Scandinavian Submitted Surnames

Scandinavian names are used in the Scandinavia region of northern Europe. For more specific lists, see Swedish names, Danish names and Norwegian names. See also about Scandinavian names.
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AANorwegian
Derived from aa, an obsolete spelling of Norwegian å "small river, stream".
AABERGDanish, Norwegian
Danish and Norwegian cognate of ÅBERG.
AABYNorwegian, Danish
From a place called Aaby or Åby, from Old Norse á "small river, stream" and býr "farm".
AADLANDNorwegian
Derived from a place called Ådland, from Old Norse Árland "land by the river".
AAMODTNorwegian
Combination of aa, an obsolete spelling of Norwegian å "small river, stream" and møte "meeting".
AARHUSNorwegian
Derived from any of the farms so named, from Old Norse á "river" and hús "house, farmstead".
AASNorwegian, Danish
Variant spelling of ÅS.
AASENNorwegian
Means "the ridge" in Norwegian. Definite singular form of AAS.
ÅBERGSwedish
Combination of Swedish å "small river" and berg "mountain".
ABILDGÅRDDanish
Means "apple farm."
ADELSKÖLDSwedish
Swedish surname which possibly means "noble shield", from the elements adel, meaning "nobility" and sköld, which may mean "shield".
AHLSwedish
Derived from Swedish al "alder tree".
AHLBORNSwedish (Rare)
Ornamental name composed of the elements al "alder" and -born, a Swedish surname suffix derived from German geboren "born".
AHLINSwedish
From al 'alder' and -in, a common ending of Swedish surnames derived from Latin -inus, -inius 'descendant of'.
AHLQUISTSwedish
Combination of Swedish al "alder" and quist an old or ornamental spelling of kvist "twig".
ÅHMANSwedish
Combination of Swedish å "small river" and man "man".
ÅKERSwedish (Rare), Norwegian (Rare)
From Swedish and Norwegian åker "plowed field".
ÅKERHIELMSwedish
Combination of Swedish åker "field" and hjälm "helmet".
ÅKERSTRÖMSwedish
Combination of Swedish åker "field" and ström "stream".
ÅKESSONSwedish
Means "son of ÅKE".
ALFSENNorwegian
Norwegian cognate of ALFSSON.
ALFSTADNorwegian (Rare)
Possibly a combination of the given name Alf and stad "city, town".
ALFVÉNSwedish (Rare)
Perhaps derived from Swedish älv "river".
ALGOTSSONSwedish
Means "son of Algot".
ALINSwedish
Variant of Ahlin.
ALMSwedish
Means "elm" in Swedish.
ALMBLADSwedish
Combination of Swedish alm "elm" and blad "leaf".
ALMLÖFSwedish
Combination of Swedish alm "elm" and löv "leaf".
ALMQVISTSwedish
Combination of Swedish alm "elm" and kvist "twig, branch".
ALVERSONSwedish
Respelling of Swedish Halverson or of Alvarsson, a patronymic from the personal name Alvar (composed of Old Norse alf ‘elf’ + -arr, an element with various origins).
AMUNDSONEnglish (American, Anglicized), Swedish (Rare)
Anglicized from or rare Swedish variant of AMUNDSEN.
ANDERSDOTTERSwedish
Strictly feminine patronymic of Anders.
ANDREASDOTTERSwedish (Rare)
Means "daughter of Andreas", this surname is only used by females.
ANDRÉNSwedish
Latinized patronymic from the name Andreas.
ANDRESENNorwegian
Means "son of ANDRE".
ÅNGSTRÖMSwedish
Swedish surname meaning "steam river" from the elements ånga, meaning "steam" and ström, meaning "stream, current, river".
ANTONSSONSwedish
Means "son of ANTON".
APPELKVISTSwedish
Combination of Swedish apel or äpple both meaning "apple" and kvist "branch, twig".
ÄRLIGSwedish (Rare)
Means "honest" in Swedish.
ARNESSONSwedish
Means "son of Arne".
ARRHENIUSSwedish (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]
ARVIDSSONSwedish
Means "son of ARVID".
ÅSSwedish, Norwegian, Danish
Means "ridge, hill" in the Scandinavian languages.
ASKSwedish
From Swedish ask "ash tree".
ÅSLUNDSwedish
Combination of Swedish ås "ridge, esker" and lund "grove".
ASPLUNDSwedish
Swedish surname meaning "aspen grove", from the elements asp, meaning "aspen tree" and the common surname element lund, meaning "grove".
