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This is a list of names in which the gender is feminine; and the usage is Ancient Scandinavian.
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ALFHILDR   f   Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse form of ALFHILD.
ARNBJÖRG   f   Ancient Scandinavian, Icelandic
Old Norse name derived from the elements arn meaning "eagle" and björg meaning "help, save, rescue".
ÁSA   f   Ancient Scandinavian, Icelandic, Faroese
Old Norse, Icelandic and Faroese form of ÅSA.
ÁSDÍS   f   Icelandic, Ancient Scandinavian
Derived from the Old Norse elements áss "god" and dís "goddess".
ÁSLAUG   f   Ancient Scandinavian, Icelandic
Old Norse and Icelandic form of ASLAUG.
ÁSTRÍÐR   f   Ancient Scandinavian
Derived from the Old Norse elements áss "god" and fríðr "beautiful, beloved".
AÐALBJÖRG   f   Icelandic, Ancient Scandinavian
Derived from the Old Norse elements aðal "noble" and björg "help, save, rescue".
AUÐRHILDR   f   Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse form of AUDHILD.
BERGLJÓT   f   Ancient Scandinavian, Icelandic
Old Norse and Icelandic form of BERGLJOT.
BJÖRG   f   Ancient Scandinavian, Icelandic
Old Norse and Icelandic form of BJØRG.
BÓTHILDR   f   Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse form of BODIL.
BRYNHILDR   f   Norse Mythology, Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse cognate of BRÜNHILD. In the Norse legend the 'Volsungasaga' Brynhildr was rescued by the hero Sigurd in the guise of Gunnar. Brynhildr and Gunnar were married, but when Sigurd's wife Gudrun let slip that it was in fact Sigurd who had rescued her, Brynhildr plotted against him. She accused Sigurd of taking her virginity, spurring Gunnar to arrange Sigurd's murder.
BRYNJA   f   Icelandic, Ancient Scandinavian
Means "armour" in Old Norse.
DAGMÆR   f   Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse form of DAGMAR.
DAGNÝ   f   Ancient Scandinavian, Icelandic
Old Norse and Icelandic form of DAGNY.
DAGRÚN   f   Ancient Scandinavian, Icelandic
Old Norse and Icelandic form of DAGRUN.
EDDA (2)   f   Icelandic, Ancient Scandinavian
Possibly from Old Norse meaning "great-grandmother". This was the name of two 13th-century Icelandic literary works: the Poetic Edda and the Prose Edda. This is also the name of a character in the Poetic Edda, though it is unclear if her name is connected to the name of the collection.
EYDÍS   f   Ancient Scandinavian, Icelandic
Derived from the Old Norse elements ey "good fortune" or "island" and dís "goddess".
FRÍÐA   f   Ancient Scandinavian, Icelandic
Old Norse cognate of FRIDA, also in part derived from Old Norse fríðr meaning "beautiful, beloved".
GRÍMHILDR   f   Norse Mythology, Ancient Scandinavian
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.
GULLA   f   Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse form of GULL.
GUNNA   f   Danish, Ancient Scandinavian
Feminine form of GUNNE.
GUNNBJÖRG   f   Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse form of GUNBORG.
GUNNHILDR   f   Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse form of GUNHILD.
GUNNVÖR   f   Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse form of GUNVOR.
GUÐLAUG   f   Ancient Scandinavian, Icelandic
Derived from the Old Norse elements guð meaning "god" and laug possibly meaning "betrothed woman".
GUÐLEIF   f   Ancient Scandinavian
Feminine form of GUÐLEIFR.
GUÐRÍÐR   f   Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse name derived from the elements guð "god" and fríðr "beautiful".
GUÐRÚN   f   Ancient Scandinavian, Norse Mythology, Icelandic
Old Norse form of GUDRUN, as well as the modern Icelandic form.
GYÐA   f   Ancient Scandinavian, Icelandic
Old Norse and Icelandic form of GYTHA.
HALLÞÓRA   f   Ancient Scandinavian
Feminine form of HALLÞÓRR.
