Colors Related to this Name: Red

Qualities Related to this Name: Compassionate, Idealistic


In English

Origin: A loan from Old Norse víkingr. Already in Old English as wīcing and Old Frisian witsing, wising, but extinct in Middle English and loaned anew in the 19th century.


-A city in Minnesota

-A town in Alberta, Canada

-(American football) A player on the Minnesota Vikings NFL team.

-(by extension) A stock character common in the fantasy genera, namely a barbarian, generally equipped with an ax or sword and a helmet adorned with horns.

-(historical) One of the Scandinavian seafaring warriors that raided Ansus then settled) the British Isles and other parts of Europe in the 8th to the 11th centuries and, according to many historians, were the first Europeans to reach North America.

-Luxembourgish en colloquial) A (Norseman) (mediaeval Scandinavian).

In Swedish

Origin: Originally a nickname, appearing in runestones, from Old Norse víkingr ‎(“a Viking”). Revived as a given name since 1829.


-( male name).

In Czech

Origin: From Old Norse víkingr.



In Slovak

Origin: From Old Norse víkingr.


-(l en Viking)