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Gender: M Meaning of Viggo: "war" Origin of Viggo: Scandinavian

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Though to most Americans Viggo is a one-person name attached to intense actor Mortensen, it is actually an old Norse name dating back to the Vikings, and is currently the 32nd most popular appellation in Sweden. Viggo Mortensen is a Jr., sharing his name with his Danish father. We think this name is so, well, vigorous, that it might appeal to others as well. Taylor and Natalie Hanson seemed to agree when they chose it for their fourth child.

Famous People Named Viggo

Viggo Moriah Hanson, Son of Taylor Hanson
Viggo Brun, Norwegian mathematician
Viggo Christensen, first Lord Mayor of Copenhagen
Viggo Hansteen, Norwegian politician and member of the resistance
Prince Viggo of Denmark, Count of Rosenborg
Viggo Kampmann, Prime Minister of Denmark
Viggo Mortensen, Danish-American actor

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