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ALPHABETIC LIST OF SWEDISH NAMES

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NAME

NAME DAY

MEANING

LINGUISTIC ROOT

Tage

August 3

Heir or guarantor

Old Danish

Tanja

April 8

Meaning unknown; short form of the Russian Tatjana

Russian feminine form of the Latin Tatianus

Tea

September 23

Abbreviation of the greek names Dorotea, God's gift, Teodora, God's gift, or Teresia (see below)

Short form for three Greek names

Tekla

September 23

God's glory, combination of theos (god) and kleos (glory)

From the Greek name Theokleia

Teodor

November 9

God's gift, combination of theos (god) and doron (gift)

From the Greek Theodoros

Teodora

November 9

God's gift, combination of theos (god) and doron (gift)

From the Greek Theodoros

Terese

April 26

'Meaning is uncertain; may be derived from either of three Greek words: theran (hunt), theros (summer), or therizein (to harvest), or from the Greek island Thera

From Greek, via the Spanish name Teresa

Teresia

April 26

See Terese

From Greek, via Spanish

Tiburtius

April 14

Man from Tibur; Tibur is a town in souther Italy, now called Tivoli.

Latin

Tobias

November 2

God is good

Greek form of the Hebrew Tobija

Toini

October 17

Finnish short form of Antonia, possibly meaning invaluable

From the Latin Antonius

Tomas

December 21

Twin

Greek form of the Arameic name Te'oma

Tony

January 17

An abbreviation Anthony, a name with uncertain, meaning; one interpretataion is invaluable

From the Latin Antonius

Tor

October 19

Thunder; Tor was the Norse God of thunder

Old Norse

Tora

March 5

Thunder; feminine form of Tor, after the Norse God of thunder

Old Norse

Torbjörn

March 9

A combination of Tor (the Thunder God) and björn (bear)

Old Norse

Torborg

June 17

Combination of Tor (the Thunder God) and borg (protection)

Old Norse

Tord

September 10

A short form of the old Norse name Torfrid, a combination of Tor (the Thunder God) and frid (peace)

Old Norse

Tore

October 19

Originally Torir, a combination of Tor the Thunder God) and a word that may mean warrior or man.

Old Norse

Torgny

February 26

Thunder; combination of Tor (the Thunder God) and gny (sound)

Old Norse

Torkel

February 26

Originally Torkättil, combination of Tor (the Thunder God) and kättil (kettle, helmet)

Old Norse

Torleif

March 9

Tor's heir or descendant, combination of Tor  (the Thunder God) and leif (heir, desendant)

Old Norse

Torsten

February 23

Combination of Tor  (the Thunder God) and sten (stone)

Old Norse

Torun

February 23

Combination of Tor  (the Thunder God) and unn (to love); mostly female but also given to a few boys

Old Norse

Torvald

June 17

Combination of Tor  (the Thunder God) and vald (ruler)

Old Norse

Tove

March 5

Short form for names starting with Tor (Torvald, Torun, Torborg, etc.); mostly female but also given to a few boys

Old Norse

Tryggve

September 25

Trustworthy

From the Old Norse tryggr

Ture

April 28

Variant of Tore, originally Torir, a combination of Tor (the Thunder God) and a word that may mean warrior or man.

Old Norse

Turid

September 10

Short form of the old Norse name Torfrid, a combination of Tor (the Thunder God) and frid (beautiful)

Old Norse

Tyko

April 29

From the Greek word tyche (luck)

Greek

Tyra

April 28

Derived from the name of the Norse God Tyr, who was the son of Odin and god of war and justice

Old Norse

Ulf

April 11

Wolf

Old Norse

Ulla

July 4

Short form of Ulrika, a combination of the Germanic uodal (prosperity) and ric (power)

Old German

Ulrik

August 5

Combination of the Germanic uodal (prosperity) and ric (power)

