BYR

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Name Element

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Origin and Meaning

Germanic name element

Old Norse

býr = 'farmhouse', 'farmstead' [1] [2]
bœr = 'farmhouse', 'farmstead' [2]

Combinations

Name
Element    
Example
ULF see *Býulfr (Norse) and Biowulf (English)

First Element Forms

Beo-
Bio-
Bj- *Bý-

References

  1. Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  2. 2.0 2.1 Geir T. Zoëga: A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic (1910)