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Gender Masculine
Other Forms FormsAghen (Old Danish), Agne (Old Swedish), Ahni (runic nominative form), Agino (Old High German cognate)

Meaning & History

Possibly a diminutive of Old Norse names beginning with the element agi "awe, fear" or egg "edge of a sword" (such as Agnarr or Agmundr). In the Ynglingatal, Agni Skjálfarbondi is a legendary Swedish king, one of the Ynglingar (Swedish royal dynasty in the early Middle Ages). His wife Skjalf hanged him with his own necklace.
Added 12/6/2015 by anonymous
Edited 2/26/2023 by SeaHorse15

See Also

Agni 1, Agni 2