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5/2/2020, 3:13 AM Beautiful Victory
5/2/2020, 3:12 AM Beautiful Victory

Name Áfríðr
Gender Feminine
Other Forms FormsÅfrid, Afrid
Edit Status Status3. usages AND description are verified

Meaning & History

Old Norse name with uncertain meaning. The first element Á- is possibly from either Old Norse áss "god", or *az "fear, terror, point, edge", or from *anu "ancestor". The second element is fríðr "beautiful, beloved". The name Áfríðr appears on runestone U 1011 in Uppland, Sweden where it says that she carved the runes together with Vígmundr. This makes Áfríðr one of the very few known female runemasters.
Added 5/2/2020 by Beautiful Victory