EIK

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Name Element


Origin and Meaning

Germanic name element

Quercus robur.jpg
Oak leafs
Image by MPF,[1]
licensed under Creative Commons

Old Norse

eik = 'oak' [2] [3] [4]

Old Swedish

ek = 'oak' [4]

Anglo-Saxon

ác = 'oak' [5]

Old High German

eih = 'oak' [6]

Related Names

See Eik, Egede

Combinations

Name
Element    
Example
HER see Eikar
LÍN see Líneik
NEF see ÆikinæfR
SKJÖLD see Eikinskjaldi
ÞORN see Eikþyrnir

First Element Forms

Eik-
Eikin-
Æiki-

Last Element Forms

-eik

References

  1. Wikimedia Commons: Image by MPF, source & license
  2. Lena Peterson: Nordiskt runnamnslexikon (2002)
  3. Leiv Heggstad, Finn Hødnebø og Erik Simensen: Norrøn Ordbok (1997)
  4. 4.0 4.1 Elias Wessén: Våra ord (1997)
  5. Walter W. Skeat: The Concise Dictionary of English Etymology (1993)
  6. Günther Drosdowski: Duden Etymologie - Herkunftswörterbuch der deutschen Sprache (1997)