Viking names for boys and girls

Below is a list of ‘Viking’ names from the Swedish Embassy in Bucharest. Most Swedes have pretty regular names for their children, and these names are becoming more international as time goes by.

When I came to Swedish there were Öyvinds, Ingegerds, Hedvigs, Lillemors, and a Tibertius in my classrooms. Nowadays I am more likely to have Eriks, Annas and Marias.

And, in contrast, the most popular baby names in Sweden in 2020



Author: Janet Carr

Fashion, beauty and animal loving language consultant from South Africa living in Stockholm, Sweden.

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