feminine Alfífa

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Name Root:
ælf ġiefu / ġiefan > Ælfgifu
This name derives from the Old English (Anglo-Saxon) “Ælfgifu,” composed of two elements: “ælf” (elf, supernatural being) plus “ġiefu / ġiefan” (gift, to give). In turn, the name means “the gift of an elf.” 1) Ælfgifu of Northampton was the first wife of King Cnut of England and Denmark, and mother of King Harold I of England (1035–1940). She served as Queen regent of Norway from 1030 to 1035. 2) Saint Ælfgifu of Shaftesbury, also known as Saint Elgiva, was the first wife of Edmund I. 3) Ælfgifu was the consort of King Eadwig of England for a brief period until 957 or 958.


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Numerological Values: #8

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Chakra Number: #8
Chakra "Etheric Body"

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Color meaning: Black

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