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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Submitted names are contributed by users of this website. The accuracy of these name definitions cannot be guaranteed.
Wennerström Swedish
Combination of the place name element wenner, which is probably derived from the name of Lake Vänern, and Swedish ström "stream".
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".
Westergren Swedish
Combination of Swedish väster "western" and gren "branch".
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.
Wiberg Swedish
Combination of Old Norse víðr "forest, wood" (probably taken from a place name) and Swedish berg "mountain".
Wickstrand Swedish (Rare), Finnish (Rare)
Variant of Wikstrand, a surname composed of Swedish vik "bay" and strand "beach".
Wickström Swedish, Finland Swedish, Finnish
Variant of Wikström. A notable bearer was Finnish engineer John Wickström (1870–1959)
Widegren Swedish
Combination of Swedish vide "willow" and gren "branch".
Wideman Swedish (Anglicized)
Americanized form of Swedish Widman.
Widman Swedish
Meaning uncertain. Perhaps a combination of Old Swedish viþr "wood, forest" or vid "wide" and man "man". It is also possible, though less likely, that it is a re-spelling of Vikman, where the first element is Swedish vik "bay".
Wieslander Swedish
Combination of an unexplained first element and the common surname suffix -lander.
Wiig Norwegian
Variant of Vik.
Wijk Swedish
Derived from Swedish vik "bay".
Wikén Swedish (Rare)
Combination of Swedish vik "bay" and the common surname suffix -én.
Wikström Swedish
Composed of the elements vik "bay" and ström "stream"
Wilén Swedish, Finland Swedish, Finnish
Variant of Vilén or Willén (meanings uncertain, they might be variants of the same name).
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 (Rare)
From Swedish vind "wind". It's either ornamental or a habitational name derived 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".
Wroldsen Norwegian
Means "son of Wrold" in Norwegian.
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).
Youngberg Swedish (Americanized), Jewish (Americanized)
Americanized form of Jewish Jungberg, composed of German jung "young" and berg "mountain, hill", or of Swedish Ljungberg.
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 "outlying meadow" and berg "mountain, hill".
Zettergren Swedish
Combination of Swedish säter "outlying meadow" and gren "branch".
Zetterlund Swedish
Combination of Swedish säter "outlying meadow" and lund "grove".
Zetterström Swedish
Combination of Swedish säter "outlying meadow" and ström "stream".
Zilliacus Finland Swedish
Latinization of the surname Ziliaks.