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 "the hill" in Norwegian, referring to a person who lived on a hilltop.
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".
From a place name, derived from Norwegian skjegg
"beard" and stad
From a place name, derived from Old Norse sól
"sun" and berg
"mountain". As a Swedish name it may be ornamental.
Originally denoted someone from Storstrand farm in Norway, derived from stor
meaning "big" and strand
STRANDNorwegian, Swedish, Danish
From Old Norse strǫnd
meaning "beach, sea shore". It was originally given to someone who lived on or near the sea.
Originally indicated a person who lived in a meadow, from Old Norse vǫllr