From the name of homesteads in Denmark (in Viborg or Rebild municipalities).
RAPP (1) Swedish
From Swedish rapp
meaning "quick, prompt"
, one of the names adopted by soldiers in the 17th century.
Meaning unknown. The second element is probably from Old Norse berg
"mountain" (modern Danish bjerg
Originally indicated a person from the county or town of Ribe in southwestern Denmark.
From a place name, derived from Norwegian skjegg
"beard" and stad
From a place name, derived from Danish skov
"wood, forest" and gård
SOLBERG Norwegian, Swedish
From a place name, derived from Old Norse sól
"sun" and berg
"mountain". As a Swedish name it may be ornamental.
Ornamental name derived from Swedish sten
"stone" and dahl
"valley" (modern spelling dal
Originally denoted someone from Storstrand farm in Norway, derived from stor
meaning "big" and strand
STRAND Norwegian, Swedish, Danish
From Old Norse strǫnd
meaning "beach, sea shore"
. It was originally given to someone who lived on or near the sea.
VOLL (1) Norwegian
Originally indicated a person who lived in a meadow, from Old Norse vǫllr "meadow, field"
WINTER English, German, Swedish
From Old English winter
or Old High German wintar
. This was a nickname for a person with a cold personality.
Meaning uncertain, possibly referred to a dweller in a narrow bay with steep shores.