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Top 100 baby names in Iceland for boys

Today’s Icelandic baby names

For many of us — of, shall we say, a certain age — our introduction to Iceland came from the classic videogame and TV show, Where in the World Is Carmen Sandiego?. How else would the name of the city of Reykjavík become a household word to 6- to 12-year-olds?

No matter whether you’re looking to get in touch with your Scandinavian/Celtic roots, or are hoping there won’t be four other boys in your son’s kindergarten class with the same name, why not look to the list of top 100 Icelandic names for boys for some ice cold inspiration?

ALSO SEE: Top 100 baby names in Iceland for girls

Top 100 popular boy baby names in Iceland

    1. Jón
    2. Sigurður
    3. Guðmundur
    4. Gunnar
    5. Ólafur/Olav
    6. Einar
    7. Kristján/Kristian/Christian
    8. Magnús
    9. Stefán/Stefan
    10. Jóhann
    11. Björn
    12. Arnar
    13. Árni
    14. Bjarni
    15. Helgi
    16. Halldór
    17. Pétur/Pjetur
    18. Daníel
    19. Kristinn
    20. Ragnar
    21. Gísli
    22. Þorsteinn
    23. Guðjón
    24. Aron
    25. Sveinn/Svend
    26. Róbert/Robert
    27. Páll
    28. Óskar
    29. Birgir
    30. Davíð
    31. Andri
    32. Alexander
    33. Viktor/Victor
    34. Bjarki
    35. Tómas
    36. Haukur
    37. Jóhannes
    38. Ágúst
    39. Karl/Carl
    40. Ásgeir
    41. Brynjar
    42. Benedikt
    43. Haraldur
    44. Atli
    45. Kjartan
    46. Sigurjón
    47. Friðrik
    48. Baldur
    49. Þórður
    50. Hilmar
    51. Kristófer
    52. Kári
    53. Hörður
    54. Rúnar
    55. Jónas
    56. Egill
    57. Eiríkur
    58. Sindri
    59. Björgvin
    60. Sævar/Sævarr
    61. Guðni
    62. Elvar/Elfar
    63. Hlynur
    64. Sverrir
    65. Örn
    66. Ómar
    67. Ari
    68. Ísak
    69. Ingvar
    70. Jakob/Jakop
    71. Snorri
    72. Dagur
    73. Reynir
    74. Ingólfur
    75. Matthías/Mattías/Mathías
    76. Ívar
    77. Arnór
    78. Anton
    79. Hafsteinn
    80. Birkir
    81. Garðar
    82. Þórarinn
    83. Eyþór
    84. Axel
    85. Þórir
    86. Grétar/Gretar
    87. Tryggvi
    88. Emil
    89. Steinar
    90. Valdimar/Valdemar
    91. Vilhjálmur
    92. Mikael/Mikkael/Mikkel
    93. Ingi
    94. Hjalti
    95. Hákon
    96. Adam
    97. Hermann
    98. Hjörtur
    99. Aðalsteinn
    100. Gunnlaugur

Source: Statistics Iceland, Reykjavík – 2017

Top 100 baby names in Iceland for girls

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