Old German

Ulrika

July 4

Feminine form Ulrik, a combination of the Germanic uodal (prosperity) and ric (power)

Old German

Uno

August 14

May be either 1) a Latin form of the Norse name Une, meaning thrive, be happy, or 2 from the Latin Uno, meaning the only one

The origin may be either Old Norse via Latin or Latin

Urban

May 25

City dweller

Latin

Ursula

October 21

Little she-bear

Latin

Valborg

May 1

Combination of words meaning power or strength and protection

Old German

Valdemar

April 18

Great ruler or peaceful ruler;  Scandinavian form of the Slavic name Vladimir, combining wald (rule) with mer (great, famous) or mir (peace)

From the Slavic Vladimir

Valentin

February 14

Derived from the Latin valens, which means strong, healthy

From the Latin name Valentinus

Valfrid

October 12

Combination of wal (battle field) and frid (peace)

Old German

Valter

August 17

Combination of wald (rule, power) and heri (army)

Old German

Vanja

May 24j

Pet form of Ivan, the Russian form of Johannes, meaning God is merciful. In Sweden, it is mostly a female name, although given to a few boys.

Pet form of the Russian name Ivan

Vega

April 24

The star Vega in the constellation Lyra

Spanish form of the Arabic star name al-Waki.

Vendela

November 8

Woman of the Wendic people, (the Wends were a group Slavic tribes living south of the Baltic Sea during the Viking time and the Middle ages

Scandinavian

Vera

May 30

Faith; derived from the Russian word vjera (faith)

Russian

Verner

August 17

Derived from the Germanic war (guard) combined with heri army)

Old German

Veronika

May 30

Bringing victory; Latin form of the Greek name Pherenike, combining pherein (bring) with nike (victory)

Greek via Latin

Vibeke

November 16

'Little woman; diminutiv form of the word wib (woman)

German via Danish

Vidar

August 31

Combination of words meaning forest and warrior; Vidar was the name of one of Odin's sons

Old Norse

Viktor

January 22

Victor

Latin

Viktoria

March 12

Feminine form of Viktor, meaning victor

Latin

Vilhelm

April 6

Combination of words meaning will, desire and helmet, protection

Old German

Vilhelmina

May 26

Feminine form of Vilhelm, a combination of words meaning will, desire and helmet, protection

Old German

Vilma

May 26

Short form of Vilhelmina

Old German

Vincent

January 22

Conqueror, originally Vincentius

From the Latin word  vincere (to conquer)

Viola

October 29

Violet

Latin

Virginia

December 8

Maid, virgin

Latin

Viveka

November 16

Derived from wiv which means woman

German

Vivianne

February 20

French form of the Latin name Viviana, derived from the word vivus which means alive

Latin via French

Volmar

April 18

A German form of Valdemar, which means great ruler or peaceful ruler

Slavic via German

Ylva

April 11

She-wolf; from the word ulv (wolf)

Old Norse

Yngve

February 11

Originally Yngwin, a combination of the name of the Norse God Yng and win (friend). Yng was also know as Frey and was the god of weather and fertility

Old Norse

Yrsa

October 21

Wild, madcap

Old Norse

Yvonne

May 29

'Little yew; feminine diminutive form of the Old French name Yvon, meaning yew

Old French

Åke

May 8

Originally Aghi; meaning uncertain: may be derived from 1) the Old German name Anicho (little father) or from 2)  åker (cultivated land) or 3) åka (drive, travel). The name has been found on rune stones

Old Norse .

Åsa

September 12

Goddess; originally Asa. As (asar in plural) was the Norse name for god

Old Norse

Åslög

September 12

Combination of as (see Åsa) and lög (promised, dedicated)

Old Norse

Örjan

July 9

Farmer; from the Greek Georgios, a combination of ge (earth) and ergon (work)

Medieval Swedish form of the Greek name Georgios

Östen

August 26

Originally  Aystain, a combination of  uaja (luck) and stain (stone)

Old Norse

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