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Female Female Name


Iceland Icelandic

Origin and Meaning

Icelandic name of unknown origin and meaning. Theories include:

1) Female form of Alfvold (see Alfvaldr) [1]

2) Related to the English place name in Surrey (meaning 'old fold or enclosure' [2]) [1]

See also -ína

Related Names

Alfoldína Icelandic

See also Dina

Matronyms [What's That?]


Alfoldínuson Iceland


Alfoldínudóttir Iceland


Iceland - Icelandic
Nominative: Alfoldína
Accusative: Alfoldínu
Dative: Alfoldínu
Genitive: Alfoldínu

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage


No recent statistics trend found in databases for Alfoldína.

Sources: [4] [5] [6] [7]


  1. 1.0 1.1 Own theory.
  2. A. D. Mills: Oxford Dictionary of British Place Names (2003)
  3. Guðrún Kvaran: Nöfn Íslendinga (2011)
  4. Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden,
  5. Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark,
  6. Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway,
  7. Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland,