Fōzō f

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Female Female Name
This name is used both as a female and a male name. See Fōzō m for the male version.

Usage

Old Norse Old Norse

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Origin and Meaning

Proto-Norse name

This name could be either a female Proto-Norse name or a male West Germanic name (see Fōzō m).

It seems to be related to the tribal name of the Fosi mentioned by Tacitus. The meaning is uncertain. Theories include:

Related to Ancient Germanic *fuhsaz = 'fox' or Greek πηός = 'relative' [1]

Vulpes vulpes 1 (Martin Mecnarowski).jpg
Fox
Image by Martin Mecnarowski,[2]
licensed under Creative Commons

Related Names

Fōzō Old Norse

See also Fux

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References

  1. Lena Peterson: Lexikon över urnordiska personnamn (2004)
  2. Wikimedia Commons: Image by Martin Mecnarowski (www.photomecan.eu), source & license