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Name Element


Origin and Meaning

Germanic name element

Old Norse

drengr = 'young man', 'bold man' [1] [2] [3] [4]
drangr = 'rock', 'pillar' [2] [3] [4]

Danish

dreng = 'boy' [4]

Norwegian

dreng = 'farmhand' [5]

Swedish

dräng = 'farmhand' [6]

Related Names

See DrængR

Combinations

Name
Element    
Example
MANN see Drengmaðr

First Element Forms

Dreng-

References

  1. Lena Peterson: Nordiskt runnamnslexikon (2002)
  2. 2.0 2.1 Leiv Heggstad, Finn Hødnebø og Erik Simensen: Norrøn Ordbok (1997)
  3. 3.0 3.1 Ferdinand Holthausen: Vergleichendes und Etymologisches Wörterbuch des Altwestnordischen (1948)
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 Richard Cleasby, Gudbrand Vigfusson: An Icelandic-English Dictionary (1874)
  5. Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  6. Elias Wessén: Våra ord (1997)