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Danish Names

  1. JonnaHeart
    • Origin:

      Scandinavian variation of Johanna
    • Meaning:

      "God is gracious"
    • Description:

      A Scandinavian short form of Johanna, properly pronounced with a Y sound at the start, but would likely be read as the more prosaic "John-a" in an English-speaking context.
  2. FrederikHeart
    • CarynHeart
      • Origin:

        Spelling variation of Karen, Danish variation of Katherine
      • Meaning:

        "pure"
      • Description:

        Modernized spelling not enough to revive Karen.
    • JanneHeart
      • Origin:

        Danish and Norwegian diminutive of Johanna
      • Meaning:

        "God is gracious"
      • Description:

        This common name for both boys and girls in Scandinavia would definitely work better as a feminine name in the U.S.
    • SiljeHeart
      • Origin:

        Danish
      • Meaning:

        "variation of Celia"
      • Description:

        This Danish variation of Celia / Cecilia is quite popular in Denmark in recent years.
    • ViggaHeart
      • Origin:

        Scandinavian
      • Meaning:

        "war/battle"
      • Description:

        While Americans may be more familiar with the male form of this name, thanks to actor Viggo Mortensen, Vigga is a popular name in contemporary Denmark and prime for wider export. It's a name with a a lot of vigor.
    • DerickHeart
      • SvendHeart
        • JensineHeart
          • Origin:

            Danish
          • Meaning:

            "God is gracious"
          • Description:

            Sure to be mispronounced.
        • IbsenHeart
          • Origin:

            Danish
          • Meaning:

            "son of Ib"
          • Description:

            Ibsen is a literary hero name possibility, after the great Norwegian dramatist, Henrik I. The name Ib is a short form of Jacob, so you might consider Ibsen as an honorific for or a twin of a Jacob.
        • AneHeart
          • AbeloneHeart
            • LauritzHeart
              • VibekeHeart
                • JorgenHeart
                  • Origin:

                    Danish variation of George
                  • Description:

                    Anglicizing it to a phonetic pronunciation might make it easier.
                • DiederikHeart
                  • PetrinaHeart
                    • HelsaHeart
                      • Origin:

                        Danish
                      • Meaning:

                        "god is my oath"
                      • Description:

                        This Danish diminutive of Elizabeth could be a sweet, less-Frozen alternative to Elsa.
                    • EnokHeart
                      • MathiesHeart