FAR

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Name Element


Origin and Meaning

Germanic name element

Ancient Germanic

faran = 'to drive', 'to travel', 'to wander' [1]

Old Norse

fara = 'to go', 'to move', 'to travel' [1]
far = 'passage' (on a ship) [2] [3]
far = 'ship' [3]
ferþu = 'trip', 'travelling' [3]

Related Names

See Fari (Norse), Faro (German)

Combinations

Name
Element    
Example
BJÖRN see Farbiǫrn
DAG see Dagfari
EY see Eyfari
GRIKK see Grikkfari
MANN see Farmaðr
MOD see Farmóðr
MUND see Farmund
NA see Naglfari
NAND see Ferdinand
NATT see Náttfari
SE see Sǽfari
ULF see FarulfR
VID see Víðfari
ÆIST see Æistfari
ÞEGN see Farþegn

See also Alfarinn, Atfari, Englandsfari, Mundilfari, Rúmfari

First Element Forms

Fal- Far-

Last Element Forms

-fari -farinn

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Lena Peterson: Nordiskt runnamnslexikon (2002)
  2. Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 Leiv Heggstad, Finn Hødnebø og Erik Simensen: Norrøn Ordbok (1997)