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Icelandic names for males dogs


Names for Icelandic Sheepdog puppies

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A, Á



Afi

Grandfather


Agi

Discipline


Agnar

Disciplined worrier


Aldavinur

Old friend


Alspori

Four double dew claws


Alvitur

Very wise person


Andi

Spirit, soul


Andrés   

Mans name


Andri

Mans name, also Skier


Ari

Eagle, mans name


Askur

Old wooden Icelandic bowl, Ash tree


Atli

Mans name


Auli

Goof, Schmuck


Axel

Mans name


Ákafi

Eagerness


Álfur

Elf


Ásgrímur

Mans name


Ási

Short for names like Ásmundur


B



Baldur

Mans name, gutsy


Bakkus

Roman god of wine


Bangsi

Teddy Bear


Bassi

Little bear


Baugur

Ring, circle


Bessi

Mans name, bear


Bersi

Bear


Bikar

Cup, trophy


Bjarki

Mans name, little bear


Bjartur

Bright, light, fair


Bjössi

Bear, short for Björn


Blíður

Tender, gentle, friendly


Boli

Bull


Bolli

Cup, mans name


Bói  

Boy's nickname


Bósi

Fumbler, womanizer


Bragi   

Norse god of poetry, mans name


Brakki

Hunting dog from Þiðreks Saga


Breki

Breaker, rogue wave, fire


Brosi

Smile, Smiley

New

Bróðir

Brother

New

Brósi

Brother, bro


Brúsi   

Name of a giant, flask, mans name

New

Bursti

Brush


Buski   

Old name for a dog,  (thick shaggy coat)


Búi

Neighbor, farmer


Búri

Norse Mythology


Böggull       

Package, bundle


Börkur

Indicates a cream color, mans name


D



Depill

An old name for a spotted dog


Díli

Patch, spot


Djarfur

Daring, bold, brave


Drengur

Boy


Dreki

Dragon


Dropi

Droplet


Dvergur

Dwarf


Dyggur

Faithful, loyal


Dökkur

Dark


E



Eldur

Fire


Eiríkur Rauði

Erik the Red


Ernir

Eagle


F



Faðmur

Widespread arms


Fagur

Beautiful, lovely


Fauti

Bully, hot tempered


Fálki

Falcon, Indicates gray coloring


Fáni

Flag, banner


Feitur

Fat


Félagi

Buddy, partner, pal


Flagari

Womanizer


Flakkur

Indicates a dog witch wanders away from home


Flekkur

A pied animal


Flinkur

Skilled, clever


Flóki

Ancient dogs name, mans name


Flosi

Womanizer, mans name


Frakki

Coat, frenchman


Frakkur

Unafraid, bold

New

Freki

Mythological name for a wolf, meaning ravenous or greedy


Frekur

Bossy and demanding


Freyr

God of fertility, man's name


Fróði

Ancient mans name, wise


G



Galdur

Magic


Galsi

Playful


Gammur

Vulture


Gandur

Magic wand


Garmur

Ancient dog's name


Garpur

Hero, Brave man


Gáski

Cheerful


Gestur

Guest


Geysir

Geyser (in Haukadal Iceland)


