Name Loki Origin, meaning, pronunciation & popularity of the name Loki


Loki is a ♀ girl’s name and ♂ boy’s name. Loki thus belongs to the gender-neutral unisex names.

Origin of the name Loki

Loki is an Old Norse boy’s name and appears in the Norse mythology. He is the rather unpopular God of fire, magic and illusion. Besides, Loki is considered a diminutive of the girl names Hannelore or Lore.

What is the meaning of the name Loki?

The boy’s name Loki means “airy” or “God of air” (from Old Norse “loptr”), but as well “knot”, “lock” (from Germanic “luka”) or “to lock/close” (from Old Norse “lúka”). The girl’s name Loki means “Yahweh is gracious”, “the other Aenor”, “merciful” and “God is my light” (from Hannelore).

Pronunciation of Loki

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Popularity of the name Loki

The name Loki is ranked #2626 overall.

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