Norse Girl Names

Alfhildr

Elf battle Old Norse myth name derived from the elements alfr elf and hildr battle

Alfsigr

Old Norse name meaning elf victory

ArnbjÖrg

Eagle protection Old Norse name composed of the elements arn eagle and björg protection

Astridr

Old Norse name derived from the elements áss god and friðr beautiful

Astrithr

Variant of Old Norse Astridr, meaning god beautiful

Bergdis

Old Norse name meaning spirit protection

Bergthora

Feminine form of Old Norse Bergthor, meaning spirit of Thor

Borghild

Battle fort Norse myth name of the goddess of the evening mist who slays the sun every night. Derived from the elements borg fortification and hildr battle

Bothildr

Old Norse name composed of the elements bót bettering, compensation, remedy, and hildr battle

Brynhild

Myth name of the wife of Gunnarr, a shieldmaiden and valkyrie. The name is the Old Norse equivalent of German Brunhild, meaning armored warrior woman

Brynhildr

Variant of Old Norse Brynhild, meaning armored warrior woman

DagnÝ

Scandinavian form of Norse Dagný, meaning "new day."

Eir

Norse myth name of a goddess of healing and medicine, meaning help, mercy

Eydis

Island goddess Old Norse name composed of the elements ey island and dis goddess

Frea

Variant of Old Norse Freya, meaning lady, mistress

Freya

Old Norse myth name of the goddess of love, derived from the Old High German element frouwa, meaning lady, mistress

Freyja

Older form of Norse Freya, meaning lady, mistress

Frigg

Old Norse myth name of the goddess of earth, wife of Odin, derived from the element pri, meaning to love

Fritha

Old Norse name derived from the element friðr, meaning peace

Gard

Variant of Norse Gerd, meaning enclosure, stronghold

Gerd

Nickname for German Gerhard, meaning "spear brave."

Grid

Old Norse myth name of a frost giantess, meaning peace

Gunnhildr

War-battle Old Norse name composed of the elements gunnr war and hildr battle

Gunnvor

War-vigilant Old Norse name composed of the elements gunnr war and vor cautious, vigilant

Guthlaug

God-wife Old Norse name composed of the elements guð god and laug married woman

Heidrun

Norse myth name of a goat who supplied mead for the gods, derived from the element heiðr, meaning heath

Idunnr

Old Norse myth name of a goddess of spring, composed of the elements ið again and unna to love

Ingridr

Ing-beautiful Old Norse name composed of the name of the fertility god Ing and the element friðr beautiful

Ithunnr

Variant of Old Norse Idunnr, meaning again to love

Jorunnr

Old Norse name composed of the elements jór stallion and unna to love

Kelda

Possibly from the Old Norse word kelda, meaning a fountain, spring, or well

Ketilridr

Cauldron/kettle beautiful Old Norse name composed of the elements ketill cauldron, kettle and friðr beautiful

Nanna

Mesopotamian myth name of a god of the moon and son of Enlil, meaning illuminator

Ragnbjorg

Wise protector Old Norse name composed of the elements regin advice, decision, counsel and björg help, protection

Ragnfridr

Wise and beautiful Old Norse name composed of the elements regin advice, decision, counsel and friðr beautiful

Ragnheidur

Bright counsel Old Norse name composed of the elements regin advice, decision, counsel and heiðr brightness

Ragnhildr

Battle counsel Old Norse name composed of the elements regin advice, counsel, decision and hildr battle

Saga

Norse myth name of a goddess of the Aesir, and possibly another name for Frigg, meaning the seeing one

Sif

Variant of Old Norse Siv, meaning bride

Signe

Variant of Old Norse Signy, meaning new victory

Signy

New victory Norse myth name of the twin sister of Sigmund, composed of the elements sigr victory and ný new

SigrÚn

Modern Scandinavian form of Old Norse Sigrún, meaning "victory-secret."

Sigridr

Beautiful victory Old Norse name composed of the elements sigr victory and fríðr beautiful, fair

Sigrithr

Variant of Old Norse Sigridr, meaning beautiful victory

Siv

Norse myth name of the wife of Thor, meaning bride

Skuld

Norse myth name of a goddess (Norn) of destiny, meaning future

Thora

Feminine form of Norse Thor, meaning thunder

Thorberta

Old Norse name meaning brilliance of Thor

Thorfridr

Peace of Thor Old Norse name composed of the name of the god of thunder, Thor, and the word friðr beauty, peace

Thorfrithr

Variant of Old Norse Thorfridr, meaning peace of Thor

Tofa

Nickname for Old Norse Thorfridr, meaning peace of Thor

Tyra

Feminine form of Old Norse Tyr, meaning god

Urd

Myth name of the Norn of the past, derived from the Old Norse name Urthr, meaning fate

Urthr

Old Norse name meaning fate

Valkyrie

Old Norse myth name of the maidens who led the slain heroes to Valhalla, meaning chooser of the slain

Verdandi

Old Norse myth name of the Norn of the present, meaning necessity

Verthandi

Original form of Norse Verdandi, meaning necessity

Vigdis

War goddess Old Norse name composed of the elements vig war and dis goddess
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