BRAG

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Name Element

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Origin and Meaning

Germanic name element

Old Norse

1) bragr = 'the best, foremost' [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] [8]
2) bragr = 'poetry' [1] [2] [3] [4]

Related Names

See Bragi

Combinations

Name
Element    
Example
AS see Ásabragr (Norse)
HILD see Braghildur (Norse)

First Element Forms

Brag-

Last Element Forms

-bragr

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Geir T. Zoëga: A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic (1910)
  2. 2.0 2.1 Ferdinand Holthausen: Vergleichendes und Etymologisches Wörterbuch des Altwestnordischen (1948)
  3. 3.0 3.1 Leiv Heggstad, Finn Hødnebø og Erik Simensen: Norrøn Ordbok (1997)
  4. 4.0 4.1 Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  5. Lars Magnar Enoksen: Norrøne guder og myter (2008)
  6. Árni Dahl: Navnabókin (2005)
  7. Hermann Pálsson: Nafnabókin (1991)
  8. Richard Cleasby, Gudbrand Vigfusson: An Icelandic-English Dictionary (1874)