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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RUDEEN Swedish (Archaic)
Variant or possibly an anglicized form of RUDÉN. Rudeen is currently not used in Sweden. One known bearer, bishop Torsten Rudeen (1661-1729), got his name from his father's surname Rudenius (also related to Rudén).
RUDÉN Swedish (Rare)
Swedish rud "clearing" (compare RUUD) combined with the common surname suffix -én.
RUDSTRÖM Swedish
Combination of rud "deforested land, clearing" and ström "stream".
RUNDGREN Swedish
Name means "Round branch". Given to a person who lived near a round branch.
RYDBERG Swedish
Combination of Swedish ryd "woodland clearing" and berg "mountain". Notable bearers are author and poet Viktor Rydberg (1828-1895) and physicist Johannes Rydberg (1854-1919).
RYDELL Swedish, English
Swedish: ornamental name composed of the place name element ryd ‘woodland clearing’ + the common suffix -ell, from the Latin adjectival ending -elius.... [more]
RYDÉN German, Swedish
Can come from the island Rügen in Germany. Bengt Rydén was the cheif editor at a Swedish magazine called Veckans Affärer.
SÆTHER Norwegian
Derived from Old Norse sætr "farm".
SAHLIN Swedish
Swedish sal "hall, large room" (possibly from a place name containing this element) combined with the common surname suffix -in.
SALANDER Swedish
Meaning uncertain. Possibly a variant of SELANDER or a combination of an unexplained first element and the common surname suffix -ander.
SALMING Swedish (Rare)
Derived from Salmi, the name of a small village in Northern Sweden (see also SALMI).
SAND English, Scottish, Norwegian, Swedish, Danish, German, Jewish
Topographic name for someone who lived on patch of sandy soil, from the vocabulary word sand. As a Swedish or Jewish name it was often purely ornamental.
SANDAHL Swedish
Combination of Swedish sand "sand" and dal "valley".
SANDBERG Swedish, German, Norwegian
Either a Swedish and Norwegian combination of sand "sand" and berg "mountain", or (Middle High) German combination of sand "sand" and berc "mountain".
SANDE Norwegian
Habitational name from any of forty or more farmsteads so named, especially on the west coast, from the dative case of Old Norse sandr meaning "sand", "sandy plain", "beach".
SANDSTRÖM Swedish
Combination of Swedish sand "sand" and ström "stream".
SANDVALL Swedish
From Swedish sand "sand" and vall "wall, pasture, field of grass".
SANDVIK Norwegian, Swedish
A combination of sand "sand" and vik "bay, inlet".
SANTESSON Swedish
Means "son of SANTE". Sante is a medieval Swedish form of Alexander.
SAX English, Norwegian
English from an Old Norse personal name, SAXI meaning ‘sword’.
SCHAU Norwegian
Variant of SKAU.
SCHÖN German, Swedish
Derived from Middle High German schoene "beautiful, friendly".
SEBASTÍANSDÓTTIR Icelandic
Means "daughter of SEBASTÍAN" in Icelandic.
SEBASTÍANSSON Icelandic
Means "son of SEBASTÍAN" in Icelandic.
SEDIN Swedish
Two famous bearers are the Swedish ice hockey players, and twins, Henrik and Daniel Sedin (b. 1980).
SEEHUUS Norwegian
Norwegian for "house by the sea."
SEGER Swedish, English, Dutch
Means "victory" in Swedish. It is also a variant of the English surname SEAGER or derived from the Germanic given name SIGIHERI "victory army".
SELANDER Swedish
Combination of Swedish sel "stretch of calm water in a river or stream" and the common surname suffix -ander (originally from Greek aner "man"). The first element, sel, is also a common place name element in Northern Sweden and it's possible that this name is both ornamental and locational in origin.
SELLAND Norwegian
From the Old Norse habitational name Seljuland, from selja "willow" and land "land", "farm".
SEM Norwegian
Norwegian: habitational name from any of about fifteen farms so named, a variant of SEIM.
SETHER Norwegian
Habitational name from any of numerous farmsteads named Seter or Sæter.
