Origin:Norse
Popularity:657
Meaning:lord of frenzy
Projecting potency and untameable drive, Odin is a boy's name, Norse in origin, and prominent across innumerable cultures. Named for the ancient God of wisdom, poetry, and death, Odin derives from the old Norse Óðinn, meaning "lord of frenzy." Far from rabid wildness, the name is forged from the Norse word óðr—often translated as "inspired; fury; frantic"—which refers to the concept of divine mental activity. Unique to the culture, óðr is a dynamic force that overwhelms the mundane conscious mind and opens it into a vessel for profound insight and creative ability in any art. Named for the keeper of this elixir, your little Odin will have the fuel needed to push past limitations in pursuit of their passions with wild, inspiring abandon.

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