Origin:Scandinavian
Meaning:Chooser of the slain; The victory-bringer
Valkyria is an ancient girl's name with origins in Old Norse and meaning "chooser of the slain." It is closely linked to the name Valkyrie. The most famous of the Valkyries was Brynhildr, a human princess who was dubbed "the victory-bringer," a slightly more palatable meaning. Richard Wagner's "The Flight of the Valkyries" is among the most famous pieces of music ever published. It plays during the opening helicopter scene from Francis Ford Coppola's Apocalypse Now and has been the entrance music of Wrestler Bryan Danielson for over a decade. Your little Valkyria can be inspired to bring home victory in whatever they choose to do.
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