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AA Norwegian
Derived from aa, an obsolete spelling of Norwegian å "small river, stream".
AAS Norwegian, Danish
Variant spelling of ÅS.
AASEN Norwegian
Means "the ridge" in Norwegian. Definite singular form of AAS.
ÅBERG Swedish
Combination of Swedish å "small river" and berg "mountain".
AHL Swedish
Derived from Swedish al "alder tree".
AHLQVIST Swedish
Combination of Swedish al "alder" and quist an old spelling of kvist "twig".
ÅHMAN Swedish
Combination of Swedish å "small river" and man "man".
AHONEN Finnish
A combination of Finnish aho "meadow" and the common surname suffix -nen.... [more]
ÅKERHIELM Swedish
Combination of Swedish åker "field" and hjälm "helmet".
ÅKERSTRÖM Swedish
Combination of Swedish åker "field" and ström "stream".
ÅKESSON Swedish
Means "son of ÅKE".
ALCOCK English
From a diminutive of given names starting with Al-.
ALFVÉN Swedish (Rare)
Perhaps derived from Swedish älv "river".
ALGOTSSON Swedish
Means "son of Algot".
ALM Swedish
Means "elm" in Swedish.
ALMBLAD Swedish
Combination of Swedish alm "elm" and blad "leaf".
ALMLÖF Swedish
Combination of Swedish alm "elm" and löv "leaf".
ALMQVIST Swedish
Combination of Swedish alm "elm" and kvist "twig, branch".
ANDRESEN Norwegian
Means "son of ANDRE".
ANNAKIN English (British, Rare)
Meaning unknown. Perhaps a medieval English diminutive of an unknown given name (compare WilkinLarkin, and Hopkin).
ANTONSSON Swedish
Means "son of ANTON".
APPELKVIST Swedish
Combination of Swedish apel or äpple both meaning "apple" and kvist "branch, twig".
ARBOUR French (Quebec)
Variant of Harbour or possibly a variant of Harbaud or Herbert.
ARNESSON Swedish
Means "son of Arne".
ARRHENIUS Swedish (Rare)
The name of two separate family linages with no relation between each other. One family originates from Linköping, Östergötland and probably got its name from Ancient Greek ᾰ̓́ρρην (árrhēn) "male" (taken from the last syllable of ancestor's last name, Kapfelman)... [more]
ARVIDSSON Swedish
Means "son of ARVID".
ÅS Swedish, Norwegian, Danish
Means "ridge, hill" in the Scandinavian languages.
ASK Swedish
From Swedish ask "ash tree".
ÅSLUND Swedish
Combination of Swedish ås "ridge, esker" and lund "grove".
ASSARSSON Swedish
Means "son of ASSAR".
ÅSTRÖM Swedish
Combination of Swedish å "creek, small river, stream" and ström "stream, current, flow".
AUNE Norwegian
Derived from Old Norse auðn "wasteland, desolate place".
BÄCKLUND Swedish
Combination of Swedish bäck "brook, stream" and lund "grove".
BACKLUND Swedish
Combination of Swedish backe "hill, slope" and lund "grove".
BÄCKMAN Swedish
Combination of Swedish bäck "small stream" and man "man".
BACKMAN English, Swedish, German
Combination of Old English bakke "spine, back" and man "man". In Swedish, the first element is more likely to be derived from Swedish backe "hill", and in German the first element can be derived from German backen "to bake"... [more]
BÄCKSTRÖM Swedish
Combination of Swedish bäck "brook" and ström "stream".
BAER German
Derived from Old High German bero "bear".
BAGGE Swedish
From Swedish bagge "ram (male sheep)".
BAKKE Norwegian
Means "slope, hillside" in Norwegian.
BAKKEN Norwegian
Definite singular form of BAKKE.
BAY English, French, Dutch
Derived from Middle English and Old French bay, bai and Middle Dutch bay, all meaning "reddish brown". It was originally a nickname for someone with a hair color similar to that.
BAY Scottish
Reduced form of McBeth.
BAY German
From the given name Baio.
