What's Your Old Norse Name?
By: Steven Miller
About This Quiz
Does your identity evoke fierceness in battle, an adventurous spirit, perpetual leadership, or spiritual beauty? Let's sail back in time to find your true name.
How appealing would it be for you to go exploring with Leif Erikson?
I could serve as the muscle for the trip.
Sign me up, I'm all about it.
I'd rather stay home and be in charge here.
I'm not interested in going, but I do want to hear all about it when they come back.
Would you consider yourself to be a spiritual person?
I am a very spiritual person.
I'm not all that spiritual of a person. I'm more practical than that.
I definitely pray for the souls of my ancestors.
I only pray for those who I destroy in battle.
Is your energy more stereotypically masculine or feminine?
I'm masculine, but I'm okay with expressing some feminine attributes.
I'm feminine, but I'm very much in touch with masculine energy.
Would you say that you have an intimidating quality about you?
Absolutely. People are rightfully afraid of me and my power.
I definitely have strong leadership qualities, which I'm sure could be intimidating to others.
My beauty might be intimidating to people.
I do have a bit of a legendary story.
How close to your family are you?
We talk on a regular basis. I'd say that we're pretty close.
I would do anything for my family. We are inseparable.
I see all of humanity as my family.
We stay in touch, but we aren't that close anymore.
How attractive would you say you are?
I'm gorgeous, if I do say so myself.
I'm not the most attractive person.
I'm beautiful, in a powerful sort of way.
People say that I am very handsome.
Are you more of a leader or a follower?
I'm a leader, but I prefer to lead by example.
Responsibility has been passed down to me, but I follow as much as I lead.
I'm much more of a follower.
Which Norse god/goddess appeals most to you?
How into genealogy are you?
I've spent countless hours tracking my family's history.
It's pretty appealing to me, but I haven't spent a lot of time on it.
I have no interest in that hobby.
I can understand the appeal of it, but there are many things I'd rather do.
Would you say that you have a magnetic personality?
That doesn't really fit me all that well.
Yes, people are very drawn to me.
I do think people are compelled to be near me.
This would not be the first thing that came to my mind to describe myself.
How much do you enjoy looking at the night sky?
I do it once in a while, but I rarely have the time.
I do enjoy finding the constellations.
It's one of my favorite pastimes.
I have no interest in that.
Which natural event fits your personality the best?
Changing colors on the trees in the fall.
Which royal family position fits you the best?
Which size of a gathering would you rather attend?
A few dozen people would be nice.
I'd much rather be alone or with one other person.
The bigger the party the better.
I'd prefer to have a small party with a few close friends.
Are you grounded or is your head more in the clouds?
I can get the job done, but I do spend a lot of time fantasizing.
I rarely find myself daydreaming. Most of the time it's all business with me.
I'm very practical and grounded.
I'm rarely on this plane of existence. My spirit is constantly looking to fly away.
Which animal fits your personality the best?
Where are you in your family's birth order?
A female born after the first.
A male born after the first.
How much Norse ancestry do you have?
I don't have any Norse ancestry or I don't know.
I'm about a quarter Norse.
I have more than 50% Norse ancestry.
I have more than 75% Norse ancestry.
How likely are you to turn heads when you walk into a room?
Folks do tend to straighten up when I stroll by.
I tend to blend into the scenery more.
I haven't really noticed.
People do tend to stop what they're doing when I walk by.
Which symbology connected to Thor's character are you drawn to the most?
The lightning and thunder.
Which Scandinavian food sounds most appealing?
Which outfit matches you the best?
Shining and shimmering gown.
What would be your role on a Viking ship?
Commanding the fleet from home.
Looking over the ship from the astral plane.
I'd be a member of the crew.
Which Scandinavian country do you like the most?
Are you more of a hunter or a gatherer?
I do a bit of gathering, but I'd rather be out on the hunt.
I don't do either. I have others to do that work for me.
I'm only interested in gathering.
What temperature do you consider to be cold?
How will you entertain yourself on a dark winter's night?
Spend some intimate time with my significant other.
How good would you be at telling stories around the fire?
I have some great stories, but I'm not the best at telling them.
I'd much rather listen to the stories.
I would definitely grab the attention of everyone there.
How physically strong are you?
I'm not a total weakling, but I wouldn't call myself strong.
I work out a bit. I'm pretty strong, I guess.
I'm more beautiful than strong.
How likely are you to be famous for generations to come?
Stories of my beauty will definitely outlive me.
A few people might tell stories of my triumphs in battle.
I'm not sure. I haven't really done anything all that amazing yet.
My name will surely live on for generations.