Rune (given name)

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Gender male
Word/name Old Norse
Meaning "rune"
Region of origin Scandinavia
Other names
Related names Runa (feminine)

Rune is a masculine given name derived from the Old Norse word rún, meaning "secret". It is a popular name in Belgium, where it ranked in top thirty names for baby boys in 2006 and was the tenth most popular name for boys in 2006 in the Flemish Region of Belgium.[1] Rúni, a variant of the name, was among the ten most popular names given to baby boys in the Faroe Islands, Denmark, in 2007. Notable people with the name include: