BRAND

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Origin and Meaning

Germanic name element

Viking swords closeup.jpg
Viking swords
Image by viciarg,[1]
License: Creative Commons, CC-BY-SA


Old Norse

brandr = (burning) 'log', 'pole' [2] [3]
brandr = 'fire', 'torch' [2] [3]
brandr = 'sword', 'swordblade' [2] [3]

Old Saxon

brand = 'fire' [4]
brand = 'flaming sword' [4]

Old High German

brant = 'sword', 'swordblade'

Related Names

See Brandr

Combinations

Name
Element    
Example
ADAL see Adalbrand (German)
ALF see Brandalfr
AS see Ásbrandr
DIS see Branddís
EY see Eibrand
GEIR see Geirbrandur
GERD see Gardbrand
GUD see Guðbrandr
HER see Herbrandr
HILD see Hildebrand (German)
KOL see Kolbrandr
KRIST see Kristbrandur
LYD see Liutbrand
SIG see *Sigbrandr
ULF see Brandulfr (Norse) and Brandolf (German)
VAL see Valbrandr
VI see Vébrandr
VIG see Vígbrandur
VILL see Willebrand (German)
ÞANG see Þangbrandr
ÞOR see Þorbrandr
ÞRUÐ see Brandþrúður

First Element Forms

Brand-
Brönd- Brǫnd-

Last Element Forms

-bram -brand -brandr -branðr -brandt -brandur

References

  1. Wikimedia Commons: Image by viciarg, source & license
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Lena Peterson: Nordiskt runnamnslexikon (2002)
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  4. 4.0 4.1 Wilfried Seibicke: Historisches Deutsches Vornamenbuch (Band 1-4)