Popularity:16342
Origin:German
Meaning:chosen one; prophetess; seeress
Vala is a feminine name of primarily German origin infused with mystical energy. Often translated as "chosen one," Vala is thought to stem from the Old German for "singled out," giving baby confidence in every pursuit. Those searching for a higher meaning for the mythical-sounding name may just find it in the Old Norse word vǫlva. Meaning "prophetess" or "seeress," vǫlva was once the given name of an ancient shaman or spiritual leader revered in Viking society—a chosen one indeed.
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