Given Name FRITJOF

GENDER: Masculine
PRONOUNCED: FRIT-shof (Swedish), FRIT-yof (Swedish)   [details]

Meaning & History

From the Old Norse name Friðþjófr meaning "thief of peace", derived from the elements friðr "peace" and þjófr "thief".

Categories

peace
VARIANTS: Fridtjof (Swedish), Fridtjof (Norwegian), Fridtjof (Danish)
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Friðþjófr (Ancient Scandinavian)