BAY Danish, Norwegian (Rare)
Likely a reduced form of German BAYER.
BECQUEREL French
A notable bearer was French scientist Henri Becquerel (1852-1908) who discovered radioactivity. A becquerel (Bq), the SI unit for radioactivity, is named after him.
BERGGREN Swedish
Swedish surname meaning "mountain branch". From berg "mountain" and gren "branch".
BERGLIN Swedish
Combination of Swedish berg "mountain" and the popular surname suffix -in, derived from Latin -inus, -inius meaning "descendant of". The second element could also be derived from Swedish lind "lime tree" or lin "flax, linseed".
BERGQVIST Swedish
Variant spelling of Bergkvist.
BERLIN Swedish
Of uncertain origin. The name could be a shortened form of BERGLIN. It could also be a habitational name from the city in Germany or from a place in Sweden named with ber or berg "mountain"... [more]
BERNTSEN Norwegian, Danish
Means "son of BERNT".
BESKOW Swedish
Derived from the name of the city Beeskow in Germany. A notable bearer was Swedish author and illustrator Elsa Beskow (1874-1953).
BILDT Swedish, Danish
Bildt is a Danish-Swedish-Norwegian noble family originating from Jutland in Denmark and now domiciled in Bohus county in southwest Sweden. The Norwegian branch of the family died out in the beginning of the 18th century... [more]
BIRK German
Either a variant of Buerk or a habitational name derived from places named Birk, Birke, or Birken.
BIRKELAND Norwegian
Derived from Old Norse birki "birch" and land "farm, land". Birkeland is the name of a village and parish in western Norway. The parish got it's name from an old farm. The parish church was built on the same spot where the farm once was.
BJÖRKLUND Swedish
Combination of Swedish björk "birch" and lund "grove".
BJØRKLUND Norwegian
From any of several farms named with Norwegian bjørk "birch" and lund "grove".
BJORKLUND English (American)
Anglicized form of Swedish Björklund or Norwegian Bjørklund.
BJÖRN Swedish
Means "bear" in Swedish.
BLIXT Swedish
From Swedish blixt "lightning, flash".
BLOEM Dutch
Means "flower" in Dutch.
BLOMKVIST Swedish
Variant of Blomqvist. Mikael Blomkvist is a fictional character in Stieg Larsson's Millennium Series.
BLOMQVIST Swedish
Combination of Swedish blom "bloom, flower" and qvist, an archaic spelling of kvist "twig".
BLOOM Swedish
Variant of BLOM.
BLOOM Jewish (American), Dutch
Americanized spelling of Bloem and Blum.
Norwegian
Variant of BØE. A notable bearer is Norwegian biathlete Tarjei Bø (b. 1988).
BODÉN Swedish
Possibly a combination of Swedish bod "shed, shack, small building" and the common surname suffix -én (originally a derivative of Latin -enius "descendant of"). Also a possible habitational name from places named with Bod-.
BODEN German, Low German
Patronymic from the personal name BODE or a topographic name for someone living in a valley bottom or the low-lying area of a field. From Middle High German boden "ground, bottom".
BODEN Irish (Anglicized)
Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó BUADÁIN.
BODEN English
Possibly a variant of BALDWIN.
BODIN French, English
Derived from Old French personal name BODIN or a variant spelling of BAUDOUIN.
BODIN German
Probably derived from various Germanic personal names beginning with Bod- "messenger", or from the habitational name Boddin, name of several places in Mecklenburg and Brandenburg.
BODIN Swedish
Variant of BODÉN.
BØE Norwegian
Derived from Old Norse býr "farm, village, settlement" or búa "to reside".
BOEING English (Anglicized)
Anglicized form of German Böing. This was the surname of American industrialist William Boeing (1881-1956) who founded The Boeing Company, a manufacturer of airplanes.
BOLEN Czech, Polish
From a pet form of the given names BOLESLAV, BOLESŁAW or BOLEBOR.... [more]
BOMAN Swedish
Combination of Swedish bo (noun) "nest, farm, dwelling" and man "man".
