Astrid

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from modern Scandinavian (Swedish, Norwegian,Danish) Astrid since the 19th century.

Proper noun[edit]

Astrid

  1. A female given name.
    • 2005 Ali Smith, The Accidental, Penguin (2006), ISBN 9780141010397, page 31:
      Astrid, the person is saying. Astrum, astralis. How does it feel to have such a starry name?

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Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse Ástríðr, from áss (god) + fríðr (beautiful).

Proper noun[edit]

Astrid

  1. A female given name.

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Dutch[edit]

Dutch Wikipedia has an article on:

Wikipedia nl

Proper noun[edit]

Astrid f

  1. A female given name, borrowed from Scandinavia.

Estonian[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Astrid

  1. A female given name of Old Norse origin.

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from modern Scandinavian (Swedish, Norwegian, Danish) Astrid.

Proper noun[edit]

Astrid

  1. A female given name.

Usage notes[edit]

  • Popular in France in the latter half of the 20th century.

German[edit]

German Wikipedia has an article on:

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from modern Scandinavian (Swedish, Norwegian, Danish) Astrid.

Proper noun[edit]

Astrid

  1. A female given name.

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Norwegian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse Ástríðr.

Proper noun[edit]

Astrid

  1. A female given name.

Usage notes[edit]

  • Used in Norway since the Middle Ages. A royal name.

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References[edit]

  • Kristoffer Kruken - Ola Stemshaug: Norsk personnamnleksikon, Det Norske Samlaget, Oslo 1995, ISBN 82-521-4483-7
  • [1] Statistisk sentralbyrå, Namnestatistikk: 19 003 females with the given name Astrid living in Norway on January 1st 2011, with the frequency peak in the 1930s. Accessed on April 18th, 2011.

Swedish Wikipedia has an article on:

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Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse Ástríðr. Occurs in Norse mythology, revived in Sweden in 1820.

Proper noun[edit]

Astrid

  1. A female given name.

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References[edit]

  • Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn, Almqvist & Wiksell 1996, ISBN 91-21-10937-0
  • [2] Statistiska centralbyrån and Sture Allén, Staffan Wåhlin, Förnamnsboken, Norstedts 1995, ISBN 9119551622: 39 001 females with the given name Astrid living in Sweden on December 31st, 2010, with the frequency peak in the 1900s decade. Accessed on 19 June 2011.