Icelandic First Names

This is an attempt to give some information regarding icelandic first names and their meanings.


The information was gathered by Hálfdan Helgason from different sources such as Íslensk orðabók (Menningarsjóður 1985), Íslensk mannanöfn by Hermann Pálsson, Heimskringla 1960 and Nöfn Íslendinga by Guðrún Kvaran and Sigurður Jónsson, published 1991 by Heimskringla, Háskólaforlag Máls og Menningar (ISBN 9979-3-0296-8).