ASSARSSONSwedish
Means "son of ASSAR".
ÅSTRÖMSwedish
Swedish ornamental name meaning "small river stream". A combination of å "small river" and ström "stream".
AUNENorwegian
Derived from Old Norse auðn "wasteland, desolate place".
AXELLSwedish
Possibly a habitational name with the combination of ax, a Swedish word for the fruiting body of a grain plant, and the common surname suffix -ell.
AXELMANSwedish (Rare)
Possibly a combination of the Scandinavian given name Axel and man "man".
BÄCKLUNDSwedish
Combination of Swedish bäck "brook, stream" and lund "grove".
BACKLUNDSwedish
Combination of Swedish backe "hill, slope" and lund "grove".
BÄCKMANSwedish
Combination of Swedish bäck "small stream" and man "man".
BACKMANEnglish, 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]
BÄCKSTRÖMSwedish
Combination of Swedish bäck "brook" and ström "stream".
BAGGESwedish
From Swedish bagge "ram (male sheep)".
BAKKENorwegian
Means "slope, hillside" in Norwegian.
BAKKENNorwegian
Definite singular form of BAKKE.
BANGDanish
Originally a nickname denoting a loud or brash person, from Old Danish bang "noise" (from Old Norse banga "to pound, hammer" of echoic origin). A literary bearer was Danish author Herman Bang (1857-1912).... [more]
BAYDanish, Norwegian (Rare)
Likely a reduced form of German BAYER.
BENDTSDATTERDanish (Archaic), Norwegian (Archaic)
Strictly feminine patronymic for Bendt.
BENGTSONEnglish, Swedish
Variant of the Swedish surname Bengtsson.
BERGDAHLSwedish, German
Combination of Swedish berg "mountain, hill" and dal "valley".
BERGGRENSwedish
Swedish surname meaning "mountain branch". From berg "mountain" and gren "branch".
BERGKVISTSwedish
Swedish surname meaning "mountain branch". From berg "mountain" and kvist "branch".
BERGLINSwedish
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".
BERGLINDSwedish
From berg "mountain" and lind "palm tree".
BERGMANNGerman, Swedish
German variant of BERG combined with the suffix mann "man" or a Swedish Variant of BERGMAN.
BERGMARKSwedish
An ornamental name, meaning "mountain land" from berg, meaning "mountain" and mark, meaning "land" as well as "field" and "ground."
BERGQVISTSwedish
Variant spelling of Bergkvist.
BERLINGerman, English, Swedish
Habitational name from the city in Germany, the name of which is of uncertain meaning. It is possibly derived from an Old Slavic stem berl- meaning swamp or from a West Slavic word meaning "river lake".... [more]
BERNGerman, Scandinavian, German (Swiss)
German and Scandinavian: from the personal name Berno, a pet form of Bernhard. In South German it comes from the habitational name from Bern, Switzerland, notably in the south; in other parts from the personal name Berno.
BERNADOTTEFrench, Swedish
Possibly from the name of a building in the French city of Pau called de Bernadotte. This was originally a French non-noble surname, but a member of the family later became King of Sweden.
BERTHOLMSwedish
Derived from "Home of Bert". See Holm
BERWALDSwedish
Originally Bernwald which meant the ruler of bears but later changed to Bärwald through German folk which meant "The bear of the forest".
BESKOWSwedish
Derived from the name of the city Beeskow in Germany. A notable bearer was Swedish author and illustrator Elsa Beskow (1874-1953).
BILDTSwedish, 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]
BIRCHEnglish, German, Danish, Swedish
Topographic name for someone who lived by a birch tree or in a birch wood, from a Germanic word meaning ‘birch’ (Old English birce ‘birch’, Middle High German birche, Old Danish birk)... [more]
BIRKELow German, Swedish
North German variant of Birk. Perhaps a shortened form of any of various Danish and Norwegian surnames beginning with Birke-, for example Birkeland and Birkelund (‘birch grove’). ... [more]
BIRKELANDNorwegian
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.
BJÖRKLUNDSwedish
Swedish ornamental name meaning "grove of birch trees". A combination of björk "birch" and lund "grove".
BJÖRNSwedish
Means "bear" in Swedish.
BJÖRNSDÓTTIRIcelandic
Means "daughter of Björn". Its masculine counterpart is Björnsson.
BLASIUSGerman, Dutch, Scandinavian
From the Latin personal name Blasius. This was a Roman family name, originating as a byname for someone with some defect, either of speech or gait, from Latin blaesus "stammering" (compare Greek blaisos "bow-legged")... [more]
BLAUSTEINSwedish, Jewish
Ornamental name from German blau "blue" and Stein "stone", i.e. lapis lazuli.
