Given Name VIDAR

GENDER: Masculine
PRONOUNCED: VEE-dahr (Swedish)  [details]

Meaning & History

From the Old Norse Víðarr, which is possibly derived from víðr "wide" and arr "warrior". In Norse mythology Víðarr was the son of Odin and Grid. At the time of the end of the world, the Ragnarok, he will avenge his father's death.
VARIANT: Víðarr (Norse Mythology)

Categories

mythology, warrior
Entry updated August 26, 2016