SIEVERT Low German, Dutch, Swedish
Derived from the given name SIEVERT. A Sievert (Sv) is a unit measuring the effect of ionizing radiation on the human body (called equivalent absorbed radiation dose)... [more]
SIGURDSDÓTTIR Icelandic
Means "daughter of SIGURÐUR" in Icelandic.
SIGURÐARDÓTTIR Icelandic
Means "daughter of SIGURÐUR" in Icelandic. This surname is used as a patronymic. Its masculine counterpart is Sigurðsson.
SIGURÐDÓTTIR Icelandic
Means "daughter of SIGURÐUR" in Icelandic.
SÍMONSDÓTTIR Icelandic
Means "daughter of SÍMON" in Icelandic.
SÍMONSSON Icelandic
Means "son of SÍMON" in Icelandic.
SISSELSSON Old Norwegian (Rare, Archaic), Icelandic
Matronymic surname meaning Son of SISSEL or SHEILA.
SIVERTSSON Swedish
Swedish cognate of SIVERTSEN.
SJÖBERG Swedish
Combination of Swedish sjö "lake" and berg "mountain, hill".
SJÖBLOM Swedish
Combination of Swediah sjö "lake" and blom "bloom".
SJÖGREN Swedish
Combination of Swedish sjö "lake" and gren "branch".
SJÖLANDER Swedish
Combination of Swedish sjö "lake" and the common surname suffix -ander (a combination of land and the habitational suffix -er). The second element is sometimes said to be derived from Greek aner "man".
SJØLSENG Norwegian
Means silver meadow
SJÖMAN Swedish
Means "seaman, sailor" in Swedish, although this name is more likely to be an ornamental name composed of Swedish sjö "lake" and man "man". A notable bearer is film director VILGOT Sjöman (1924-2006).
SJÖÖ Swedish
Derived from Swedish sjö "lake".
SJÖSTRÖM Swedish
Ornamental name composed of Swedish sjö "lake" and ström "stream, small river".
SJUNNESSON Swedish
Means "son of SJUNNE".
SKARSGÅRD Swedish (Rare)
Allegedly a habitational name derived from Skärlöv, a village located on the island of Öland, Kalmar County, Sweden. The name of the village is, according to very uncertain sources, said to mean Skares gård "Skare's farm"... [more]
SKARSTAD Norwegian
From a farm named Skarstad
SKAU Norwegian, Danish
Ultimately derived from Old Norse skógr "forest".
SKEIE Norwegian
From Old Norse skeið "race, horse race".
SKELTON English, German, Norwegian (Rare)
Habitational name from places in Cumbria and Yorkshire, England, originally named with the same elements as SHELTON, but with a later change of ‘s’ to ‘sk’ under Scandinavian influence.
SKOG Norwegian, Swedish
Means "forest" in Norwegian and Swedish.
SKOGLUND Swedish, Norwegian
Combination of Swedish and Norwegian skog "forest" and lund "grove".
SKÖLD Swedish
Means "shield" in Swedish.
SKOOG Swedish
Variant of SKOG.
SKOV Danish
Means "forest" or "woods" in Danish.
SMED Norwegian, Swedish, Danish
Scandinavian cognate of SMITH.
SNÄLL Swedish
Possibly taken from English SNELL or its German cognate SCHNELL, meaning "quick, fast", and having its spelling influenced by Swedish snäll "nice, kind"... [more]
SNYGG Swedish
Means "handsome, good looking" in Swedish.
SÖDER Swedish
Swedish surname meaning "south".
SÖDERBERG Swedish
Combination of Swedish SÖDER "south" and BERG "mountain".
SÖDERBLOM Swedish
Combination of Swedish söder "south" and blom "bloom, flower".
SÖDERHOLM Swedish, Finnish
Combination of Swedish söder "south" and holm "islet, small island".
SÖDERLUND Swedish
Swedish ornamental name. A combination of SÖDER "south" and LUND "grove".
SÖDERMAN Swedish
From Swedish söder "south" and man "man".
