ANT

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Name Element

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Origin and Meaning

Germanic name element

Ancient Germanic

*Ant- = 'against' [1]

Ancient Germanic

*And- = 'against' [2] [3] [4] [5]

Old English

and- = 'against'

Combinations

Name
Element    
Example
SVAR see *AndswaruR (Norse) and Atse (Frisian)
VÖND see Anundr

First Element Forms

An-
And- *And-
Ant-
At-
On-
Aan- Ån-

References

  1. Rikard Hornby: Danske navne - Træk af navngivningens historie (1951)
  2. Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)
  3. Lena Peterson: Nordiskt runnamnslexikon (2002)
  4. Michael Lerche Nielsen: Hvad skal barnet hedde? (2003)
  5. Guðrún Kvaran: Nöfn Íslendinga (2011)