Swedish and Danish
"lady, noblewoman"

Freja Origin and Meaning

The name Freja is a girl's name of Swedish origin meaning "lady, noblewoman".

One of the most popular names in Scandinavia, Freja--or Freyja--was a major deity of Norse paganism. Beautiful, blonde and blue-eyed, she was the goddess of love, beauty and fertility. In the US, the name is most likely spelled Freya.

Freja Popularity

Famous People Named Freja

  • Freja Beha ErichsenDanish supermodel
  • Freja ModinSwedish pop singer ("The X,Factor")
  • Freja Kjellberg BorchiesSwedish model "Scandinavia's Next Top Model")
  • Freja HellenbergSwedish footballer
  • Freja CohrtDanish handballer
  • Freja OlofssonSwedish footballer
  • Freja Amelie Richards (b. 2015)daughter of actor Ben Richards

Freja in Pop Culture

  • Freja Ollegardcharacter in "South Park"