From the name of Danish villages named Nørup
Ornamental name derived from Swedish ny
(Old Norse nýr
) meaning "new" and ström
(Old Norse straumr
) meaning "stream".
Denoted someone from the islands of Öland (eastern Sweden) or Åland
From Swedish ö
(Old Norse ey
) meaning "island" and man
(Old Norse maðr
) meaning "man".
Denoted a person hailing from any one of a number of farms in Norway called either Åmdal or Omdal meaning "elm valley".
From Danish øst
, originally denoting a dweller on the eastern side of a place.
From Danish øst
meaning "east" and gård
meaning "enclosure, farm".
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.
in Danish, from Old Norse hrafn
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.
Sandberg Swedish, Norwegian, Jewish
From Swedish and Norwegian sand
(Old Norse sandr
) meaning "sand" and berg
meaning "mountain" (or in the case of the Jewish surname, from the Yiddish or German cognates).
From Swedish sjö
(Old Norse sær
) meaning "lake, sea" and gren
(Old Norse grein
) meaning "branch".
From a place name, derived from Norwegian skjegg
"beard" and stad
Topographic name meaning "forest, wood"
in Danish, from Old Norse skógr
From a place name, derived from Danish skov
"forest, wood" and gård
Solberg Norwegian, Swedish
From a place name, derived from Old Norse sól
meaning "sun" and berg
meaning "mountain". As a Swedish name it may be ornamental.
Ornamental name derived from Swedish sten
(Old Norse steinn
) meaning "stone" and dal
(Old Norse dalr
) meaning "valley".
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.
Habitational name derived from Old Norse þveit
From a place name, derived from Danish vest
"west" and gård
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.