Scandinavian Dog Names

The Nordic countries have inspired us with Norse mythology and a progressive culture. Here are some of the best dog names from Scandinavia.

Scandinavian Dog Names

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All Scandinavian Dog Names

  • Derived from Eric, a common name in Scandinavian countries.
  • Derived from Old Norse, meaning "good" or "respectable".
  • A traditional Swedish feminine name, often associated with kindness.
  • Alf
    Derived from Old Norse, meaning "elf" or "supernatural being".
  • Derived from Old Norse, meaning "elf" or "supernatural being".
  • A common male name in Sweden, derived from Old Norse.
  • A dwarf in Norse mythology known for wisdom.
  • Ama
    Commonly used in Nordic languages, meaning grandmother.
  • Common female name derived from Scandinavian languages.
  • A popular female name originating from Sweden.
  • Common first name in Norway, derived from Old Norse.
  • Common female name in Scandinavia, derived from Old Norse "áss."
  • Derived from Old Norse, meaning "divinely beautiful".
  • Derived from Scandinavian languages, meaning "father of peace".
  • A god in Norse mythology known for beauty and wisdom.
  • A common female name in Sweden, derived from Old Norse.
  • A traditional Swedish female name, often used in older generations.
  • A Swedish variant of Benedict, meaning "blessed".
  • Means "bear" in Swedish and is a common male name.
  • Bo
    Common first name in Denmark and Sweden, means "to live" in Swedish.
  • A common female name in Sweden and Finland.
  • Derived from "Knut", a common name in Scandinavian countries.
  • Derived from Swedish, meaning "dear little one".
  • A common male name in Sweden, derived from Christian.
  • Dag
    Means "day" in Scandinavian languages and is a common male name.
  • A traditional female name originating from Old Norse language.
  • Derived from Old Norse, meaning "new day" or "daylight".
  • Named after Swedish botanist Anders Dahl, honoring his contributions.
  • Means "valley" in Old Norse, a Scandinavian language.
  • Common female name in Sweden, derived from Old Norse meaning "strong".
  • A common male name in Denmark and Sweden.
  • Common given name in Norway, derived from Old Norse elements.
  • Common in Norse sagas, often associated with Viking warriors.
  • Means "snow" in Norwegian and Swedish, also a popular female name.
  • A popular female name originating from Sweden and Norway.
  • A common male name in Sweden, derived from Old Norse.
  • Derived from Elisabeth, a common name in Scandinavian countries.
  • Derived from Old Norse, meaning "eagle" or "leader" in Scandinavian culture.
  • A common male name originating from Old Norse, meaning "eternal ruler".
  • Means "fish" in Danish, Norwegian, and Swedish languages.
  • Common first name in Sweden, derived from Old Norse "folk" meaning people.
  • Frej is a Norse god associated with prosperity and fertility.
  • A Norse goddess of love, beauty, and fertility bears this name.
  • Goddess of love, beauty, and fertility in Norse mythology.
  • Derived from Old Norse, meaning beautiful, beloved.
  • Derived from Old Norse, meaning "thief of peace".
  • Derived from Old Norse, meaning "cheerful" or "pleasant".
  • Derived from Old Norse, meaning garden or enclosed yard.
  • A Norse goddess and a common name in Norway and Sweden.
  • A common male name from Old Norse literature and sagas.
  • A traditional Norse name, often linked to Viking heritage.
  • A common male name in Sweden, derived from "Gregory".
  • A traditional Swedish female name derived from Old Norse.
  • A common male name in Scandinavia, derived from Old Norse.
  • Derived from old Norse, meaning "warrior" or "battle strong".
  • Derived from Old Norse, meaning "rock" or "stone".
  • Derived from Old Norse, meaning "rock stone".
  • A traditional Norse name meaning "rock defender".
  • Derived from Old Norse, meaning "leader of an army".
  • Common nickname in Sweden, derived from the name Hans.
  • A common female name originating from Old Norse language.
  • A feminine name of Swedish origin meaning "home ruler".
  • Derived from Old Norse, meaning "battle" or "war".
  • A traditional Norse name, often featured in old Scandinavian sagas.
  • Derived from Old Norse, commonly used in Scandinavian countries.
  • A common male name originating from Sweden and Norway.
  • Derived from Old Norse, meaning beautiful or beloved.
  • A common male name in Scandinavia, derived from Old Norse.
  • Common male name in Denmark, Sweden and Norway, meaning "God's bounty".
  • Juni is the Scandinavian word for June.
  • A popular Swedish feminine name, often a nickname for Karin.
  • Commonly used in Norway, derived from Old Norse meaning "pure".
  • Means "spring" or "fountain" in Old Norse language.
  • A common female name originating from Scandinavia, meaning "Christian".
  • Famous Norse explorer, symbolizes Scandinavian exploration and discovery.
  • Derived from Swedish botanist Carl Linnaeus, means "lime tree" in Swedish.
  • A common female name in Scandinavia, derived from Elizabeth.
  • A common female first name in Sweden and Norway.
  • Derived from Old Norse, meaning "great" or "mighty", popular in Scandinavia.
  • Common female name in Sweden, derived from Greek "Maia".
  • A common male name originating from Nordic countries.
  • Common male first name in Sweden, derived from Old Norse.
  • A popular female name originating from Sweden.
  • Derived from Old Norse, meaning "woman's estate".
  • Derived from Old Norse, signifies "advice" or "counsel" in Scandinavian culture.
  • A common male name in Sweden, derived from Old Norse.
  • Associated with Norse mythology as a giantess and mother of Balder.
  • Derived from Old Norse, meaning "rest" or "calm".
  • Derived from Old Norse, meaning "rough island" or "seal".
  • No connection between Roscoe and Scandinavian culture or language exists.
  • Ancient alphabetic script used for writing in Old Norse language.
  • Derived from Old Norse, represents historical stories or legends.
  • Derived from Old Norse, commonly used in Sweden and Norway.
  • A traditional Norse name meaning "beautiful victory".
  • Su
    No connection between Su and Scandinavian culture or language exists.
  • A common male name originating from Old Norse.
  • Derived from Old Norse, meaning "beautiful thunder."
  • Common female name in Scandinavia, derived from Norse mythology.
  • Derived from Old Norse, represents seafaring Scandinavian warriors and traders.
  • Derived from "Hedda", a popular name in Norway and Sweden.
  • A common female name in Scandinavia, linked to Norse mythology.

