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Gender Feminine
Usage Old Norse
Other Forms FormsErinvé, Arinví, Ärenvi

Meaning & History

Old Norse name with several possible meanings. The first element can be derived from Old Norse ǫrn or ari, both meaning "eagle". It's also identical to Old Swedish ærin (Old Norse arinn) "hotbed, hearth".

The second name element could be derived from Old Norse -ví, from Ancient Germanic *-wīhō, referring to female fighters or priests. Another possible meaning is that it's derived from Old Norse (Old Swedish ) "sanctuary".
Added 12/1/2017 by Beautiful Victory