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pinWhat does Freya mean?

Freya /freya/ [2 sylls.] as a girls' 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: Fraya.

Kreatif forms: Fefreya, Freyafe, Freyala. [more]

pinHow popular is Freya?

Freya is a rare first name for females. Freya is also a unique surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Shown below is the birth name popularity of Freya for girls. Freya entered the list in 2013 and reached its apex rank of #584 in the U.S. in 2014. (Top 1000 Birth Names Records, 2014)

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

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

pinSimilar Names

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