ASP

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Name Element

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Origin and Meaning

Germanic name element

Populus tremula 004.jpg
Aspen Tree
Image by Willow,[1]
License: Creative Commons, CC-BY-SA

Proto-Germanic

*aspu = 'aspen tree' [2]

Gothic

*aspa = 'aspen tree' [2]

Old Norse

ǫsp = 'aspen tree' [3] [4] [5] [6] [2]

Old Swedish

asp = 'aspen tree' [6]

Old High German

aspa = 'aspen tree' [3] [2]

Old English

æsp = 'aspen tree' [3] [2]

Related Names

See Ösp

Combinations

Name
Element    
Example
BJÖRN see Aspbjörn
HER see Aspar

First Element Forms

Asp-

References

  1. Wikimedia Commons: Image by Willow, source & license
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 Ferdinand Holthausen: Gotisches etymologisches Wörterbuch (1934)
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 Ferdinand Holthausen: Vergleichendes und Etymologisches Wörterbuch des Altwestnordischen (1948)
  4. Leiv Heggstad, Finn Hødnebø og Erik Simensen: Norrøn Ordbok (1997)
  5. Hermann Pálsson: Nafnabókin (1991)
  6. 6.0 6.1 Elias Wessén: Våra ord (1997)