10: Hrafna Stórráða -New Name Change (NP)
OSCAR NOTE: the old name was registered in May of 2005, via Ansteorra.
Old Item: Hrafn Óláfsson, to be released.
Submitter desires a feminine name.
Submitted through Steppes Warlord 50th Consultation Desk
Hrafna > Hrafn Hrafna- - Geirr Bassi, p. 23, counts one occurrence of this pre-pended descriptive byname meaning "Raven-" in the Landnamabok.
Viking Answer Lady - Hrafn- is identical with Old Icelandic hrafn, "raven"
Referencing Hrafnhildr - GB pp. 11; FJ pp. 212, 349; CV pp. 261, 281 s.v. hildr, hrafn
feminien form of Hrafn
Stórráða > appears in Haralds saga Gráfeldar, ch 11. also found on The Viking Answer Lady
Sigríð stórráða Tóstadóttir born about 927 in Sweden, daughter to Tósti, a well-regarded Swedish warrior. The nickname carried by Sigríð, stórráða, meaning "the Haughty", "the Proud", "the Ambitious", or "the Strong-Minded"