20 Good Dog Names After Norse Gods and Goddesses

Norse mythology is a great source for dog names. Despite the breed and size of your dogs, you will surely find a suitable name for your beloved puppies from the fantasy world of Norse myths. Here we pulled together a list of short dog names from principal gods and goddesses of Norse mythology, these cool names will make perfect names for your male or female dogs.

Balder: The god of light, joy, purity, beauty, innocence, and reconciliation. Son of Odin and Frigg, he was considered the best of the gods. He had a good character, was friendly, wise and eloquent, although he had little power.

Baugi: The giant who held the mead of inspiration.
Bragi: The god of eloquence and poetry.
Forseti: The god of justice. He is the son of the god Balder and his mother is Nanna.
Freya: The goddess of love and fertility, and the most beautiful and propitious of the goddesses.
Frigg: The wife of Odin, the patron of marriage and motherhood, and the goddess of love and fertility.
Garm: The hound of the underworld.
Gna: Frigg's messenger, who rides through the sky on the horse Hofvarpnir.
Heimdall: The god of light, the son of nine mothers. He is the guardian of the Bifrost bridge, the only entrance to the realm of the gods.
Loki: The most unpredictable and the most dangerous god. Supremely clever, Loki ensnared everyone in complicated problems.
Magni: God of strength. His father is Thor and his mother is the giantess Jarnsaxa.
Modi: God of the moon. His father is Thor and his mother is the giantess Jarnsaxa. His name means "angry."
Nanna: The wife of Balder. She died of grief when her husband was killed.

Odin: The chief divinity of the Norse pantheon, the foremost of the Aesir. The god of war and death, also the god of poetry and wisdom.
Saga: The goddess often depicted drinking with Odin, she's the source of the word saga.
Sif: The golden-haired wife of the god Thor, goddess of the home, fields and crops.
Sol: The sun goddess. The name Sol means "bright as sun."
Thor: The Norse god of thunder. He is generally depicted as red-headed and bearded.
Tiki: God of stone. A simple name but sounds happy.
Tyr: God of war and the patron god of justice, the precursor of Odin.

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