SÖDERSTRÖM Swedish
Combination of Swedish SÖDER "south" and ström "stream".
SØGÅRD Danish
Means "sea farm" indicating a farmstead near the sea or open water.
SOLEMARK Swedish (Modern, Rare)
Combination of Swedish sol "sun" and mark "ground, earth".
SOLHEIM Norwegian
Means "home of the sun" in Norwegian. A combination of sol "sun" and heim "home".... [more]
SØNDERGAARD Danish
Habitational name from sønder "southern" and gård "enclosure", "farm".
SØNDERGÅRD Danish
Means "southern farm."
SONESSON Swedish
Means "son of SONE".
SØRENSDATTER Danish, Norwegian
Strictly feminine patronymic of SØREN.
SORLIE Norwegian
Habitational name from a common farm name, Sørli, composed of the elements sør ‘south’ + li ‘slope’, ‘hillside’.
SPJUT Swedish
Taken directly from Swedish spjut "spear".
SPJUTH Swedish
Variant of SPJUT.
STÅHL Swedish
Variant of STÅL.
STÅHLBERG Swedish, Finnish
Variant of STÅLBERG. A notable bearer was Kaarlo Juho Ståhlberg (1865-1952), the first President of Finland.
STÅL Swedish
Means "steel" in Swedish.
STÅLBERG Swedish
Combination of Swedish stål "steel" and berg "mountain".
STÅLHAMMAR Swedish
Means "Steel Hammer" (From Swedish stål "steel" and hammare "hammer"). Was originally a name common among blacksmiths.
STAVIG Norwegian
Combination of Old Norse stafr "pole" and vik "bay". This was the name of a farmstead in Norway.
STEFÁNSDÓTTIR Icelandic
Means "daughter of STEFÁN" in Icelandic.
STEINSDÓTTIR Icelandic
Means "daughter of STEINN" in Icelandic.
STENLUND Swedish
Combination of Swedish sten "stone, rock" and lund "grove".
STENMARK Swedish
Combination of Swedish sten "stone, rock" and mark "ground, land, field".
STENSETH Norwegian
habitational name from any of numerous farmsteads, notably in eastern Norway, named Steinset, from either the noun stein ‘stone’ or the same word as a personal name + set ‘farmstead’.... [more]
STENSGAARD Danish
Means "stone farm" in Danish.
STENVALL Swedish
Composed of the elements sten "stone" and vall "mound".
STIGWARD Scottish, Danish, Swedish
The proper form of "STEWART"
STOLT Swedish
Swedish soldier name meaning "proud". ... [more]
STOLTENBERG German, Norwegian
Habitational name from places so called in Pomerania and Rhineland. A famous bearer is Jens Stoltenberg (b. 1959), Prime Minister of Norway 2000-2001 and 2005-2013.
STORM English, German, Dutch, Swedish, Danish, Norwegian (Rare)
Nickname for a man of blustery temperament, from Middle English, Middle Low German, storm, Old Norse stormr meaning "storm".
STORMO Norwegian
Habitational name from any of numerous farmsteads, notably in northern Norway, so named from stor meaning "big" + mo meaning "moor", "heath".
STRANDBERG Swedish
Combination of Swedish strand "beach, sea shore" and berg "mountain".
STRID Swedish
From the Swedish word stid meaning either "swift, rapid" or "battle, combat, fight".
STRINDBERG Swedish
Likely a combination of Strinne, the name of a village in Multrå parish, Ångermanland, Sweden, and berg "mountain". A well known bearer of this name was Swedish playwright and novelist August Strindberg (1849-1912).
STRÖM Swedish
Means "stream" in Swedish.
STRØM Norwegian, Danish
Means "stream" in Norwegian and Danish. ... [more]
STRÖMBERG Swedish
Combination of Swedish ström "stream" and berg "mountain".
STUEN Norwegian
Means Living Room or cabin in Norwegian.
STUHR German, Danish, German (Austrian)
A nickname for an inflexible, obstinate person.
