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What does Gudrun mean?

Gudrun Pronunciation of Gudrun as a girls' name is of Scandinavian origin, and the meaning of Gudrun is "god rune". From guth and run. The name appears in early Germanic tales and Icelandic myths. Name of one of the characters in DH Lawrence's 1920 novel, "Women in Love".

ASSOCIATED WITH scandinavian, myths


VARIANTS Gudren, Gudrid, Gudrin, Gudrinn, Gudruna, Gudrunn, Gudrunne, Guro, Guthrun, Guthrunn, Guthrunne



Gudrun Romina (G.R.), ..

How popular is Gudrun?

Gudrun is a somewhat prominent first name for women (#2690 out of 4276, Top 63%) but an uncommon last name for all people. (2000 U.S. DEMOGRAPHICS)

Gudrun was first listed in 1900-1909 and reached its apex position of #1604 in the U.S. during 1910-1919, but is not in the Top 1000 currently. (2018 U.S. SSA RECORDS)

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

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

Similar Names

Recommended sound-alike names are Alisun, Allsun, Faun, Gada, Galen, Garda, Gauri, Gavra, Gavrina, Gaylen (see Gayle), Geelan, Geerda (see Gerda), Georgi, Georgy, Gerda, Gerde, Geri, Gerie, Gerri, Gerrie, Gerry, Gert, Gerta, Gerte, Gertrud, Gerty, Gilian, Gillan, Glen, Glenn, Glora, Glorea, Gloree, Glorey, Glori, Gloria, Glorie, Glorra, Glory, Glorya, Gloryan, Glyn, Glynn, Godiva, Gowri, Gro, Guenna, Guida, Guinna, Gul, Gull, Gulzar, Gunna, Gunne, Gunnel, Gus, Gussie, Gusta, Gustha, Gwen, Gwenn, Gwin, Gwinn, Gwyn, Gwynn, Livaun (see Levana) and Shaun. These names tend to be less frequently used than Gudrun.

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