FAL

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Name Element


Origin and Meaning

Germanic name element

Old Norse

falr = 'pipe', 'tube' (on the blade of the spear) [1] [2]
falr = 'the socket of a spear-head, into which the shaft fits' [3]

Old English

fealh = 'pipe', 'tube' [1]

Related Names

See Falr

Combinations

Name
Element    
Example
GEIR see Falgeirr

First Element Forms

Fal- Fál-

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Ferdinand Holthausen: Vergleichendes und Etymologisches Wörterbuch des Altwestnordischen (1948)
  2. Rudolf Simek: Dictionary of Northern Mythology (1993)
  3. Árni Dahl: Navnabókin (2005)