Meaning & History

Means "sparkle" in Old Norse. In Norse mythology this was the name of a dwarf, also named Eitri. With his brother Brokkr he made several magical items for the gods, including Odin's ring Draupnir and Thor's hammer Mjölnir.

Related Names

Other Languages & CulturesSindre(Norwegian)

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classic   youthful   natural   refined   strange   serious   nerdy  

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Sources & References

  1. Viking Answer Lady Webpage, available from https://www.vikinganswerlady.com/ONNames.shtml.

Entry updated April 25, 2021