Hit me with your favourite Scandinavian boys name(s)

(113 Posts)
Wildwaterfalls Sun 20-Oct-13 11:42:51

Just that really. Expecting DS1 and thinking of Casper, but want to explore other / more Scandinavian options.

What do you think of Sven? Is Thor too odd?

Or how about Gustav?

Wildwaterfalls Fri 25-Oct-13 21:00:51

I like Axel a lot moas! It is on the list. Congratulations on DC2 smile

moas Fri 25-Oct-13 14:26:26

My ds1 is called Axel, gets good feedback all the time. We live in UK, in Sweden I wouldn't have picked it, too common there. Currently expecting dc2. If it's a boy we're considering Gusten, Tor, Olof, Loke.
Mind Axel can be spelled Aksel too, more Norwegian than Swedish. Will follow the thread to pick up ideas myself!

BeyondAnyFuckingJoke Thu 24-Oct-13 23:03:04

Or sami

BeyondAnyFuckingJoke Thu 24-Oct-13 23:02:23

DS1 was very nearly øyvind

Wildwaterfalls Wed 23-Oct-13 20:31:19

Some great names here. Quite like Torben and Hans. Becoming quite attached to Gustav and Linus too though! Thanks all

PunkyPod Wed 23-Oct-13 19:51:31

Jussi, juha, Immo, Taneli, Leo, Lexa, Sami, Marko, Ville, Mikael, Onni, Ossi, Otso, Pekka.

bundaberg Wed 23-Oct-13 19:20:42

i'm really loving Jesper. I think oi would maybe get exasperated with explaining that it isn't Jasper though <sigh> might put it on my list anyway

Frikadellen Wed 23-Oct-13 17:39:22

Grew up in Denmark

VERY surprised to se someone say Soren is a old mansname where I live it is a solid standard (like George) you always know someone with that name I love it and dd3 has the feminine version as her middle name.

Always liked Lars Other suggestions would be

Aksel
Klaus
Niels
Svend-Erik
Jens
Ole
Jens-Ole
Torben
Magnus (though not sure i would in the UK due to how harsh the G gets pronounced)
Jesper
Hans
Mattias
Morten
Evald

ImAFrequentNameChanger Wed 23-Oct-13 13:11:49

I love Soren & Lars.

WinnieF Wed 23-Oct-13 04:33:21

Malthe
Theis
Lukas
Sebastian
August
Mads

CoolStoryBro Wed 23-Oct-13 04:19:57

Jonni pronounced Yoni. Very MN.

AngusMcFife Wed 23-Oct-13 04:14:33

Ahhhh. This thread makes me very happy :D. I love Scandinavia and Scandinavian names. Other names I think are lovely, aside from most of what's already been said, are Sigurd, Svein, Roald and Sivert.
Admittedly I'm big on the Norwegian side of things. However, I work with a Torben (live in Scotland) and think that it's a brilliant name

Yika Tue 22-Oct-13 22:19:39

I love Gustav, it's one of my favourite names.

How about Olli or Olaf? Ranulf?

mummymummymillionmillion Tue 22-Oct-13 20:23:17

Yes I like August too.

Astralabe Tue 22-Oct-13 20:18:15

My friend spells Nils as Niels for her son - maybe its the Danish vs Swedish way? I absolutely love it now although its a pain I think for her with the whole 'not neil, nielS' all the time..

Torin
Helgi
Thorkell

TeamSouthfields Tue 22-Oct-13 15:08:33

Marcello

Matteo

Montana

TeamSouthfields Tue 22-Oct-13 15:04:59

Malakai

I like Magnus, it was on my list of boys names. Also like Brimar and Ebbi but OH vetoed them.

Also like Otto, but the dog is called that ;)

Wildwaterfalls Tue 22-Oct-13 11:18:12

I like Fredrik, Thijs, Henrik, Per, Johan but they are all rules out as they're close family members! Bit annoying to have a family with such nice names smile

telsa Tue 22-Oct-13 10:56:07

Kaspar, Mikkel, Jakob

Inglori0us Tue 22-Oct-13 10:17:11

Fredrik is my favourite.
My DH is obsessed with the name Ragnar. Don't know why.

Playboxpony Tue 22-Oct-13 09:45:48

Frederik
Espen
Calle
Eivind
Mats
Sebastian
Felix

Good list here of Norwegian names http://www.ssb.no/a/kortnavn/navn/gutter2003-2012.html

lovelilies Tue 22-Oct-13 08:36:54

my Danish cousin is called Lars grin

Rhienne Tue 22-Oct-13 08:03:37

Sweden's namelists for 2012:
www.scb.se/Pages/TableAndChart____347443.aspx

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