27 stylish Scandinavian baby names for boys and girls

by Catriona Watson |

Thanks to gripping television dramas, beautiful interior design and minimal fashion trends, it's no wonder that Scandi-inspired baby names are becoming increasingly popular.

If you've spent too much time scrolling through naming trends and feel like you've exhausted all the baby moniker lists going; everything from the top baby girl and boys names for 2019, cute as a button girly names, wintery names, Victorian names or empowering names - you're in luck. The names on this list are unusual and have a pinch of that all-important Scandinavian style and mystique!

Interestingly, Scandinavian countries have got some pretty strict naming laws. In Denmark, you can choose from a list of only 7,000 pre-approved names, in Iceland, there is a Naming Committee which decides whether a name is acceptable or not and in Norway you can't choose a name that is traditionally a last name! But trust us, all that legislation doesn't prevent them from having some really beautiful names...

Scandinavian baby names:

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1) Annika

Annika is a beautiful Swedish girls name. It is a diminutive of Anna and has several lovely meanings: 'grace', 'gracious', 'graceful' and 'favoured'.

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