EID

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Name Element


Origin and Meaning

Germanic name element

Old Norse

eiðr = 'oath' [1] [2]
ėið-r = 'oath' [3]
eið-r = 'oath' [4]

Gothic

aiþ-s = 'oath' [3] [4]
aiþs = 'oath' [2]

Old High German

ėid = 'oath' [3] [4]

Old Saxon

ēth = 'oath' [3] [4]

Old Frisian

ēth = 'oath' [3] [4]

Old English

āð = 'oath' [3] [4]

Related Names

See Eiðr and Eida

Combinations

Name
Element    
Example
BORG see Eidbjørg
HER see Eidar
LAT see Aiþalātaz
LÁT see Aiþalātaz
NER see Nereiðr
NY see Eiðný
ULF see Eidolf
UNN see Eidunn
VÖR see Eiðvør

First Element Forms

Aiþa-
Eid- Eið-

Last Element Forms

-eiður -iðr -íður

References

  1. Leiv Heggstad, Finn Hødnebø og Erik Simensen: Norrøn Ordbok (1997)
  2. 2.0 2.1 Lena Peterson: Lexikon över urnordiska personnamn (2004)
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 3.4 3.5 Ferdinand Holthausen: Vergleichendes und Etymologisches Wörterbuch des Altwestnordischen (1948)
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 4.3 4.4 4.5 Ferdinand Holthausen: Gotisches etymologisches Wörterbuch (1934)