ASP

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Name Element


Origin and Meaning

Germanic name element

Proto-Germanic

*aspu = 'aspen tree' [1]

Gothic

*aspa = 'aspen tree' [1]

Old Norse

ǫsp = 'aspen tree' [2] [3] [4] [5] [1]

Old Swedish

asp = 'aspen tree' [5]

Old High German

aspa = 'aspen tree' [2] [1]

Old English

æsp = 'aspen tree' [2] [1]

Related Names

See Ösp

Combinations

Name
Element    
Example
BJÖRN see Aspbjörn
HER see Aspar

First Element Forms

Asp-

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 Ferdinand Holthausen: Gotisches etymologisches Wörterbuch (1934)
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Ferdinand Holthausen: Vergleichendes und Etymologisches Wörterbuch des Altwestnordischen (1948)
  3. Leiv Heggstad, Finn Hødnebø og Erik Simensen: Norrøn Ordbok (1997)
  4. Hermann Pálsson: Nafnabókin (1991)
  5. 5.0 5.1 Elias Wessén: Våra ord (1997)