When you get a puppy or dog, naming them is one of the things people look forward to the most. There are so many choices out there, and folks choose names depending on their personal preferences.
So, if you look at your rough, tough little pup and think they need a fierce Viking name—we have you covered. We thought up over 300 of the best Viking-related names we could find. Hopefully, this is a one-stop shop for all your naming needs.
How to Name Your Dog
With so many delightful names out there, how do you pick just one? We know it’s difficult. But here are a few ways you can slim down or finalize a name decision that works quite well.
Gather the Family
Do you value the opinion of others in the home or even your extended family? Gather them up to brainstorm some ideas. You might be surprised what someone else could come up with that hasn’t even crossed your mind!
Draw from a Hat
If you have a handful of awesome names and can’t pick just one—go old school. Write the names down on scrap paper, fold them up, and draw one out of a hat. Let fate decide for you.
Use an Online Site
If you prefer to let technology take control of this task, you can hop online to search for sites that pick random words from a list. These sites can come in handy when you don’t have an alternative and need a fast decision.
Choose a Character You Love
Do you have an old Viking movie or book that you love so much? If so, perhaps you already have a favorite character in mind. Choose a name that means something to you.
Take an Online Poll
Do you have social media and count on the input of friends, family, or even strangers? Create an online poll! You can put the names you’re most interested in on a list or in a poll and let people vote for their favorite. Now without further ado, let’s get into the names.
Old Norse Names for Your Dog
Vikings came from the Old Norse world. So, wouldn’t it be appropriate to select a name from the origin in question? Here are some classic Viking-style names to choose from that are both unique and meaningful.
If you don’t want a traditional Viking name but still want something that relates to the era, we came up with several different options for you. Here are some different areas on the map, along with some Viking-related words that relate to the days of old.
So, now you have a good foundation of Viking-style names for your newcomer. You can pick out a few you like from the list and get some opinions on which one works best. Hopefully, there is a name on our list that suits your little warrior.
Which one did you like best?
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