Meaning and Origin
What does the name Valkyrie mean? Keep reading to find the user submitted meanings, dictionary definitions, and more.
User Submitted Origins
User Submitted Meanings
- A user from Kansas, U.S. says the name Valkyrie is of Norwegian origin and means "The chooser of the slain. These are Viking angels that were chosen to take the slain to Valhalla".
- A submission from the United Kingdom says the name Valkyrie means "Strong fighter" and is of Scandinavian origin.
- A user from Arizona, U.S. says the name Valkyrie is of Scandinavian origin and means "Fierce warrior".
- (Norse mythology) one of the maidens of Odin who chose heroes to be slain in battle and conducted them to Valhalla
The proper noun Valkyries was attested before the common noun valkyries. See the entry valkyrie for more.
- Alternative spelling of valkyrie