108 Norwegian Dog Names

Norwegian names for dogs can sometimes evoke images of snowy forests, tall mountains, and crisp, clean air—the physical characteristics of a country that has long been associated with beauty and strength. You'll find the 108 names on this list to be quite unique-sounding and perhaps unusual, especially if you live nowhere near Norway. We can especially see these names becoming popular for big breeds, but even smaller breeds can be bestowed an air of gravitas with these monikers.

Husky dogs on winter walk. Siberian husky howls, brown husky looks at him. Winter Sunny landscape.
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Norwegian names for male dogs

  • Arvid
  • Alf
  • Arne
  • Anders
  • Arild
  • Bjorn
  • Bjarne
  • Eirik
  • Erling
  • Elvind
  • Einar
  • Egil
  • Frode
  • Gunnar
  • Hans
  • Helge
  • Henrik
  • Harald
  • Johannes
  • Jorgen
  • Jorn
  • Kjetil
  • Kjell
  • Knut
  • Leif
  • Magnus
  • Marius
  • Morten
  • Nils
  • Olav
  • Oddvar
  • Ove
  • Reidar
  • Roar
  • Rolf
  • Sigurd
  • Steinar
  • Sindre
  • Stein
  • Stig
  • Sverre
  • Torbjorn
  • Trygve
  • Trond
  • Tore
  • Vegard
  • Vidar
Golden retriever with branch running in snow
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Norwegian names for female dogs

  • Anette
  • Astrid
  • Aslaug
  • Aud
  • Bente
  • Berit
  • Bjorg
  • Bodil
  • Britt
  • Cecilie
  • Eli
  • Elin
  • Else
  • Gerd
  • Grethe
  • Gro
  • Gunn
  • Gunvor
  • Hanne
  • Hege
  • Hilde
  • Ingeborg
  • Ingunn
  • Inger
  • Janne
  • Jorun
  • Kari
  • Kjersti
  • Karin
  • Lise
  • Linn
  • Lene
  • Laila
  • Malin
  • Margit
Dog Running in Snow with Tennis Ball
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  • Mari
  • Marit
  • Marte
  • Mette
  • Ragnhild
  • Randi
  • Reidun
  • Rita
  • Signe
  • Sigrid
  • Siri
  • Silje
  • Sissel
  • Siv
  • Solveig
  • Stine
  • Synovve
  • Tone
  • Tonje
  • Torill
  • Tove
  • Trine
  • Turid
  • Unni
  • Vigdis
  • Wenche