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Freya

What does Freya mean?

Freya Pronunciation of Freya 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.

ASSOCIATED WITH Fr-, scottish, norse, lady (noble), scandinavian, mythology, goddess, old

Variations

VARIANT Fraya

CREATIVE FORMS
(female) Feya, ..

(male) Freco, ..


MIDDLE NAME PAIRINGS
Freya Angelina (F.A.), ..

How popular is Freya?

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

Freya entered the list in 2007 and reached its apex rank of #417 in the U.S. in 2015. (TOP 2000 NAMES, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Freya name in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Recommended sound-alike names are Ariya, Arya, Brya, Fanya, Fenya, Fey, Frayda, Freada, Fred, Freda, Fredda, Fredi, Fredia, Fredy, Freeda, Freida, Freyda, Freyde, Frida, Frieda, Fruma, Fryda, Kaeya, Leeya, Leya, Meya, Mireya, Orfeya (see Orfea), Orya, Reya, Treya and Uriya. These names tend to be more frequently used than Freya.

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