names The 24 Most Hardcore Viking Names  

Kellen Perry
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List Rules Vote up the names that are the most badass, brutal, and perfectly "Viking" in all of Norse history.

Fans of History's Vikings know there were a ton of badass Viking names like Ragnar Lodbrok and Bjorn Ironside. But that's just scratching the surface: there are a lot of hardcore Norse names from history the show hasn't referenced yet, but hopefully some day will, because, well, they're seriously awesome. We're talking about f*ck yeah Viking war handles like "Thorir the Troll-Burster" and awesome Viking epithets like "Asbjorn Muscle of Orrastead." And yes: all of the badass warrior sobriquets below are 100% real. Get on your voting shoes and behold the majesty of the Vikings. 

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Ragnar Lodbrok 
                    is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The 24 Most Hardcore Viking Names
Ragnar Lodbrok

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+ - 729 195
Bjorn Ironside 
                    is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The 24 Most Hardcore Viking Names
Bjorn Ironside

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+ - 691 193
Eric Bloodaxe 
                    is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The 24 Most Hardcore Viking Names
Eric Bloodaxe

4
+ - 557 162
Gunnstein Berserk-Killer 
                    is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The 24 Most Hardcore Viking Names
Gunnstein Berserk-Killer

5
+ - 574 181
Olaf the Witch-Breaker 
                    is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The 24 Most Hardcore Viking Names
Olaf the Witch-Breaker

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Ivar the Boneless 
                    is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The 24 Most Hardcore Viking Names

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+ - 444 160
Harald War Tooth 
                    is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The 24 Most Hardcore Viking Names
Harald War Tooth

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+ - 424 173
Thorir the Troll-Burster 
                    is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The 24 Most Hardcore Viking Names
Thorir the Troll-Burster

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+ - 363 226
Sigurd Snake-in-the-Eye 
                    is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The 24 Most Hardcore Viking Names
Sigurd Snake-in-the-Eye

10
+ - 383 275
Eysteinn Foul-Fart 
                    is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The 24 Most Hardcore Viking Names
Eysteinn Foul-Fart

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+ - 209 158
Cnut the Great 
                    is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The 24 Most Hardcore Viking Names

12
+ - 193 150
Asbjorn Muscle of Orrastead 
                    is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The 24 Most Hardcore Viking Names
Asbjorn Muscle of Orrastead

13
+ - 207 170
Gunrod 
                    is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The 24 Most Hardcore Viking Names
Gunrod

14
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Sigurd the Stout 
                    is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The 24 Most Hardcore Viking Names
Sigurd the Stout

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Sweyn Forkbeard 
                    is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The 24 Most Hardcore Viking Names
Sweyn Forkbeard

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Raud the Strong 
                    is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The 24 Most Hardcore Viking Names
Raud the Strong

17
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Hlif the Castrator of Horses 
                    is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The 24 Most Hardcore Viking Names
Hlif the Castrator of Horses

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+ - 174 170
Harald Hardrada 
                    is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The 24 Most Hardcore Viking Names

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+ - 138 164
Gunnar Hamundarson 
                    is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The 24 Most Hardcore Viking Names
Gunnar Hamundarson

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Ljot the Unwashed 
                    is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The 24 Most Hardcore Viking Names
Ljot the Unwashed

21
+ - 98 169
Leofwine Godwinson 
                    is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The 24 Most Hardcore Viking Names

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+ - 105 182
Tryggvi the Pretender 
                    is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The 24 Most Hardcore Viking Names
Tryggvi the Pretender

23
+ - 93 165
Thorgil Sprakling 
                    is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The 24 Most Hardcore Viking Names

24
+ - 92 164
Thorkel of Namdalen 
                    is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The 24 Most Hardcore Viking Names
Thorkel of Namdalen