Duva


Gender: Feminine

Origin: Norse

Meaning: “The Pitching One.”

Pronunciation: (DOO-vah)

Nicknames: Duvi, Duv, Du

Detail: Dúfa, alternatively Duva, is one of the nine wave daughters of Ægir (eh-geer) and Ran (rawn), a giant and goddess who both represent the sea in Norse mythology. Each of their names are poetic terms for different characteristics of ocean waves.

The Nine Wave Daughters:

Blodughadda

Bylgja

Dröfn

Duva

Hevring

Himinglava

Hronn

Kolga

Unnur

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