Astrid – Scary Mommy

Astrid

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.

Nicknames:

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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