Gender Feminine

Meaning & History

Old Norse name derived from the elements guð "god" and fríðr "beautiful, beloved".

Related Names

Other Languages & CulturesGyda(Danish) Githa, Gytha(English) Guðríður, Gyða(Icelandic) Gyda(Norwegian)


Sources & References

  1. Viking Answer Lady Webpage, available from
  2. Peterson, Lena. Nordiskt runnamnslexikon. Uppsala, 2007, page 85.
Entry updated June 9, 2023