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What does Astride mean?

Astride Pronunciation of Astride [astride] as a girls' name is of Old Norse origin, and the meaning of the name Astride is "beautiful goddess". Astride is an alternate form of Astrid (Old Norse): Scandinavian name.

Associated with: norse, beautiful, goddess.


Astride has 2 variants: Astrud and Estrid.

3 more relations via Astrid: Astra, Astri and Astryr.

Creative forms:
(female) Astriko, Astrine, ..

(male) Astrige, Astrine, ..

Middle name pairings:
Astride Palmer (A.P.), ..

How popular is Astride?

Astride is an unusual given name for women. Astride is an equally uncommon last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. The only popular varying form of Astride (not ranked) is Astrid (#890 via latest list). Other variants, like Estrid, are seldom used. Adoption of this relation of Astride is widespread presently (#890). (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Astrid in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Astrid outside U.S.

Similar Names

Recommended names are Adrie, Aide, Alarice, Alfrida, Andrine, Anstice, Arie, Arrie, Artice, Artie, Artrice, Ashbie, Ashlie, Asteria, Asterina, Asti, Astraea, Astrea, Astria, Astrithr, Athie, Attie, Aubrie, Audrie, Austine, Averie, Avrie, Azurine and Bride. These names tend to be more frequently used than Astride.

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