Gender Masculine
Pronounced Pron. FRAYR(English, Icelandic)  [key·IPA]

Meaning & History

Means "lord" in Old Norse, derived from the Germanic root *fraujô. This is the name of a Norse god. He may have originally been called Yngvi, with the name Freyr being his title. Freyr is associated with fertility, sunlight and rain, and is the husband of the giantess Gerd. With his twin sister Freya and father Njord he is one of the group of deities called the Vanir.

Related Names

VariantFrey(Norse Mythology)
Feminine FormsFreya, Freyja(Norse Mythology)
Other Languages & CulturesFrej(Danish) Frej(Swedish)

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Entry updated December 7, 2022