BLIXTSwedish
From Swedish blixt "lightning, flash".
BLOMKVISTSwedish
From Swedish blom "bloom" and kvist "twig, branch". ... [more]
BLOMQUISTSwedish
Ornamental name composed of the elements blom "flower" + quist, an old or ornamental spelling of kvist "twig".
BLOMQVISTSwedish
Variant spelling of Blomkvist.
BLOOMSwedish
Variant of BLOM.
Norwegian
Variant of BØE. A notable bearer is Norwegian biathlete Tarjei Bø (b. 1988).
BODÉNSwedish
Swedish ornamental name composed of Swedish bod "small hut" and the common surname suffix -én, a derivative of Latin -enius "descendant of".
BODINSwedish
Variant of BODÉN.
BØENorwegian
Derived from Old Norse býr "farm, village, settlement" or búa "to reside".
BØENNorwegian
Habitational name from the common farm name Bøen, simply meaning "the farm" (ultimately derived from Old Norse býr "farm, village, settlement" and the definite article -en).
BOLDINGDanish
Habitational name from a place so named in Jutland.
BOLTDanish, German
Variant of Boldt.
BOMANSwedish
Combination of Swedish bo (noun) "nest, farm, dwelling" and man "man".
BOMENGENEnglish (American), Norwegian (Rare)
Name created from during immigration from Norway to the United States in either the late 19th or early 20th century meaning, "The farm with the big gate."
BONDESwedish, 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]
BONDENorwegian (Rare)
From a farm named Bonde, named with Old Norse bóndi "farmer" and vin "meadow".
BONDESSONSwedish
Means "son of BONDE", or possibly "son of a farmer".
BORÉNSwedish
Ornamental name composed of an unexplained first element and the common surname suffix -en, from Latin -enius "descendant of".... [more]
BORGEDALENNorwegian (Rare)
Combination of Norwegian borg "fortification, castle" and dal "valley".
BÖRJESSONSwedish
Means "son of "BÖRJE".
BORRESENDanish
The Danish surname Borresen has two origins. Boerresen is composed of -sen 'son' + the given name Boerre, the modern equivalent of Old Norse Byrgir 'the helper' (from proto-Indo-European root BHER- 'to carry, bear')... [more]
BORSHEIMNorwegian (Rare)
Habitational name from either of two farmsteads in Norway: Borsheim in Rogaland and Børsheim in Hordaland. Borsheim is a combination of an unknown first element and Norwegian heim "home", while Børsheim is a combination of Old Norse byrgi "fence, enclosure" and heim.
BOSTRÖMSwedish
Combination of Swedish bo "dwelling, home" and ström "stream, river".
BOYEEnglish, German, Dutch, Frisian, Danish
From the Germanic given names Boio or Bogo, which are of uncertain origin. Also possibly a variant of Bothe.
BRAGADÓTTIRIcelandic
Patronymic used exclusively by women, meaning "daughter of Bragi". Bragason is the male equivalent.
BRAGASONIcelandic
Patronymic used exclusively by men, derived from the Old Norse name Bragi.
BRAGERNorwegian (Rare)
From the name of any of the various farmsteads in eastern Norway, which may have derived their name from a river name meaning "roaring", "thundering".
BRAHEDanish (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).
BRANNERDanish, German, English
Danish variant of BRANDER and German variant of BRANTNER.
BRANTINGSwedish
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.
BRÅTHENNorwegian
Derived from Old Norse broti "land cleared for cultivation by burning". This was a common farm name in southeastern Norway.
BRATTÉNSwedish
Ornamental name composed of the personal name Bratt + the surname suffix -én, from Latin -enius ‘descendant of’.
BREKKENorwegian
Derived from Old Norse brekka meaning "hill, slope".
BREVIKNorwegian
Habitational name from any of several farms named Brevik, from Norwegian bred "broad" and vik "bay".
BRODÉNSwedish
Ornamental name or topographic name, probably composed of the elements bro ‘bridge’ + the adjectival suffix -én, from Latin -enius.
BROLINSwedish, English (Anglicized)
Swedish ornamental name composed of bro "bridge" and the suffix -in (derived from Latin -inus, -inius) "descendant of".... [more]
BUREOld 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".
BYBERGSwedish
Swedish ornamental name. A combination of Swedish by "village" and berg "mountain".
