Share this generator

facebook share tweet google plus

I'm planting trees with my site. ^.^
Planted so far: 52610
(Join me?)

Norse raven name generator

This name generator will give you 10 random Old Norse names for ravens, but they could be used as names for other animals too.

Odin, called the raven-god among many other titles, had two ravens called Hugin and Munin who would fly across the world and bring back news of what they saw to Odin. The name Hugin comes from the Old Norse "hugr", meaning "thought". Munin comes from the word "munr", which is roughly translated as a concept of thought or desire. They are supposed to be the spiritual embodiment of Odin's thought, which was one part of one's self in the Norse world-view.

While this name generator ignored the spiritual element to a degree, it does focus on the naming convention of these two ravens and their meaning. The names in this generator could be used for hypothetically ravens of Odin lost to history, raven companions of fictional viking warriors, or (my personal favorite) simply as pet names for ravens of young Nordic kids playing pretend or trying to tame a wild raven with pieces of meat.

All names have their meaning in brackets, as well as the original spelling of a word should it be altered in a similar way to munr to Munin and hugr to Hugin. Do note that most words have multiple meanings, but I only included one for each/

To start, simply click on the button to generate 10 random names. Don't like the names? Simply click again to get 10 new random names.

Your art here? Click here to find out more!