[as-trid; Norwegian ahs-tree]
- a female given name: from Scandinavian, meaning “divine strength.”
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Examples from the Web for astrid
He was an amazing father,” said Astrid, 30, at the time of his death, “To everyone who knew him, he was a legend.Harry Will Not Attend Memorial For His Ex Astrid's Tragic Father
June 13, 2012
Astrid was one of a handful of guests at the Duchess of Cambridge's hen night party last year.Harry's ex-Girlfriend's Father Commits Suicide
May 28, 2012
Astrid Grahn-Farley wrote in her school notebook, “me and mommy wait long line for presdint obama.”Obama's Fire Sale
September 23, 2010
Run while listening to Astrid Gilberto signing Brazilian jazz.Running the World
July 25, 2009
But when they were come to the forest led he them away from where Astrid was.
Then came Mrs. Astrid; then Susanna; then Harald, who carried his arm in a sling.
On Susanna's entrance into the room Mrs. Astrid turned hastily to her.
Mrs. Astrid excused herself, but besought Harald and Susanna to drive there.
Mrs. Astrid was much disturbed by them, and complained that they prevented her sleeping.
Word Origin and History for astrid
fem. proper name, from Norse, related to Old High German Ansitruda, from ansi "god" (see Asgard) + trut "beloved, dear."
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper