Gudrun

Meaning, origin, and popularity of the name Gudrun

Gudrun

God’s Secret Lore

An Old Norse name composed of guδ ‘god’ and rūn ‘secret lore’. The name was revived in the 19th century and is now used in Germany and occasionally the English-speaking world.

Meaning:

God’s Secret Lore

Origin:

Norse

Gender:

For a girl

Popularity:

Not in the U.S. top 1,000 names

More about the name Gudrun

Variations & similar names, nicknames, middle names and famous bearers for the name Gudrun

 

Variations & Similar Names

Gudren, Gundrid, Gundruna, Gudrunn, Gunhilda, Guernsey,  Guthrie, Gwenore, Gwendolen

Nicknames

Short and sweet as is

Middle Names

Autumn, Avery, Landry, Meadow, Serenity

Famous Bearers

Guðrún Katrín Þorbergsdóttir (First Lady of Iceland)

Ella Gudrun Ingeborg Holleufer (Danish first lady)

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