BONDE Swedish, Old Swedish, Danish
From Old Norse bóndi "farmer". Used as both a last name and a (rare) given name in Sweden (see BONDE for the given name and BONDESSON as an example of a patronymic derived from this name)... [more]
BONDE English
Variant of BOND.
BONDE Norwegian (Rare)
From a farm named Bonde, named with Old Norse bóndi "farmer" and vin "meadow".
BONDESSON Swedish
Means "son of BONDE", or possibly "son of a farmer".
BÖRJESSON Swedish
Means "son of "BÖRJE".
BOWDEN Irish (Anglicized)
Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó BUADÁIN.
BOWDEN English
Habitational name from any of several places called Bowden or Bowdon, most of them in England. From Old English boga "bow" and dun "hill", or from Old English personal names BUGA or BUCGE combined with dun.... [more]
BRAHE Danish (Rare), Swedish (Rare)
Danish and Swedish noble family with roots in Scania and Halland, southern Sweden (both provinces belonged to Denmark when the family was founded). A notable bearer was Danish astronomer Tycho Brahe (1546-1601).
BRAILLE French
Braille is a writing system used by people with vision impairment. It was named after its inventor Louis Braille (1809-1852).
BRÄNNSTRÖM Swedish
Combination of Swedish bränna "to burn" and ström "stream".
BRANTING Swedish
A combination of Swedish brant "steep hill" and the suffix -ing. A famous bearer was Hjalmar Branting (1860–1925), Prime Minister of Sweden in the 1920s.
BRÅTHEN Norwegian
Derived from Old Norse broti "land cleared for cultivation by burning". This was a common farm name in southeastern Norway.
BREKKE Norwegian
Derived from Old Norse brekka meaning "hill, slope".
BRINDLEY English
Habitational name from a place in England so named. From Old English berned "burnt" and leah "woodland clearing".
BROLIN Swedish
Composed of Swedish bro "bridge" and the common surname suffix -in (ultimately derived from Latin -inus, -inius "descendant of").
BROLIN English (Anglicized, Rare)
In the case of American actors James and Josh Brolin, it seems to be an anglicized form of BRUDERLIN.
BROMLEY English
Habitational name from any of the many places so called in England. Most of them derived from Old English brom "broom" and leah "woodland clearing".
BROOMFIELD English
From a place name meaning "gorse field", from Old English brom "gorse" and feld "field, open country".
BRORSSON Swedish
Means "son of Bror".
BRYNGELSSON Swedish
Means "son of Bryngel".
BRYNTESSON Swedish
Means "son of BRYNTE"
BURE Old Swedish, Swedish
This was the name of an influential family in 16th century Sweden. The name originated from the village Bure (now known as Bureå) in Skellefteå parish in Northern Sweden. The village got its name from the nearby Bure River (Swedish: Bure älv, Bureälven) whose name was derived from the Swedish dialectal word burra "buzz, rumble".
BYBERG Norwegian, Swedish (Rare)
Combination of Swedish and Norwegian by "village" and berg "mountain".
BYLIN Swedish
A combination of Swedish by "village" and the suffix -in, derived from Latin -inus, -inius "descendant of"
BYLUND Swedish
Combination of Swedish by "village" and lund "grove".
BYSTEDT Swedish
A combination of Swedish by "village" and German stedt "home, place".
CALLANDER Scottish, English, Swedish (Rare)
Habitational name from various places so named in Scotland. ... [more]
CALLENDER English
Occupational name for a person who finished freshly woven cloth by passing it between heavy rollers to compress the weave. From Old Franch calandrier, calandreur.
CARLANDER Swedish
Combination of the given name KARL or Swedish karl "man" and ander, from classical Greek andros, "man".
CARLIN French
From a pet form of Charles.
CARLIN Swedish (Rare)
Combination of the given name Karl, which is also a common place name prefix, and the common surname suffix -in (originally from Latin -inus "descendant of").
CARLIN Italian
Derived from a pet form of the given name Carlo.
CARLIN Jewish (Anglicized)
Americanized spelling of Karlin.
CARLIN German
Habitational name from a place named Carlin in Germany.
