Widar - Meaning of Widar

What does Widar mean?

[ 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.

See also the related categories, army (warrior), tree (wood), death, god, son (heir), and scandinavian.

Widar is infrequently used as a baby name for boys. It is not ranked within the top 1000 names.

Baby names that sound like Widar include Wthyr, Weather, Whiter, Whitter, Witter, Woodro, Woodroe, Woodrow, Woodrowe, Wouter, Wytter, Wataru, and Waterio.

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