Gender Feminine
Pronounced Pron. I-dhuyn(Icelandic)  [key·IPA]

Meaning & History

Probably derived from the Old Norse prefix ið- "again, repeated" and unna "to love". In Norse mythology Iðunn was the goddess of spring and immortality whose responsibility it was to guard the gods' apples of youth.

Related Names

VariantsIdun, Idunn(Norse Mythology)
Other Languages & CulturesIdonea, Idony(English) Idun, Idunn(Norwegian) Idun(Swedish)
User SubmissionÍðunn


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Sources & References

  1. Viking Answer Lady Webpage, available from
Entry updated December 7, 2022