CARLING English (American)
Americanized form of German Garling or Gerling.
CEDERQVIST Swedish
Combination of Swedish ceder "cedar" and kvist "twig, branch".
CELSIUS Swedish (Archaic), History
Latinized form of Högen "the mound" (Latin: celsus), the name of a vicarage in Ovanåker parish, Sweden. Celsius is a unit of measurement for temperature named for Swedish astronomer Anders Celsius (1701–1744).
CURIE French
Occupational name for a farm hand, from Old French éscuerie "stable".
DAHLBERG Swedish
Combination of Swedish dal "valley" and berg "mountain".
DAHLBY Swedish (Rare)
Combination of Swedish dal "valley" and by "village".
DAHLÉN Swedish
Combination of Swedish dal "valley" and the common surname suffix -én, a derivative of Latin -enius "descendant of".
DALE Irish (Anglicized)
Anglicized form of Gaelic DALL.
DALE Norwegian, Danish
Habitational name from any of the various farmsteads called Dale in Norway. Derived from Old Norse dalr "valley".
DALL Irish
Derived from Old Irish dall, a byname meaning "blind".
DE GEER Dutch, Swedish
The name is possibly derived from the town of Geer near Liège, Belgium. The town lies along the course of the river Jeker, which is called Geer in French.
DE ROOS Dutch
From Dutch roos "rose" (see ROOS).
DJÄRV Swedish (Rare)
Means "bold, daring" in Swedish.
DUFVA Swedish
From Swedish duva "dove, pigeon".
EDÉN Swedish
Possibly a habitational name from a place named with the element ed "isthmus". In some cases it could also be a shortened form of EDENIUS (a combination of Swedish ed "isthmus" and the Latin suffix -enius "descendant of").
EDGERTON English
From a place name meaning either "settlement of Ecghere" or "settlement of Ecgheard" (see Ekkehard).
EDIN Swedish
Variant of EDÉN.
EDSTRÖM Swedish
Combination of Swedish ed "isthmus" and ström "stream".
EEK Swedish
Variant of EK.
EIDE Norwegian
Derived from Old Norse eið "isthmus".
EKBERG Swedish
Combination of Swedish ek "oak" and berg "mountain".
EKDAHL Swedish
Combination of Swedish ek "oak" and dal "valley".
EKDAL Swedish
Variant of EKDAHL.
EKE Swedish (Rare)
Variant of EK.
EKMAN Swedish
Combination of Swedish ek "oak" and man "man".
EKSTRÖM Swedish
Combination of Swedish ek "oak" and ström "stream, river, current".
ELFVING Swedish
Possibly a combination of an obsolete spelling of Swedish älv "river" and the suffix -ing (ultimately from Proto-Germanic -ingaz) meaning "coming from, belonging to, descending from"... [more]
ELIASSEN Norwegian, Danish
Means "son of ELIAS".
ELIASSON Swedish
Means "son of ELIAS".
ELLINGSEN Norwegian
Means "son of ELLING".
ELOFSSON Swedish
Means "son of ELOF".
ENG Swedish, Norwegian
Derived from Old Norse eng "meadow".
ENGDAHL Swedish
Combination of Swedish äng "meadow" and dal "valley".
ENGEN Norwegian, Dutch
Norwegian habitational name. Singular definite form of ENG.... [more]
ENGLUND Swedish, English
Combination of Swedish äng "meadow" and lund "grove".
ENROTH Swedish
Combination of Swedish en "juniper" and rot "root".
ERIXON Swedish
Variant spelling of ERIKSSON.
ERLANDER Swedish
Derived from the personal name ERLAND. A famous bearer was Swedish politician Tage Erlander (1901-1985), Prime Minister of Sweden between 1946 and 1969. His father adopted the name Erlander from his father, whose surname was Erlandsson.
ERLANDSSON Swedish
Means "son of ERLAND".
ERSSON Swedish
Contracted form of ERIKSSON.
EVENSEN Norwegian
Means "son of EYVIND".
FAGER Swedish
From Swedish fager, an archaic word meaning ”pretty, fair”.
