å
meaning "river, stream" and the archaic word rud
DAHLNorwegian, Swedish, Danish
From Old Norse dalr
meaning "valley". A famous of this surname was author Roald Dahl (1916-1990) who is mostly remembered for children's stories such as 'Matilda' and 'Henry Sugar'.
Means "hill" in Norwegian, used by families residing on hilltops.
HORNEnglish, German, Norwegian, Danish
From the Germanic word horn
meaning "horn". This was an occupational name for one who carved objects out of horn or who played a horn, or a person who lived near a horn-shaped geographical feature, such as a mountain or a bend in a river.
From a place name: dahl
means "valley" in Norwegian, and Losne
is a place in Norway.
LUNDDanish, Swedish, Norwegian, English
Indicated a person who lived near a grove of trees, from Old Norse lundr
meaning "grove". There are towns in Sweden and Britain called Lund.
Denoted a person hailing from any one of a number of farms in Norway called either Åmdal or Omdal meaning "elm valley".
Means "Skjegge's place" or "the bearded one's place" from Norwegian skjegge
"beard" and stad
Originally denoted someone from Storstrand farm, Norway, derived from stor
meaning "big" and strand
Originally indicated a person who lived in a meadow, from Old Norse vǫllr