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Gender Feminine

Meaning & History

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.

Related Names

Other Languages & CulturesGrimhilt(Ancient Germanic) Kriemhild, Kriemhilde, Krimhilde(German) Grimhilt, Kriemhild(Germanic Mythology)

Sources & References

  1. Viking Answer Lady Webpage, available from https://www.vikinganswerlady.com/ONNames.shtml.
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