FÄLDT Swedish
Variant of Feldt.
FÄLT Swedish
Means "field" in Swedish.
FÄLTSKOG Swedish
Combination of Swedish fält "field" and skog "forest". Agnetha Fältskog (b. 1950) is a Swedish singer and former member of ABBA.
FÁTA Hungarian
From the old pagan name FÁTA.
FIŠER Czech, Slovak, Slovene
Czech, Slovak and Slovene form of FISCHER.
FLANDERS English
Given to a person who was from Flanders in the Netherlands (compare Fleming).
FLINK Swedish
From Swedish flink, an adjective for someone who is quick and accurate.
FLODQVIST Swedish
Combination of Swedish flod "river" and kvist "twig, branch".
FLORÉN Swedish
Combination of Latin flor "flower" and the common surname suffix -én.
FØRDE Norwegian
From Old Norse fyrði dative form of fjórðr "fjord". This was the name of several farmsteads in Norway.
FORS Swedish
Means "rapid" (geology) in Swedish.
FORSMAN Swedish
Combination of Swedish fors "rapid" (geology) and man "man".
FRANSSON Swedish
Means "son of FRANS".
FRANZÉN Swedish
Combination of the given name FRANZ and the popular surname suffix -én, derived from Latin -enius "descendant of".
FRÖJD Swedish
Swedish cognate of FREUD.
FROM Swedish
From Swedish from "pious, devout, religious, holy".
FUGLESANG Norwegian, Swedish (Rare)
Means "bird song" in Norwegian (compare German Vogelsang).
FULLERTON English
Habitational name from a place in Scotland. Derived from Old English fugol "bird" and tun "settlement, enclosure".
GLAD Swedish
Swedish soldier name meaning "happy". ... [more]
GLØERSEN Norwegian (Rare)
Means ”son of Gløer”.
GRAN Swedish
Variant of GRAHN.
GRANATH Swedish
Swedish soldier name meaning "grenade". ... [more]
GRANQVIST Swedish
Combination of Swedish gran "spruce" and kvist "twig, branch".
GREEN Swedish
Variant of Gren.
GREN Swedish
Means "branch" in Swedish.
GUIDETTI Italian
Derived from the given name GUIDO.
GUILLOU French, Breton
Possibly derived from the given name Guillaume.
GUMMESSON Swedish
Means "son of Gumme".
HÄGG Swedish
From Swedish hägg meaning "prunus padus", but also known as "hackberry, bird cherry". It is a type of small tree native to northern Asia and Europe.
HÄGGLUND Swedish
Combination of Swedish hägg "bird cherry" (a type of tree native to Sweden) and lund "grove".
HÄGGSTRÖM Swedish
Combination of Swedish hägg "bird cherry" and ström "stream, small river".
HAGSTRÖM Swedish
Combination of Swedish hage "enclosure, garden" and ström "stream, small river".
HAGSTROM English
Anglicized form of Swedish HAGSTRÖM.
HÅKANSSON Swedish
Means "son of HÅKAN".
HALLSTRÖM Swedish
Combination of Swedish hall "hall, stone, rock" and ström "stream, small river".
HALVARSSON Swedish
Means "son of Halvar".
HÄMÄLÄINEN Finnish
Finnish surname meaning "Tavastian, person from Tavastia". Tavastia is a historical province in southern Finland. The surname is a combination of Häme "Tavastia" and -läinen "-ian".
HAMMAR Swedish
From a common place name element ultimately derived from Old Norse hamarr meaning "hammer, stone, steep cliff".
HAMMARSKJÖLD Swedish
Hammarskjöld is a Swedish noble family. The name is a combination of hammare "hammer" and sköld "shield".
HANKS English
Patronymic form of HANK.
HANSDOTTER Swedish
Means "daughter of HANS". This name is only given to females. A notable bearer is Swedish alpine ski racer Frida Hansdotter (b. 1985).
HÅRD Swedish
Swedish surname meaning "hard".
HAUG Norwegian
From Old Norse haugr "hill, mound". See HAUGEN.
