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Gender: Female Pronunciation: VAL-kih-ree Meaning of Valkyrie: "chooser of the slain" Origin of Valkyrie: From Norse

The name Valkyrie is a girl's name meaning "chooser of the slain". Valkyrie.

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In Norse mythology, the valkyries decide the fate of men in battle and convey the spirits of those killed in combat to Valhalla, to dwell with the god Odin.

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Famous People Named Valkyrie

Unity Valkyrie Mitford, English socialite; Hitler's alleged lover

Pop Culture References for the name Valkyrie

Valkyrie aka Brunnhilde, character in Marvel Comics
Valkyrie Cain aka Stephanie Edgley, character in the Skullduggery Pleasant series


indiefendi2 Says:


Valkyrie is a quite hulky but as far as I’m concerned it’s like an Athena or a Thora! A strong name for a strong girl. 💪

clairels Says:


In Minnesota (where there's a strong Norse heritage) I recently came across a little girl named Valkyrie Rose. Sometimes that's all it takes to transform an intimidating name into something sweet and wearable.

MargotBear Says:


This makes me think of Skulduggery Pleasant!