AUD

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Name Element


Origin and Meaning

Germanic name element which is closely related to ODAL [1]

See also HED

Ancient Germanic

*auþa- = 'property' [2]
*audha- = 'property' [1]

Old Norse

auðr = 'prosperity', 'fortune', 'riches' [2] [3] [4] [5] [6]
auðr = 'fate', 'destiny' (poetic)
audhr = 'property', 'prosperity' [1] [7]

Old Swedish

ödh = 'property' [5]

Old High German

ôt = 'property' [1]
ot = 'property' [8]

Old Saxon

ôd = 'property' [9] [1]
âd = 'property' [9]

Anglo-Saxon

ead = 'inheritance', 'property' [1]

Old English

ēad = 'prosperity', 'riches', 'fortune' [10]
Ead- = 'prosperity', 'riches' [2]
ead = 'inheritance', 'property' [1]

Related Names

See Auðr, Éada, Eda, Eddie, Obbe, Oda, Offe, Otis, Otto

Combinations

Name
Element    
Example
ALF see AuðælfR (Norse)
BJÖRN see Auðbiǫrn (Norse) and Edbjørn (English/Norse)
BJÖRT see Auðbjört (Norse)
BORG see Auðbjǫrg (Norse) and Edbjørg (English/Norse) and Otberga (German)
DIS see Auðdís (Norse)
FAST see Ödhvast (Norse)
FINN see Auðfinnr (Norse)
FRID see Otfried (German)
FRÍÐ see Auðfríðr (Norse)
GAUT see Auðgautr (Norse)
GEIR see AuðgæiRR (Norse) and Eadgar (English)
GERD see Auðgærðr (Norse)
GISL see Auðgísl (Norse)
GRIM see AuðgrímR (Norse)
GUNN see Auðguðr (Norse) and Eadgyð (English)
HARD see Authard (German)
HEIL see Auðhelga (Norse)
HER see Audar (Norse)
HILD see Auðhildr (Norse) and Otthild (German)
HVAT see Auðhvatr (Norse)
KETILL see Auðkætill (Norse)
LAUG see Eyðleyg (Norse) and Edlaug (English/Norse)
LEIF see Auðleifr (Norse) and Otleiv (German/Norse)
LEIK see ØylakR (Norse)
LI see Edly
LIN see Ottoline
LÍN see Auðlín (Norse)
MANN see Auðmann (Norse)
MAR see Ödhmar (Norse) and Otmar (German) and Eadmær (English) and Edmar (English/Norse)
MIN see Ottomine
MUND see Auðmundr (Norse) and Odmund (German) and Eadmund (English)
NY see Auðný (Norse) and Edny (English/Norse)
RIK see AuðríkR (Norse) and Edrikke (English/Norse)
RIT see Eyðrit
RUN see Auðrún (Norse) and Edrun (English/Norse)
SOL see Sóleyð (Norse)
STEIN see Auðstæinn (Norse)
SVEIN see Eyðsvein (Norse)
ULF see AuðulfR (Norse) and Odolf (German) and Edolf (English/Norse)
UNN see Audunn (Norse)
VALD see Auðvaldr (Norse) and Edvald (English/Norse)
VARD see Audvard (Norse) and Eadweard (English) and Audoard (German)
VEIG see Audveig (Norse)
VID see Auðviðr (Norse)
VIN see *Auðvin (Norse) and Eadwine (English)
VÖR see Eyðvør (Norse) and Váreyð (Norse)
ÞOR see Eyðtór (Norse)

See also Auðhumla (Norse)

First Element Forms

A-
Au-
Aud- Auð- Audd- Audh- Audo-
Aug-
Aut- Auth-
Auþ-
Avd- Awd- Avð- Awdh-
Ead- Éad-
Ed- Eð- Eed-
Eer-
Eet- Et-
Eyð-
Giet- Gjet-
Haut-
Hed- Hede-
Hod- Houd-
Jat- Ját-
Je- Jed- Jet-
O-
Od- Odh- Odo-
Ot- Oth-
Ott- Otte- Otto-
Ou-
Oud- Oudh-
Out- Outh-
Ouþ-
Ovd- Owd- Ovdh- Owdh-
Y-
Ö- Ø-
Öd- Ød- Ödh- Ødh-
Øfd-
Øth-
Øud-
Øy-

Last Element Forms

-eyð

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 1.6 Wilfried Seibicke: Historisches Deutsches Vornamenbuch (Band 1-4)
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  3. Lena Peterson: Nordiskt runnamnslexikon (2002)
  4. Árni Dahl: Navnabókin (2005)
  5. 5.0 5.1 Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)
  6. Inger Lautin (Red.): Hva skal barnet hete? (1993)
  7. Eva Brylla: Förnamn i Sverige (2004)
  8. Friedrich Wilhelm Weitershaus: Das große Vornamenlexikon (1998)
  9. 9.0 9.1 Wilhelm Schlaug: Die altsächsischen Personennamen vor dem Jahre 1000 (1962)
  10. Patrick Hanks and Flavia Hodges: Oxford Dictionary of First Names (2003)