From Swedish berg
"mountain" and man
"man", originally a name for a person living on a mountain.
From Swedish borg
meaning "fortification, castle"
DAHL Norwegian, Swedish, Danish
From Old Norse dalr
. 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
From Swedish dal
meaning "dale, valley" and man
From Old Norse eldr
, modern Swedish eld
, meaning "fire"
From Swedish äng
"meadow" and man
"man", originally a name for a person who lived in a meadow.
From Swedish frisk "healthy"
, which was derived from the Middle Low German word vrisch
"fresh, young, frisky".
Means "son of GUSTAF"
. The actress Greta Garbo (1905-1990) was originally named Greta Gustafsson.
KRON German, Swedish
From German Krone
and Swedish krona
(from Latin corona
), perhaps a nickname for one who worked in a royal household.
From Swedish lind
"linden tree" and gren
"branch". A famous bearer of this name was Swedish author Astrid Lindgren (1907-2002).
LUND Danish, Swedish, Norwegian, English
Indicated a person who lived near a grove of trees, from Old Norse lundr
. There are towns in Sweden and Britain called Lund.
Denoted someone from the islands of Öland (eastern Sweden) or Åland
From Swedish ö
meaning "island" and man
RAPP (1) Swedish
From Swedish rapp
meaning "quick, prompt"
, one of the names adopted by soldiers in the 17th century.
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
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.
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.