#90DaysforOdin, Day 36: The Many Names of Odin

“A single name have I never had since first among men I fared”. (Grimnismal)

Freya has many facets, to be sure, but Odin…. well, Odin has Facets. (I figure this will help me catch up with my #90DaysofOdin posts.) I actually named one of my cats “Harbarth” (Graybeard), because he was a wandering gray tabby tomcat. The day after I gave him this name, he got an infection in one eye which had him squinting at the world for about two weeks. You do the math.

Aldaföðr………”Father of Men”
Aldagautr………”Gautr of Men”
Aldingautr………”The Ancient Gautr”
Alfaðir, Alföðr………”All-Father”
Angan Friggjar………”Delight of Frigg”
Arnhöfði………”Eagle-headed One”
Atriði, Atriðr………”Attacking Rider” or “Attacker by Horse”
Auðun………”Wealth Friend”
Bági ulfs ………”Enemy of the Wolf ”


Baldrsfaðir………”Father of Balder”
Báleygr………”Feeble Eye” or “Flame Eyed”
Biflindi………”Shield Shaker” or “Spear Shaker”
Bileygr………”Feeble Eye” or “One Eyed”
Björn………”Bear”
Blindi, Blindr………”Blind One”
Bölverkr………”Bale-worker”
Böðgæðir………”Battle Enhancer”
Bragi………”Chieftain”
Bróðir Vilis / Vilja………”Brother of Vili”
Bruni, Brunn………”Brown One”
Burr Bors………”Son of Borr”
Darraðr, Dorruðr………”Spearman”
Draugadróttin………”Lord of Ghosts”
Ein sköpuðr galdra………”Sole Creator of Magical Songs”
Ennibrattr………”One with a Straight Forehead”
Eyluðr………”Island Vessel?” or “Ever-Booming”
Faðmbyggvir Friggjar………”Dweller in Frigg’s Embrace”
Frumverr Friggjar………”First Husband of Frigg”
Faðir galdrs………”Father of Magical Songs”
Farmaguð, Farmatýr………”Cargo God”
Farmoguðr………”Journey-Empowerer”
Farmr arma Gunnlaðar………”Burden of Gunnlöð’s Arms”
Farmr galga………”Gallows’ Burden”
Fengr………”Snatch” or “Gain”
Fimbultýr………”Mighty God”
Fimbulþulr………”Mighty Thule (Poet)”
Fjölnir………”Very-Wise” or “Concealer”
Fjölsviðr, Fjölsvinnr………”Much Wise”
Foldardróttinn………”Lord of the Earth”
Frariðr………”One Who Rides Forth”
Frumverr Friggjar………”First husband of Frigg”
Fundinn………”The Found”
Gagnráðr………”Contrary Advisor” or “Gainful Council”
Galdraföðr………”Father of Galdor (Magical Songs)”
Gallow’s Lord
Gangleri………”Wanderer”, “Waywont” or “Wayweary”
Gangráðr………”Journey Advisor”
Gapthrosnir………”One in a Gaping Frenzy”
Gauti, Gautr………”One from Gotland”
Gausus………”Gautr” (Latinized Langobardic version) 1
Geiguðr………”Dangler”
Geirloðnir………”Spear Inviter”
Geirtýr………”Spear God”
Geirvaldr………”Spear Master”
Geirölnir………”Spear Charger”
Geldnir………”?”
Gestr………”Guest”
Gestumblindi………”The Blind Guest”
Ginnarr………”Deceiver”
Gizurr………”Riddler”
Gizurr Grýtingaliði ………”Gizurr, Companion of the Greutungi ”
Glapsviðr………”Seducer”
Goði hrafnblóts………”Goði (priest) of the Raven-offering (worship)”
Godjaðarr………”God Protector”
Gods’ Atoner, The
Gollnir, Gollor, Gollungr………”Yeller”
Göndlir………”Wand Bearer”
Gramr Hliðskjalfar………King of Hliðskjalf
Grímnir, Grímr………”The Masked One” or “The Hooded One”
Grímr………”Masked”, “Grim”
Gunnlod’s Embracer
Gunnar………”Warrior”
Gunnblindi………”Battle Blinder”
Guodan………”Master of Fury” (Romanised Langobardic )
Guodan, Gudan………”Master of Fury” (Westphalian)
Hagvirkr………”Skillful Worker”
Hangaguð………”Hanged God”
Hangagoð………”God of the Hanged”
Hangi………”Hanged One”
Haptabeiðir………”Ruler of Gods”
Haptaguð………”God of Gods”, “God of Men” or “God of Prisoners”
Haptasnytrir………”Teacher of gods”
Haptsönir………”Fetter Loosener”
Hár………”High One”
Hárbarðr………”Hoar Beard” or “Grey Beard”
Hárr………”One Eyed”
Harri Hliðskjalfar………”Lord of Hliðskjalf”
Hávi………”High One”
Heimþinguðr hanga………”Visitor of the Hanged”
Helblindi………”Blinder With Death” or “Host Blinder”
Helmet-capped Educator
Hengikjopt………”Hang Jaw”
Herföðr, Herjaföðr………”Host Father”
Hergautr………”Host Gautr”
Herjan, Herran………”Lord”, “Raider”, or “The One of the Host”
Herteitr………”Host Glad” or “Glad of War” or “Glad in Battle”
Hertyr………”Host God”
Hildolfr………”Battle Wolf”
Hjaldrgoð………”God of battle”
Hjaldrgegnir………”Engager of Battle”
Hjálmberi………”Helm Bearer”
Hjarrandi………”Screamer”
Hlefreyr………”Famous Lord” or “Mound Lord”
