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List of 315+ norse viking dog names with meanings (from A to Z)

Looking for a dog name with a norse twist? This article is for you! We have a huge variety of viking dog names for you to consider for your new pet.

Choosing a dog name is never an easy task. There are some amazing dog names out there, but many of them are already taken.

If you’ve got a dog with a strong personality then you’ll want to find a dog name that fits them perfectly. This blog has some awesome Viking dog names that are perfect for your pet.

A good dog name needs to reflect the attributes that the dog has and the Norse culture is full of great examples.

Let’s take a look at some of the most popular norse dog names, and some even with their meanings.

Best viking dog names from A to Z

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Viking dog names that start with A

Here are some of the best norse dog names that start with A:

  • Aalto – wave
  • Aaric
  • Aegir
  • Aegir – of the gods
  • Agatha
  • Age – man that ploughs or ancestor
  • Aghi
  • Agmundr
  • Agnar
  • Ake – ancestors
  • Akkeri – anchor
  • Aleksia– to defend
  • Alf
  • Alfheim – elf
  • Alfhild – battle of elves
  • Alföðr – allfather
  • Alvis
  • Ama – eagle
  • Anders – manly or brave
  • Annika
  • Anton
  • Ari
  • Arkin
  • Arne – eagle
  • Arvid
  • Asbjorn – god and bear
  • Ase – goddess
  • Asgard – one of the nine worlds in norse mythology
  • Asgeirr – deer friend
  • Aska – ashes
  • Aslaug
  • Asmund – divine protection
  • Asta – love
  • Astrid – beautiful
  • Audhild – fortune and battle
  • Aurora
  • Axel 

Viking dog names that start with B

Here are some of the best norse dog names that start with B:

  • Baldar – prince
  • Balder – god of radiance, kindness, fairness
  • Baldur – the norse god of light, joy, and purity
  • Begonia – a perennial flowering plant
  • Bein – bone, ivory
  • Bergen – mountain dweller
  • Berserk/berserker – medieval warrior gangs
  • Bestla – mother of odin, vili, and ve
  • Beyla – elf
  • Birger – rescue
  • Birna
  • Bjarni
  • Bjorn – bear
  • Bloodaxe – viking king
  • Bo – resident
  • Bodil – battle, fight
  • Bodolf – wolf leader
  • Boneless
  • Borr – odin’s father
  • Bragi – a poet and bard that lives in vallhalla
  • Brann – fire
  • Brede – glacier
  • Brenna – sword
  • Brodrick – brother
  • Brynhild
  • Brynjar – armor and warrior
  • Buri – first god and grandfather of odin
  • Bylgia – water goddess

Viking dog names that start with C 

Here are some of the best norse dog names that start with C:

  • Calder – harsh/cold waters
  • Canute – a viking king
  • Carrson

Viking dog names that start with D

Here are some of the best norse dog names that start with D:

  • Dag
  • Dagmar – maiden of the day
  • Dagr – day and night goddess
  • Dahlia – from the valley
  • Dale
  • Disa – active spirit
  • Dottir
  • Draugr – an undead creature

Viking dog names that start with E

Here are some of the best norse dog names that start with E:

  • Edda – great grandmother
  • Einar – alone and warrior
  • Eir – goddess of help & mercy
  • Elia
  • Elin – light
  • Elsa
  • Embla – elm tree
  • Emilie
  • Enar – fighter
  • Erik – ruler
  • Erling – heir
  • Estrid – god and beautiful
  • Esya – a type of clay
  • Eydis – goddess of good luck

Viking dog names that start with F

Here are some of the best norse dog names that start with F:

  • Fafnir
  • Fenrir – odin’s monstrous wolf
  • Fitch – the norse god of rule
  • Flosi
  • Flykra – snowflake
  • Foresti – minor god who is a mediator and agent of justice
  • Forkbeard
  • Freki
  • Frey
  • Freya – goddess of fate and destiny, noble woman, lady 
  • Freydis
  • Freyja – the goddess of love and war
  • Freyr – god of peace, fertility, rain, and sunshine
  • Frida – peace
  • Frigg – wife to odin goddess of peace and love
  • Frode – wise
  • Fulla – one of three of the handmaidens to frigg
  • Fýrr – fire

