Name: Freyja

Origin and Meaning of the Name Freyja

  • Meaning:
    Woman
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  • Gender:
    Girl
  • Pronunciation:
    (FRAY ah)
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Miscellaneous Info for Freyja

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    English speaking countries
  • Additional Info:
    Freyja is a variant transcription of the Norse Fr°ya, meaning "woman". It is the name of a Nordic Earth goddess. Twin sister of Freyr, Freyja is the goddess of fertility and birth, also associated with death and the underworld. She is also a goddess of love and sexuality, of gold and silver.
    The English day of the week "Friday" is presumably named after her.

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