AGI

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Name Element


Origin and Meaning

Germanic name element

See also EGG - these name elements are often very difficult to tell apart.

Ancient Germanic

*agi- = 'terror' [1] [2]
*aʒ- = 'awe', 'terror' [3] [4]
agh- = 'awe', 'terror' [5]

Gothic

agis = 'terror' [1]

Old Norse

agi = 'awe', 'terror' [5]

Old Saxon

agis = 'terror' [2]

Old High German

agí = 'terror' [2]
egí = 'terror' [2]

Norwegian

age = 'discipline', 'contraint' [6]

Swedish

aga = 'corporal punishment' [5]

Related Names

See Aghi, *AʒilaR, Agino, Agni, Aise, Ebbo, Egin, Egte, Eike, Eileke, Elba, Eyba

Combinations

Name
Element    
Example
BJÖRN see Ábiǫrn (Norse)
BJÖRT see Agilberaht (German)
BORG see Eylburg (German)
DIARF see *Agdiarfr (Norse)
DIS see *Agdis (Norse)
FAST see Áfastr (Norse)
FRÍÐ see Áfríðr (Norse)
GAUT see Ágautr (Norse)
GEIR see ÁgæiRR (Norse)
GERD see Ágærðr (Norse)
GUNN see Ågunn (Norse)
GUT see Águti (Norse)
HARD see Egilhart (German) and Eckehard (German)
HER see Agnarr (Norse) and Egilher (German)
LEIF see Ægileif (Norse)
MAR see Agimar (German)
MOD see Ámóða (Norse)
MUND see *Agilamunduz
NOR see Anor (Norse)
STEIN see Åstein (Norse)
ULF see Ægenwulf (English)
VALD see Agvaldr (Norse)
VAR see *Agvarr (Norse)
VARD see Aghvardh (Norse)
VID see Agviðr (Norse)

First Element Forms

A- Á-
Ag- Agh- Agi- Agil- Agila- *Agila-
Ai-
Ang-
Au-
Aug- Augh-
Ec- Eck- Ecke-
Eg- Egg- Egil- Egin- Egino-
Eil- Ejl- Eyl-
Ein- Ejn-
Ek-
El- Eli-
En- Ene- Enn-
Í-
O- Og- Ogh-
Å- Aa-
Ægen-
Ægi-
Ög- Øg- Ǫg-

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Wilfried Seibicke: Historisches Deutsches Vornamenbuch (Band 1-4)
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 Wilhelm Schlaug: Die altsächsischen Personennamen vor dem Jahre 1000 (1962)
  3. Lena Peterson: Nordiskt runnamnslexikon (2002)
  4. Eva Brylla: Förnamn i Sverige (2004)
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)
  6. Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)