Gender: Feminine
Origin: Old Norse
Meaning: “stone goddess.”

The name is composed of the Old Norse elements, hallr (stone) and alternate explanation is that the first element may also be from the hallr which means (hill). The second elements is from the Norse, dis, meaning, (goddess; female supernatural being).

As of 2010, Halldis was the 8th most popular female name in the Faroe Islands.

Other forms of the name include:

  • Halda (Danish/Faroese/Swedish)
  • Halldis (Faroese/Norwegian/Old Norse)
  • Halldís (Icelandic)
  • Haldis (Norwegian/Swedish)