DIS

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Name Element


Origin and Meaning

Germanic name element which is closely related to the name element ID and to Sanskrit dhisaná = 'female deity'

Old Norse

dís = 'female deity' [1] [2] [3] [4] [5]
dís = 'Norse goddess' [1]
dis = 'wise woman', 'seeress' [6]
dîs = 'goddess' [6]
dís = 'lady' (in poetry) [2]
dís = 'woman', 'lady' [3]
dis = 'woman', 'virgin' [6] [7]
dís = 'woman', 'sister' [4]

Gothic

deisei = 'wisdom' [7]
deis = 'wise' [8]

Old Saxon

idis = 'woman', 'virgin' [6] [7]
idis = 'wise woman', 'seeress' [6]

Anglo-Saxon

ides = 'woman', 'virgin' [7]

Old High German

itis = 'woman', 'virgin' [6] [7]
itis = 'wise woman', 'seeress' [6] [3] [9]

Related names

See Dís

Combinations

Name
Element    
Example
ADAL see Aðaldís
AGI see *Agdis
ALF see Alfdís and DísælfR
AR see Árdís
ARN see Arndís
AS see Ásdís
AUD see Auðdís
BJÖRN see Bjarndís
BLÆ see Blædís
BOGI see Bogdís
BORG see Bergdís
BRAND see Branddís
BRIM see Brimdís
BRYN see Bryndis
DAL see Daldís
DOR see Dordis
EGG see *Agdis
EIN see Eindís
EIR see Eirdís
ELD see Eldis
ELL see Dísella and Elíndís
ER see Erdis
EY see Eydís
FANN see Fanndís
FINN see Finndís
FJALL see Fjalldís
FREJ see Frøydís
FRID see Friðdís
GEIR see Geirdís
GLO see Glódís
GUD see Guðdís
GULL see Gulldis
GUNN see Gunndís
HAF see Hafdís
HALL see Halldís
HARD see Hardis
HEÐIN see Heðindís
HEID see Heiðdís
HER see Herdís
HILD see Hildis
HJALM see Hialmdís
HJÖR see Hjǫrdís
HLE see Hlédís
Hófi see Hofdís
HOLM see Holmdís
HRAFN see Hrafndís
HRAUN see Hraundís
HREIN see Hreindís
*Hrōðiwulfaz see Hrólfdís
HUG see Hugdís
HULD see Hulddís
HUN see Húndís
ING see Ingdis
IS see Ísdís
JARL see Jarldis
see Jódís
JON see Jóndís
JOR see Jordis
KA see Kardis
KOL see Koldís
Le- see Ledis
LIF see Lífdís
LÍN see Líndís
LIND see Linddís
MAGN see Magndís
MAJ see Maidis
MAL see Maldis
MÁN see Mánadís
MARR see Mardís
MJALL see Mjalldís
MOD see Módís
NOR see Nordis
ODIN see Óðin-Dísa
OL see Oldis
Par- see Pardis
PAUL see Páldís
PER see Perdis
RAGN see Ragndis
REYN see Reyndís
RUN see Rúndís
SE see Sædís
SIG see Sigdís
SKJÖLD see Skjalddís
SNÆ see Snædís
SOL see Saldís
STEIN see Steindís
SVAN see Svandís
SVEIN see Sveindís
SÄLL see Selldis
ULF see Úlfdís
UNN see Unndís
VAL see Valdís
VANA see Vanadís
VI see Védís
VIG see Vigdis
VILL see Vildís
VÖR see Várdis
ÖL see Oldis
ÞJOÐ see Þeódís
ÞOR see Þordís

Last Element Forms

-dis -dís -disa -dísa

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Lena Peterson: Nordiskt runnamnslexikon (2002)
  2. 2.0 2.1 Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  4. 4.0 4.1 Hermann Pálsson: Nafnabókin (1991)
  5. Eva Brylla: Förnamn i Sverige (2004)
  6. 6.0 6.1 6.2 6.3 6.4 6.5 6.6 Wilfried Seibicke: Historisches Deutsches Vornamenbuch (Band 1-4)
  7. 7.0 7.1 7.2 7.3 7.4 Ferdinand Holthausen: Vergleichendes und Etymologisches Wörterbuch des Altwestnordischen (1948)
  8. Dr. Ernst Förstemann: Altdeutsches namenbuch (1856)
  9. Árni Dahl: Navnabókin (2005)