BRUN

From Nordic Names wiki - www.nordicnames.de - All rights reserved.

Name Element


Origin and Meaning

Germanic name element which is difficult to tell apart from BRYN

Old Norse

brúnn = 'brown', 'shining' [1]
brún = 'brown', 'eyebrow' [2] [3]

Old High German

brun = 'brown', 'shining' [4]

Related Names

See Brúnn and Bruno

Combinations

Name
Element    
Example
HARD see Brunhard (German)
HEID see Heiðbrún (Norse)
KOL see Kolbrún (Norse)
MANN see Brúnmaðr (Norse)
SOL see Sólbrún (Norse)
ULF see Brunulf (German)
VARD see Brunward (German)
ÖR see Örbrún (Norse)

First Element Forms

Brun- Brún-

Last Element Forms

-brún

References

  1. Lena Peterson: Nordiskt runnamnslexikon (2002)
  2. Leiv Heggstad, Finn Hødnebø og Erik Simensen: Norrøn Ordbok (1997)
  3. Árni Dahl: Navnabókin (2005)
  4. Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)