ÖR

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Name Element

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Origin and Meaning

Germanic name element

Old Norse

ǫr = 'arrow' [1] [2] [3]
ör = 'arrow' [4] [5]

Gothic

arƕazna = 'arrow' [2]

Anglo-Saxon

aruwe = 'arrow' [5]

Old English

earh = 'arrow' [2]

Related Names

See Ǫrvar

Combinations

Name
Element    
Example
BRUN see Örbrún
LAUG see Örlaugur
VALD see *Ǫrvaldr

First Element Forms

Or-
Ör- Ǫr-

References

  1. Leiv Heggstad, Finn Hødnebø og Erik Simensen: Norrøn Ordbok (1997)
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Ferdinand Holthausen: Vergleichendes und Etymologisches Wörterbuch des Altwestnordischen (1948)
  3. Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)
  4. Geir T. Zoëga: A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic (1910)
  5. 5.0 5.1 Richard Cleasby, Gudbrand Vigfusson: An Icelandic-English Dictionary (1874)