Drifa is an Icelandic name of old Norse origin. The meaning of Drifa is 'fall of snow' or 'snowdrift'. Some others refer to the name as simply 'snow'. The name is traditionally given to girls. Individuals who bear the name Drifa are said to be charismatic, institutional, and dynamic. A downside to them is they are shy, anxious, and always conflicted. In Norse mythology, Drifa comes from a sonw family and was the daughter of King Snæ. She had two sisters; Fǫnn and Mjǫll, and one brother, Þorri. In the myth, King Snær is a personification of snow. Drifa is also used as a horse name in Iceland.