FAST

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Name Element


Origin and Meaning

Germanic name element

Ancient Germanic

*fastu- = 'firmly', 'fast' [1]

Old Norse

fastr = 'firmly', 'fast', 'strong' [1] [2] [3] [4]

Old High German

fasti = 'firmly', 'fast' [1]
festi = 'firmly', 'fast' [1]

Old Saxon

fast = 'firmly', 'fast' [5]
fasti = 'firmly', 'fast' [1]
festi = 'firmly', 'fast' [1]

Related Names

See Fasti

Combinations

Name
Element    
Example
AGI see Áfastr (Norse)
ARN see Arnfastr (Norse)
AUD see Ödhvast (Norse)
BJÖRN see Fastbiǫrn (Norse)
BORG see Borgfastr (Norse)
EGG see Áfastr (Norse)
EY see Eyfastr (Norse)
FRÍÐ see Fastríðr (Norse)
GEIR see FastgæiRR (Norse) and GæiRfastr (Norse)
GERD see Fastgærðr (Norse)
GINN see Ginnfastr (Norse)
GUD see Guðfastr (Norse)
HAD see Fastaðr (Norse)
HEÐIN see Heðinfastr (Norse)
HEID see Fasthæiðr (Norse)
HER see Fastarr (Norse) and Fasther (German) and Härvast (Norse)
HJALM see Hialmfastr (Norse)
HOLM see Holmfastr (Norse)
HUN see Húnfastr (Norse)
IGUL see Ígulfastr (Norse)
ING see Ingifastr (Norse)
see Iófast (Norse)
JOR see Iǫfurfast (Norse)
KETILL see Kætilfastr (Norse)
LAUG see Fastlaug (Norse)
MAGN see Mäginvast (Norse)
MUND see Fastmundr (Norse)
NY see Fastný (Norse)
RAGN see Ragnfastr (Norse)
RUN see Fastrun (Norse) and Rúnfastr (Norse)
SE see Säfast (Norse)
SIG see Sigfastr (Norse)
STEIN see Stæinfastr (Norse)
STYR see Styrfastr (Norse)
ULF see FastulfR (Norse)
VI see Vífastr (Norse) and Faství (Norse)
VID see Viðfastr (Norse) and Fastvidh (Norse)
VIG see Vígfastr (Norse)
ÞEGN see Fastþegn (Norse)
ÞING see Þingfastr (Norse)
ÞOR see Þórfastr (Norse)

See also Hafrafasti (Norse), Trófastr (Norse)

First Element Forms

Fast-
Föst- Fǫst-

Last Element Forms

-fast -fasta -fasti -fastr -fastur
-fwastus
-fǫst
-uasther -uastus
-vast -wast -vaster
-væst

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 Wilfried Seibicke: Historisches Deutsches Vornamenbuch (Band 1-4)
  2. Lena Peterson: Nordiskt runnamnslexikon (2002)
  3. Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  4. Leiv Heggstad, Finn Hødnebø og Erik Simensen: Norrøn Ordbok (1997)
  5. Wilhelm Schlaug: Die altsächsischen Personennamen vor dem Jahre 1000 (1962)