Gender Masculine
Pronounced Pron. VEE-lant(German)

Meaning & History

Meaning uncertain, perhaps a derivative of Germanic wela meaning "skilled, artful". In Germanic mythology Wieland (called Völundr in Old Norse) was an unequaled smith and craftsman.

Related Names

VariantWeland(Germanic Mythology)
Other Languages & CulturesWeland(Anglo-Saxon Mythology) Wayland, Waylon(English) Völund, Vǫlundr(Norse Mythology)

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Sources & References

  1. Förstemann, Ernst. Altdeutsches Namenbuch. Bonn, 1900, page 1553.
Entry updated February 4, 2020