German Names Nordic Names

Henning

Meaning: Home Ruler Origin: German Danish Norwegian Choice, Regal, Unique The Rev Head Henning is a German derivative of the name Henry, which means ‘Home Ruler’. It is also a surname. I love the nickname possibilities for Henning – Henni, Hinger and Harro are next level cool. Henning reminds me of names like Manning, Harrison […]

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Nordic Names

Jensen

Meaning: God is Gracious Origin: Scandinavian- Danish Norwegian Bold, Tall, Debonair The Woodcutter Jensen is a Scandinavian name which at first means ‘Son of Jens’ – Jens is a Scandi diminutive of Johannes (a variation of John) meaning ‘God is Gracious’, making this the invisible meaning of the name Jensen. Jensen is a great option […]

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Karl

Meaning: Man Origin: German Scandinavian Tall, Fair, Authorative The Judge The name Karl is, and always has been, a strong and fierce name. Steeped in German and Scandinavian heritage, the name Karl means ‘Man’. Karl was and is the name of many Swedish royals, including King Karl XVI Gustaf. Charles is a variation of Karl, […]

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Lura

Meaning: Lyre – Lyrical Farmstead or Trough Origin: Greek Norwegian Creative, Fun, Spiritual The Flying Fox The name Lura is a Greek name, it is also the root word of which Lyre (the harp-like musical instrument) comes from. Lura is also a Norwegian name which means ‘Farmstead’, ‘Trough’ or ‘Bay’. I love that Lura is […]

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Maja

Meaning: Bitterness Mother Origin: German Slovene, Croatian Norwegian, Swedish, Danish Greek Fortuitous, Calm, Golden The Cloud Walker Maja is known to be pronounced in many ways, including MAY-ah, MY-ah, Mah-ha and MAH-zjha. It is thought to be a diminutive of two different names, hence the dual meaning and many heritages. Firstly it is short for […]

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Nordic Names

Malin

Meaning: Tower Origin: Norwegian Swedish Fierce, Yearning, Fighter The Unicorn The Nordic name Malin is a variation of the original name Magdalene (from Magdala) – Magdala means ‘Tower’, hence the invisible meaning of Malin is ‘Tower’. Other variants of Magdalene include, Maja, Maialen and Madelaine.Inspired by actress Malin Akerman, this name reminds me of Marin, […]

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