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The Icelandic Sheepdog came to Iceland with the first Viking settlers ( AD 874-930)


Names of some of the Vikings

If you are looking to name your puppy after the Vikings, here is a short list with pronunciation

Kveld-Úlfur

Úlfur Bjálfason

Skalla-Grímur Kveldúlfsson

Son of Kveld-Úlfur

Hallbera Yngarsdóttir                      

Wife of Skallagrímur Kveldúlfsson

Þorgerður brák                               

Bondwoman of Skalla-Grímur

Þórólfur

Son of Skallagrímur and Hallbera

Egill Skallagrímsson

Son of Skallagrímur and Hallbera, born in Iceland 910

Ásgerður Björnsdóttir                     

Wife of Egill Skallagrímsson

Þorgerður                                      

Daughter of Egill Skallagrímsson

Bera                                              

Daughter of Egill Skallagrímsson

Böðvar

Son of Egill Skallagrímsson

Gunnar

Son of Egill Skallagrímsson

Þorsteinn

Son of Egill Skallagrímsson

Þórður Granason

Friend of Egill

Arinbjörn

Friend of Egill

Berg-Önundur

Brother-in-law of Ásgerður Björnsdóttir

Eiríkur blóðöx       (Eric Bloodaxe)

King of Norway

Gunnhildur                                   

Wife of Eiríkur

Haraldur hárfagri    (Harald Finehair)

Father of Eirikur

Atleyjar-Bárður

Friend of Eirikur and Gunnhildur

Röngvaldur

Son of Eiríkur and Gunnhildur

Aðalsteinn

King of England

Ólafur rauði

King of Scotland

Hákon

Brother of Eiríkur

Arinbjörn hersir

Friend of Eiríkur

Friðgeir


Ljótur


Haraldur gráfeldur

Son of Eirikur and Gunnhildur

Arnviður jarl


Ármóður skegg


Úlfur


Steinn


Grímur

Son of Þorsteinn Egilsson

Few names from Egils Saga


The saga is centered on the life of Egill Skallagrímsson,

an Icelandic farmer and Viking poet

Few names from Njáls Saga


Njáls Saga  is one of the sagas of Icelanders.

The Saga deals with the process of blood feuds in the Icelandic Commonwealth, showing how the requirements of honor could lead to minor slights spiraling into destructive and prolonged bloodshed.

The saga dates to the late 13th century

”The entry to the king’s court is wide, the way out is narrow”


The words are those of the wise counselor Arinbjörn, who mediates between his friends Egill and his king, and Eglis’s archenemy Eirík Bloodaxe


Bare is a man´s back with no brother to protect it.

Njáls Saga ch. 12

Hámundur

Father of Gunnar of Hlíðarenda

Gunnar á Hlíðarenda

Gunnar Hámundarson from Hlíðarenda

Hallgerður Langbrók Höskuldsdóttir   

Wife of Gunnar á Hlíðarenda

Þorgeir


Njáll Þorgeirsson

Son of Þorgeir and friend of Gunnar, lived at Bergþórshvoll

Bergþóra Skarphéðinsdóttir                

Wife of Njáll Þorgeirsson

Skarphéðinn

Son of Njáll and Bergþóra

Grímur

Son of Njáll and Bergþóra

Helgi

Son of Njáll and Bergþóra

Þorgerður 

Daughter of Njáll and Bergþóra

Helga     

Daughter of Njáll and Bergþóra

Högni

Son of Gunnar and friend of Skarphéðinn

Þráinn

Relative of Gunnar

Otkell Skarfsson


Skammkell


Hallkell Skarfsson


Auðólfur


Kolskeggur

Brother of Gunnar á Hlíðarenda

Sámur

Gunnars dog

Grani Gunnarsson

Son of Hallgerður and Gunnar á Hlíðarenda

Kári Sólmundarson

Friend of Njáll

Höskuldur

Son of Þráinn of Hvítanes

Hildigunnur

Wife of Höskuldur

Mörður Valgarðsson

Son of  Valgarður and Unnur Marðardóttir

Flosi

Relative of Hildigunnur

Þórður Kárason

Grandson of Njáll and Bergþóra

Björn hvíti Kaðalsson

Björn the white

Valgerður                      

Wife of Björn

Dog Names

Icelandic term for color and markings

The names of all 13 Icelandic Santas,

Male names for Icelandic Sheepdog puppies

Female names for Icelandic Sheepdog puppies.

Vikings

The Icelandic Santas

Names of few of the Vikings

Names and pictures of some of the older ISD, that might be in your dogs pedigree.

Older Icelandic Sheepdogs

Commands