Gender Feminine

Meaning & History

Old Norse name that was derived from the elements sigr "victory" and nýr "new". In Norse legend she was the twin sister of Sigmund and the wife of Siggeir.

Related Names

Other Languages & CulturesSigne(Danish) Signe(Estonian) Signe(Latvian) Signe, Signy(Norwegian) Signe(Swedish)
Same SpellingSigny


Sources & References

  1. Viking Answer Lady Webpage, available from
Entry updated January 21, 2022