Usage Ancient Scandinavian
Other Forms FormsNaddodd, Naddoddr, Naddoður (Icelandic), Naddoddur (Faroese)
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Meaning & History
Derived from the Old Norse name elements naddr "stud, nail, small man" and oddr "point of a sword". Naddoðr was a Norwegian-born Faroese viking who discovered Iceland in the 9th century.