FJÖR

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Name Element


Origin and Meaning

Germanic name element

Old Norse

fjǫr = 'life', 'body', 'breast', 'heart' [1]

Gothic

faírƕu-s = 'world' [1]

Old High German

ferah = 'life', 'spirit', 'person' [1]

Old Saxon

ferah = 'life', 'spirit', 'person' [1]

Old Frisian

ferch = 'life', 'spirit', 'person' [1]

Old English

feorh = 'life', 'spirit', 'person' [1]

Combinations

Name
Element    
Example
LEIF see Fjǫrleif

First Element Forms

Fjör- Fjǫr-

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 Ferdinand Holthausen: Vergleichendes und Etymologisches Wörterbuch des Altwestnordischen (1948)