Gender Feminine

Meaning & History

Derived from the Old Norse elements guð meaning "god" and laug possibly meaning "vowed, promised, bound in oath".

Related Names

DiminutiveGulla(Old Norse)
Other Languages & CulturesGull(Swedish)


Sources & References

  1. Viking Answer Lady Webpage, available from
  2. Peterson, Lena. Nordiskt runnamnslexikon. Uppsala, 2007, page 86.
Entry updated December 7, 2022