Yrsa Name Meaning & Origin

Yrsa

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Origin of the name Ursula:

A borrowing from Middle Latin, Ursula is a diminutive of the Latin ursa (she-bear). The name was borne by a legendary 4th-century saint, a Christian British princess said to have been martyred along with eleven thousand virgins by the Huns at Cologne. The story was very popular in the Middle Ages, which helped establish the name throughout England and Europe. Var: Ursala.

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Scandinavian name derived from an Ancient Norse meaning "she-bear". Possibly related to the name Ursula which is derived from the Latin ursa, also meaning "she-bear."

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Yrsa Sigurðardóttir, Icelandic novelist.

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Yrsa, legendary 6th century Queen of Denmark and Sweden.

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