Master Maid a Tale of Norway illustration by Pauline Ellison

Gender: Feminine
Origin: Faroese
Meaning: “good and fair.”

The name is a Faroese form of the Old Norse female name, Guðfriðr, which is composed of the Old Norse elements, guð (good) and friðr (fair; beautiful; beloved).

As of 2010, Guðrið was the 7th most popular female name in the Faroe Islands.

Other forms of the name include:

  • Gudrid (Danish/Norwegian/Swedish)
  • Gurid (Danish/Norwegian/Swedish)
  • Guri (Danish/Norwegian/Swedish)
  • Guðfríður (Icelandic)
  • Guðríður (Icelandic)
  • Gyðríður (Icelandic)
  • Gudfrid (Norwegian)
  • Guria (Norwegian)
  • Guðfriðr (Old Norse)
  • Guðriðr (Old Norse)

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