ARN

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Name Element


Origin and Meaning

Germanic name element which is difficult to tell apart from ARINN

Aquila chrysaetos Flickr.jpg
Eagle
Image by 'Rocky',[1]
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Ancient Germanic

*arnu- = 'eagle' [2]
aran- = 'eagle' [3]

Old Norse

ǫrn = 'eagle' [2] [4] [5]
ari = 'eagle' [5]

Old Saxon

arn = 'eagle' [6]

Old High German

arn- = 'eagle' [3] [7]

Related Names

See Amma, Ari, Arni, Ärna, Ärne, Ǫrn, (Arnis?)

Combinations

Name
Element    
Example
ALF see Alfarinn
BJÖRN see Arnbjǫrn
BORG see Arnbjǫrg
DIS see Arndís
EY see Arney
FAST see Arnfastr
FINN see Arnfinnr
FREJ see Arnfreyr
FRID see Arnfrøðr (Norse) and Ehrenfried (German)
FRÍÐ see Arnfríðr
GAUT see Ærngautr
GEIR see Arngeirr
GERD see Arngerðr
GISL see Arngísl
GRIM see Arngrímr
GUNN see Æringunnr
HALL see Arnhallr
HARD see Ehrenhard (German)
HEID see Arnheiðr
HER see Arnar
HILD see Arnhildr
HVAT see Arnhvatr
HÖFÐI see Arnhǫfði
KARL see Ankarl
KETILL see Arnkætill
LAUG see Arnlaug
LEIF see Arnleifr (Norse) and Leifarne (Norse)
LEIK see Arnleik
LI see Arly
LÍN see Arnlín
LJOT see Arnljótr
MAR see Árnmar (Norse)
MEY see Ármey
MOD see Arnmóðr
MUND see Arnmundr
NIUT see Arnniútr
NY see Arny
ODD see Arnoddr
ROS see Arnrós
RUN see Arnrun
SIG see Sigurörn
STEIN see Arnsteinn
SVEIN see Arnsvein
ULF see ArnulfR and Úlfarna
UNN see Årunn
VALD see Arnvald (Norse) and Arnoald (German)
VARD see Ærinvarðr
VEIG see Arnveig
VI see Arnví
VID see Arnviðr
VIN see Arwin
VÖR see Arnvør
ÞJOF see Arnþjófr
ÞOR see Arnþórr and Þórarinn and Þórörn
ÞORIR see Arnþórr
ÞRUÐ see Arnþrúðr

First Element Forms

Am-
An- Ann-
Ar- Ár- Arr-
Aran-
Arin-
Arn-
Em-
En-
Eren- Erin- Ern-
Or-
År-
Æn-
Ærin- Ærn- Ärn-
Örn- Ørn- Ǫrn-

Last Element Forms

-arin -arinn
-arna
-örn

References

  1. Wikimedia Commons: Image by 'Rocky', source & license
  2. 2.0 2.1 Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)
  3. 3.0 3.1 Wilfried Seibicke: Historisches Deutsches Vornamenbuch (Band 1-4)
  4. Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  5. 5.0 5.1 Lena Peterson: Nordiskt runnamnslexikon (2002)
  6. Wilhelm Schlaug: Die altsächsischen Personennamen vor dem Jahre 1000 (1962)
  7. Kustaa Vilkuna: Etunimet (1990)