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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Sandblom Swedish
Combination of Swedish sand "sand" and blomma "flower".
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".
Sandén Swedish
Combination of Swedish sand "sand" and the common surname suffix -én.
Sandvall Swedish
Combination of Swedish sand "sand" and vall "wall, pasture, field of grass".
Sandvik Norwegian
Combination of Norwegian 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.
Scheele German, Dutch, Swedish (Rare)
From Middle Low German schele and Dutch scheel meaning "squinting, cross-eyed". A notable bearer was German-Swedish pharmaceutical chemist Carl Wilhelm Scheele (1742-1786) who discovered oxygen and identified several other elements.
Schelin Swedish
Combination of an unknown element (probably derived from a place name) and the common surname suffix -in.
Scheving Icelandic, Danish (Rare)
From the name of the Danish town Skævinge whose name might be derived from Old Danish skap "something excavated".
Schön German, Swedish
Derived from Middle High German schoene "beautiful, friendly".
Schou Danish
Topographic name for someone who lived by a small wood, from a Germanized form of Danish skov 'wood', 'forest', 'copse'.
Schoug Swedish
Variant of Skog.
Schough Swedish (Rare)
Variant of Swedish Skog or of German Schug.
Schrøder Danish
Danish from of Schröder.
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".
Selvig Norwegian (Rare), Popular Culture
Variant of Selvik. Erik Selvig is a fictional character in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. He appears in several MCU movies between 2011 and 2022 where he is portrayed by Stellan Skarsgård... [more]
Selvik Norwegian
From any of the farms in Norway named with Old Norse selja "willow" or selr "seal" combined with vík "bay, inlet".
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.
Severson Norwegian (Americanized)
Alternate spelling of Syverson, son of Syver
Sibelius Finland Swedish
Latinization of Swedish Sibbe, the name of an estate in Eastern Uusimaa, Finland. A notable bearer was Finnish composer Jean Sibelius (1865-1957).
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]
Sigfridsson Swedish
Means "son of Sigfrid 1" in Swedish.
Sigþórsdóttir Icelandic
Means "daughter of Sigþór" in Icelandic.
Sigþórsson Icelandic
Means "son of Sigþór" in Icelandic.
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.
Silfwergård Swedish (Rare)
Combination of Swedish silver "silver" and gård "farm, estate, yard".
Simensen Norwegian
Means "son of Simen".
Símonsdóttir Icelandic
Means "daughter of Símon" in Icelandic.
Símonsson Icelandic
Means "son of Símon" in Icelandic.
Sirén Finnish, Swedish
meaning "siren" or "lilac"
Sisselsson Icelandic, Norwegian
Matronymic surname meaning Son of Sissel or Sheila.
Sivertsson Swedish
Swedish cognate of Sivertsen.
Sjøberg Norwegian
Norwegian form of Sjöberg.
Sjöblom Swedish
Combination of Swediah sjö "lake, sea" and blom "bloom".
Sjödin Swedish
Combination of Swedish sjö "lake, sea" and the common surname suffix -in.
Sjölander Swedish
Combination of Swedish sjö "lake, sea" 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, sea" and man "man". A notable bearer is film director Vilgot Sjöman (1924-2006).
Sjöö Swedish
Derived from Swedish sjö "lake, sea".
Sjöqvist Swedish
Combination of Swedish sjö "lake, sea" and qvist, an archaic spelling of kvist, "twig".
Sjöstrand Swedish
Combination of Swedish sjö "lake, sea" and strand "beach, shore".
Sjöström Swedish
Ornamental name composed of Swedish sjö "lake, sea" 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 said to mean "Skare's farm" (Skares gård in Swedish)... [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.
Skogheim Norwegian
Combination of Swedish and Norwegian skog "forest" and German heim ''home''.
Skoglund Swedish, Norwegian
Combination of Swedish and Norwegian skog "forest" and lund "grove".
Sköld Swedish
Means "shield" in Swedish.
Skoog Swedish
Variant of Skog.
Skoubye Danish (Americanized, Rare)
from the Danish Skovby (also pronounced SKO-bee), meaning "city by a forest" or "forest town"
Smed Danish, Swedish, Norwegian (Rare)
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".
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
Combination of Swedish söder "south" and lund "grove".
Söderman Swedish
From Swedish söder "south" and man "man".
Søgård Danish
Means "sea farm" indicating a farmstead near the sea or open water.
Solbakken Norwegian
From Norwegian meaning "sun hill".
Solemark Swedish (Modern, Rare)
Combination of Swedish sol "sun" and mark "ground, earth".
Søndergaard Danish
Habitational name from sønder "southern" and gård "enclosure", "farm".
Søndergård Danish
Means "southern farm."
Sonesson Swedish
Means "son of Sone".
Sorbo Italian, Norwegian
the surname of Kevin Sorbo (from Hercules, from God's Not Dead movie or two) comes from the word for the "sorb apple" the fruit of the true service tree Sorbus domestica, or from the location-name made up of saurr "mire mud" + bœ´r ‘farm settlement’.
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.
Staaf Swedish
Derived from various place names beginning with stav- or staf-, often meaning "boundary marker" when used in place names. Other meanings are possible. Also found occasionally as a soldier's name pre-20th century... [more]
Ståhl Swedish
Variant of Stål.
Stahl German, Danish
Metonymic occupational name for a smith or armorer, from Middle High German stahel "steel, armor".
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.
Stensson Swedish
Means "son of Sten" in Swedish.
Stenvall Swedish
Composed of the elements sten "stone" and vall "mound".
Stockholm Danish (Rare), English (American)
Danish variant of Stokholm. English usage could be a habitational name for someone from Stockholm, Sweden (see Stockholm), but this etymology does not apply to Scandinavian usage of the name.