HAUGLAND Norwegian
From Old Norse haugr "hill, mound" and land "farmstead, land".
HEDÉN Swedish
Combination of Swedish hed "heath, moor" and the suffix -én from Latiin -enius "descendant of"
HEDIN Swedish
Variant of HEDÉN.
HEIGL German
Derived from the given name Hugo.
HEIKKILÄ Finnish
A combination of HEIKKI and the local ending -lä, denoting someone from a household headed by someone called Heikki.
HEIKKINEN Finnish
A combination of HEIKKI and the common surname suffix -nen.
HEINE German, Dutch, Jewish
Derived from a short form of Heinrich.
HEINEMANN German, Jewish
Combination of Heine, a short form of Heinrich, and Mann "man".
HEINONEN Finnish
A combination of HEINO and the common surname suffix -nen.
HELLAND Norwegian
The Old Norse name element -land meaning "country, land" combined with either Old Norse hella "flat rock" or hellir "cave". ... [more]
HELLSTRÖM Swedish
Swedish ornamental name. A combination of häll, a type of flat rock, and ström "stream".
HIEDLER German
Topographic name for someone living near a hiedl “subterranean river”.
HJÄLM Swedish
Variant of HJELM.
HJALMARSSON Swedish
Means "son of HJALMAR".
HJELM Swedish, Danish
From Swedish hjälm or Danish hjelm, both derived from Old Norse hjalmr "helmet".
HJELTE Swedish
From Swedish hjälte "hero".
HOLM Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, English
Derived from Old Norse holmr, meaning "islet".
HOLMBERG Swedish
Swedish ornamental name. A combination of holme "islet" and berg "mountain".
HOLMGREN Swedish
Swedish ornamental name. A combination of holme "islet" and gren "branch".
HÖÖK Swedish
Derived from Swedish hök "hawk".
HOVDA Norwegian
Habitational name from the many farmsteads in Norway named Hovda. Derived from Old Norse hófði "rounded peak", itself derived from Old Norse hofuð "head".
HURTIG Swedish
Means "quick, fast, rapid" in Swedish.
INGEMARSDOTTER Swedish (Rare)
Means "daughter of INGEMAR". This name is only given to females. A notable bearer is Swedish cross-country skier Ida Ingemarsdotter (b. 1985).
INGLE English
Derived from the Old Norse given names INGIALDR or INGÓLF.
ISRAELSSON Swedish
Means "son of ISRAEL".
IVARSSON Swedish
Means "son of IVAR".
IVERSEN Norwegian
Means "son of IVER".
JAROŠ Czech, Slovak, Polish
Derived from names containing the name element jaro meaning "young" (see Jaroslav, Jaromír). Also a Polish variant of Jarosz, derived from the same element (see Jarosław).
JAROSZ Polish
Derived from the given names Jarosław or Hieronim.
JEPPSSON Swedish
Probably means "son of JESPER".
KALANDER German
Status name for the chairman or a member fraternity that held meetings on the first of each month, from Latin ad calendas.
KÄLL Swedish
From Swedish källa "source (of a stream of water)", ultimately derived from Old Norse kelda.
KÄMPE Swedish
From Swedish kämpe "fighter".
KAMPRAD Swedish (Rare)
Rare Swedish surname of German origin. A notable bearer is Ingvar Kamprad (1926-2018), a Swedish business magnate and the founder of IKEA. The "K" in IKEA stands for Kamprad.
KARJALAINEN Finnish
Means "Karelian, a person from Karelia" in Finnish. Derived from Finnish Karjala "Karelia". Karelia is an area on the border between Finland and Russia.
KARLGREN Swedish
Combination of the given name KARL and Swedish gren "branch".
KEMPE Swedish
Variant of KÄMPE.
KEPLER German
From Middle High German kappe meaning "hooded cloak". This was an occupational name for someone who made these kind of garments. A notable bearer was German astronomer and mathematician Johannes Kepler (1571–1630).
KIHLBERG Swedish
Combination of Swedish kil "wedge" and berg "mountain".
