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Danish Names

Danish baby names include many names that are the familiar Danish spins on pan-European names: consider Frederik and Kristen. And then there are the Danish names not usually found outside Copenhagen and environs, such as Bendt (the Danish form of Benedict) or Jesper (an intriguing spin on Jasper).

A small country connected to the European mainland and separated by water from the other Scandinavian lands, Denmark has its own distinct culture including names. If your family has Danish roots or you have other reasons you’re seeking a Danish name for your baby, our complete collection of Danish names for girls and boys is here. If you’d like to browse a wider selection of names, go here to browse our full collection of Scandinavian names.