ÞURS

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Name Element

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Origin and Meaning

Germanic name element

Old Norse

þurs = 'giant' [1]
þuss = 'giant' [1]

Old Danish

turs = 'troll' [2]

Anglo-Saxon

þyrs = 'giant' [1]

Old High German

durs = 'giant' [1]
turs = 'giant' [1]

Middle High German

turse = 'giant' [1]

Combinations

Name
Element    
Example
HILD see Thursinhilda (German)
MOD see Thorsmod (Norse)

First Element Forms

Thors-
Thursin-
Thus- Tus- Thussin-

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 Dr. Ernst Förstemann: Altdeutsches namenbuch (1856)
  2. Rikard Hornby: Danske navne - Træk af navngivningens historie (1951)