DAG

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Name Element


Origin and Meaning

Germanic name element

Ancient Germanic

*daga- = 'day' [1]

Proto-Norse

daga-R = 'day', 'lifetime', 'period of time' [2]

Old Norse

dagr = 'day' [3] [4]
dag-r = 'day', 'lifetime', 'period of time' [2]

Gothic

daga-s = 'day', 'lifetime', 'period of time' [2]

Old Saxon

dag = 'day' [5] [1]
dag = 'day', 'lifetime', 'period of time' [2]

Old High German

tag = 'day' [1]
tag = 'day', 'lifetime', 'period of time' [2]

Old Frisian

dei = 'day', 'lifetime', 'period of time' [2]

Old English

dæġ = 'day', 'lifetime', 'period of time' [2]

Related Names

See DagR

Combinations

Name
Element    
Example
BARD see Dagbart (Norse)
BJÖRN see Dagbjørn (Norse)
BJÖRT see Dagbjört (Norse)
BORG see Dagbjørg (Norse)
FAR see Dagfari (Norse)
FINN see Dagfinnr (Norse)
FRID see Dagfred (Norse)
FRÍÐ see Dagfríður (Norse)
GEIR see Daggeir (Norse)
HEID see Dagheiðr (Norse)
HER see Herdag (Norse)
HILD see Daghild (Norse)
MANN see Dagmann (Norse)
MEY see Dagmár (Norse)
MUND see Dagmund (Norse)
NOR see Dagnor (Norse)
NY see Dagný (Norse)
RUN see Dagrún (Norse)
STYGG see Dagstyggr (Norse)
SVIP see Svipdagr (Norse)
ULF see Dagulv (Norse)
UNN see Dagunn (Norse)
VALD see Dagvald (Norse)
VARD see Dagvard (Norse)
VEIG see Dagveig (Norse)
VI see Dagvi (Norse)
VIN see Dagvin (Norse)
VÖR see Dagvor (Norse)
ÞOR see Dagþór (Norse)

First Element Forms

Da- Dag- Dak- Tak-

Last Element Forms

-dag -dagerus -dagr

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Wilfried Seibicke: Historisches Deutsches Vornamenbuch (Band 1-4)
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 2.5 2.6 Ferdinand Holthausen: Vergleichendes und Etymologisches Wörterbuch des Altwestnordischen (1948)
  3. Lena Peterson: Nordiskt runnamnslexikon (2002)
  4. Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  5. Wilhelm Schlaug: Die altsächsischen Personennamen vor dem Jahre 1000 (1962)