Origin of the name HADU.
Etymology of the
Meaning of the baby name HADU.
form of Old Norse Hodur
(q.v.), meaning "fierce warrior."
murderer's name (Hodur) is in Gothic Hathus,
in old German Hadu, and in Anglo-Saxon Headho...
(History of Christian Names, Yonge, 1884)
... All these names belonged to
the highest god, whose creative bounty blesses; others to his near kinsman
the majestic god of war: Wîg (pugna, p. 203, conf. Graff 1, 740) and
(pp. 207. 223), to which many female names correspond, Hilta, etc.
With Yggr (p. 208) I have identified the Pallor and Pavor of the Romans;
Omi, Wôma is better explained as elemental. What comes nearer to
and Hadu is Death, Dauþus (p. 842), which likewise from a male becomes a
female person;... (Teutonic Mythology, Grimm, v.2, 1883)