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320+ Scandinavian Cat Names – Best Name Ideas For Your Feline Friends

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Cats are popular pets, and there are many different ways to name them.

If you’re looking for a unique name for your new kitty, why not consider a Scandinavian name?

These names are elegant and stylish, and they’re sure to make your cat stand out from the crowd.

Here are some of our favorite Scandinavian cat names. Enjoy!

Male Scandinavian Cat Names

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Names Meanings
Edzard Strong egde
Odin
Daffodil yellow flowers
Bori
One who is a father of the warrior
Peer
Another name of Peter, a rock
Rosco
A heathland of the deer
Lassen
A Son of Lars. A son of a honorable and famous one
Khristos
Khristos means Christ
Kasper
Kaser means A treasured secret
Kasyn
Kasyn name means He is Chaste
Asbjorn
Old Norse – Divine Bear
Jakob
Holder of the heel, name from the Old Testament
Ludvigs Fame or war.
Olva
Down hill of the families.
Nilsson
Son of Nell or son of Neil.
Jokith
Icelandic name meaning Glacier of ice
Aaren
Lofty or inspired. it also means high mountain
Hendrick
Rules his household
Denby
One who is from Danish settlement
Klaus
Klaus means The People’s Victory
Oswinn
Name given to the friend of God
Larsen
One who achived a great Victory
Toralf
Supernatural powers of the thunder God
Erle
Supernatural powers of the thunder God
Lief
A person first in the line of ancestry, a heir
Gunner
Bold Warrior or Battle Strong
Hendrixx
Variation of Henry which means Estate ruler
Nanne
Mercy or caring or passionate.
Canute To tie in a knot
Astor
One who is looking for a prey, Hawk and thunder
Kristian
Kristian means Christian
Brynklie
A man with an armour
Borghild
A war in the fortifications
Erikson
Son or Erik, ruler of the people.
Tem A famous man
Bodie
One who is sheltered
Fridtjof
The one who stoles the harmony.
Quirinus
Swedish name meaning spear
Burr
A beautiful youth
Eudelme
A grove of yew trees.
Borgny
One who gladly helps
Oswin
Name given to a God’s friend
Finn
A ‘fair’ or ‘white’ person
Eudel
From the yew tree valley.
Borge
A helping person
Makaiden
One who is known as a famous warrior
Jeppe
The person who illegally holds the place of another person.
Osmin
A person who is under God’s protection
Osca
Heavenly combatant who always battle for God’s sake.
Bodine To find shelter
Ebbe
It means Brave like a Boar.
Janson Son of Jan
Havard High guardian
Esben A divine bear.
Tord
The Thunder God
Kristoffer
Bearing Christ, Carrier of Christ, A variant form of Christopher and Kristopher
Britt One of strenght
Broder
To be someone’s brother
Hanson Son of Hans
Jerker
Old Norse – Ever Ruling, Island Ruler, Ever Ruler, A variant of Eric
Eric
Ever or eternal ruler.

Female Scandinavian Cat Names

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Names Meanings
Gersemi Precious as a gem and valuable as a jewel.
Laila
Laila means Night
Nessarose
The rose of the peninsula
Karlie
Karlie means Free Woman
Etna
The name of a 5th century Irish saint.
Rona
Fame, Friend, Spear, Pike, White, Fair, Blessed, Holy, Fair Haired, A variant spelling of Rhona
Rakel
A variant of Rachel
Jakobina
May the Lord watch over her
Synnove
A girl who was the Sun’s gift, To be gifted by the Sun
Smilla
One who is always smiling a beautiful smile
Olga The holy light
Dagmara
Maiden, unmarried
Norell
From the northern land or part.
Eslanda Truth.
Erynne
Feminized word used in poetry for referring to Ireland.
Rigmor
Rich, Powerful, Ruler, Spirit, Courage, Maid, A variant is Rigmora
Somerild
One who is a traveler in the summer
Carina She who is dear
Sigrun
To achieve secret victories
Esabell
Somebody who has been devoted to god.
Lynnea
A name of a flower
Eyre
One who lives at the gravel bank river
Lisana
My God is perfection
Rhetta
Advice, Speaker, A variant of Reta and a spelling variant is Rheta
Britta
She is of strenght
Carianne
A mericul and pure woman
Petronella
Country bumpkin, Old Greek – Rock, Stone, A variant of Petronia, A variant of Petra
Nessa
Peninsulas, outcrop, point, cliff.
Karalyn
Karalyn name means Pure, True or Bright
Pernilla
Old Greek – Rock, Stone, A variant of Petra
Karalee
Karalee name means Pure, Fair
Kristina
A woman of Christian faith
Susannah
She is just like the lily flower
Dagmar A mother
Oddlaug
Means derived of water.
Erikka
A feminized word which means a ruler.
Tonje
One who cant be labelled with a price
Gefjun
The person who provides prosperity.
Silka
A dim-sighted woman. Short of Cecilia
Uzma
Grand, Greatest, Supreme, Ultimate
Gulla
Yellow or divine sea.
Lise
Swedish form of the name Lisa
Erilyn
A combination of two words Eric and Lynn.
Sunnie
She is the Sun’s gift
Erica
Forever strong or ever queenly.
Annika
Variation of Anna, which means Grace
Freyja
A name given to the lady of love, beauty and death
Elna
A creative as well as creative person
Else
This is used as an abbreviation of Elisabeth or it can also mean one who is noble.
Oddveig
Moksha is a Sanskrit word that means salvation or to be relieved.
Brigid
A Celtic goddess of poetry and fire
Erika
A feminized form of the name Eric meaning someone who rules the world.
Synne
She who is of the Sun
Dahlia
Dwells in the valley
Gerd
A plot of ground where plants are cultivated.
Kristin
Kristin means She Who Follows Christ
Nysse
Spell variant of Mohammad that means the graceful of all.
Kajsa
The name Kajsa means Pure
Eirny
One who is born of new healing and is fresh
Hanne
Grace, charm, elegance

