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


Yrsa is a ♀ girl’s name.

What is the origin of the name Yrsa?

Yrsa is an Old Norse name. By the way, Yrsa is the name of an Asteroid, which was named after the queen Yrsa from Old Norse mythology.

What does the name Yrsa mean?

The meaning of the name Yrsa is unknown. One assumes a derivation from an Ancient Norse word for “she-bear” with the same roots as Latin “ursus”, but this is unlikely. Besides, Yrsa may be a derivation from the Old Norse and Icelandic girl’s name Ýrr, which itself is derived from Old Norse “œrr” meaning “wild”, “mad” or “furious”.

Pronunciation of Yrsa

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Popularity of the name Yrsa

The name Yrsa is ranked #9324 overall.

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