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Old Norse Old Norse

Origin and Meaning

Reconstructed Proto-Norse name meaning

1) 'holy one' (see also VI) [1]

2) 'pagan priest' (see also VER) [2] [1]

See also -z

Related Names

*Wīhaz Old Norse


For combinations see VI and VER (name elements)


No recent statistics trend found in databases for *Wīhaz.

Sources: [3] [4] [5] [6]


  1. 1.0 1.1 Per Vikstrand: Förkristna sakrala personnamn i Skandinavien (Studia anthroponymica Scandinavica 27 (2009), 5–31)
  2. Lena Peterson: Nordiskt runnamnslexikon (2002)
  3. Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  4. Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  5. Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  6. Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi