Gender Masculine

Meaning & History

From Old Norse Njǫrðr, which was possibly derived from the Indo-European root *ner meaning "strong, vigorous". Njord was the Norse god of the sea, sailing, fishing and fertility. With his children Freyr and Freya he was a member of the Vanir.

Related Names

VariantNjǫrðr(Norse Mythology)

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Entry updated November 16, 2019