BYLINSwedish
A combination of Swedish by "village" and the suffix -in, derived from Latin -inus, -inius "descendant of"
BYLUNDSwedish
Combination of Swedish by "village" and lund "grove".
BYSTEDTSwedish
A combination of Swedish by "village" and German stedt "home, place".
CALLANDERScottish, English, Swedish (Rare)
Habitational name from various places so named in Scotland. ... [more]
CARLANDERSwedish
Combination of the given name KARL or Swedish karl "man" and ander, from classical Greek andros, "man".
CARLINIrish (Anglicized), Scottish, French, Swedish, Italian, Jewish (Anglicized), German
Irish (now also common in Scotland) anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Cairealláin, an Ulster family name, also sometimes Anglicized as Carlton, meaning ‘descendant of Caireallán’, a diminutive of the personal name Caireall... [more]
CARLINGSwedish, German
Swedish: from the personal name Karl + the common suffix of surnames -ing ‘belonging to’.... [more]
CEDERQVISTSwedish
Combination of Swedish ceder "cedar" and kvist "twig, branch".
CELSIUSSwedish (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).
CLEVELANDNorwegian (Anglicized)
Americanized spelling of Norwegian Kleiveland or Kleveland, habitational names from any of five farmsteads in Agder and Vestlandet named with Old Norse kleif "rocky ascent" or klefi "closet" (an allusion to a hollow land formation) and land "land".
CONRADIGerman, Danish (Rare), Norwegian (Rare)
Derived from a patronymic from the given name Konrad.
CRABBEnglish, Scottish, German, Dutch, Danish
English and Scottish, from Middle English crabbe, Old English crabba ‘crab’ (the crustacean), a nickname for someone with a peculiar gait. English and Scottish from Middle English crabbe ‘crabapple (tree)’ (probably of Old Norse origin), hence a topographic name for someone who lived by a crabapple tree... [more]
DAAELiterature, Norwegian, Danish (Rare), Swedish (Rare)
Norwegian surname, originating in Trondheim in the 17th century. Also a variant of Daa, the name of a Danish noble family which originated in Southern Jutland in the 14th century. ... [more]
DAHLBERGSwedish
Combination of Swedish dal "valley" and berg "mountain".
DAHLBYSwedish (Rare)
Combination of Swedish dal "valley" and by "village".
DAHLÉNSwedish
Combination of Swedish dal "valley" and the common surname suffix -én, a derivative of Latin -enius "descendant of".
DAHLSTRÖMSwedish
Derived from Swedish dal "valley" and ström "stream".
DAHMERGerman, Danish
A northern German or Danish habitual name for someone from one of the many places named Dahme in Brandenburg, Holstein, Mecklenburg, or Silesia. A famous bearer of this name was Jeffrey Dahmer, serial killer (1960 - 1993).
DALENorwegian, Danish
Habitational name from any of the various farmsteads called Dale in Norway. Derived from Old Norse dalr "valley".
DALMANSwedish
Variant spelling of Dahlman.
DAMMGerman, Danish
Topographic name from Middle High German damm "dike".
DANRomanian, Vietnamese, English, Danish
Ethnic name in various European languages (including Danish and English) meaning ‘Dane’. ... [more]
DAUGAARDDanish
Danish name element gård "farmstead, yard" combined with prefix dau of unknown origin. ... [more]
DE GEERDutch, 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.
DELEURANFrench (Huguenot), Danish
Huguenot surname of unknown origin. This family emigrated to Denmark in the 16th century, and now most members of the family are Danish
DRAGNorwegian (Rare)
Habitational name from any of several farms named Drag. The place name is related to Old Norse draga "to pull" (compare modern Norwegian dra with the same meaning) and originally denoted a place where boats were pulled along a river or across an isthmus.
DUFVASwedish
From Swedish duva "dove, pigeon".
ECKLANDEnglish (Rare), Norwegian (Anglicized, Rare, Expatriate), Swedish (Anglicized, Expatriate)
Possibly a variant of Ecklund. It might also be an anglicization of the rare Swedish surname Ekland or of a Norwegian name derived from several farmsteads named with eik "oak" and land "land".
EDDUDÓTTIRIcelandic
Means "daughter of Edda". Used only by women.
EDDUSONIcelandic
Means "son of Edda". Used only by men.
EDÉNSwedish
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").
EDINSwedish
Variant of EDÉN.
EDSTRÖMSwedish
Combination of Swedish ed "isthmus" and ström "stream".
EEKSwedish
Variant of EK.
