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Gender Feminine

Meaning & History

From Gyða, an Old Norse diminutive of GUÐRÍÐR. It was borne by a Danish noblewoman who married the English lord Godwin of Wessex in the 11th century. The name was used in England for a short time after that, and was revived in the 19th century.
VariantGitha
Other Languages & CulturesGuðríðr, Gyða(Ancient Scandinavian) Gyda(Danish) Guðríður, Gyða(Icelandic)
Same SpellingGyða

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