Viking dog names that start with G

Here are some of the best norse dog names that start with G:

  • Gale
  • Gandalf – wand elf
  • Garmr – a blood-stained dog that guards the gates of hel
  • Garth – garden
  • Geri
  • Gertrud – spear
  • Gisli – ray of light
  • Gorm 
  • Gro
  • Gudbrand
  • Gudmund
  • Gudrun – god and rune
  • Guido – forest
  • Gulla
  • Gunhild – from the words war and battle
  • Gunnar – fighter
  • Gunnvor – cautious in war
  • Gunthar
  • Gustav – staff of the gods

Viking dog names that start with H

Here are some of the best norse dog names that start with H:

  • Hakan – of the chosen
  • Halfdan – the half dane
  • Halla
  • Halle – rock
  • Halvaror – rock guardian
  • Harald – commander
  • Hati – the giant wolf that chased the moon
  • Havardr – high guardian
  • Heimdall – known as the shiniest of all the gods
  • Hel – this goddess rules the underworld
  • Helga
  • Helga – sacred
  • Helga – sacred
  • Hella – divine woman
  • Hendrik
  • Herja – devastate
  • Herleifr – army, son
  • Hermond – one of odin’s sons who went down to the underworld to find balder after loki accidentally killed him.
  • Hertha – powerful woman
  • Hervor – daughter of the viking warrior heidrek
  • Hilda – battle
  • Hjalmar – helmeted warrior
  • Hjordis – sword goddess
  • Hlin – friggs third maiden
  • Hnoss – daughter of freyja
  • Hoenir – the god of war and silence
  • Holga – blessed
  • Hortensia
  • Huginn – one of the two ravens that travel the world and reports to odin
  • Huldra – a forest-dwelling creature

Viking dog names that start with I

Here are some of the best norse dog names that start with I:

  • Idun – the youthful goddess of rejuvenation
  • Inga – of the god ing
  • Ingibjorg – derived from the god ing
  • Ingimarr – derived from the god ing
  • Ingrid – beautiful goddess
  • Ironside
  • Ivar – archer

Viking dog names that start with J

Here are some of the best norse dog names that start with J:

  • Jakob
  • Jarl
  • Jarle – nobleman
  • Jarv – wolverine
  • Jomsborg
  • Jora
  • Jörmungandr – the giant serpent
  • Jorund
  • Jorunnr – horse and love
  • Jotun – giants who fought against the gods
  • Juni

viking dog names that start with K

Here are some of the best norse dog names that start with K:

  • Kai
  • Kappi – warrior in icelandic
  • Kare – having curly hair
  • Kari – gust of wind
  • Karl
  • Katla
  • Kelby – a farm near a spring
  • Kelda – fountain
  • Keldan – from the spring
  • Ketill – kettle, cauldron
  • Ketilrior – kettle, beautiful
  • Kirkwood
  • Knud – knot
  • Kolfinna
  • Kraken – mythical monster
  • Kristoff

Viking dog names that start with L

Here are some of the best norse dog names that start with L:

  • Lagertha
  • Lars
  • Laufey – mother to loki
  • Lea – meadow
  • Leif – means heir, descendant, beloved
  • Lilja – lily
  • Linnea – light pink flower
  • Liv – of life
  • Lodjur – lynx
  • Loki – god of mischief, brother to thor
  • Lumi – light

Viking dog names that start with M

Here are some of the best norse dog names that start with M:

  • Magna – strong
  • Magni – god of brute force and strength
  • Magnus – great
  • Maiken
  • Mani – the god that pulls the moon
  • Mare – monsters that give people bad dreams
  • Margrete
  • Marianne
  • Marna – the sea
  • Mielikki – goddess of the forest and the hunt
  • Mjöll – fresh, powdery snow
  • Mjöllnir – thor’s hammer
  • Modi – son of thor and the patron saint of all berserkers
  • Muninn – the second raven that travels the world

Viking dog names that start with N

Here are some of the best norse dog names that start with N:

  • Nanna – daring and brave
  • Nidhogg – a dragon that dwells, eats, and lives inside the roots of yggdrasil
  • Nissa
  • Njal – giant
  • Njord – the god of sea and wealth
  • Norberta
  • Norna
  • Norns – 3 fates that created life and fate
  • Nott – night and day goddess

Viking dog names that start with O

Here are some of the best norse dog names that start with O:

  • Odger – wealth
  • Odin – head of the norse gods, fury
  • Olaf – relic
  • Olga
  • Olrun
  • Orm – snake
  • Orvar – arrow
  • Oskar

Viking dog names that start with R

Here are some of the best norse dog names that start with R:

  • Ragnar
  • Ragnarok – the end of the world
  • Raider 
  • Ran – goddess of the sea
  • Rana – nobility
  • Randi – shield or shrine
  • Randulfr
  • Rane – queen, pure
  • Ratatoskr – the giant squirrel who runs up and down the tree of life
  • Revna – raven
  • Rinda – giant
  • Roar – spear
  • Rollo
  • Rona – mighty strength
  • Roscoe
  • Runa – secret

Viking dog names that start with S

Here are some of the best norse dog names that start with S:

  • Saga – goddess of stories
  • Selma
  • Sif – wife and bride
  • Sigfrid
  • Siggy
  • Sigmund – protector
  • Signe – victorious
  • Sigrid – victory
  • Sigurdr – hero of the family volsungar
  • Sigyn – wife to loki
  • Sindri – the dwarf that created thor’s hammer
  • Siv – wife to thor
  • Sjør – sea
  • Skadi – goddess of winters, skiing, and hunting
  • Skarde – cleft chin
  • Skoll – the giant wolf that chases the sun
  • Snorri
  • Snæbjörn – snow bear
  • Sol – goddess of the sun
  • Solveig – strong house
  • Sophia
  • Steiner – small rock
  • Sten – stone
  • Sune – son
  • Sunna 
  • Surtr – a fire giant
  • Susi 
  • Svanhvit
  • Sven
  • Svend – young, freeman
  • Sweyn

Viking dog names that start with T

Here are some of the best norse dog names that start with T:

  • Tanja
  • Thor – god of thunder
  • Thora – like thunder; variant of thor
  • Thurid 
  • Thurman – protection of thor
  • Thyra – helpful
  • Tiril
  • Toke
  • Tora – of thor
  • Torsten
  • Tove – beautiful
  • Troels – thor’s arrow
  • Trygve – trustworthy
  • Tyr – god of war

Viking dog names that start with U

Here are some of the best norse dog names that start with U:

  • Ubba
  • Ulf – wolf
  • Ull 
  • Ullr 

Viking dog names that start with V

Here are some of the best norse dog names that start with V:

  • Vale
  • Vali – the god who avenged the death of balders by killing hod.
  • Valkyrie – a female warrior
  • Vallhalla – the viking heaven
  • Varg
  • Varulv – werewolf
  • Veborg – daughter of king harald
  • Vern – of the alder tree
  • Vi – odins brother
  • Vicia – flowering plant
  • Vidar – the silent god of vengeance
  • Vikingr – viking
  • Vili – brother of odin’s

Viking dog names that start with Y

Here are some of the best norse dog names that start with Y:

  • Ylva – female wolf
  • Ymir – the first giant
  • Yrsa 

Conclusion

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So, there you have it! A huge list of norse dog name ideas that are perfect for pet owners with a love for vikings.

I hope you enjoyed reading this blog post and that it helped you find a vikings dog name for your new pet. If you enjoyed reading it and want to share it with others, please do!

That being said, there is nothing left but to thank you for your attention up to this point.

I hope I have been helpful, and I wish you many moments of joy and satisfaction in the company of your beloved puppy.

Of course, if you have any questions or concerns along the way, don’t hesitate to contact me.

Thank you for reading, and have a great day!

Until next time!

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Housam Ayouni

I am an Italian blogger, lover of pizza, travel, and dogs. For several years, I've been studying and working with dogs; I immensely enjoy helping dog owners find peace and balance in their lives. My goal with this blog is to share with you everything I know and have learned through my personal experiences with my dogs.

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