Norwegian Cat Names

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Names Meanings
Flosi
Saga name of a Chieftain
Finn Wanderer
Rane Queen, pure
Arvid
Tree of the eagle
Tregul
Tree gold, amber
Brynjar Warrior in armor
Forseti
God of justice, peace and truth
Colden Coal town
Fritjof
One who steals peace
Agnar Sharp
Kari Chaste, pure
Kolr Black/coal
Bausi Proud
Modi God of rage
Búri The first God
Linnea
Lime tree, national flower of Sweden
Vegard Protection
Colby
Town of darkness
Vidar
Fighter in the woods
Fiske Fish
Reidun Nest, lovely
Hillevi Happy in war
Svart Black
Mikkel God-like
Astrid Divine beauty
Finn Wanderer
Borgny Help/new
Einar Warrior, leader
Tollak Play, game
Bestla
An ancient Frost Giantess
Kleng Claw, has claws
Else
My god/perfection
Sif
Wife of Thor, had beautiful hair
Aricin
Son of the eternal king
Benedikte Blessed
Lovise
Renowned warrior
Fricka
Mother of all, protectress of children
Asta Divine beauty
Máni God of moon
Sassa Divine beauty

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Swedish Cat Names

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Names Meanings
Egonia Edge of a sword
Egefride
A peace loving individual who is blessed
Sire
A victorious woman
Teresia The harvester
Elvan
This name basically means colours.
Sven
One who is a Boy, a chap
Lexandra
Form of the name Alexandra meaning Defender of men
Emma
The meaning of this name is universal whole.
Rubert
One who has the glorious light
Anneli
Graced with God’s Bounty, Favor, Beautiful, Graceful Meadow, A variant of Annali
Brigetta
A very strong female
Signe To bring victory
Oliver
The one who represents the emblem of peace or olive tree.
Eija
Happy and bright person who is studious natured
Anneline
God is gracious one and he has answered the prayers
Olander
The one who is having a quick and penetrating intelligence.
Astrid
A Girl who is divinely beautiful
Halen Hall
Kerry
The name Kerrstin means Christian
Jager
To chase or to hunt.
Adam Man, earth
Lucas
One who gives light
Stig To be on a path
Eina
A guardian of properity, beautiful eyes
Bodil
One who finds remedy in a battle
Ella
One who is a beautiful fairy, one who enjoys life
Eilhard
Egde of sword, hardy and loves fellow men
Annika
Variation of Anna, which means Grace
Rikke
A might and rich ruler
Annelie
Graced with God’s Bounty, Favor, Beautiful, Graceful Meadow, A variant of Annali, Grace, Favor
Bore
He is like the north wind
Olof
Remnant, left over, vestige, artefact.
Aurela
A beautiful golden dawn, royal throne
Jannicke Gracious God
Freja
Referring to a Lady or a Mistress, a Goddess of beauty
Sixten
A victory firm as a stone
Ebba
It means strong .
William
Will or Desire to Protect
Malena
A scandinavian name, woman from the tower
Rosel
A woman of roses

