Freya

Gender:girl

Meaning:Goddess of love

Origin:Scandinavian

Pronunciation:FRAY yuh

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About Freya

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Freya has become a popular girls name in recent years in the UK and this would be ideal for a baby girl born around Valentine’s Day, as the name means ‘Goddess of Love.’

Detailed Meaning

Freya was the goddess of love in Scandinavian mythology, whose name was derived from the Germanic word ‘frouwa,’ meaning ‘lady’.

Famous People With This Name

Some famous bearers of the name are Freya Mavor, a Scottish actress and model, known for her role as Mini McGuinness in the British teen drama “Skins,” Dame Freya Stark was an explorer and writer, writing several books about her travels, and Freja Beha Erichsen is a Danish model, known as the “Queen of Cool” and one of Karl Lagerfeld’s muses.

Possible Nicknames

Possible nickname ideas for Freya include: Free, Fee, Fay, or Yaya.

Related Names

Some alternative spellings include Freja and Freyja.

Stories Featuring This Name

Freya Beauchamp is a character from “Witches of East End,” a show that was based on the book by Melissa de la Cruz.

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