EGEDEScandinavian
Derived from a place name on Sjælland containing the name element EIK meaning "oak".
EGELANDNorwegian
From the name of several farmsteads in Norway named with Norwegian eik "oak" and land "land".
EGNERNorwegian (Rare)
From the name of a farm in Norway, of unknown origin. A known bearer was Norwegian playwright Thorbjørn Egner (1912-1990).
EIDENorwegian
Derived from Old Norse eið "isthmus".
EIDSNESSNorwegian (Expatriate)
From Old Norse eið "isthmus" and nes "headland". This was the name of a farmstead in Norway.
EKBERGSwedish
Combination of Swedish ek "oak" and berg "mountain".
EKDAHLSwedish
Combination of Swedish ek "oak" and dal "valley".
EKDALSwedish
Variant of EKDAHL.
EKERNNorwegian (Rare)
From Old Norse ekra "meadow, field". This was the name of a farmstead in Norway.
EKHOLMSwedish
Composed of the elements ek "oak" and holm "islet"
EKLANDSwedish (Rare)
Combination of Swedish ek "oak" and land "land". A famous bearer is Swedish actress Britt Ekland (b. 1942).
EKLÖFSwedish
Combination of Swedish ek "oak" and löf, an archaic spelling of löv, "leaf".
EKMANSwedish
Swedish ornamental name. A combination of ek "oak" and man "man".
EKSTRÖMSwedish
Swedish ornamental name. A combination of ek "oak" and ström "stream".
EKVALLSwedish
Composed of Swedish ek "oak" and vall "field, pasture".
ELANDERSwedish
Ornamental name composed of an unexplained first element + -ander, suffix adapted from Greek aner, andros ‘man’, a common element of Swedish surnames.
ELIASSONSwedish
Means "son of ELIAS".
ELLEFSENNorwegian
Means "son of Ellef".
ELLINGSENNorwegian
Means "son of ELLING".
ELOFSSONSwedish
Means "son of ELOF".
ENEBORGSwedish
From Swedish en "juniper" and borg "castle".
ENEVOLDSENDanish
Means "son of Enevold".
ENGSwedish, Norwegian
Derived from Old Norse eng "meadow".
ENGDAHLSwedish
Combination of Swedish äng "meadow" and dal "valley".
ENGELSENNorwegian
Means "son of Engel".
ENGENNorwegian, Dutch
Norwegian habitational name. Singular definite form of ENG.... [more]
ENGLANDNorwegian (Rare)
From the name of several farms in Norway, named with Old Norse eng "meadow" and land "land".
ENGLUNDSwedish, English
Combination of Swedish äng "meadow" and lund "grove".
ENROTHSwedish
Combination of Swedish en "juniper" and rot "root".
ERIXONSwedish
Variant spelling of ERIKSSON.
ERLANDERSwedish
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.
ERLANDSSONSwedish
Means "son of ERLAND".
ERLINGSSONIcelandic, Swedish
Patronymic name meaning "son of Erling".
ERSSONSwedish
Contracted form of ERIKSSON.
EVENSENNorwegian
Means "son of EYVIND".
FAABORGDanish
Habitational name from a place so called.
FAGERSwedish
From Swedish fager, an archaic word meaning ”pretty, fair”.
FÄLDTSwedish
Variant of Feldt.
FALKENBERGGerman, Danish, Swedish (Rare), Norwegian (Rare)
Habitational name from any of several places named from Old High German falk "falcon" and berg "mountain, hill".
FÄLTSwedish
Means "field" in Swedish.
FÄLTSKOGSwedish
Combination of Swedish fält "field" and skog "forest". Agnetha Fältskog (b. 1950) is a Swedish singer and former member of ABBA.
FERDINGScandinavian
Meaning unknown.
FETTNorwegian (Rare)
Derived from Old Norse fit "land, shore". This was the name of several farmsteads in Norway.
FEYGerman, English, French, Danish
English: variant of Fay. ... [more]
FINSTADNorwegian
Means "Finn's farmstead", from the given name Finn (2) and Old Norse staðr "farmstead, dwelling". This was the name of several farms in Norway.
FISKEEnglish, Norwegian
From the traditionally Norwegian habitational surname, from the Old Norse fiskr "fish" and vin "meadow". In England and Denmark it was a surname denoting someone who was a "fisherman" or earned their living from selling fish.
FIVELANDNorwegian (Rare)
From the name of a farm in Norway named with the word fivel possibly meaning "cottongrass, bog cotton". This plant grows in abundance in the marshy land near the location of the farm.
