ÞJOF

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Name Element

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Origin and Meaning

Germanic name element which is sometimes said to be related to ÞER [1] [2] [3]

Old Norse

þjófr = 'thief' [2]
þiófr = 'thief' [3]

Swedish

tjuv = 'thief' [4]

Combinations

Name
Element    
Example
ALA see Alþjófr
ARN see Arnþjófr
EY see Eyþjófr
FRID see Fridtjof
GEIR see Geirþjófr
GUNN see Gunnþjófr
HER see Herþjófr
HROSS see Hrossþjófr
HUN see Húnþjófr
VAL see Valþjófr

Last Element Forms

-dju -djuv
-jor
-jul
-thiof
-thiuf
-thjof
-thuf
-tiof
-tjof -tjoffa
-tjov
-tjuv
-þiófr
-þjófr -þjófur

References

  1. Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)
  2. 2.0 2.1 Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  3. 3.0 3.1 Eva Brylla: Förnamn i Sverige (2004)
  4. Elias Wessén: Våra ord (1997)