Gender Feminine

Meaning & History

From Gyða, an Old Norse diminutive of Guðríðr. It was borne by a Danish noblewoman who married the English lord Godwin of Wessex in the 11th century. The name was used in England for a short time after that, and was revived in the 19th century.

Related Names

Other Languages & CulturesGyda(Danish) Guðríður, Gyða(Icelandic) Gyda(Norwegian) Guðríðr, Gyða(Old Norse)
Same SpellingGyða

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Entry updated December 3, 2009