From Old Norse Auðr, from auðr (“riches”). Cognate with German Oda and Ute, and with English Eda.
- A female given name.
- Kristoffer Kruken - Ola Stemshaug: Norsk personnamnleksikon, Det Norske Samlaget, Oslo 1995, →ISBN
-  Statistisk sentralbyrå, Namnestatistikk: 12 695 females with the given name Aud living in Norway on January 1st 2011, with the frequency peak in the 1930s. Accessed on 19 May, 2011.