The Vikings’ religion never contained any formal doctrines concerning what happens to someone when he or she dies. In the words of historian H.R. Ellis Davidson, “There is no consistent picture in Norse literary tradition of the fate of the dead,” and “to oversimplify the position would be to falsify it.” The rational order that … Continue reading Death and the Afterlife →
Please also check out our collection of Viking Jewelry, Drinking Horns & More. Last updated on 4/26/2021: A quick note about "Viking" SymbolsIt is helpful to understand the true origin and background of each symbol. Some of these iconic images were primarily used before or after the Viking age. As well, the origi
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Jul 11, 2022 · Higgins is the anglicized form of ‘Ó hUiginn’ that means ‘descendant of Uiginn.’ Uiginn means a ‘viking.’ 86. Hogan. This Irish surname is an anglicized form of ‘Ó hÓgáin’ meaning a ‘descendant of Ogan.’ The name ‘Ogan’ is derived from the Irish word ‘Og’ which means ‘young.’ 87. Hughes