Fafnir meaning

fäv'nər, -nîr'
The dragon that guarded the treasure of the Nibelungs and was slain by Sigurd.
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A giant who, in the form of a dragon, guards the Nibelung treasure: he is killed by Sigurd.
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(Norse mythology) A son of the dwarf king Hreidmar, gifted with strength and fearlessness, but killed his father and transformed into a dragon out of ill-nature and greed. He would be slain by Regin and Sigurd whilst trying to protect his amassed treasures.
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Origin of fafnir

Old Norse Fáfnir; Icelandic Frænir