ÞRUÐ

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Name Element


Origin and Meaning

Germanic name element which has been misinterpreted to be related to Old High German trūt = 'cosy', 'dear', 'familiar' [1]

Ancient Germanic

*þrūþi = 'strength' [2] [3] [1]

Proto-Norse

*þrūþi- = 'strength' [4]
*þrūþiō- = 'strength' [4]

Old Norse

*þrúðr = 'strength' [4] [5]
*þrûðr = 'strength' [6]

Old Saxon

thrûth = 'strength' [7]

Anglo-Saxon

þrýð = 'strength' [6]

Old English

þrȳð = 'strength' [3]

Related Names

See Þrúðr (Norse), Trudi (German), Tula (Spanish), Tutti (German)

Combinations

Name
Element    
Example
ADAL see Alþrúðr (Norse) and Edeltraud (German) and Æthelthryth (English)
ALA see Alþrúðr (Norse)
ALF see Alþrúðr (Norse) and Ælfþryð (English)
ARN see Arnþrúðr (Norse)
AS see Ásþrúður (Norse)
BJÖRN see Bjarnþrúður (Norse)
BORG see Bergþrúður (Norse)
BRAND see Brandþrúður (Norse)
EY see Eyþrúður (Norse)
GALM see Þrúðgelmir (Norse)
GEIR see Gertrud (German)
GUNN see Gunnþrúðr (Norse)
HER see Hærþrúðr (Norse) and Hertraud (German)
HILD see Hilditrud (German)
HIMIN see Himildrud (German)
HJALM see Helmtrud (German)
JAR see Jarþrúðr (Norse)
JARL see Erltraud (German)
MAR see Þrúðmar (Norse)
MILD see Mildþryð (English)
ODD see Ortrud (German)
RAGN see Ragnþrúðr (Norse)
RIK see Þrýðríkr (Norse)
RUN see Þrúðrún (Norse)
SIG see Siegtrud (German)
SVAN see Svanþrúður (Norse)
VAL see Valþrúður (Norse)
VALD see Waltraud (German)
VILL see Willtrud (German)
VIN see Wintrud (German)
ÖL see Alþrúðr (Norse)

First Element Forms

Trud-
Þrúð-
Þrý-
Þrýð-

Last Element Forms

-dred -drey -drid -drið -drud -dryd
-frid
-red -rede -rid -rida -ride -rúðr
-thrud -thrudh -thryth
-tra -traud -traut
-tru -trud -trúð -trude -trudis
-þrúðr -þrúður

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Rosa und Volker Kohlheim: Duden Das große Vornamenlexikon (2007)
  2. Rosa und Volker Kohlheim: Duden Lexikon der Vornamen (1998)
  3. 3.0 3.1 Eva Brylla: Förnamn i Sverige (2004)
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 Lena Peterson: Nordiskt runnamnslexikon (2002)
  5. Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  6. 6.0 6.1 Wilfried Seibicke: Historisches Deutsches Vornamenbuch (Band 1-4)
  7. Wilhelm Schlaug: Die altsächsischen Personennamen vor dem Jahre 1000 (1962)