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How popular are Scandinavian Dog Names?

Scandinavian Dog Names currently rank in 75th place out of all PupNames.com categories.

As of June 2024, scandinavian dog names are trending down with new puppy owners. Our stats suggest that they are less fashionable than they were at this time last year.

We've seen quite a lot of variation for this category, which suggests its popularity could be seasonal or based on cultural events.

Which are the cutest and most unique Scandinavian Dog Names?

These scandinavian dog names range from cute to badass, and from traditional to unique. Click each circle to see the name.

Elsa is among the cutest of these. If you prefer tougher, edgier dog names, the one considered the most badass is Viking.

Tove scored high for its uniqueness, which would help your dog to stand out. But if you prefer more common, old-fashioned names, the more traditional option here is Elsa.

How does interest compare across the United States for Scandinavian Dog Names?

The map below compares each state by the number of people browsing Scandinavian Dog Names.

The states that love scandinavian dog names the most are Delaware, Virginia and West Virginia.

The least amount of interest in this category was registered in Oklahoma, Tennessee and Washington.

Which countries have the most love for Scandinavian Dog Names?

Here's a world map showing the popularity in each country of scandinavian dog names.

Who'd have thought?! Some of the countries you might not have thought about that LOVE scandinavian dog names are Andorra, Iceland and Azerbaijan.

On the flip, PupNames data shows there's not much interest in Singapore, India and China.

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