AUST

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Name Element


Origin and Meaning

Germanic name element

Old Norse

austr = 'east' [1]

Old Saxon

ôst = 'east' [2]

Old English

ēast = 'east' [3]

Related Names

See Austri, Auste

Combinations

Name
Element    
Example
BJÖRN see Austbiǫrn
HER see Austar
MANN see Austmaðr
MAR see Austmar
TUN see Aston (English)
ULF see Østulf

First Element Forms

Ast- Aust- Est- Ost- Öst- Øst-

References

  1. Lena Peterson: Nordiskt runnamnslexikon (2002)
  2. Wilhelm Schlaug: Die altsächsischen Personennamen vor dem Jahre 1000 (1962)
  3. Patrick Hanks and Flavia Hodges: Oxford Dictionary of First Names (2003)