Given Name ASTRID

GENDER: Feminine
PRONOUNCED: AH-strid (Swedish), AH-stree (Norwegian), A-strit (German), AS-TREED (French)  [details]

Meaning & History

Modern form of ÁSTRÍÐR. This name was borne by the Swedish writer Astrid Lindgren (1907-2002), the author of 'Pippi Longstocking'.

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VARIANT: Astride (French)
DIMINUTIVES: Asta, Sassa (Swedish), Asta (Norwegian), Asta (Danish)
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Ástríðr, Ásta (Ancient Scandinavian), Ástríður, Ásta (Icelandic)
Entry updated December 8, 2017