Posts Tagged ‘Scandinavian’


The Social Security Administration recorded 16 American baby girls named Vivica in 2016; 8 were recorded in 1964, the year Vivica A. Fox was born


Van, as a given name, was most popular in the USA in the late 1800s


Waldemar is a less common spelling than Valdemar


Ursula made it into the Top 500 USA baby girl names a few times in the 1960s and 70s


Ulla was a nickname for Ulrika until it became a first name itself


Thora never made the Top 500 USA girls name, but it did reach No. 626 in 1884.


Thor has occasionally made the Top 100 most popular baby boy names in the USA, with its top rank being No. 881 in 1968


Signe was the 46th most popular girl’s name in Denmark in 2016

Shelby (Girl)

Shelby made the Top 100 American baby girl names in 1990 for the first time and stayed there until 2003


Sven was the 13th most popular male name in Sweden in 2013, where sometimes it is given as a compound name, as in Sven-Ole, etc.


The height of Stig’s popularity as a male given name in Finland was during the 1940s and 50s


Rayna’s rank in US Popular girls names was No. 675 in 2016, not quite as popular as the spelling Reyna, which came it at No. 666

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