Gender Feminine

Meaning & History

Medieval English name, probably a Latinized form of Iðunn. The spelling may have been influenced by Latin idonea "suitable". It was common in England from the 12th century [1].

Related Names

Other Languages & CulturesIðunn(Icelandic) Idun, Idunn, Iðunn(Norse Mythology) Idun, Idunn(Norwegian) Iðunn(Old Norse) Idun(Swedish)

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Sources & References

  1. Withycombe, Elizabeth Gidley. The Oxford Dictionary of English Christian Names. Oxford, 1945, page 71.
Entry updated February 4, 2020