ÞROTT

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Name Element

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Origin and Meaning

Germanic name element

Proto-Norse

*þruhta- = 'strength', 'might', 'courage' [1]

Old Norse

þróttr = 'strength', 'might' [2] [3]
þrōttr = 'strength', 'might', 'courage' [1]

Old English

ðroht = 'effort', 'endeavour' [1]

Related Names

See Þróttr

Combinations

Name
Element    
Example
ULF see Þróttolfr

First Element Forms

Þrott- Þrótt-

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Ferdinand Holthausen: Vergleichendes und Etymologisches Wörterbuch des Altwestnordischen (1948)
  2. Lena Peterson: Nordiskt runnamnslexikon (2002)
  3. Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)