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Gunnvör ICELANDIC / SWEDISH
This name derives from Old Norse name “Gunnvǫr”, composed of two elements: “gunnr” (battle, fight, the act of killing, blow, to strike) plus “vár” (spring season, woman, truth). Gunvor Galtung Haavik (1912–1977) was a Norwegian employee of the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs who was arrested on 27 January 1977 after being betrayed by Oleg Gordievsky and charged with espionage on behalf of the Soviet Union and treason.
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