Glanni

Reckless, foolhardy


Glópur

Nitwit, nit, goon


Glói

Glowing, suitable for cream colored dogs


Glókollur

Fair haired boy, Goldilocks


Glæsir

Impressive, gorgeous


Goði

Old Norse term for priest and chieftain


Gosi

Jack as in playing cards, knave


Gramur

Ancient dogs name


Grámúli

Dog with gray muzzle hair


Greifi

Earl


Grettir

Hero in Icelandic Sagas, Dragon´s name


Grímur

Man's name


Gulur

Yellow, golden


Gunnar

Mans name


Gustur

Gust, Storm


Gutti

Boy, short for Guttormur


H



Haukur

Hawk


Hektor

Ancient Greek hero, Mans name


Hnefill

Fist


Hnoðri

Wad, stonecrop


Hollur

Wholesome, good


Hosi

High socks


Hnappur

Button


Hrafnaflóki

One of Iceland's discoverers


Hrammur

Paw of a big animal, like bear or lion


Hrekkur

Joker, mischief, roguery


Hringur

Ring (band of gold) circle,


Hrói Höttur

Robin Hood


Hvað

What


Hvatur

Quick, lively, brisk


Hvutti

Nickname for a dog, doggy


I, Í



Ísjaki

Ice floe, iceberg


J



Jarl

Earl


Jökull

Glacier, suitable for gray colored dogs.  Also  mans name


K



Kambur

Comb, mountain ridge


Kani

American, Yankee


Kappi

Champion, hero, warrior


Kári

Wind, storm, man's name, curly haired


Kátur

Cheerful, happy


Kelinn

Cuddly


Ketill

Kettle, Mans name


Kjammi

A dog with two colored head


Kjáni

Silly, fool


Kjarkur

Courage, guts


Kolgrímur

With black mask, Mans name


Kolskeggur

Black beard


Kolur

Black animal, or cream dog w/black mask


Kópur

Seal pup


Kóngur

King


Korpur

Raven, dark coloring


Kragi

Dog with white collar


Krókur

Hook


Krummi

Nickname for raven


Kubbur

Short, small


Kútur

Small barrel, nickname for little boy, friendly nickname


L



Labbi

One that slowly walks


Lagsi

Buddy


Lappi

Paw, foot, foreleg, dog with sock


Latur

Lazy


Leifur

Mans name


Leifur Heppni

Lucky Leif


Leikur

Playful, lively


Ljótur

Ugly, unsightly, mans name, bright, light, also short for Arnljótur and Úlfljótur


Ljúfur

Sweet tempered


Loðinn

Long haired, shaggy


Logi

Flame, blaze, man's name


Loki

From Norse Mythology


Lubbi

Long shaggy hair


M



Manni

Mister, Stranger, dude


Máni

Moon


Moli

Piece, nugget, crumb


Móri

Liver colored


Nebbi

Little nose, special color of the muzzle


Nonni

Nickname for Jón


Nubbur

Short


Nökkvi

Ship


O, Ó



Óðinn

The chief god in Norse mythology


Ófeigur

Survivor, man’s name


Ormur

Worm, brat, mans name


Orri

Mans name, black grouse, battle


P



Páfi

Pope


Patti

Little boy


Pjakkur

Small boy, Rogue


Polli

Little boy


Prins

Prince


Putti

Finger, small boy/animal


R



Refur

Fox


Reykur

Smoke, gray animal


Riddari

Knight


Rjómi

Cream


Roki

Storm


Rökkvi

Dark


Röskur

Sprightly, energetic, brisk, fast, snappy


S



Sámur

Swarthy, darkish, ancient dog name.


Selur

Seal


Seppi

Dog, doggy


Sindri

Mans name


Skáti

Scout, boy scout


Skjambi

Dog with one white and one dark cheek


Skotti

Dog with remarkable tail particularly if the color is different from  the dogs body


Skuggi

Shadow, name for a dark animal or for one that follows  closely.


Skundi

Rush, hurry, speed


Skrýtinn

Strange


Smali

Shepherd


Snati

Ancient dog’s name, prowler, nosy parker


Snáði

Little boy


Snepill

Snip, flap


Snillingur

Genius


Snorri

Man's name


Snotri

Handsome, smart


Snubbur

Small boy


Snúður

Rotation, rotor


Snær

Snow


Spaði

Spade


Spakur

Tame, calm, wise


Spurðann

Ask him


Sterkur

Tough, strong


Stormur

Storm


Stubbi

Stub


Stubbur

Short, stubby, docked tail


Stúfur

Shortie


Strákur

Boy, lad, practical joker


Strútur

Old name for a dark dog with white collar


Svartur

Black, for dark colored dog


T



Teitur

Cheerful, glad


Tinni

Flint, a dark animal


Traustur

Dependable, reliable


Tryggur

Reliable


Tumi

Man’s name


U, Ú



Úlfur

Wolf, man’s name


V



Valur

Arctic Falcon, mans name


Vargur

Wolf, pushy


Vaskur

Active, healthy


Vindur

Wind


Vinur

Friend


Víkingur

Viking


Vörður

Guard


Y, Ý



Ylur

Warmth


Ýmir

Norse Mythology, sound, echo,


Þ



Þorri

The old Icelandic calendar, the middle month of winter


Þórarinn

The Good Sorcerer of Iceland, mans name


Þór

Norse Mythology ( Thor) mans name


Æ



Ægir

God of the sea, mans name


Æsir

Norse Mythology, mans name


Ö



Ögri

Tease, challenge, provoke


Örn

Eagle


Öxar

Axe

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Dog Names

Icelandic term for color and markings

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