Norse Mythology: Son of Bor and Bestla, brother of Vili and Odin. He is identified with Lodur by some. Killed the giant Ymir and created the world out of its carcass along with his brothers. He gave the first humans feeling, appearance, and speech. His name means "Holiness".
(Nicole Cherry, A list of Norse Beings, http://www.ugcs.caltech.edu/~cherryne)