FAÐIR

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Name Element


Origin and Meaning

Germanic name element

Old Norse

faðir = 'father' [1] [2] [3] [4]

Old Swedish

faðir = 'father' [2]

Gothic

fadar = 'father' [1]

Old High German

fater = 'father' [1]

Old Saxon

fadar = 'father' [1]

Old Frisian

feder = 'father' [1]

Old English

fæder = 'father' [1]

Related Names

See FaðiR

Combinations

Name
Element    
Example
ALA see Aldafaðir
HER see Herfǫðr
SIG see Sigfaðir
VAL see Valfǫðr

Last Element Forms

-faðir
-fǫðr

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 Ferdinand Holthausen: Vergleichendes und Etymologisches Wörterbuch des Altwestnordischen (1948)
  2. 2.0 2.1 Elias Wessén: Våra ord (1997)
  3. Lena Peterson: Nordiskt runnamnslexikon (2002)
  4. Rudolf Simek: Dictionary of Northern Mythology (1993)