HILDR   f   Ancient Scandinavian, Norse Mythology
Old Norse cognate of HILDA. In Norse legend this was the name of a valkyrie.
HJÖRDÍS   f   Ancient Scandinavian, Icelandic
Means "sword goddess", derived from Old Norse hjörr "sword" and dís "goddess".
HLÍF   f   Ancient Scandinavian, Icelandic
Old Norse and Icelandic form of LIV (1).
HREIÐUNN   f   Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse form of REIDUN.
INGIBJÖRG   f   Ancient Scandinavian, Icelandic
Old Norse and Icelandic form of INGEBORG.
INGIGERÐR   f   Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse form of INGEGERD.
INGRÍÐR   f   Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse form of INGRID.
IÐUNN   f   Norse Mythology, Ancient Scandinavian
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.
JÓRUNNR   f   Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse form of JORUNN.
KETILRIÐR   f   Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse form of KJELLFRID.
MAGNHILDR   f   Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse form of MAGNHILD.
MYRGJÖL   f   Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse form of MUIRGEL.
RAGNA   f   Icelandic, Norwegian, Danish, Swedish, Ancient Scandinavian
Short form of Old Norse names beginning with the element regin "advice, counsel".
RAGNBJÖRG   f   Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse name derived from the elements regin "advice, counsel" and björg "help, save, rescue".
RAGNFRÍÐR   f   Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse form of RANDI (2).
RAGNHEIÐR   f   Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse name meaning "bright advice", derived from the elements regin "advice, counsel" and heiðr "brightness".
RAGNHILDR   f   Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse form of RAGNHILD.
RÚNA   f   Ancient Scandinavian, Icelandic
Old Norse and Icelandic form of RUNA.
SIGNÝ   f   Ancient Scandinavian, Norse Mythology, Icelandic
Old Norse name which was derived from the elements sigr "victory" and "new". In Norse legend she was the twin sister of Sigmund and the wife of Siggeir.
SIGRÍÐR   f   Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse form of SIGRID.
SIGRÚN   f   Ancient Scandinavian, Norse Mythology, Icelandic
Derived from the Old Norse elements sigr "victory" and rún "secret". This was the name of a Valkyrie in Norse legend.
SÓLVEIG   f   Ancient Scandinavian, Icelandic
Old Norse and Icelandic form of SOLVEIG.
ÞÓRA   f   Ancient Scandinavian, Icelandic
Either a feminine form of Þórr (see THOR) or else a short form of the various Old Norse names beginning with the element Þór. In Norse myth Thora was the wife of the Danish king Ragnar Lodbrok.
ÞÓRBJÖRG   f   Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse name which meant "Thor's protection" from the name of the Norse god Þórr (see THOR) combined with björg "help, save, rescue".
ÞÓRDÍS   f   Ancient Scandinavian, Icelandic
Means "Thor's goddess" from the name of the Norse god Þórr (see THOR) combined with Old Norse dís "goddess".
ÞÓRFRÍÐR   f   Ancient Scandinavian
Derived from the Old Norse elements Þórr (see THOR) and fríðr "beautiful".
ÞÓRHILDR   f   Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse form of TORHILD.
ÞÓRNÝ   f   Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse form of TORNY.
ÞÓRVEIG   f   Ancient Scandinavian
Derived from the name of the Norse god Þórr (see THOR) combined with veig "strength".
ÞÓRVÍ   f   Ancient Scandinavian
Derived from the name of the Norse god Þórr (see THOR) combined with "holy".
ÞÝRI   f   Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse form of TYRA.
UNNR   f   Ancient Scandinavian
Derived from Old Norse unnr "to wave, to billow" or unna "to love".
VALDÍS   f   Ancient Scandinavian, Icelandic
Derived from Old Norse valr "the dead" and dís "goddess".
VÍGDÍS   f   Ancient Scandinavian
Derived from the Old Norse elements víg "war" and dís "goddess".
YNGVILDR   f   Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse form of INGVILD.
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