BRODD

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Name Element

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Origin and Meaning

Germanic name element

Ancient Germanic

*brozd-R = 'spike', 'arrow', 'beginning', 'forehead' [1]

Old Norse

brodd-r = 'spike', 'arrow', 'beginning', 'forehead' [1]
broddr = 'spike' [2] [3] [4] [5]

Old Danish

brodd = 'spike', 'arrow' [6]

Old High German

brort = 'spike', 'arrow', 'beginning', 'forehead' [1]

Old English

brord = 'spike', 'arrow', 'beginning', 'forehead' [1]

Related Names

See Broddr

Combinations

Name
Element    
Example
HAD see Hǫðbroddr

Last Element Forms

-brod -broddr -broddur

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 Ferdinand Holthausen: Vergleichendes und Etymologisches Wörterbuch des Altwestnordischen (1948)
  2. Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)
  3. Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  4. Leiv Heggstad, Finn Hødnebø og Erik Simensen: Norrøn Ordbok (1997)
  5. Lena Peterson: Nordiskt runnamnslexikon (2002)
  6. Rikard Hornby: Danske navne - Træk af navngivningens historie (1951)