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


Ymir is a ♂ boy’s name.

Origin of the name Ymir

Ymir is an Old Norse name. In Norse mythology, the primeval giant Ymir was the first living creature. Upon his death, the gods Odin, Vé and Vili fashioned the world from his body.

What is the meaning of the name Ymir?

Ymir means “twin” and “hermaphrodite” (from Indo-Germanic *iemo), but as well “crying” and “whining” (from Old Norse ymja = “to whine/to cry).

Pronunciation of Ymir

Popularity of the name Ymir

The name Ymir is ranked #13740 overall.

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