Edda Names A-E

A list for knowledge and future reference:


A

Ægir: the sea god

Æsir: the gods

Afı: Amma’s husband

Agnar: Geirrœth’s brother

Agnar: Geirrœth’s son

Agnar: a hero

Ái: the husband of Edda

Ái: a dwarf

Álf: (Álf the Old) son of Ulf

Álf: a son of Hild

Álf: the son of Hunding

Álf: the son of Hróthmar

Álf: a hero

Álf: the son of Hjálprek and stepfather of Sigurth

Álf: a dwarf

Alfather: Óthin

Álfhild: the wife of King Hjorvorth

Álf-Home: the god Frey’s abode

Álfrothul: the sun

Algrœn: the earth

Áli: (see Authi)

Almveig: wife of Hálfdan

Álof: daughter of Earl Fránmar

Alsvith: a giant

Alsvith: one of the sun-horses

Althjóf: a dwarf

Alvaldi: a giant

Alvís: a dwarf

Ám: a descendant of Dag and Thóra

Amma: the wife of Ái

Ammius: brother of Sunilda {Svanhild}

Án: a dwarf

Andhrímnir: cook of Valholl

Andvaranaut: a ring in the possession of Andvari

Andvari: a dwarf

Angantýr: opponent of Óttar

Angantýr: a son of Arngrím

Angeya: a giant maiden

Angrbotha: a giantess

Arngrím: husband of Eyfura

Árvakr: one of the sun-horses

Ás: (see Æsir)

Ásgarth: the Æsir’s abode

Ásólf: a hero

Atla: a giant maiden

Atli: Ithmund’s son

Atli: the son of Hring

Atli: the ruler of Hunland

Atríth: Óthin

Aurbotha: a giantess

Aurbotha: one of Mengloth’s maidens

Aurgelmir: a giant

Aurnir: a giant

Aurvang: a dwarf

Austri: a dwarf

Auth the Deep-Minded: Ívar’s daughter

Autha: sister of Agnar

Authi: a son of Hálfdan and ancestor of the Othlings

 

B

Baldr: the son of Óthin and Frigg

Báleyg: Óthin

Bari: a dwarf

Barri: the trysting place of Gerth and Frey

Barri: a hero

Beiti: Atli’s steward

Beli: a giant

Bera: (see Kostbera)

Bergelmir: a giant

Bestla: the mother of Óthin

Beyla: a servitress of Frey

Biflindi: Óthin

Bifrost: the bridge of the gods

Bifur: a dwarf

Bikki: counsellor to Jormunrekk

Bileyg: Óthin

Billing: Gunnloth’s father

Bilskirnir: the hall of Thór

Bjort: one of Mengloth’s maidens

Blind: a counsellor

Blíth: one of Mengloth’s maidens

Bofur: a dwarf

Bolm: place name

Bolthorn: a giant

Bolverk: Óthin

Bombur: a dwarf

Borghild: the wife of Sigmund

Borgný: Heithrek’s daughter

Bothvild: Níthoth’s daughter

Braga Grove: place name

Bragi: the god of poetry

Bragi: a hero

Brálund: place name

Brámi: a hero

Brand Isle: place name

Brávoll Field: a plain in Sweden

Breithablik: the dwelling of Baldr

Brimir: a giant

Brimir: a sword

Brísings Necklace, The: Freya’s necklace

Brood: a housecarl

Bruna Bay: place name

Brynhild: a valkyrie and sister of Atli

Búi: a hero

Bur: the father of Óthin  (see also Valtam)

Burgundy: a kingdom

Buthli: Eather of Atli

Buthlings, The: the descendants of Buthli

Byggvir: a servitor of Frey

Býleist: Loki’s brother

 

C

Chilperich: (see Hjálprek)

Chlodowech: (see Hlothver)

 

D

Dag: son of Delling

Dag: a son of Hálfdan

Dag: a son of Hogni and brother of Sigrún

Dáin: an alf

Dáin: a hart

Dáin: a dwarf

Dan: eponymous king of Denmark

Dana: the daughter of Danpr

Danp: eponymous king of Denmark

Danpstead: place name

Darri: a dwarf

Delling: Dag’s father

Delling: a dwarf

Dísir: female guardian spirits

Dólgthrasir: a dwarf

Draupnir: a dwarf

Draupnir: a ring

Duneyr: a hart

Durin: a dwarf

Dvalin: a hart

Dvalin: a dwarf

Dýrathrór: a hart

 

E

Eagle Rock: place name

Earl: son of Ríg and Mother

Eastland: place name

Edda: Ái’s wife

Eggthér: a giant

Egil: a giant

Egil: a brother of Volund

Eikin: a river

Eikthyrnir: a hart

Eikinskjaldi: a dwarf

einherjar: the fallen warriors gathered into Valholl

Eir: one of Mengloth’s maidens

Eistla: a giant maiden

Eitil: a son of Guthrún and Atli

Eldhrímnir: the kettle in Valholl

Eldir: a servitor of Ægir

Élivágar: mythical rivers

Embla: the first created woman

Ermanarich: (see Jormunrekk)

Erna: Earl’s wife

Erp: a son of Atli and Guthrún

Erp: Jónakr’s son, Guthrún’s stepson

Eyfura: the wife of Arngrím

Eylimi: the father of Sváva

Eylimi: Sigurth’s grandfather

Eymund: a king of Russia

Eyolf: a son of Hunding

Eyrgjáfa: a giant maiden

 


 

To be continued…

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