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Those clever Danes. As if their namesake pastries weren’t enough, their cozy way of life has totally won us over. Another thing we love about Denmark? Its amazing baby names. Here, 21 of the sweetest ones for your newborn boy. 

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Johan

The Nordic variation of John just sounds so much cooler, doesn’t it?

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Mads

A strong and sturdy name for your little guy.

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Carl

Got a long or complicated last name? Try a one-syllable first name.

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Olaf

Named after everyone’s favorite snowman.

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Emil

Means “industrious,” so you know he’ll probably be top of the class.

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Lars

Short and sweet.

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Magnus

Means “greatest,” because obviously.

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Soren

This unique moniker means “stern,” but we think it’s nothing but sweet.

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Alfred

Old man names are the cutest.

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Elias

Consistently one of the most popular baby boy names in Denmark.

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Erling

Means “nobleman's offspring” because hey, why not?

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Rasmus

Means “dear” or “dearest.”

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August

Perfect for your little ray of sunshine.

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Jorgen

Pronounced yor-gen.

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Christiansen

Or just Chris for short.

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Morten

The Danish version of Martin.

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Casper

Will probably be super friendly.

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Felix

Means “happy” and “fortunate.” (A pretty great combo, no?)

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Harald

Like Harold but with a Scandi twist.

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Aksel

Pronounced AHK-sell.

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Nikolaj

Means “people’s triumph.” It’s also adorable.

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