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Norwegian habitational name derived from Old Norse þveit
ULVESTAD Norwegian (Rare)
Habitational name from any of five farmsteads, most in western Norway, named from Old Norse ulfr
meaning ‘wolf’ + staðir
, plural of staðr
meaning ‘farmstead’, ‘dwelling’.
Habitational name from a place named with Old Norse undir
meaning "under" and berg
meaning "mountain, hill".
In Norwegian, probably has some pre-Germanic elements (i.e. before approx. 200 CE). Other place-names in the area also has an element of pre-Germanic and unknown origins. It has been suggested that it derives from "Út-tún", meaning the hamlet or farmstead that is "out"
Værnes is a village in the municipality of Stjørdal in Nord-Trøndelag county in Mid-Norway. The original spelling of the village's name was Vannes and it is a combination of var
"calm, quiet" and nes
Habitational name from any of several farms named Våge, derived from Old Norse vágr
"bay, inlet, fjord".
VALENTIN French, Italian, Romanian, German, Danish, Swedish, Norwegian, Czech, Russian, Bulgarian, Slovene, Croatian, Macedonian, Jewish
From the given name VALENTIN
. It was sometimes adopted as a personal name by Jews.
Taken from the farm Vanebu, spelled Vannebo in pre-1950 records. From the Norwegian words vann
, meaning water, and bo
, meaning to live or reside.
Invented by Sverre Kristian (then) Olsen and his brother Willy Anfinn (also then) Olsen. They thought Olsen was boring, and invented the new Vargeid.
Habitational name from any of four farmsteads so named, from the plural of Old Norse viðr meaning "wood", "tree".
Habitational name from farmsteads named Ve, for example in Hordaland and Sogn, from Old Norse vé
Norwegian habitational name from any of several farmsteads, mainly in Hedmark, named with velte
A habitational name derived from farmsteads in Rogaland named Vagle, from the Old Norse vagl
meaning a '‘perch’' or '‘roost'’, referring to a high ridge between two lakes.
YLVISÅKER Norwegian (Rare)
Meaning unknown. Famous bearers of this name are the Norwegian comedy duo "Ylvis" consisting of brothers Vegard (b. 1979) and Bård Ylvisåker (b. 1982).