STURE Old Swedish, Swedish (Rare)
Derived from Old Norse stura "to be contrary". This was the surname of two important families in the 15th and 16th century Sweden. Members of these families served as regents of Sweden during this time... [more]
SUNDBERG Swedish
Combination of Swedish sund "strait" and berg "mountain".
SUNDIN Swedish
A combination of Swedish sund "strait" and the suffix -in derived from Latin -inus, -inius "descendant of"
SUNDQUIST Swedish
An ornamental name derived from the words sund, meaning "sound" or "strait", and quist, also spelled kvist or qvist, meaning "twig" or "branch".
SUNDQVIST Swedish
From Swedish sund meaning "sound, strait", and kvist meaning "twig, branch".
SUNDSTRÖM Swedish
Combination of Swedish sund "strait" and ström "stream".
SUNESSON Swedish
Means "son of SUNE".
SVAHN Swedish
From Swedish SVAN "swan".
SVAN Swedish
Means "swan" in Swedish.
SVANBERG Swedish
Combination of Swedish svan ”swan” and berg ”mountain”.
SVÄRD Swedish
Means "sword" in Swedish.
SVEDBERG Swedish
Combination of Swedish svedja "to burn off, to swidden" (referring to slash-and-burn agriculture (in Swedish: svedjebruk)) and berg "mountain". This name can be both locational (surname derived from a place named with Sved-... [more]
SVEDIN Swedish
Combination of Swedish svedja "to burn off, to swidden" (referring to slash-and-burn agriculture (in Swedish: svedjebruk)) and the common surname suffix -in.
SVENSEN Norwegian
Means "son of SVEN".
SVENSK Swedish
Means "Swede, Swedish" in Swedish.
SYRÉN Swedish
Meaning uncertain. Perhaps a combination of an unknown first element and the common surname suffix -én, or taken directly from Swedish syren "lilac".
TAKVAM Norwegian
Literally: "Thanks For"
TANGEN Norwegian
Tangen is a village in south-east Norway.
TAPPER Swedish
Swedish soldier name meaning "brave". ... [more]
TEGNÉR Swedish
Derived from the name of Tegnaby parish in Småland, Sweden. The name was originally spelled Tegnérus, but was later shortened to Tegnér. Notable bearers include Alice Tegnér (1864-1943), composer of many Swedish hymns and children's songs, and Esaias Tegnér (1782-1846), bishop and writer.
TEODORSSON Swedish
Meaning "Teodor's son"
TESCHER German, Danish
Occupational name for a joiner or a variant of Tasch.
THEISEN German, Danish, Norwegian
German, Danish, and Norwegian: patronymic from a reduced form of the personal name MATTHIAS or MATHIES (see MATTHEW).
THEODORSSON Swedish
Means "son of Theodor".
THIESSEN German, Danish
Reduced form of the personal name MATTHIAS or MATHIES.
ÞÓRARINNSDÓTTIR Icelandic
Used exclusively by women. Means "daughter of ÞÓRARINN."
ÞÓRARINNSSON Icelandic
Means "son of ÞÓRARINN" in Icelandic.
ÞÓRASDÓTTIR Icelandic
Matronymic, used exclusively by women. Means "daughter of ÞÓRA".
ÞÓRASSON Icelandic
Matronymic, used exclusively by men. Means "son of ÞÓRA".
ÞÓRHALLDÓTTIR Icelandic
Means "daughter of ÞÓRHALLUR" in Icelandic.
ÞÓRHALLSSON Icelandic
Means "son of ÞÓRHALLUR" in Icelandic.
ÞÓRIRSDÓTTIR Icelandic
Means "daughter of ÞÓRIR" in Icelandic.
THÖRN Swedish
Either a cognate of English THORN or German TORN, or a soldier name derived from Swedish törn "thorn".
ÞÓRSDÓTTIR Icelandic
Means "daughter of ÞÓR" in Icelandic.
ÞÓRSSON Icelandic
Means "son of ÞÓR" in Icelandic.
THUNBERG Swedish
Combination of Swedish tun (from Old Norse tún) "enclosure, courtyard, plot, fence" and berg "mountain".
