Freya - girls name

Freya name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 100%

Freya name meaning:

The name Freya is of Norse origin and is associated with the Norse goddess Freyja (or Freyja), who was a goddess of love, beauty, fertility, and war in Norse mythology. Freya was one of the most prominent and revered goddesses in the Norse pantheon.

The name Freya is often interpreted to mean "Lady" or "Noblewoman" in Old Norse. It is a name with strong and positive connotations, as the goddess Freyja was highly regarded and played a significant role in Norse mythology.

Freya has become a popular and fashionable name in contemporary times, appreciated for its connection to mythology, as well as its simple and elegant sound.

Origin: Scandinavian

Noble woman.

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Overall UK ranking: 6 out of 5581

2187 recorded births last year

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Historical popularity of Freya

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