Hild’s Noise Maker (hild = battle)
Hnikarr, Hnikuð………”Inciter”, “Thruster” or “Shaker”
Hoarr………”One Eyed”
Hotter………”Hatter”
Hovi………”High One”
Hrafnfreistuðr………”Raven-tester”
Hrafnáss………”Raven God”
Hrammi………”Fetterer” or “Ripper”
Hrani………”Blusterer”
Hrjotr………”Roarer”
Hroptatýr………”Lord of Gods”, “God of Gods” or “Tumult God”
Hroptr………”God” or “The Maligned One” or “The Hidden One”
Hrossharsgrani………”Horse-hair Mustache”
Hvatmoðr………”Whet Courage (Mood)”
Hveðrungr………”Roarer”
Itreker………”Splendid Ruler”
Jafnhár………”Just As High”
Jalfaðr………”Yellow-brown Back”
Jálg, Jálkr………”Gelding”
Jarngrimr………”Iron Grim”
Jolfr………”Horse-wolf” or “Bear”
Jölföðr………”Yule-father”
Jölnir………”Yule”
Jormundr………”Mighty One”
Karl………”Old Man”
Kjalarr………”Nourisher” or “Keel Ruler”
Langbarðr………”Long Beard”
Loðungr………”Shaggy Cloak Wearer”
Lord of Light
Lord of the Wild Hunt , Wilde Jaeger
Niðr Bors………”Son of Borr”
Njotr………”User” or “Enjoyer”
Óðinn………”Frenzied One” (Old Norse)
Óðr………”Frenzy”, “Divine Inspiration”, “Breath”
Odroerir’s Gainer
Ofnir………”Opener”, “Entangler”, “Weaver” or “Inciter”
Olgir………”Protector?” or “Hawk”
Ómi………”Boomer” or “One Whose Voice Resounds”
Óski………”Wished For” or “Fulfiller of Desire”
Ouvin………”Master of Fury” (Faroese)
Rauðgrani………”Red Moustache”
Reiðartyr………”Wagon God”
Rognir………”Chief”
Runatyr………”God of Runes”
Runni vagna………”Mover of Constellations”
Sanngetall………”Truth Getter” or “He Who Guesses Right”
Sannr, Saðr, Sath………”Truth”, “The Truthful”
Siðgrani………”Longbeard”
Siðhottr………”Slouch Hat” or “Broad Brim” or “Deep Hood”
Siðskeggr………”Long Beard”, or “Broad Beard”
Sigðir………”Victory Bringer”
Sigföðr………”Father of Victory”
Siggautr………”Victory Gautr”
Sigmundr………”Victory Protection”
Sigrhofundr………”Victory Author”
Sigrúnnr………”Victory Tree”
Sigthror………”Victory Successful”
Sigtryggr………”Victory Sure”
Sigtýr………”Victory God”
Skilving, Skilfing………”King”, or “Trembler”
Skollvaldr………”Treachery Ruler”
Sonr Bestlu………”Son of Bestla”
Spjalli Gauta………”Friend of the Goths”
Speedy One, The
Sváfnir………”Luller to Sleep (or Dreams)”, or “Closer”
Sveigðir………”Reed Bringer”
Svipall………”Fleeting” or “Changeable”
Sviðrir………”Wise One”
Sviðurr………”Wise One”
Svolnir………”Cooler” or “Sweller”
Thekkr………”Clever” or “Pleasant One” or “Welcome One”
Thrasarr……… “Quarreler” or “Raging, Furious”
Thriði………”Third”
Thriggi………”Triple”
Thrór………”Burgeoning” or “Inciter to Strife”
Throttr………”Strength”
Thrundr, Þund ………”Sweller”
Thunnr, Þuðr………”Lean” or “Pale”
Tveggi………”Double”
Tviblindi………”Twice Blind”
Unnr, Uðr………”Beloved”, “Lover” or “Wave”
Váði vitnis ………”Foe of the Wolf ”
Váfoðr, Vafuðr………”Dangler”, “Swinger” or:
Váfuðr………”Wayfarer”
Váfuðr Gungnis………”Swinger of Gungnir”
Vakr………”Awakener” or “Vigilant”
Valdr galga………”Ruler of Gallows”
Valdr vagnbrautar………”Ruler of Heaven”
Valföðr………”Father of the Slain”
Valgautr………”Slain Gautr” or “Gautr of the Slain”
Valkjosandi………”Chooser of the Slain”
Valtamr, Valtam………”Slain Tame” or “The Warrior”
Valtýr………”Slain God”
Valthognir………”Slain Receiver”
Vegtamr………”Wayfarer” or “Waytamer”
Veratýr………”God of Men” or “God of Being”
Viðrir………”Stormer” or “Ruler of Weather”
Viðrimnir………”Contrary Screamer”
Viðurr………”Killer”
Vingnir………”Swinger”
Vinr Lopts………”Friend of Loptr”
Vinr Lóðurs………”Friend of Lóðurr”
Vinr Míms………”Friend of Mímir”
Vinr stalla………”Friend of Altars”
Vodans………”Master of Fury” (Gothic)
Vofuðr………”Dangler”
Völsi………”Lingam”
Völundr rómu………”Smith of Battle”
Vut………”Master of Fury” (Allemanic, Burgundian)
Weda………”Master of Fury” (Frisian)
Wild Huntsman, Wilde Jaeger (German)
Wise Victory Tree
Wôdan………(*Proto-Western Germanic, OLG ) “Master of Fury ”
Woden………(Anglo-Saxon) “Master of Fury”
*Wôðanaz……(*Protogermanic ) “Master of Fury”
Wolfe………”Wolf” (German)
Wolf’s Danger, The
Wuotan/Wuodan………(Langobardic, Old High German)”Master of Fury”
Wunsch………”Wish” (German)
Yggiungr………( Terrible ? )
Yggr………”Terrible One”
Yrungr………”Stormy”

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