Meaning: “Fire lily.”
Nicknames: Elda, Eddie, Lilja, Lila, Lily
Detail: From the Old Norse elements eldr meaning “fire” and lilja “lily”
Origin: Old Norse
Meaning: “Fair; Wanderer.”
In the Prose Edda, Finn is of the lineage of Thor.
Meaning: “Ever young; rejuvenator.”
Pronunciation: (EE-doon) [“oo” short like in “book”]
Detail: In Norse mythology Idunn is the goddess of spring and wife of Bragi. She is the keeper of the apples of the gods. Whoever eats of these apples will be granted eternal life and youth.
Meaning: “Of the ash tree.”
Detail: From the Germanic element ask meaning “ash-tree”
According to Norse mythology, the first humans were carved from trees by Odin and his brothers Vili and Ve. They cut down an Ash tree and from it made the first man, Ask. From an elm tree they carved the first woman, Embla.
Meaning: Debated “Skull; future.”
Nicknames: Sku, Suki
Detail: One suggestion is that it is derived from Old Norse, there are a few possibilities: From the word skàli, meaning hut or shed, or from scala, meaning skull.
Origin: Arabic Meaning: “Peace.”
Origin: Latin Meaning: “Little bear.”
Origin: Icelandic Meaning: “Sun.”
Pronunciation: (suh-lah); (soo-lah)
Detail: Variation of Old Testament Shulamit, from the Song of Songs meaning “peace”.