Himinglava


Gender: Feminine

Origin: Norse

Meaning: “Heaven-Gleaming.”

Pronunciation: ()

Nicknames: Himi, Himla, Glava

Detail: “Heaven-Gleaming” interprets this as referring to “that through which one can see the heavens” or “transparent Wave”.

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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