Blodughadda


Gender: Feminine

Origin: Norse

Meaning: “Bloody Hair.”

Pronunciation: ()

Nicknames: Blod, Bloda, Hadda

Detail: “Bloody Hair” interprets this as referring to “reddish foam atop a 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

Bylgja


Gender: Feminine

Origin: Norse

Meaning: “Billow.”

Pronunciation: (BILG-yah)

Nicknames: Billa, Billie

Detail: 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

Daughters of Ægir


Gender: Feminine

Origin: Norse

Detail: The Daughters of Ægir (ee-geer or eh-geer) are the nine daughters of Ægir and Rán (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 – Bloody Hair (a reference to red sea foam)

Bylgja – Billow

Dröfn (or Bara) – Foam Fleck

Duva (Dúfa) – Pitching Wave

Hefring (Hevring) – Rising Wave

Himinglæva (Himinglava) – Heaven-Gleaming

Hronn – Welling Wave

Kolga – Cool Wave

Unnur (Unnr or Unn or Uðr ) – Frothing Wave