FLINKSwedish
From Swedish flink, an adjective for someone who is quick and accurate.
FLONorwegian
Famous bearers include Norwegian footballers and relatives Tore Andre, Håvard, and Jostein Flo of the Norwegian national team that upset Brazil twice in both a friendly in 1997 and a 1998 World Cup group match.
FLOBERGSwedish, Norwegian (Rare)
Of uncertain origin. Could possibly be combination of flo, an unexplained element (but probably either ornamental or locational), and berg "mountain", or a habitational name from a place so named.
FLODQVISTSwedish
Combination of Swedish flod "river" and kvist "twig, branch".
FOGELSTRÖMSwedish
From Swedish fågel "bird" and ström "stream".
FØRDENorwegian
From Old Norse fyrði dative form of fjórðr "fjord". This was the name of several farmsteads in Norway.
FORRENNorwegian (Rare)
Derived form the name of a farmstead in Norway named with a word meaning "hollow, gorge".
FORSSwedish
Means "rapid" (geology) in Swedish.
FORSLÖFSwedish
Combination of Swedish fors "rapid" and löv "leaf".
FORSMANSwedish
Combination of Swedish fors "rapid" (geology) and man "man".
FRANSSONSwedish
Means "son of FRANS".
FRANZÉNSwedish
Combination of the given name FRANZ and the popular surname suffix -én, derived from Latin -enius "descendant of".
FREDMANSwedish, Jewish
Swedish: ornamental name composed of the elements fred ‘peace’ + man ‘man’.... [more]
FREYJUSONIcelandic (Rare)
Means "son of FREYJA" in Icelandic
FRÖJDSwedish
Swedish cognate of FREUD.
GARDLINSwedish
Possibly derived from the Swedish word Gård meaning (Garden, or Gardener).
GJESSINGNorwegian, Danish (Rare)
Used in Norway and Denmark since the 1600s. Probably of German origin.
GLADSwedish
Swedish soldier name meaning "happy". ... [more]
GLADEnglish, Scandinavian
Nickname for a cheerful person, from Middle English, Scandinavian glad "merry, jolly".
GOLDBERGGerman, Jewish, Danish
From German gold 'gold' and -berg, meaning 'gold-mountain'.
GRÅBERGScandinavian
In Swedish, an ornamental name meaning "spruce mountain" or "spruce hill", with gran meaning "spruce" and berg meaning "mountain" or "hill."... [more]
GRANSwedish
Variant of GRAHN.
GRANATHSwedish
Swedish soldier name meaning "grenade". ... [more]
GRANQVISTSwedish
Combination of Swedish gran "spruce" and kvist "twig, branch".
GREENSwedish
Variant of Gren.
GRENSwedish
Means "branch" in Swedish.
GRIMMEnglish, German, Danish, Swedish (Rare), Norwegian (Rare)
From a nickname for a stern and forbidding individual, derived from the Old High German word grim "stern, severe". Or possibly from the given name GRÍMR derived from Old Norse gríma "mask, helmet"... [more]
GUMMESSONSwedish
Means "son of Gumme".
GUÐMUNDSDÓTTIRIcelandic
Means "daughter of Guðmund"; not strictly used as a surname, and is also used as a patronymic.
GUÐMUNDSSONIcelandic
Means "son of Guðmund" in Icelandic.
GYLFADÓTTIRIcelandic
Means "daughter of Gylfi". Used exclusively by women. Gylfason is the male version.
GYLFASONIcelandic
Means "son of Gylfi". Used exclusively by men. Gylfadóttir is the female version.
HAALANDNorwegian
From Old Norse Hávaland, derived from hár "high" and land "land, farm". This is the name of several farms in Norway.
HAGEMANDutch, Swedish
Dutch: topographic name for someone who lived by an enclosure, from Middle Dutch haghe ‘hedge’, ‘enclosure’ + man ‘man’. Respelling of German Hagemann. ... [more]
HAGEMANNGerman, Danish
1. German: topographic name for someone who lived by a hedge or enclosure, from Middle High German hac ‘enclosure’, ‘hedge’, Middle Low German hage + mann ‘man’. ... [more]
HÄGGSwedish
From Swedish hägg "hackberry, bird cherry ".
HÄGGSTRÖMSwedish
Combination of Swedish hägg "bird cherry" and ström "stream, small river".
HAGSTRÖMSwedish
Combination of Swedish hage "enclosure, garden" and ström "stream, small river".
HÅKANSSONSwedish
Means "son of HÅKAN".