BJÖRK

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Name Element


Origin and Meaning

Germanic name element

BirkenwaldFinnland.jpg
Birch trees
Image by Paul Lenz,[1]
licensed under Creative Commons

Old Norse

bjǫrk = 'birch tree' [2] [3]
bjarkan = 'birch tree', 'name of the B-rune' [2]

Old Swedish

biork = 'birch tree' [3]

Gothic

bercna = 'birch tree' [2]

Old High German

birihha = 'birch tree' [2]

Middle Low German

berke = 'birch tree' [2]

Old English

beorce = 'birch tree' [2]
bierće = 'birch tree' [2]
beorc = 'birch tree' [2]

Related Names

See Björk

Combinations

Name
Element    
Example
EY see Bjarkey
FINN see Finnbjörk
HEID see Heiðbjörk
HER see Bjarkar
LIND see Bjarklind
VAL see Valbjörk

First Element Forms

Bjark-

Last Element Forms

-björk

References

  1. Wikimedia Commons: Image by Paul Lenz, source & license
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 2.5 2.6 2.7 Ferdinand Holthausen: Vergleichendes und Etymologisches Wörterbuch des Altwestnordischen (1948)
  3. 3.0 3.1 Elias Wessén: Våra ord (1997)