Valkyrie: baby girl name meaning and popularity

Valkyrie

An Old Norse name meaning "chooser of the slain," from the elements "valr" (slain) and "kjósa" (to choose) and we're pretty sure that's peak badassery right there.

Nicknames:

Val, Ky, Kyrie.

Famous people named Valkyrie:

English socialite (and alleged lover of Adolf Hitler) Unity Valkyrie Freeman-Mitford.

Fun fact:

Valkyries were Norse mythological maidens who chose which warriors would die on the battlefield, and led the slain to the kingdom of the afterlife, Valhalla.

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