DOM

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Name Element


Origin and Meaning

Germanic name element

Old Norse

dōm-r = 'fate'; 'judgement', 'opinion', 'legal sentence', 'judicial decision', 'court', 'doom'; 'thing', 'matter' [1]
dómr = 'fate'; 'judgement', 'opinion', 'legal sentence', 'judicial decision', 'court', 'doom' [2] [3] [4]

Gothic

dōm-s = 'fate'; 'judgement', 'legal sentence', 'doom'; 'thing', 'matter' [1]

Old High German

tuom = 'fate'; 'judgement', 'legal sentence', 'doom'; 'thing', 'matter' [1]

Old Saxon

dōm = 'fate'; 'judgement', 'legal sentence', 'doom'; 'thing', 'matter' [1]

Old Frisian

dōm = 'fate'; 'judgement', 'legal sentence', 'doom'; 'thing', 'matter' [1]

Old English

dōm = 'fate'; 'judgement', 'legal sentence', 'doom'; 'thing', 'matter' [1]

Combinations

Name
Element    
Example
HER see Dómarr (Norse)
HILD see Dómhildr (Norse)
VALD see Dómaldr (Norse) and Tuomwald (German)

First Element Forms

Dom- Dóm-
Tuom-

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 Gulbrand Alhaug: 10 001 navn - Norsk fornavnleksikon (2011)
  2. Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)
  3. Leiv Heggstad, Finn Hødnebø og Erik Simensen: Norrøn Ordbok (1997)
  4. Geir T. Zoëga: A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic (1910)