• 470 Viggo


First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Viggo

"Viggo" is a name of Scandinavian origin, and it means "Battle, War-like". It's a name commonly given to boys.

Notable Persons Named Viggo

Viggo Mortensen is an actor, poet, musician, photographer, and painter. His most notable accomplishments were from 1984 to present. Viggo was given the name Viggo Peter Mortensen, Jr. on October 20th, 1958 in New York City.


Viggo was born in 1851. He breathed his last breath in 1935.


Viggo Kampmann was a prime minister. His most notable accomplishments were from 1960 to 1962. Viggo was born on July 21st, 1910 in Frederiksberg. He breathed his last breath on June 3rd, 1976.


Viggo Jensen is an athlete.


Viggo was born on August 13th, 1904. He breathed his last breath on January 8th, 2002.


Viggo was born on October 13th, 1887. He passed away on December 14th, 1942.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Viggo

He holds the title Prince Viggo and Count of Rosenborg. Prince was born as the child of Prince Valdemar of Denmark and Princess Marie of Orléans (1865–1909) on December 25th, 1893 in Copenhagen. He left this life on January 4th, 1970.


Hagstrom was born on February 16th, 1954. He breathed his last breath on January 19th, 2013.


Common last names for Viggo

  • Jensen
  • Hansen
  • Nielsen
  • Christensen
  • Petersen
  • Sorensen
  • Rasmussen
  • Pedersen
  • Larsen
  • Anderson
  • Miller
  • Jorgensen
  • Nelson
  • Nelsen

Fun Facts about the name Viggo

  • How Popular is the name Viggo? Viggo is the 16,634th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Viggo have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2016, the Social Security Administration has recorded 470 babies born with the first name Viggo in the United States. That's more than enough people named Viggo to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Viggo? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1913 when it was given as a first name to 7 new born babies.
  • When was Viggo first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Viggo is Thursday, April 28th, 1870.
  • What year had the most people named Viggo born? The highest recorded use of the first name Viggo was in 2009 with a total of 43 babies.
  • Random Viggo Factoid: According to the 2004 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Viggo is not a popular baby boy's name in California. Imagine that, only 10 babies in California have the same name as you in 2004.
  • Weird things about the name Viggo: Your name in reverse order is Oggiv. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Vgogi. How do you pronounce that?

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
  • Notable persons via Wikipedia: Titles and License. Click each image for the attribution information.