Given Name IÐUNN

GENDER: Feminine

Meaning & History

Probably derived from Old Norse "again" and unna "to love". In Norse mythology Iðunn was the goddess of spring and immortality whose responsibility it was to guard the gods' apples of youth.
VARIANT: Idun (Norse Mythology)
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Idonea, Idony (English)
USER SUBMISSIONS: Íðunn, Ithunn

Sources & References

Categories

Aesir, goddesses, love, mythology, youthful deities
Entry added July 28, 2009