Visna Name Meaning, Origin, Etymology 2022


Name meaning: mission, destiny, fade, refuge of the world.

Origin: Old Norse or Hindu.

First mention: circa 9th century.

Etymology: name derived from the Old Norse visna or visinn (translated as fade or to wither). In the Norse sagas, Princess Visna is referred to as a shield maiden, as well as Lagertha and Brynhildr. However, in Hinduism, the Visna name means destiny or refuge of the world.

Note: name can also be derived from the Russian word vesna (translated as spring).

Alternative name variants: Vesna, Visena, Vissna, Visen, Visana.


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