Given Name GRÍMHILDR

GENDER: Feminine

Meaning & History

Old Norse cognate of KRIEMHILD. In the Norse 'Volsungasaga' Grímhildr is the mother of Gunnar and Gudrun, while in the later Germanic counterpart the 'Nibelungenlied' Kriemhild is the sister of Günther and she herself has a role equivalent to Gudrun.
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Grimhilt (Ancient Germanic), Kriemhilde, Kriemhild, Krimhilde (German), Grimhilt, Kriemhild (Germanic Mythology)

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