TIGER Swedish
Perhaps taken from Swedish tiga "to keep quiet, to say nothing". Tiger is one of the names adopted by Swedish soldiers in the 17th century.
TÍMÓTEUSSDÓTTIR Icelandic
Means "daughter of TÍMÓTEUS" in Icelandic.
TÍMOTEUSSDÓTTIR Icelandic
Means "daughter of TÍMOTEUS" in Icelandic.
TÍMÓTEUSSON Icelandic
Means "son of TÍMÓTEUS" in Icelandic.
TÍMOTEUSSON Icelandic
Means "son of TÍMOTEUS" in Icelandic.
TOLLEFSEN Norwegian
From a patronymic from Tollef, a variant of Torleiv, from Old Norse þorleifr (see TORLEIF).
TÓMASSDÓTTIR Icelandic
Means "daughter of TÓMAS" in Icelandic.
TONNESEN Norwegian
Means "son of Tonnes", Tonnes or Tønne(s) being a Norwegian short form of ANTONIUS.
TOPELIUS Finnish (Rare), Swedish (Rare)
Latinized form of the Finnish place name Toppila in Ostrobothnia, Finland. Zachris Topelius (1818-1898) was a Swedish-speaking Finnish author, journalist, and historian.
TÖRNBLAD Swedish
Swedish ornamental name. A combination of Swedish törn "thorn" and blad "leaf".
TORP Norwegian, Swedish, Danish
Scandinavian form of THORPE.
TORSDOTTIR Swedish
It means "Daughter of Tor". It is given to a daughter who's father's name is Tor.
TORVALDSSON Swedish
Swedish patronymic meaning "son of TORVALD". ... [more]
TROEDSSON Swedish
Means "son of TROED".
TROFTGRUBEN Norwegian
This last name is common in North Dakota.
TROLLE Swedish, Old Swedish
Swedish noble family. According to legend, an early ancestor killed a troll and that's how the family got its name. The family's coat of arms depicts a headless troll. The earliest known ancestor is Birger Knutsson Trulle (died approx... [more]
TRUEDSSON Swedish
Means "son of TRUED".
TRUELSEN Danish, Norwegian (Rare)
Means "son of TRUELS" in Danish.
TRULSSON Swedish
Means "son of TRULS".
TVEIT Norwegian
Norwegian habitational name derived from Old Norse þveit "clearing".
TVILLING Swedish (Rare)
Means "twin" in Swedish.
TYSK Swedish
Means "German" in Swedish. It probably started out as a nickname for someone who had immigrated from Germany or for someone who had German ancestry. It could also be a 'soldier name' and refer to the military unit someone belonged to... [more]
UGGLA Swedish
Means "owl" in Swedish.
ULVAEUS Swedish (Rare)
Allegedly a latinization of Ulfsäter, a combination of Swedish ulv "wolf" and säter "mountain pasture". Björn Ulvaeus (b. 1945) is a Swedish songwriter, composer and former member of ABBA.
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.
VADEN English, Swedish
Apparently of English origin, but of unexplained etymology. ... [more]
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.
VALLIN Swedish
Combination of either Latin vallis "valley" or Swedish vall "wall, pasture, field of grass" and the commons surname suffix -in.
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.
VASA Old Swedish, Swedish (Archaic)
Swedish noble and former royal family. Possibly from vase meaning "bundle" or "withy". The name is believed to be a reference to the family's coat of arms. The most notable member of the family was Gustav Eriksson Vasa (1496-1560), later known as Gustav I of Sweden (in modern times known exclusively as Gustav Vasa)... [more]
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’.
VESTIN Swedish
Ornamental name composed of Swedish väst "west" and the suffix -in derived from Latin -inus, -inius "descendant of".
VIGH Swedish, Ancient Scandinavian
From the given name VÍGR.
VIK Norwegian, Swedish
Derived from Old Norse vík "bay, inlet".
VIKANDER Swedish
Swedish vik ”bay” combined with the common surname suffix -ander.
