BJUR

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Name Element


Origin and Meaning

American Beaver.jpg
Beaver
Image by 'stevehdc',[1]
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Germanic name element

Ancient Germanic

*beƀur-r = 'beaver' [2]

Old Norse

bjórr = 'beaver' [3] [4] [2]

Old Danish

biaver = 'beaver' [2]

Old High German

bibar = 'beaver' [2]

Middle Low German

bever = 'beaver' [2]

Old English

beofor = 'beaver' [2]

Related Names

See Bjórr, Bifurr

Combination

Name
Element    
Example
STEIN see Biúrstæinn

First Element Forms

Biur- Biúr- Bjur-

References

  1. Wikimedia Commons: Image by 'stevehdc', source & license
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 2.5 Ferdinand Holthausen: Vergleichendes und Etymologisches Wörterbuch des Altwestnordischen (1948)
  3. Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  4. Leiv Heggstad, Finn Hødnebø og Erik Simensen: Norrøn Ordbok (1997)