Stokholm Danish, Norwegian (Rare)
Combination of Norwegian skyta "to shoot" (indicating a protruding piece of land like a cape or headland) and holme "islet".
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.
Storbakken Norwegian
From Norwegian meaning "big hill".
Storgaard Danish
Combination of Danish stor "large, great" and gård "farm, estate".
Storgård Finland Swedish
From Swedish stor "large, big, great" and gård "farm, estate".
Storm English, Low German, Dutch, Scandinavian
Nickname for a man of blustery temperament, from Middle English, Middle Low German, storm, Old Norse stormr "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".
Sträng Swedish
Probably taken directly from Swedish sträng "strict, stern, harsh, grim". although it could also be derived from the name of the city Strängnäs.
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).
Strom Norwegian (Anglicized), Danish (Anglicized), Swedish (Anglicized)
Anglicized form of Danish and Norwegian Strøm and Swedish Ström, all meaning "stream, current".
Strömgren Swedish
Combination of Swedish ström "stream" and gren "branch".
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]
Sturesson Swedish
Means "son of Sture".
Sturluson Icelandic
Patronymic meaning "son of Sturla".... [more]
Sundin Swedish
Combination of Swedish sund "strait" and the common surname suffix -in.
Sundqvist Swedish
From Swedish sund meaning "sound, strait", and kvist meaning "twig, branch".
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”.
Svanström Swedish
Combination of Swedish svan "swan" and ström "stream".
Svärd Swedish
Means "sword" in Swedish.
Svavarsdóttir Icelandic
Means "daughter of Svavar".
Svavarsson Icelandic
Means "son of Svavar".
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.
Svensk Swedish
Means "Swede, Swedish" in Swedish.
Swedenborg Swedish
Derived from the surname Svedberg (sometimes spelled Swedberg). A notable bearer was Emanuel Swedenborg (1688-1772), a Swedish theologian and scientist.
Swenson English, Swedish
Variant or Americanized form of Svensson or Svensen. As an English name it may also mean "son of Swain".
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".
Syversen Norwegian
Patronymic form derived from the given name Syvert, a rare variant of Sivert... [more]
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
Means "son of Teodor".
Terjesen Norwegian
Means "son of Terje 1".
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).
Themptander Swedish (Rare)
Derived from the name of Tämta parish in Västergötland, Sweden.
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".
Thorén Swedish
Combination of the name Thor (possibly derived from a place named with this element) and the common surname suffix -én.
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.
Thorson Norwegian (Americanized), Swedish (Americanized)
Americanized form of Swedish Thorsson or Norwegian Thorsen.
Þórsson Icelandic
Means "son of Þór" in Icelandic.
Throndsen Norwegian (Rare)
Variant of Trondsen, meaning "son of Trond".
Thulin Swedish
Meaning uncertain. Possibly derived from thule, an ancient Greek and Roman term for an area in northern Europe which some believe to be the Nordic countries.
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.
Tjernström Swedish
Combination of Swedish tjärn "tarn" and ström "stream".
Tofte Norwegian
Named after the village of Tofte in the Halstoy district of Norway. The town of Tofte, Minnesota, United States, was founded by Norwegian immigrants with the surname.
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
Combination of Swedish törne "thorn" and blad "leaf".
Torp Norwegian, Swedish, Danish
Scandinavian form of Thorpe.
Torsdottir Swedish (Rare)
Variant of Torsdotter meaning "Tor's daughter". It may also be a Swedification of Icelandic Þórsdóttir... [more]
Torsen Norwegian (Rare)
Means "son of Tor".
Torvalds Finland Swedish
From the given name Torvald. A notable bearer is Finnish software engineer Linus Torvalds (b. 1969), inventor of the Linux kernel.
Torvaldsson Swedish
Swedish patronymic meaning "son of Torvald". It was the surname name of Erik the Red (Eiríkr Þorvaldsson, anglicized as Erik Thorvaldsson or Erik Torvaldsson), father of Viking explorer Leif Erikson.
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]
Trondsen Norwegian
Means "son of Trond".
Truedsson Swedish
Means "son of Trued".
Truelsen Danish, Norwegian (Rare)
Means "son of Truels" in Danish.
Trulsson Swedish
Means "son of Truls".
Tvilling Swedish (Rare), Danish (Rare)
Means "twin" in Swedish and Danish.
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.
Úlfsson Icelandic
Icelandic from of Ulfsson.
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.
Vadén Swedish
Combination of Swedish place name element vad which in most cases mean "ford, place for wading", and the common surname suffix -én.
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".
Vallin Swedish
Derived from either Latin vallis "valley" or Swedish vall "wall, pasture, field of grass".
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
Combination of Swedish väst "west" and the common surname suffix -in.
Viberg Swedish
Variant of Wiberg.
Vikander Swedish
Swedish vik ”bay” combined with the common surname suffix -ander.
Vikingsson Swedish (Rare)
Means "son of Viking" in Swedish.
Viklund Swedish
Combination of Swedish vik "bay" and lund "grove".
Vilhelmsson Swedish
Means "son of Vilhelm".
Vilhjálmsdóttir Icelandic
Means "daughter of Vilhjálmur". Its masculine counterpart is Vilhjálmsson.
Villadsen Danish
Villadsen means "son of Villads".
Vingaard Danish
Means "vineyard" in Danish.
Vinther Danish
Danish variant of Winter.
Vollmer Danish
Danish Variant of Volkmar.
Volmer Danish
Variant of Vollmer.
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
Derived from Swedish vall "pasture, field of grass". It may be either ornamental or habitational.
Wallgren Swedish
Composed of the Swedish elements vall "grassy bank, pasture" and gren "branch".
Wallman Swedish
Combination of Swedish vall "pasture, field of grass" and man "man".
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]