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Valkyrie name meaning

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in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

What does the name Valkyrie mean? Keep reading to find the user submitted meanings, dictionary definitions, and more.

Origin and Meaning of Valkyrie

User Submitted Origins

Scandinavian
83%
Norwegian
8%
Irish
8%

User Submitted Meanings

  1. 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".
  2. A submission from the United Kingdom says the name Valkyrie means "Strong fighter" and is of Scandinavian origin.
  3. A user from Arizona, U.S. says the name Valkyrie is of Scandinavian origin and means "Fierce warrior".
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  1. (Norse mythology) one of the maidens of Odin who chose heroes to be slain in battle and conducted them to Valhalla
Wiktionary

The proper noun Valkyries was attested before the common noun valkyries. See the entry valkyrie for more.

  1. Alternative spelling of valkyrie

Notable Persons Named Valkyrie

Notable Persons Named Valkyrie

Valkyrie

Valkyrie is a comics character.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Valkyrie

Notable Persons With the Last Name Valkyrie

Valkyrie

Valkyrie is a comics character.

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Taya Valkyrie

Taya was born on October 22nd, 1983 in Victoria, British Columbia.

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Fun Facts about the name Valkyrie

  • How Popular is the name Valkyrie? Valkyrie is the 15,640th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Valkyrie have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 565 babies born with the first name Valkyrie in the United States. That's more than enough people named Valkyrie to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Valkyrie? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1992 when it was given as a first name to 9 new born babies.
  • When was Valkyrie first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Valkyrie is Monday, April 11th, 1898.
  • What year had the most people named Valkyrie born? The highest recorded use of the first name Valkyrie was in 2019 with a total of 108 babies.
  • Random Valkyrie Factoid: According to the 2013 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Valkyrie is not a popular baby girl's name in Washington. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Washington have the same name in 2013.
  • Weird things about the name Valkyrie: The name spelled backwards is Eiryklav. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Evaiylkr. How do you pronounce that?
  • Valkyrie name meaning

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