Balder name meaning

✍  Updated on: March 10th, 2023
Gender: Boy
Origin: Old Norse and Old High German
Usage: English, German, Nordic, French, Scandinavian, Finnish, Swedish, Danish and Norwegian
Pronunciation: b(a)-lder
Meaning: Prince and Courageous Army
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What does Balder mean?

Used in Scandinavian, German, Finnish, Danish, English, Norwegian, Swedish, Nordic and French, Balder is used as a baby boy name and is rooted from Old High German and Old Norse, Balder means "Prince, Courageous Army or Prince Ruler Cognate with the Germanic Balthaz Or Bald".

Balder is a version of Baldr. Baldr is resulted from Balder. Baldr's meaning is Brave and White, Shining has origin in Old Norse.

How do I pronounce Balder?

The two syllabled name Balder is commonly pronounced as b(a)-lder. It can also be pronounced as bal-der.

Variants of Balder

Baldar, Baldr, Baldur

How popular is the name Balder?

Balder is a rare name which might be exclusive to Denmark. As per our evaluation, over 300 babies have been bestowed Balder around the globe.


Balder in Nordic countries

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Numerological aspects of Balder

You love your freedom and respect other people's freedom too. When it comes to life goals, you don't bother much. When it comes to love, you can't stand a monogamous relationship. You like to be surrounded by strong, determine people who know what they want. When it comes to your career, you are fully dedicated to your job and like to get things done as soon as possible, so you can relax later.

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  •  Lotty - Rarefied Lotty substantially is used in Danish, Swedish and Finnish, meaning of Lotty is "Feminine of Charles and Army" that came from Germanic is given to girls. Lotty is short of Charlotte.
  •  Thorstein is used largely in Norwegian and Swedish is of Irish and Gaelic origin and a baby boy name, Thorstein means "Thor's Stone"
  •  Borys - Meaning of Borys is Wolf is used as a boy name has its roots in Slavonic is dominantly used in Danish and Norwegian

Sibling Names for Balder

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