KINNUNEN Finnish
Uncertain origin. The first part, kinnu, is possibly derived from Swedish skinn "(animal) skin". -nen is a common surname suffix in Finland.
KJÆR Danish, Norwegian
Topographic name for someone living near a wetland. Derived from Old Norse kjarr "swamp, bog".
KVIST Swedish
Swedish surname meaning "twig, branch".... [more]
LADULÅS Old Swedish
Most likely from Swedish ladulås "barnlock", but it could also be derived from the Slavic name Ladislaus. Magnus Ladulås, sometimes known as Magnus Birgersson or Magnus III in English, was the king of Sweden between 1275 and 1290.
LAGERLÖF Swedish
A notable bearer was Swedish author Selma Lagerlöf (1858-1940), the first female writer to win the Nobel Prize in literature (1909).
LAHTINEN Finnish
A combination of Finnish lahti "bay" and the common surname suffix -nen.
LAITINEN Finnish
Finnish surname of unknown origin.
LANDIN Swedish
A combination of Swedish land "land" and the common surname suffix -in, derived from Latin -inus, -inius "descendant of"
LÅNGSTRUMP Literature
Last name of Pippi Långstrump, the original Swedish name for Pippi Longstocking, a character invented by Astrid Lindgren. Pippi's name was allegedly made up by Lindgren's daughter Karin. It's a combination of Swedish lång "long" and strumpa "sock".
LANTZ Swedish
Swedish soldier name meaning "lance". ... [more]
LASSEN Danish
Variant of Larsen.
LAURIDSEN Danish
Means "son of LAURIDS".
LAYMAN English
Habitational name for someone living near a meadow. Derived from Middle English leye. ... [more]
LEHTINEN Finnish
A combination of Finnish lehti "leaf" and the common surname suffix -nen.
LEJON Swedish
Means "lion" in Swedish.
LIE Norwegian
Variant spelling of Li. Derived from Old Norse hlíð "hillside, mountain slope".
LIEN Norwegian
Variant of LIE.
LIGHTYEAR Popular Culture
From the English term light-year, a unit of length often used when measuring distances in space. Most often used in everyday speech and non-scientific publications. This is the surname of Buzz Lightyear, a fictional character in the Pixar animated film series 'Toy Story'.
LILJA Swedish
Means "lily" in Swedish. It is also used as a female first name (see Lilja).
LINDBERGH Swedish (Rare), English (Rare)
Rare variant spelling of LINDBERG. A famous bearer was American aviator Charles Lindbergh (1902-1974) who was the first person to fly non-stop from America to mainland Europe in 1927.
LINDH Swedish
Variant spelling of LIND.
LINDQVIST Swedish
Variant spelling of Lindquist.
LINDSTEDT Swedish
Swedish ornamental name. A combination of Swedish lind "lime tree" and German stedt "home, place".
LINNAEUS Swedish (Rare)
Latinized form of LIND. A famous bearer was Swedish botanist Carl Linneaus (b. 1707 - d. 1778). His father adopted the name Linnaeus after a big lime tree (lind in Swedish) that grew on the family homestead in Vittaryd parish, Småland.
LINNÉ Swedish
Swedish form of LINNAEUS.
LITVINA Russian
Feminine form of LITVIN.
LIV Swedish (Rare)
Means "life" in Swedish. ... [more]
LOCH Scottish
From Scottish Gaelic loch "lake".
LÖF Swedish
From an archaic Swedish spelling of löv "leaf".
LÖFQUIST Swedish
Combination of Swedish löv "leaf" and kvist "branch".
LÖFVÉN Swedish (Rare)
Combination of Swedish löv "leaf" and the common surname suffix -én, a derivative of Latin -enius "descendant of". Stefan Löfven (b. 1957) is a Swedish politician and the prime minister of Sweden since 2014.
LONGSTOCKING Literature
The last name of Pippi Longstocking. English form of LÅNGSTRUMP.
LÖÖF Swedish
Variant of LÖF.
LÖÖV Swedish
Variant of LÖF.
LÖÖW Swedish
Variant of LÖF.