Astrid: baby girl name meaning and popularity


A Scandinavian name meaning "divinely beautiful," so don't worry if your little Astrid looks like a plucked chicken at birth ... she'll grow into her name.


There aren't many suitable shortenings of this name. Although you can bet money that somebody will call her "asteroid" someday.

Famous people named Astrid:

Actress Astrid Allwyn; Olympic swimmer Astrid Strauss; musician/songwriter Astrid Williamson; children's novelist Astrid Lindgren; photographer Astrid Kirchherr.

Fun fact:

Astrid Magnussen is the teenage main character of the Janet Fitch novel/movie White Oleander.

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