The name of several early legendary kings of Sweden in the 9th and 10th centuries, Bjorn somehow sounds very modern while being extremely old. The name predates the German language as we know it and was found across the Nordic. There’s no one, clear meaning but most scholars settle on “bear.”
Wolf, alone was a popular name but it was also used as a nickname for a ton of medieval names beginning with Wolf. Wolfald, Wolfbern, Wolfbert, Wolfer, Wolfgang, Wolfgrim, Wolfgunda, Wolfhart, Wolfheah, Wolfhelm, and Wolfram were all around. Do not even get us started on the Wulf-names. Wolf comes from Old English by way of High-German and Old Icelandic. While Wolf was popular across Europe, it was most popular in Germany and central Europe.
Finnian is an extremely old name with Irish roots. The name means “white” and belonged to a few high-profile Irish saints from the 5-7 centuries. The name finally became widespread in England spelled both with one and two N’s in the 16th century.
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