Norwegian Submitted Surnames

Norwegian names are used in the country of Norway in northern Europe. See also about Scandinavian names.
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STUEN Norwegian
Means Living Room or cabin in Norwegian.
SVENSEN Norwegian
Means "son of SVEN".
TAKVAM Norwegian
Literally: "Thanks For"
TANGEN Norwegian
Tangen is a village in south-east Norway.
THEISEN German, Danish, Norwegian
German, Danish, and Norwegian: patronymic from a reduced form of the personal name MATTHIAS or MATHIES (see MATTHEW).
TOLLEFSEN Norwegian
From a patronymic from Tollef, a variant of Torleiv, from Old Norse þorleifr (see TORLEIF).
TONNESEN Norwegian
Means "son of Tonnes", Tonnes or Tønne(s) being a Norwegian short form of ANTONIUS.
TORP Norwegian, Swedish, Danish
Scandinavian form of THORPE.
TORSEN Norwegian (Rare)
Means "son of TOR".
TROFTGRUBEN Norwegian
This last name is common in North Dakota.
TRONDSEN Norwegian
Means "son of TROND".
TRUELSEN Danish, Norwegian (Rare)
Means "son of TRUELS" in Danish.
TVEIT Norwegian
Norwegian habitational name derived from Old Norse þveit "clearing".
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’.
UNDERBERG Norwegian
Habitational name from a place named with Old Norse undir meaning "under" and berg meaning "mountain, hill".
UTNE Norwegian
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"
VAAGE Norwegian
Variant of WAAGE.
VÆRNES Norwegian
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 "headland"... [more]
VÅGE Norwegian
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.
VANNEBO Norwegian
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.
VARGEID Norwegian
Invented by Sverre Kristian (then) Olsen and his brother Willy Anfinn (also then) Olsen. They thought Olsen was boring, and invented the new Vargeid.
VEA Norwegian
Habitational name from any of four farmsteads so named, from the plural of Old Norse viðr meaning "wood", "tree".
VEE Norwegian
Habitational name from farmsteads named Ve, for example in Hordaland and Sogn, from Old Norse "sacred place".
VELTEN Norwegian
Norwegian habitational name from any of several farmsteads, mainly in Hedmark, named with velte ‘log pile’.
VIK Norwegian, Swedish
Derived from Old Norse vík "bay, inlet".
WAAGE Norwegian
Variant of VÅGE.
WAGLE Norwegian
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.
WAHLBERG German, Swedish, Norwegian (Rare)
Composed of German wal "field, meadow" or Swedish vall "grassy bank" and berg "mountain, hill".
WANNEBO Norwegian
An alternative spelling of the Norwegian surname VANNEBO.
WEIDEMANN Medieval German, German (Austrian), Norwegian
Weidemann is a German family name and comes from the Middle High German terms for hunter or woad farmer.... [more]
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).
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