FANN

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Name Element

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Origin and Meaning

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Snow

New name element

Ancient Norse

*faznu = 'snowdrift' [1]

Old Norse

fǫnn = 'snow', 'snowdrift' [2]
fǫnn = 'snowdrift' [1]

Icelandic

fönn = 'snowdrift' [3]

Norwegian

fonn = 'snowdrift' [2]

Related Names

Fǫnn

Combinations

Name
Element    
Example
BORG see Fannborg
DIS see Fanndís
EY see Fanney
GEIR see Fanngeir
HER see Fannar
LAUG see Fannlaug
NY see Fanný
ÞOR see Fannþór

First Element Forms

Fann-

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Ferdinand Holthausen: Vergleichendes und Etymologisches Wörterbuch des Altwestnordischen (1948)
  2. 2.0 2.1 Leiv Heggstad, Finn Hødnebø og Erik Simensen: Norrøn Ordbok (1997)
  3. Hermann Pálsson: Nafnabókin (1991)