FOLD

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Name Element


Origin and Meaning

Germanic name element

Old Norse

fold = 'earth', 'plain' [1] [2] [3]

Old Saxon

folda = 'earth' [3]

Old English

folde = 'earth' [3]

Related Names

See Folda

Combinations

Name
Element    
Example
HEID see Foldheiðr
HER see Fuldarr
IS see Ísafold

First Element Forms

Fold- Fuld-

Last Element Forms

-fold

References

  1. Lena Peterson: Nordiskt runnamnslexikon (2002)
  2. Leiv Heggstad, Finn Hødnebø og Erik Simensen: Norrøn Ordbok (1997)
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 Ferdinand Holthausen: Vergleichendes und Etymologisches Wörterbuch des Altwestnordischen (1948)