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Meaning and name origin

Freya \f-re-ya\ as a girl's name is pronounced frey-yah, FRAY-ah. It is of Scottish and Old Norse origin, and the meaning of Freya is "lady". Scandinavian mythology: Freya was the goddess of love and fertility, and her name is probably derived from an Old German word "frouwa" (German "Frau") meaning "lady, mistress". Friday was named for her. Explorer and author Freya Stark.


Freya has 1 variant form: Fraya.


Freya is not a popular first name for females and an equally uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Freya for girls. Freya reached its highest rank of #584 in the U.S. in 2014. (2014 statistics).

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Freya name in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar baby names are Freda, Freyda and Treya. These names tend to be more commonly used than Freya.