Meaning & History

From Old Norse Njǫrðr, derived from Proto-Germanic *Nerþuz. It might derive from the Indo-European root *hnerto- meaning "strong, vigorous". Njord was the Norse god associated with the sea, sailing, fishing and fertility. With his children Freyr and Freya he was a member of the Vanir gods.

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VariantNjǫrðr(Norse Mythology)
Other Languages & CulturesNerþuz(Germanic Mythology)

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Entry updated December 7, 2022