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Annagret

Meaning: Pearl of Grace Origin: Swiss German Danish Swedish Graceful, Peppy, Forgiving The Owl This Swiss/German name is an absolute stunner, with a beautiful meaning as well ‘Pearl of Grace’. Talk about a light, bright and shining name for your little one. It derives from Anna (from Hebrew Hannah) – meaning ‘Grace’, and Margaret – […]

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Axl

Meaning: Father of Peace Origin: Swedish English Handsome, Bold, Mighty The Guard The meaning of the name Axl is “Father of Peace”. It is also spelled Axel, or more commonly in Scandinavian countries, Aksel. There is also a French feminine variation – Axelle, and modern English – Axie. This name is a diminutive of the […]

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Floke

Meaning: Guardian of the People Origin: German Swedish Musical, Talented, Strong The Alder Tree The German and Swedish name Floke is also a surname and it means ‘Guardian of the People. I love it’s single syllable and its modernist vibe. I think it blends well with names such as Zeev, Inej, Xi, Xylo, Siv and […]

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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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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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Thorald

Meaning: Ruler of Thunder Origin: Swedish Vigorous, Robust, Chivalrous The Prince The meaning of the name Thorald is “Ruler of Thunder” or “Thor Ruler”. A combination of ÞOR and VALD. This old Swedish/Norse name evokes images of legendary heroes, and times that were simpler. A straightforward nickname could be Thor, but also Tofi/Tovi, which is a Norse […]

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Wingard

Meaning: Wuthering Homestead Origin: Swedish Protector, Saint, Free The Falcon Wingard is a Swedish name meaning ‘Wuthering Homestead’ that comes from root words: Vin Wind Gard Homestead It is also thought to be an English name that means ‘Vineyard’. Wingard has a couple of rock-and-roll variants which include Wynard, Winward and Weingardt. Similar names include […]

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