Norwegian is the primary language spoken in Norway, the northern most country on the European continent bordering Sweden, Finland and the North Atlantic Ocean. The Norwegian language has sustained many characteristics influenced by Danish while Norway was under Danish rule. Norwegian is one of the working languages of the Nordic Council. Norway was one of the primary regions of the Vikings and their settlements and therefore the Norwegian language was also greatly influenced by the Viking peoples and beliefs. Baby Name World has a wide selection of Northern European language families as well as several Norse baby names and name meanings to choose from.