VIKLUND Swedish
Combination of Swedish vik "bay" and LUND "grove".
VIKTORSSON Swedish
Means "Son of Viktor"
VILHELMSSON Swedish
Means "son of VILHELM".
VILHJÁLMSDÓTTIR Icelandic
Means "daughter of VILHJÁLMUR". Its masculine counterpart is VILHJÁLMSSON.
VILLADSEN Danish
Villadsen means "son of VILLADS".
VINTHER Danish
Danish variant of WINTER.
VONG Danish, Swedish
Variant of VÅNG (Swedish) or VANG (1) (Danish).
VON SYDOW Swedish, German
von Sydow is a German and Swedish noble family from Pomerania, an area in modern day Poland and Germany. Some members of the family immigrated to Sweden in 1724. The name literary means "from SYDOW"... [more]
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".
WALL Swedish
Ornamental name from Swedish vall "grassy bank, pasture, grazing ground", or in some cases a habitational name from a place named with this element.
WALLGREN Swedish
Ornamental name composed of the elements vall "grassy bank, pasture" and gren "branch".
WALLIN Swedish
Variant spelling of VALLIN.
WANNEBO Norwegian
An alternative spelling of the Norwegian surname VANNEBO.
WARG Swedish
Taken from Swedish varg "wolf", ultimately derived from Old Norse vargr.
WARMING Danish
Probably originating near the town of Ribe in Southeast Denmark. It appears as both Warming and Varming.... [more]
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]
WENDT German, Danish
Ethnic name for a Wend, Middle High German wind(e). The Wends (also known as Sorbians) once occupied a large area of northeastern Germany (extending as far west as Lüneburg, with an area called Wendland), and many German place names and surnames are of Wendish origin... [more]
WERNERSSON Swedish
Means "Son of WERNER".
WESTERGAARD Danish
Danish variant of WESTERGÅRD.
WESTERGÅRD Swedish, Finnish
From Swedish väster meaning "west, western" combined with gård meaning "farm, yard, estate".
WESTIN Swedish
Variant spelling of VESTIN.
WESTLING Swedish
Combination of Swedish väst "west" and the common surname suffix -ling. A notable bearer is Prince DANIEL (b. 1973), husband of Crown Princess Victoria of Sweden.
WICKSTRAND Swedish (Rare), Finnish
This is a Finnish and rare Swedish last name.
WIDEGREN Swedish
Combination of Swedish vide "willow" and gren "branch".
WIDEMAN Swedish (Anglicized)
Americanized form of Swedish WIDMAN.
WIDMAN Swedish
Swedish ornamental name composed of the elements Wid-, an uncertain element, possibly Old Swedish viþr ‘wood’, ‘forest’ or from a place name formed with Old Swedish vid ‘wide’ + man ‘man’.
WIJK Swedish
Derived from Swedish vik "bay".
WIKSTRÖM Swedish
Composed of the elements vik "bay" and ström "stream"
WILHELMSSON Swedish
Means "son of WILHELM".
WIND English, German, Danish
Nickname for a swift runner, from Middle English wind "wind", Middle High German wint "wind", also "greyhound".
WIND Swedish
Ornamental name from vind "wind", or a habitational name from a place named with this element.
WRETMAN Swedish
Combination of Swedish vret "remote small field situated some distance away from a bigger field" and man "man".
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).
ZAKRISSON Swedish
Means "son of ZAKRIS" in Swedish.
ZELMERLÖW Swedish (Rare)
Rare Swedish surname composed of the name of the family's ancestor Selma Löf. One bearer is Swedish artist Måns Zelmerlöw (b.1986) who won the Eurovision Song Contest in 2016.
ZETTERBERG Swedish
Combination of Swedish säter "mountain pasture" and berg "mountain, hill".
ZETTERGREN Swedish
Combination of Swedish säter "mountain pasture" and gren "branch".
ZETTERLUND Swedish
Combination of Swedish säter "mountain pasture" and lund "grove".
ZETTERSTRÖM Swedish
Combination of Swedish säter "mountain pasture" and ström "stream".
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