It’s fair to say that everything Scandinavian is having a moment – from TV shows, to interior décor to that cosy concept of ‘hygge’ – so why not take it a step further and get some inspiration from Nordic names?

 

The ones we’ve chosen have a strong, proud nobility about them – perfect for your little Vikings.

 

 

Boys (or should we say 'gutter')

 

1. Anton – priceless

 

2. Bo – to dwell

 

3. Finn – from Finland

 

4. Hugo – bright

 

5. Jakob – supplanter

 

6. Mathias – gift of God

 

7. Mikael – who is like God

 

8. Oskar – spear of the Gods

 

9. Soren – thunder

 

10. Tomas – twin

 

11. Von – hope

 

 

Girls (or should we say 'jenter')

 

1. Astrid – beautiful goddess

 

2. Asta – love

 

3. Thora – thunder

 

4. Annika – gracious

 

5. Dania – goddess

 

6. Elsa – god is my oath

 

7. Freya – Goddess of fertility

 

8. Greta – pearl

 

9. Kelda – a spring

 

10. Liv – life

 

11. Rona – mighty power

 

Lovely aren't they? If you know any mumma's expecting, why not share this with her?

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