Fōzō m

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

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Origin and Meaning

West Germanic name

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

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]

Fox
Fox
Image by Martin Mecnarowski,[2]
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Related Names

Fōzō West Germanic

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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