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Icelandic Cat Names

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Names Meanings
Hella A quaint, small town in Iceland.
Hengil
A volcanic mountain range in Iceland.
Púki
Means ‘little devil’, which will be very appropriate for some boy cats.
Laki
A cool series of volcanic craters.
Kristín
Another cool-sounding common name in Iceland.
Gulfoss
A majestic waterfall located in Iceland.
Vogar
A small town in Iceland that I think works as a nice name.
Bjarki
Means ‘bear cub’ which works well for cats that resemble little bears.
Foss
The Icelandic word for ‘waterfall’.
Svala
A famous Icelandic pop singer.
Flóki
Old Norse word meaning ‘tuft of hair’.
Frida
A Nordic word from the Viking age meaning ‘peace’.
Geir
An Icelandic word for ‘spear’.
Mosfellsbaer
A town in Iceland that makes for a cool name!
Snúður
A bun, but I think it’s a cool-sounding word. It’s pronounced “snoo-thur”.
Hekla
An impressive-looking volcano.
Gierá
A river in Iceland that originated from glaciers.
Elska
Means ‘my love’, how cute!
Björk
One of the most famous Icelandic female pop singers.
Màna
Means ‘Monday’.
Brandsson
A strong Norse name meaning ‘swordblade’.
Esjan
A volcanic mountain range in Iceland.
Astrid
A Nordic word from the Viking age meaning ‘beautiful’.
Fiskur Means ‘fish’.
Helga
A popular Icelandic name.
Selja
Another waterfall – as you can tell, Iceland is pretty famous for its waterfalls.
Hai
One of the tallest waterfalls in Iceland, and a pretty cool-sounding name.
Gunnar
Another popular name that I think sounds cool.
Baldur
A Norse and Icelandic name that means ‘prince’.
Jón
Most popular male name in Iceland.
Anna
Most common female name in Iceland.
Viktor
I know a cat called Viktor, I’m not sure the owners know it means ‘winner’ in Icelandic though.
Nenna
Means ‘can’t be bothered’, the meaning is not ideal but it sounds good to say and no one will know!
Magnus
A powerful name in Iceland meaning ‘great’.
Jorsa
The longest river in Iceland.
Köttur
Means ‘cat’ in Icelandic.
Sigrún
A cool-sounding Icelandic name.

Finnish Cat Names

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Names Meanings
Silja Blind
Maki Hill
Santeri
Defender of mankind
Juuso
God shall add another
Enrica Ever powerful
Urho Brave
Lahja Gift
Rupu Behold, a son
Teemu
Victory of the people
Thor Thunder
Terje Of Thor’s spear
Kirsi Believer
Sigrath Winning advisor
Manni Man
Valto Ruler
Tero Man
Säde Ray of light
Fanni
Woman from France
Aaroni Light bringer
Esa God delivers
Katri Female
Sanna Lily
Pasi Royal
Mika Who is as God
Harri Home ruler
Liisa
Consecrated by God
Oiva Splendid
Pekka Stone
Louhi Trance
Luukas From Lucania
Miia Rebellious
Sepi From Sebastos
Geir Spear
Alina Light
Inka Foremost one
Alvar Elf warrior
Hannele Favour, grace
Iima Air
Asta Strength
Eleonoora Foreign
Suvi Summer
Jaana Rebellious
Lius Light
Edvard Wealthy guard
Heikki
Ruler of the estate
Raimo
Protected counsel
Aino The only one
Teija Gift of God

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Danish Cat Names

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Names Meanings
Bjorn This unique name means “bear”
Lisbet
This name from Denmark means “promise of God”
Frans Meaning “free”
Kirstine
Meaning “Christian woman”
Soren
This unique name from Denmark means “stern”
Dorothea
Meaning “gift of God”
Kirsten
Of Danish origin, this name means “Christian”
Kresten
Meaning “Christian man”
Hagen
Meaning “the highest son”
Palle
This Scandinavian boys name means “tiny, petite”
Birger
Meaning “one who helps”
Frode
This boys name from the Viking Age name means “wise and clever”
Embla
Of Danish origin, this name means “elm tree”
Rolf
Of Danish origin, this boys name means “legendary wolf”
Hemming
Meaning “changing shapes”
Agneta Meaning “pure”
Arvada
This unique name means “eagle”
Alberte
Meaning “noble and bright”
Nikolai
Meaning “people’s triumph”
Edvin
This Scandinavian name means “rich or wealthy friend”
Christer
This Danish baby name means “Christian man”
Grete Meaning “pearl”
Franz Meaning “free”
Arne
This boys name has Old Norse origin from the Viking Age and means “eagle, ruler”
Belinde
Meaning “very beautiful”
Oluf
This boys name of Danish origin means “descendant of”
Jerrik
Meaning “King forever”
Svante
This Danish name means “celebrating people”
Ellinor
Meaning “sympathy, compassion”
Christen
Meaning “Christian man”
Alfred
This sweet boys name means “elfin counsellor”
Gregers
Meaning “awake or watchful”
Hella
Meaning “divine woman”
Jensine
This Danish girls’ name means “God is generous”
Johan
Meaning “God is gracious”
Margareta
This girls’ name of Danish origin means “pearl”
Knud
Meaning “knot” and is the Danish form of the Old Norse name Knutr
Bendt
Meaning “the blessed one”
Astrid
This quirky name from the Viking Age means “beautiful goddess”
Karyn
This Danish baby name means “pure”

Check the full list of Danish cat names

So there you have it – a list of some of the most popular Scandinavian cat names. If you’re looking for a unique name that will make your kitty stand out from the rest, there are plenty of Nordic cat names that might be perfect for your kitten!

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