Widar - Meaning of Widar
[ syll. wi-dar, wid-ar ] The baby boy name Widar is of Old Norse origin and it is used largely in the Scandinavian language. It is a two-element name derived from vidhr meaning 'tree, wood' ; arr 'army, warrior'. The name was borne in Norse mythology by Vidar, or Widar, the son of Odin and the giantess Gridr who avenged his father's death; he was known as the god of silence and revenge.
A variant form of Widar is the Scandinavian Vidar.
Another variant of Widar is the Scandinavian short form Wiar.
Widar is infrequently used as a baby name for boys. It is not ranked within the top 1000 names.