Variant of Andreas used in Scandanavia, in Frisian and in some Dutch dialects.
Anders Fogh Rasmussen is the current Prime Minister of Denmark, and Anders Celsius was a Swedish astronomer after whom the Celsius temperature scale is named.
An axle (or an axel) is the shaft on which a rotating wheel or gear turns. There is an axel jump in gigure skating, named after Norwegian Axel Paulsen who was the first person to execute the jump in 1882.
Axel F is the name of the song remi
Erik is a popular name, a cognate of the Old Norse name that gave Eric. However, there are some who believe the name comes to the Old Norse via the Germanic ehre (honor) and the Proto-Germanic rik (king), hence "honorable king". This was the name of twel
There have been two English kings named Harold. The second, Harold Godwinson, was killed in 1066 at the Battle of Hastings. By popular legend, he died when an arrow was shot in his eye. There have also been three Kings of Denmark named Harald and five kin
Danish surname meaning son of Ole, a variant of Olaf.
Transferred used from the surname Ryker.
As a Danish surname, it is the surname form of Richard sometimes used as a given name.
As a Dutch surname, it is originally a nickname from an agent derivative of Middle Dutch riken (t
In early Christian lore, Saint Sebastian was a Roman soldier who was martyred when his Christian faith was discovered. Sebastian was an extremely popular saint in the Middle Ages.
In Shakespeare's 'Twelfth Night', Sebastian is the twin br
Søren is the correct spelling. It is derived directly from the Italian name Severino.
St Vincent of Saragossa is the patron saint of Lisbon.
St Vincent and the Grenadines is an island chain in the Lesser Antilles, with St Vincent being the largest island.
Famous bearers include artist Vincent van Gogh and ac
Famous Julies include actresses Julie Andrews, Julie Delpy and Julie Walters.
Julie was the 3rd most popular name in Norway in 2006, as well as being the 4th most popular in Belgium and 10th in Denmark.
Karen is the Danish form of Katherine.
Karen is also the name of the an ethnic group that lives in Eastern Myanmar and Thailand.
Famous bearers include singer Karen Carpenter, model Karen Elson and author Karen Blixen.
Danish variant of Marina.
It is also a German variant of Maria.
Mia is the Danish and Swedish pet form of Maria, and is also commonly used as an independent given name. In other languages it is used as a nickname for Maria, and sometimes Amelia, among others. Mia is a possessive form in Italian and Spanish, and in som
Variant of Sarah. Sara may also be a Sanskrit male name [sah-ruh] meaning "the Essence."
Sara Lee is a food company that specialises in frozen and packaged foods. Sara Ramírez is an actress, and Sara Evans is a country singer-songwriter.
The American state of Virginia was named after English Queen Elizabeth I - known as the 'Virgin Queen' because she never married.
Virginia Woolf was an English novelist and Virginia Wade is a Wimbledon winning tennis player.
A feminine name in the English speaking world, but used for boys in Italy.
Examples of it being used as a female name include Irish singer Andrea Corr, and author Andrea Levy.
Male Andreas include singer Andrea Bocelli, pain
For girls this is usually a nickname for Victoria, but for boys it is derived from the Scandinavian name Thorir.