Vikings The 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 Most Hardcore Viking Names
Ragnar Lodbrok

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Bjorn Ironside is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Most Hardcore Viking Names
Bjorn Ironside

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Eric Bloodaxe is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Most Hardcore Viking Names
Eric Bloodaxe

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Ivar the Boneless is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Most Hardcore Viking Names

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Gunnstein Berserk-Killer is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Most Hardcore Viking Names
Gunnstein Berserk-Killer

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Olaf the Witch-Breaker is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Most Hardcore Viking Names
Olaf the Witch-Breaker

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Harald War Tooth is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Most Hardcore Viking Names
Harald War Tooth

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

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

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Gunrod is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Most Hardcore Viking Names
Gunrod

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Asbjorn Muscle of Orrastead is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Most Hardcore Viking Names
Asbjorn Muscle of Orrastead

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Sweyn Forkbeard is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Most Hardcore Viking Names
Sweyn Forkbeard

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Raud the Strong is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Most Hardcore Viking Names
Raud the Strong

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Eysteinn Foul-Fart is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Most Hardcore Viking Names
Eysteinn Foul-Fart

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Cnut the Great is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Most Hardcore Viking Names

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Sigurd the Stout is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Most Hardcore Viking Names
Sigurd the Stout

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Harald Hardrada is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Most Hardcore Viking Names

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Hlif the Castrator of Horses is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Most Hardcore Viking Names
Hlif the Castrator of Horses

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Gunnar Hamundarson is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Most Hardcore Viking Names
Gunnar Hamundarson

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

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Leofwine Godwinson is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Most Hardcore Viking Names
Leofwine Godwinson

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Tryggvi the Pretender is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Most Hardcore Viking Names
Tryggvi the Pretender

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Thorkel of Namdalen is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Most Hardcore Viking Names
Thorkel of Namdalen

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Thorgil Sprakling is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Most Hardcore Viking Names
Thorgil Sprakling